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Vinylify Presses Your Vinyl Records on Demand

If you don’t want a large run of your own vinyl pressed records, and want a cheaper option than doing it yourself, then Amsterdam based Vinylify has a hand-made online solution.

LightLead: Analog Optical Instrument Cable Now £35 GBP / $55 USD

Is it possible to get excited about a new type of musical instrument cable? In this case, when the cable is optical (uses light) with zero capacitance and produces better sound quality, YES it is!

How to Create EDM Pitched Rises in GarageBand

Never, ever underestimate GarageBand. Logic Pro’s younger sibling is powerful and easy to use with club-ready synths, loops, and drum kits built-right in.

PositiveGrid Tease Us With New Bluetooth Foot Pedal

Calling all mobile guitarists and producers. PositiveGrid have announced their upcoming BT4 (bluetooth pedal) designed to work with iPod, iPad and iPhone and it starts shipping in October.

Yamaha TF Mixer Firmware Update Adds Mac Support for TF Editor App

What can Yamaha do to make their brand spanking new range of TF mixers better than they already are? Well, the latest firmware update adds more languages to HELP and brings TF editor to Mac.

FL Studio 12.1.2 Now Available

Back on 18th July we reported that FL Studio 12.1 was in BETA with a ton of features based on FL Studio users feedback. A few days back FL Studio 12.1.2 has been released for everyone.

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.