Livid Instruments' Guitar Wing already offers so much for those who want to control synths, samples and effects from the guitar. Now it supports Bluetooth LE MIDI for OS X and iOS 8 devices.
The new Brush tool in Logic Pro X is simply fantastic for quickly entering in notes into the Piano Roll. Jay Asher shows how to easily create custom scale and mode patterns using it.
The Squarp Instruments Pyramid is a dedicated hardware sequencer with real-time MIDI effects and polyrhythmic capabilities. On pre-order, this lovely machine now has demo videos showing it in use.
Elias Composer's Studio 1.5 is a collaborative tool for game composers, giving them the ability to adapt musical scores dynamically in real-time depending on the player’s movements in the game!
The unique Circle from Future Audio Workshop was a hugely popular software synth, and now Circle² (or Circle 2) is here with a focus on usability, flow and experimentation.
In the final part of our series on studio acoustics Joe Albano digs deep into soundproofing from both a recording and mixing perspective. Essential reading for all small and home studio owners.
Arturia's V Collection Classics is an affordable way to immerse yourself in the analog warmth of True Analog Emulation technology with recreations of 5 legendary synthesizers with power of Analog Lab.
Handpans have caught the imagination of musicians world-wide since the first 'hang' was created by PANArt. Lynda Arnold visited Dave Beery and Stevan Morris' workshop to see Ohm Handpans being made.
If you use Native Instruments' Komplete you may wonder whether how useful the Komplete Kontrol hardware could be. Matt Vanacoro shows workflows using the keyboard which make browsing sounds a breeze.
Following up on our news story detailing the new handmade DJ controller, Versus from Magda & NYMA, here’s a video showing Versus in action with the creators talking about the concept.
If you're looking for a slick and minimal DAW controller app for iPhone that's easy to set up and works with three major DAWs then this might be the app for you. Hollin Jones gets touchy with it.
Don't be fooled thinking Sample Logic's new release, Bohemian, is only for new age music. The collection of exotic, traditional & morphed instruments in this Kontakt library are incredibly inspiring!
Until 30th April you can get hold of Native Instruments' Maschine Studio for as little as $799 US / £599 GBP / €799 Euro! Find out more...
If you want to custom build your own controller, DIY style, where should you start? Liam Lacey explores 5 budget platforms that will take your MIDI controller idea from zero to hero.
If you've been building chords diatonically i.e. building chords relating to scale or key, then this article by Jay Asher will help you explore chromatic alternatives. A must read music theory piece.