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Create A Custom 3 & 4 Band Filtering System In Ableton Live

In this excellent tutorial, Joshua Casper shows two ways to build customisable multi-staged band-pass filters in Ableton Live. The idea being you can do so, so much more than the included devices.

Sonnox Release ENVOLUTION – An Evolution For Envelope Shaping Plug-In's

Envolution is a new plug-in from Sonnox that is a frequency-dependent envelope shaper. If the idea of manipulating your audio for extreme or creative results appeals then you must check this out.

Review: Livid Instruments Builder Box

Building your own MIDI controller just got a whole lot easier thanks to Livid Instruments' Builder Box kit (powered by the Brain Jnr.) G.W. Childs makes his own in this video & text review.

Review: iZotope Ozone 7 - A Mastering Solution That’s Hard to Beat

Ozone 7 adds many features to iZotope’s popular audio mastering program. But are those features what you’ll need to take your audio finalizing to the next level? Matt Loel T Hepworth investigates.

10 Sound Design Secrets Every Cubase Producer Should Know

Everyone has their own workflow and techniques when it comes to designing sounds... here are 10 that your family might have hidden from you which will help you with sound design in Cubase.

Good Advice for Warm Up DJs from John 00 Fleming

From his hotel room in Buenos Aires, Argentina, hugely influential producer and DJ, John Fleming, shares some excellent advice for warm-up DJs via this video.

Review: Roland JX-03 Boutique Synth

The new Roland JX-03 claims to take the sound and control of the popular JX-3P and brings it to a new age in the portable form of the JX-03 Boutique synth. Darren Burgos explores what it can do.

Native Instruments Launches Komplete Audio 6 Holiday Sales Special

Fancy picking up one of Native Instruments' Komplete Audio 6 interfaces at a very special price? You guessed it, it's on sale for the holidays for just $199 / €199 / £139 while stocks last.

How to Create and Use an XY Pad Controller in FL Studio

FL Studio's XY controller plugin enables you to take control of multiple on-screen parameters at a time... and then you can map this to an external MIDI controller too. Gary Hiebner shows how.

PreSonus Unveils Next-Generation DigiMax DP88 Preamp / Converter

Featuring an analog signal path with 118 dB digital conversion and 8 digitally controlled XMAX mic preamps (amongst other features), the PreSonus DigiMax DP88 looks to reinvent the DigiMax series.

Review: Roland System-1 Plug-Out

We took ROland's System-1 Plug-Out synth VST for a spin to find out if it has that classic Roland sound and how well it integrates with the hardware version of the System-1.

What Every Modern Producer Can Learn From Boxing

This enlightening tutorial for producers and musicians could be titled "Why practice isn't enough". Instead we found similarities between boxing and music production which are fascinating.

Caption Contest: 3 Memes For Music Producers

You may ask "Why?" And believe me, your truly has asked the very same question. But here it is... 3 memes related to three of the most popular DAWs in, um, unexpected places...

New Order Latest Single Released in NI STEMS Format

The Multi-channel STEMS format has been in the wild for 6 months now, and this release from New Order is surely the biggest to date. Is STEMS shaping up to be a major digital release format?

Review: 808 Warfare for Kontakt

Seems like everyone wants the perfect floor-shaking 808 kick these days... and Producers Choice want to help in the form of 808 Warfare, their Kontakt instrument and sample pack also in WAV format.