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Source Audio Vertigo Tremolo Pedal Now Available

Source Audio's Vertigo Tremolo is in stores now! The Vertigo is the first of their new One Series line of pedals. It's easy to use, just plug it in and thumping, rich tremolo effects are a stomp away.

Inside Novation: Launchpad Pro Controller from Concept to Completion

Novation's Launchpad is an iconic music controller for Ableton Live and other hardware and software. We talk to Olly Burke, product manager, on how the Launchpad Pro was created & designed on video.

Music Theory Basics: Sus 4 and Add 2 Chords

It's time for another music theory helper. In this short tutorial-article, Jay Asher takes a beginner's look at how the popular Suspended 4 and Add 2 chords can be used in your productions.

I Dream of Wires: Documentary Film on Modular Synthesis Coming Soon

Good news for synth fans. The documentary, I Dream of Wires, will be released on VOD / DVD this August. Charting the rise, fall and rebirth of modular synthesis this film is worth checking out.

Steinberg Release New Groove Agent 4 "The Songwriter’s" Drum Expansion Pack

Steinberg releases The Songwriter’s, the first expansion pack featuring an entire acoustic drum set for Groove Agent 4 & Groove Agent SE 4. The name gives it away... this is designed for songwriters.

Apple Updates GarageBand to 10.1

If you open up the Mac App Store you’re in for a nice GarageBand update. It includes features from Apple’s flagship DAW, Logic Pro X, and the new Transform Pad Smart Control for morphing synth sounds.

Review: Free DJ Delay Plug-In by Stagecraft

So you're an electronic producer or DJ and you want a new delay plug-in? But, you don't want to spend much? StageCraft's FREE DJ Delay plug-in might be what you need. Lynda Arnold investigates.

How to Create Techno Drums on the Roland AIRA TR-8

Tired of making beats with the same old drum samples in your DAW? Do you dream of programming gorgeous techno rhythms on Roland's AIRA TR-8, a drum machine with the legendary sounds of the 808 & 909?

Cakewalk Announces New SONAR "Foxboro" Update

The updates are coming thick and fast for SONAR and Foxboro continues to make improvements, with enhancements to Cakewalk Drum Replacer, Plug-in Upsampling, plus new Strum Session 2 plus more content.

UVI Vintage Vault on Sale

Vintage Vault from UVI is an incredible collection of synths samplers and drum machines in one package. To celebrate its one year birthday, pick it up at 25% off. Offer ends soon.

Get Ready for LightLead, World 1st Analog Optical Audio Cable

Imagine the future audio cable you'll never need to replace that transfers audio signals via light. That's just some of what Iconic Sound’s analog LightLead can do today. And now you can help bring it

Propellerhead Releases Free Reason 8.3 Update

Reason 8.3 is a free update for Reason 8 users, and includes several new features including the new RV7000 mkll convolution reverb, access to the Propellerhead music-making service, and more.

Review: Music IO

If you want to connect an iPad or iPhone into the hub of your music studio, you need to be be able to get audio and MIDI in and out easily. Hollin Jones investigates Music IO, a promising solution.

Using the NN-XT for Split Key Patches in Reason to Save CPU

In this Reason tutorial, G.W. Childs shows how to map samples and instruments in a custom NN-XT patch for a streamlined and efficient laptop performance setup.

What’s New in Ableton Live 9.2 + Mad Zach Push Performance Video

Ableton Live 9.2 is finally out and as a free update brings improvements and additions to both Live and Push. Here’s what's been improved plus a cool video from Mad Zach too.