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Free Vintage Electric Piano VST & AU Instrument Plugin

New music software developers, NoiseAsh Audio, tell us their recently released FREE Sweetcase is a fantastic sounding electric piano plugin for Windows & Mac producers. It's FREE, so download it now!

Review: Moog Model 15, A New Standard for iOS Audio Apps

These are incredible times.... A $10,000 classic Moog synthesizer as a $30 iOS app? You'd better believe it, but even interesting is just how very good and usable this analog synthesizer emulation is.

5 Tips for Creating Realistic Piano Performances on a Budget

Getting the sound and feel of a real piano in your tracks doesn’t need to cost the earth. We show you how it’s done with these simple five tips.

Steinberg Unveils Dorico Music Notation Software

Steinberg tell us that Dorico defines a new standard in notation software, designed to be intuitively accessible while allowing its users to craft and print publication-quality scores. More info below

Yeco is a Mac / Windows Multi- Touch Controller for Ableton Live

Despite all the talk about hardware music controllers, touch-screen controllers are becoming more and more popular too. ScreenForge's Yeco is a new multi-touch Ableton controller for Mac & Windows.

GarageBand 2.1.1 Update Features Chinese Instruments & Loops

The latest update for GarageBand has a large nod in the direction of China. Not only are there language localisation options, but also Chinese sounds and options to share on Chinese social networks.

Review: Korg minilogue Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer

Korg's polyphonic analog synthesizer, minilogue, received many plaudits since its announcement at NAMM 2016. But just how good is this sub $500 synth in the real world? Find out in our video review.

Switching Electro Instruments in Real-Time in Logic Pro X

Imagine if you could switch between different samples in real-time in Logic Pro X's EXS24 sampler... you guessed it... you can! Darren Burgos shows how to create eclectic EDM leads using this trick.

Audified MixChecker Let's You Simulate Multiple Monitoring Devices In One Plug-In

We all want out mixes to sound good no matter the device our audience listens to it on. MixChecker simulates a variety of devices (Hi-Fi, smartphone, TV, headphones) so it will sound great everywhere.

Mesmerising Performance By Finger Drumming Maestro, Jeremy Ellis, on Maschine

Watch Jeremy Ellis perform on a Maschine Studio and Maschine Mikro simultaneously with finger drumming skills that'll leave you in awe.

Review: Wide Blue Sound Eclipse For Kontakt

We see the word "unique" used for many instruments. But Eclipse from Wide Blue Sound really deserves that term. Using an "orbital synthesis engine", Eclipse offers huge sounds and a fresh concept.

Watch GRIDI, World’s Largest MIDI Sequencer, Performing Michael Jackson's Billie Jean

Want to Supersize your MPC, Launchpad, Push or Maschine? Want a collaborative music sequencing experience? Here's GRIDI, the world's largest MIDI sequencer performing Michael Jackson's Billie Jean.

Isotonik Studios Adds Ableton Push 2 Custom Mapping Support to PrEditor

If you own an Ableton Push 2 and want to create your own maps for all of Ableton Live’s Instruments and Effects plus build maps for how your controller AutoMaps, then PrEditor is what you need.

Interview: Rob Papen on The future of Software Instruments & Effects

Rob Papen is known for his excellent sounding and well designed software synths and effects. In this interview we chat with him about the future of the VST / VSTi, and music software in general.

Review: 2nd Sense Audio Wiggle Dynamic Waveshaping Synth

Looking for a unique software synth that might well be superior to your current choices? Ready for jaw dropping sounds? You might be ready for 2nd Sense Audio's Wiggle, a dynamic waveshaping synth.