Live electronica duo Skinnerbox's collection of Max for Live devices encourage experimentation with drum sound-design and pattern creation. The Sound Tutor gets his groove on to explore it in depth.
If you're waiting to open your wallet to get hold of Arturia's AudioFuse audio interface, then why not try and win one in the meantime... here's how.
If you've ever felt shy about opening up Logic Pro's Event List, it's time to take some courage. In fact, it's not a scary place and can be incredibly useful as Jay Asher explains here.
With live sound and recording engineers as their audience, Waves Audio have released a rather nifty multitrack recorder called Tracks Live. It's free... yes, as in lunch and packs a punch or two.
The app formerly known as LivKontrol has been renamed and re-designed from the ground up with innovative new features for controlling Ableton Live AND MIDI hardware from an iOS or Android tablet.
Until 22nd March, 2015, you can grab 20% off on the excellent VocAlign, Revoice 3 and Titan at the Synchro Arts website. More details below...
In this new mini-series, Joe Albano demystifies the science of studio acoustics. Part 1 deals with common room issues and applies to all of us who have home or pro recording and mixing studio spaces.
In no particular order, here are seven "workhorse" (also known as 'essential') virtual synths every self-respecting producer and musician should have, or consider having in the opinion of GW Childs.
Roland's latest plug-out synth, Roland ProMars, is based on the original warm 1979 vintage hardware model. The ProMars is VST & AU compatible and has additional features for SYSTEM-1 users.
If you want the sound of a vintage Korg MS-20 MKII in a multi-sample Ableton Live pack... perfectly looped samples, oh, and you want it to be FREE too? Cluster Sound are here to help.
Find out what multitimbral instruments are, why you should consider using them and how to set them up in PreSonus Studio One in this revealing tutorial by Gary Hiebner.
Who's the fastest Maschine finger drummer in the world? Asadi is certainly up there as a contender. Watch this awesome video of his live production as fingers and pads blur into one.
Enter the contest for your chance to win over $2,400 USD worth of vintage synth plug-ins from UVI. Vintage Vault has it all.
Imagine a modular MIDI keyboard with LED lights, gesture control and an iPhone app which transforms learning a song into a rhythmic game... that's the essence of Opho's Keys. Watch the video now.
There's monitors and there's monitors. Hollin Jones checks out the MunroSonic Egg 150 Monitors and discovers they have egg-cellent clarity, sonic depth and range for those serious about mixing.