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Positive Grid Announces Pro Series Studio Plugins Beta Program

Act now! You can join the BETA program to test out (and use) Positive Grid's Pro Series Plugins announced today. These include high-quality compressors, reverbs, tube preamps, tape emulators, and EQ.

New Novation Machine Leaked a Day Early

Well, we were waiting until the official embargo wil be lifted (1st October) to tell you all about the exciting new product from Novation… but someone has been click-happy on Instagram...

5 Tips For Working With FabFilter’s Audio Processors

Whether you're into "traditional" mixing & mastering or "creative" processing, FabFilter have Pro Series EQ, compressors, expander, de-esser, limiter, distortion, filters and delay to help.

5 Reasons Musicians, Producers and DJs Should Avoid Updating to OS X 10.11 El Capitan Today

Musician? Producer? DJ? Before you update your Mac to OS X 10.11 El Capitan… read this! Here's four compelling reasons to avoid clicking the update button today and waiting for fixes.

Kenton THRU-25 Allows 25 MIDI Device Daisy-Chaining

So you've got up to 25 MIDI devices that you want to connect up using one MIDI output port... and you want less than a microsecond of latency? Kenton have a solution in the form of the THRU-25.

Native Instruments Free Stem Creator App Released

Out of BETA, Native Instruments' Stems Creator App is available, and ready to be downloaded (for free). If you're preparing your next creative DJ set, or stems for mastering, this is worth a look.

Interview: Joe Trupiano, Co-Founder of Sample Logic

Joe Trupiano takes us behind the scenes to uncover the concepts, techniques & tech that go into creating Sample Logic's innovative Kontakt instruments used in film, TV, game and music production.

Getting to Grips with Traktor Kontrol D2 and Stems

It's time to get to grips with the new DJ remix format from Native Instruments: Stems. Using a Kontrol D2 and the new 4-tracks-in-one audio file format, Sara Simms shows it works in the real world.

Strange Synths: Arduino-Based Ra Laser Scans Pyrite Discs To Create Unique Synth Soundscapes

Ready to inject your Tuesday with surreal synth sensations? This video Dmitry Morozv passed to us shows his sound object/synthesizer project using lasers to scan Pyrite and create incredible sounds.

What Do BT, Kink, Marc Houle, Rebotini & Blawan Have In Common? They All Love Arturia BeatStep Pro

The BeatStep Pro has proven popular onstage and in the studio with contemporary artists. So, Arturia have decided to outline just how good this sequencer is in case you just didn't get it until now.

Review: Yamaha Reface YC

Looking for a portable synth with excellent organ sounds, built-in speakers which is fun to play and perform with? Then look no further than Yamaha's reface YC. Find out more in our video review.

Remixing Tips in Ableton Live: Part 2

Following on from Part 1 of our remixing tips for Ableton Live users, Certified Ableton Trainer, Noah Pred, explores some essential strategies and tips to help get the most out of your remix.

Musicrow Releases 909 Freaks (500 Samples as Maschine Expansion & Wav)

Musicrow has released '909 Freaks', an expansion pack for NI Maschine & WAV formats that uses high end analog and digital processing to bring an up-to-date and production ready iconic 909 drum sound.

Audient ASP800 8-Channel Mic Pre & ADC Now Shipping

The Audient ASP800, is their new, eight-channel mic pre & ADC. The good news? It's now shipping worldwide and is available at all Audient dealers. And this bit of kit is worth checking out.

Rob Papen Announces RP-EQ, Brings Unique Features (XY Pad & More)

Do we need another EQ plug-in? When Rob Papen decides to make one, we probably do! There's tons of creative features in this unique concept of what an EQ can be. The XY pad being just one of these.