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Cinematic Sound Design in Propellerhead Reason

Creating effective sound design for film or TV doesn't require you to have the most expensive instrument libraries. In fact, Propellerheads Reason has more than enough for your atmospheric needs.

Wide Blue Sound Announces 'ORBIT’, Fresh Approach to Sound Design

Coming soon is a new Kontakt instrument from Wide Blue Sound called Orbit and it promises a "fresh new approach to musical sound design". Intrigued? So are we.

Review: iZotope Ozone 6.1

The 6.1 update adds brand-new features, as well as some old favorites. And since it’s free, who wouldn’t update? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth reviews the newest 6.1 update.

5 Ways Apple’s New Force Touch Trackpad Could Be Used for Electronic Music Production

Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad features force sensors so you can click anywhere and receive haptic feedback wherever your finger is on the surface. So how could this be useful for music making?

Waves Introduce Butch Vig Vocals

Who doesn't want the Butch Vig (producer of Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day, Garbage) signature vocal sound in a plug-in? Waves give you just that. Watch Butch explain the plug-in in this video.

Edjing Wireless DJ Crossfader, Perfect for Desktop and Mobile DJs

DJing on virtual devices (like a touch screen device) is convenient, but potentially messy without touch-feedback of real faders. DJIT have a crossfader solution. It's portable and wireless...

Output (Makers of REV) Tease New Instrument Video

It's coming on 31st March, 2015 and is described as an "engine"... if it's anything near the quality of REV, Output will make a lot of producers very happy indeed.

Vince Clarke Announces New Auto Tune Eurorack MIDI to CV

Synth-pop music genius, Vince Clarke, has collaborated with Analogue Solutions to produce a range of creative Eurorack modules. His first is Auto Tune and is a MIDI to CV converter. Video below...

Ableton Release a Book: 74 Creative Strategies for Electronic Music Producers

Ableton have released a hardback book on Making Music by Dennis DeSantis. While not a manual guide for learning Ableton Live it presents solutions to common problems for electronic producers.

Create a Massive Arp Bassline in Sawer

Making big, flowing arp synth lines need not make you sweat. Image Line's Sawer does the job, nice & easy... and best of all the demo of Sawer is included with the FL Studio installer. So get arping!

Propellerhead Releases Three New Rig Bundles for Reason

Expand your Reason Rack and save up to 80% on massive instruments and effects collections with Propellerhead's three new Rig bundles.

The World’s Biggest Record Collection Available for Everyone?

Zero Freitas from Brazil has over 5 million records in his collection. In this video interview with the BBC he explains how that happened and how he'd like to make it accessible for everyone.

Review: Unfiltered Audio G8, the ultimate Gate?

Need a good gate? Not a garden gate... or your regular noise gate/trance gate. We're talking an audio gate that does it all: ducking, rhythmic and dynamics. G.W. hopes Unfiltered's G8 is up to it.

Programming a Glitch-Hop Beat With Ableton Push

Got Push? Got Ableton Live? Got a glitch-hop beat in your head that needs to come out? Don't want to touch that mouse or trackpad? Perfect! Read this!! If only Push could control web browsers too...

Here's How Your Environment Changes How Your Drums Sound

You've probably recorded your drum kit in you bedroom or a studio... but have you tried a car garage or an underpass? Wondered what the natural reverb would sound like? Watch this...