Whatever music you make, theory is crucial. Also for all electronic styles. Some of the biggest electronic producers are theory masters. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 ways music theory can help your tracks.
The latest 500-series modules, the 1503 DeS Dual Band De-Esser and Model 1502 TDx Transient Designer, from SPL are now shipping. Lots of good info direct from SPL below...
To fit in nicely with Snapin, Kilohearts' modular effects plugin software, they've kindly released a new reverb. And it's free! There's also lots of updates to existing snap in plugins too.
As part of their new SFX Collection 03 sample pack, Wave Alchemy are offering 130 MB of free SFX sounds available direct from their site. Full details below.
Placing sounds in the stereo field is a hugely important part of mixing. Joe Albano is back with 5 common mistakes every producer should avoid when using panning and imaging tools on their tracks.
Country music is growing in popularity and having an influence on mainstream pop. Happily, Toontrack now offer a Country drum expansion for EZDrummer & Superior Drummer. Hollin Jones takes a look.
Steinberg's Cubasis for iPad, now includes MIDI over Bluetooth LE, Audio Unit support, external storing options, new instruments, 24-bit/96kHz support, 550 loops, 15 effects, unlimited tracks & more.
In collaboration with Abbey Road Studios, Waves Audio have created authentic software emulations of the world-famous and unique plate reverb units from Abbey Road. Watch and listen to it here.
So you’d like to be able to build your own modular MIDI controller which is as easy to configure with extra buttons, faders and knobs as simply snapping them together? Welcome to Palette.
Admit it, you've been using your eyes as much as you ears when producing music recently. It's hard not to with the tools we have. Ian Graham shares tips to help music making become more ear-based.
Good news for music producers that haven't decided on a DAW yet, or are willing to switch: You can now get 2016 TEC Award Nominee McDSP FutzBox—plus much more—free with Propellerhead Reason.
Pioneer DJ's DJM-S9 is designed and built for turntablists and especially those who use Serato. Sara Simms puts this DJ scratch mixer to the test to find out what good things it offers.
In this fascinating video we get a sneak peek behind the scenes at In Session Audio and discover what it took to make the Fluid harmonics Kontakt instrument from start to finish.
Most of the world now uses 440 Hz as the standard pitch tuning. However, this has been a relatively recent standard, and 432 Hz is making a comeback. Lynda Arnold explores why with sound examples.
The dates and venue for the 6th Torino Synth Meeting have been announced. It’s a unique event for synth and music making enthusiasts with cool exhibitors like Moog Music & Arturia and performances.