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Roger Linn Releases LinnStrument 128

Smaller, Cheaper, but just as powerful and expressive, the new LinnStrument 128 expressive MIDI controller, sequencer and instrument proves that good things can come in smaller packages!

Tony Vincent Reveals His Studio & Production Tools

Actor, singer, producer, musician Tony Vincent talks to us and shares his thoughts on singing the songs of David Bowie, his studio setup, his favorite vocal compressor and the art of performance.

Five Drum Loop Processing Tips

Changing and modifying drum loops and samples can help your music stand apart from others that might be using the same sound packs. Here's 5 ways to make yours sound unique.

New Korg Volca Wavetable & VC-1 Vocal Processing Synthesizers Coming Soon?

Is this a leak or a Photoshop mock-up? We just don't know yet. What we do know is these Korg volca Wavetable synthesizer and the volca VC-1 Voice Processing synthesizer look very cool indeed.

Learn The Secret Of Synthesizing Fat Sound With This Expert Breakdown Of The Minimoog

A fat sound is highly prized, but not all synths can really do the business. Synth expert Marc Doty reveals the secrets behind the Minimoog's unique and much-loved sound.

LinnStrument Updated With Powerful Polyphonic Step Sequencer

Roger Linn has revealed a new software version 2 for the LinnStrument which adds 'a highly versatile step sequencer'. The credit for this sequencer is down to Geert Bevin who programmed & designed it.

A Brief History of Music Part 5: The Blues

Part 5 of our series exploring musical genres, and the influential artists and songs that have been instrumental in them, sees Hollin Jones showcasing Blues music.

This Video Explains How Modulation Works For Logic Pro X Or Any DAW

Logic expert Joe Albano shares his expertise on the science of modulation and shows you how Logic's effects can be used to add movement and interest to any sound. 

5 Ways Apple's MacBook Pro Touch Bar Could Be Used To Control Music Software

If you're a Mac based musician or producer you'll likely have heard about Apple's new Macbook Pro and the revolutionary new Touch Bar interface. Here's 5 ways we'd like to see it used with music apps.

Review: Phantom Voice and V Alto Choir

Bela D's Phantom Voice and V Alto Choir for Kontakt provide clean and polished sounds for anyone wanting interesting ways to recreate the human voice in their productions.

Music Producers Guide To Reverb

If you're looking to understand reverb, the various types and their ideal uses in your mixes, then you're in the right place. Joe Albano is here to explain all this and more.

MelodicFlow, MIDI Plug-in Stops You Playing Notes In Wrong Scale, Updated With 300 New Scales

It's a simple concept but a powerful one for those who haven't learned a large range of scales. MelodicFlow does all the music theory heavy lifting for you and version 1.1 adds more scales.

UVI Synth Anthology 2 Features Sounds From 77 Hardware Synths

Including over 2,500 presets sampled from 77 hardware synths, and a new interface UVI's new Synth Anthology 2 wants everyone to have the authentic sound of hardware instruments in their studios.

Master The Secrets Of Fading In A Scratch DJ Performance

Understanding faders is a vital part of becoming a great scratch performer. Sara Simms gives you a practical demo of how powerful a mix fader can be in this short video tutorial.

This Speaker Projects Sound Only You Can Hear, Is It A Headphone Killer?

Headphones. From tinny Apple iPod earbuds to Master & Dynamic or other high-end studio headphones. But sometimes you just don't want to wear them yet still listen to audio without disturbing others.