Newest Articles

/ 8101 Articles

Review: Plug-In Boutique Carbon Electra

The new Carbon Electra synth plug-in from Plug-In Boutique is a digital beast perfect easy to approach, yet complex for your sound design needs.

5 Common Beliefs About Song Copyrights, Some True, Some False

Confused about copyright in the music industry? Unsure how similar your song can sound to an existing one before you're infringing upon copyright? Jay Asher explores 5 common beliefs here.

M-Audio Code Series: MIDI Controller with X/Y Pad and All the Trimmings

The new Code Series MIDI controllers from M-Audio come in 3 models, all with X/Y controllers, 16 velocity sensitive, assignable pads, highly playable keyboard and much more.

Waves Audio Cobalt Saphira, Harmonics Shaping Plug-In

Now here's something that looks really innovative for mixing engineers and producers alike: Waves' news Cobalt Sapphire plug-in helps you shape the harmonics in your mixes for greater cohesion.

Interview: Jamie Stevens Production & Performance Insights

Kieran Krohn sat down with award-winning Australian producer and DJ, Jamie Stevens, to find out more about his production studio workflows and collaborations with John Digweed and Nick Muir.

Check Out This Wearable 8-Bit Music Visualiser, Quantum VJ

Russian programmer and artist, Alexander Zolotov, has unveiled a brand new project called the Quantum VJ. Described as a wearable, “glitch-style audio visualiser”. And it's very cool.

How to Build a Wireless Visual Metronome that Synchronizes with your DAW

Learn how to build your own wireless, visual metronome that flashes along (multi-coloured) to your music in a DAW with MIDI out. Liam Lacey uses Processing, Spark Core and a bit of DIY magic.

Solve Studio & Stage Sync and Timing Troubles with E-RM Multiclock Multi-format Sync Box

E-RM want you to forget about sloppy slave machine delays, unreliable MIDI sync, and terrible timing troubles in your music gear setup. Their Multiclock wants to be the ultimate MIDI, DIN, Sync box.

Review: Roadie, Great String Winder and Ordinary Guitar Tuner

The Roadie is both a guitar and bass string winder and tuner. It's rechargeable and automatic and syncs with smart phones... but just how useful is it? Andy Bowen puts it through a tight test.

Music Theory Tips: Using the Major Modes in Contemporary Styles

Following on from his article on how modes are constructed, Matt Vanacoro explains how you can utilize the major modes in your improvisation and melodic compositions. Music theory made easy.

Watch Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Cover of Eurythmics Sweet Dreams

mmag.ru’s cover of Sweet Dreams by the Eurythmics using the teenage engineering Pocket Operator’s is both a great live performance and a demo of what the POs can do.

Elektron Grammofon Limited Edition with Plaid Analog Rytm Creations

In this first "Grammofon" from Elektron, there's a strictly limited one-off pressing of 300 copies containing 3 songs from Plaid all related with Elektron Analog Rytm.

Audiomodern Glitchee Instruments Updated, New Interface, Advanced Effects

There’s three Gitchee instruments currently on offer from Audiomodern, and they’re pleased to let us know all three have received free updates that go beyond interface changes.

Review: Cerwin-Vega P1000X Powered Speaker

If you're in the market for a loud, clean, compact speaker system for your next live performance or for a venue, then the Cerwin-Vega P1000X speakers will grab your attention as Joe Albano finds out.

2 Ways to Solve Recording Mistakes in Logic Pro X: Overdubbing and Auto-Punch

Nobody is perfect, even you! So, when you next make a mistake when recording audio in Logic Pro X, don't give yourself a hard time. Instead these tips on overdubbing and auto-punch by Matt Vanacoro.