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FXpansion Unleash BFD Sphere Hard Rock & Metal Drum Expansion Pack

Recorded at London's Sphere studios, FXpansion's BFD Sphere brings hard rock and metal drum sounds to BFD3, BFD Eco and BFD2. Looking for hard drums? Check out the video below.

Native Instruments Releases KOMPLETE SELECT

Although we already reported on this a couple of days back, here's the official info on NI's new Komplete Select, also available for existing Komplete Kontrol & maschine users!

IK Multimedia AmpliTube 4 for iOS Includes Superior Sound, 4-Track Looper

IK's mobile guitar and bass tone studio adds a new ultra-realistic DSP, new dual 3D mic positioning, a new Looper feature, an updated interface with an improved browsing system and more. Videos below.

Video Review: Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol D2

Does the Traktor D2 pair perfectly with Traktor Pro software? How useful is the touch-sensitive control and large color screen when Djing? Hollin Jones puts it to the test in this text & video review.

PreSonus Studio One 3 Released, What's New?

Rumors were running rife of a new version of PreSonus Studio One V3 coming soon... and they've been proved accurate. Here's all the new features explained and a video too.

u-he Teaser Video for HIVE Synth

Featuring 2 oscillators, 2 sub-oscillators, 7 built-in effects, a step sequencer and arpeggiator all on a single screen interface, HIVE from u-he looks the real deal. Here's a teaser video with sound.

Using Reason's Redrum as a Melodic Device

G. W. Childs delves into the dark side (not really...) of Propellerhead Reason and uncovers how Redrum can actually be used to create melodic sounds and phrases.

MOTU Releases The Bob Moog Foundation Encore Soundbank

To commemorate Bob Moog's 81st birthday MOTU have released the Bob Moog Foundation Encore Soundbank as a UVI sound bank and created with Moog Modulars, Minimoogs, Buchlas and many more synths.

Apogee Groove Now Available

The idea behind Apogee Groove is that you can listen to your music on Mac or PC with recording studio quality wherever you are. It's light, portable and packed with Apogee goodness.

Interview: Kevin Saunderson on His Relationship with Tech & Music

Kevin Saunderson, one of The Belleville Three, originator of Detroit Techno, technologist, DJ, and one of the most influential producers ever chats with us about the tech behind his signature sounds.

Speed Up Your Workflow with Logic Pro X’s Library

The Library in Logic Pro X does a whole lot more than display presets or patches. Darren Burgos shares 7 tips that'll get you using Logic's Library like a pro.

Diode-108 Drum Machine for iPad Updated, Now Supports MIDI Sync

The latest update for Vibrant's Diode-108 Drum Machine gives MIDI Note In, MIDI Learn and MIDI Sync, so you can use it with other iPad apps like Cubasis and Loopy.

Maschine 2.3 Out Now, Watch Tutorial Videos on New Features

There's some exciting new additions in Maschine 2.3. A new analog mode, cabinet emulation effects and of course, Komplete Select, a premium selection of instruments and effect FREE for Maschine users.

Review: Sonarworks Reference 3 Headphone Plug-In

With tools for room measurement and correction being commonplace, Sonarworks debut spots a gap in the market to offer a similar technology to aid headphone users. colo[r]’s Chris Octane & TST test it.

Mixing Orchestra Tips: Pre or Post Fader Send Reverb?

When mixing your next project (especially orchestral) spare a thought for your audience. Using pre-fader sends, Peter Schwartz shows how to simulate how sounds will be perceived.