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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Musicrow has released ORGANIC, a new synthesizer for NI Reaktor that produces synthetic sound with an organic touch and flavor. Check out the video with sound examples. It does sound nice.