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Don’t Watch This if You Want to Learn How to DJ

This video from Bobina shows that Djing is not just about getting hands-on and pushing faders, knobs and buttons… um, in fact, apparently it doesn’t have to be about getting hands-on at all!!

Review: Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000

The latest DJ player from Pioneer looks similar to the popular CDJ-2000s. However, the XDJ-1000 does away with the CD drive and focuses to future-looking, rekordbox users and more.

Arrangement Editing Tips in Ableton Live 9

When it comes to arranging your track in Ableton Live there are a number of useful tips you can employ to convert some great ideas into a great finished tune. Noah Pred shares his strategies.

Reloop Beatpad 2, Mix Beats With any Device

The new Beatpad 2 from Reloop is a cross platform controller, made for iPad, Android & Mac. It also plays nice with Algorridim's DJAY 2 mixing software. Full details below.

WaveDNA Beat Bundle: iConPad MIDI Controller & Liquid Rhythm Intro

Promising a new “beat production experience”, the new controller bundle collaboration between WaveDNA and ICON certainly gets our beat taste buds salivating. And it's only $139!

Native Instruments Introduces ASTRAL FLUTTER Expansion for MASCHINE

A new Maschine expansion has been released from the good folk at Native Instruments. Astral Flutter has a contemporary and abstract hip hop feel and includes Maschine 2 drum synths & Massive presets.

Review: Focusrite ISA Two Preamp

Hot on the heels of the hugely popular ISA One, Focusrite has now released the two-channel ISA Two. I used it for a week in my studio and was not surprised at all that I loved the results.

KORG Havian30: Digital Piano Artistry Meets Exploration

Korg tell us their new Havian30 digital piano, complete with Advanced Arranger features is powerful and stylish and the complete musical ensemble for the home musician.

How to Set Up ReWire in FL Studio

Next time you wish you could sync FL Studio with another audio app, stop wishing and start doing! Gary Hiebner shows how to run FL as the ReWire host and as the ReWire client in this useful tutorial.

LANDR and Ableton Team up for Tone Sculptor Mixing Effects Racks

Ableton and LANDR have collaborated to create free Ableton effects racks designed to enhance your mixed tracks and premasters.

Tascam Introduces 24-Track DP-24SD Portastudio

Tascam's latest in the line of 24-Track Digital Portastudio's looks to maintain ease of use to help musicians stay creative. Features include 8 XLR mic inputs, color LCD, and effects.

Review: Circle2 Synth

Future Audio Workshop's original Circle synth introduced a fresh take on synth sounds and a futuristic interface. Noah Pred finds out how version 2 is an improvement, both for sound and usability.

Roland Tease AIRA Modular System

We officially can’t wait. Roland’s AIRA looks to be going modular according to this rather revealing picture posted on the Roland AIRA website.

Creative Sequencing Techniques: Using Push & Ableton Live to Control Elektron Analog Rytm

Ableton Live, Ableton Push, Analog Elektron Rytm. All three are capable and great by themselves. But, what happens when you sync them all together? Timo Preece gets inspired in this tutorial.

Interview: Roni Size, Drum and Bass Pioneer on New Album, Production & Tech

Founder of Bristol UK collective, Reprazent. Pioneer of Drum and Bass. Producer, DJ & Mercury Prize winner, Roni Size sat down with us to chat about his career and share tips on production and tech.