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FREE: AskAudio EZ Drummer MIDI Pack

Grab yourself a FREE MIDI pack for Toontrack's EZ Drummer, which includes 4/4 and 6/4 half time shuffles courtesy of Toby Pitman. Simply login or sign up with a free account and download them here.

How Sound Affects You: Sound Baths

Taking a bath in water (hot is my preference!) is second nature to us all. Every day though we may be bathed in different things like light and also sound. Lynda Arnold explains what a sound bath is.

Here's What You Don’t Hear When Music is Compressed

One way to end the MP3 vs uncompressed audio format, 'does it sound better' debate would be to hear the elements from a song which are lost during compression... and here's a video showing just that.

Review: Casio Trackformer XW-PD1 Groove Center

We caught up with Sara Simms playing Casio's Trackformer XW-PD1 Groove Center at NAMM 2015 (see video) and she'd been in a privileged position to test it out fully and give it an in-depth review.

Creating Detuning & Unison Effects in iZotope Iris 2

Iris 2 from iZotope is a synth with a lot of easily accessible features which, if used right, can result in some incredible and organic sounds. G. W. Childs shows you how to create unison effects here

10 Year Anniversary 60% Sale on All Tutorials at AskVideo

If you want to learn your audio software (Logic, Cubase, Ableton, Native Instruments and more) so that you're able to do more, do it better and in less time... then check out this sale at AskVideo.

Logic Pro X 10.1: Unique MIDI Patterns with Time Handles and the Brush Tool

Logic Pro 10.1 brings new and innovative ways to create MIDI patterns and then manipulate them with ease. Using the brush tool and time handles, David Earl shares some neat tricks in this video.

New Interplanetary Sounds for NI Massive from Impact SoundWorks & Histibe

Looking for some cutting-edge, futuristic sounds to take your Native Instruments Massive-based tracks into the next millennium? Impact Soundworks' Interplanetary, designed by Histibe, fits the bill.

Review: Oracle Modern Sound Design Library

Casey Edwards, the creator of Oracle, is best known for composing music for games like Killer Instinct 1 and Killer Instinct 2. Now you can get hold of his epic sounds in Oracle.

Native Instruments Introduces Emotive Strings

Designed for score composers of "any skill level" NI's new Emotive Strings Kontakt instrument has an easy to use interface with flexible results and features live-recorded legato string phrases.

Connecting Bitwig Studio to Other Audio Applications

Just because Bitwig Studio doesn't support ReWire doesn't mean you can't make it play nice with other DAWs. Gary Hiebner shows how to use Jack and MIDI routing between different apps on Mac and PC.

Elektron Launch Vinyl Record Label for Electron Users

Elektron Music Machines — Swedish manufacturer of synthesizers, samplers, & drum machines — has announced a new undertaking: the record label Elektron Grammofon for Electron instrument users.

SXSW Announces Second Annual Music Hackathon

With SXSW 2015 just a month away you might be interested to know about the 2nd annual music hackathon, uniting artists and hackers to create something special in 24 hours. Plus there's a $10k prize!

FL Studio 12 BETA 3 Includes More Cool Features

Including new UIs for existing plugins, a new FX tube drive pedal, impulse library for Convolver, touch support, and plenty more, Image Line's FL Studio 12 Beta 3 is here and ready to download.

MOTU Ultralite AVB, High-Quality Mobile Interface with Wi-Fi Control & Networking

MOTU have begun shipping the Ultralite AVB, an 18-input and output audio interface with DSP mixing, Wi-Fi control and so much more for the ultimate mobile recording experience.