Good news for those wanting to use a Launch Control / Launch Control XL to control external hardware. Novation recently released a firmware update which lets you do just that. This video shows how.
If you’re looking for something to bring order to all of those control voltage based synths and drum machines, Spektro Audio may have just the thing for you in the form of the CV Toolkit 2.
Are you curious about writing pop songs? If you're an established or aspiring writer who's interested in writing pop music, here are a few tips on how to craft better pop songs.
Harmonix and Positive Grid are partnering together to bring new in-game BIAS Amp technology offering "the most realistic guitar amp simulation ever" on the highly anticipated Rock Band 4 game!
Modulation plug-ins can help provide movement and interest in your mixes. Matt Vanacoro looks at 3 UAD options: Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble, Roland RE-201 Space Echo Tape Delay & MXR Flanger/Doubler.
Combining deep soul with contemporary urban styles, Native Instruments' new Velvet Lounge expansion pack is perfect for those sultry, atmospheric productions using Maschine and iMaschine.
Setting up a new music studio can be a daunting prospect but help is at hand. Whether it's a full-blown recording space or a mixing and mastering studio you need, Hollin Jones offers 10 timeless tips.
Bringing the best of both audio performance and video performance worlds into one iPad app, Takete could well be the next big thing for music and AV performers. Check out the video below.
As good as analog music hardware is, it's not simple or convenient to integrate in a studio setup. Elektron's aims to change this with the free Overbridge software for its Analog series machines.
Steinberg were behind the original VST format, so it makes sense that Cubase has some nifty features when it comes to working with VST Instruments. Hollin Jones highlights 6 of the them.
Mixcraft 7.1 includes new loops and drum samples from LA-based producers Dj Puzzle and Shok, feature enhancements for a more stable performance and better audio engine enhancements.
MOTU's Digital Performer is one of the big players in the world of Digital Audio Workstations. Matt Vanacoro puts version 9’s many useful, new features to the test and discovers there's lots to like.
If you want to take your production workflow to the next level in FL Studio 12, then understanding the inter-relationship between the Step Sequencer and Piano Roll will bring you much creative joy.
StandardCLIP from SIR Audio Tools brings volume and odd harmonic additions to your audio signal in an easy to use plugin.
It's crazy when you consider that women make up less than 5% of the audio industry! In fact it's more like criminal than crazy. Happily, you can help increase gender diversity in our industry .