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Using Delay to Help Lead Guitars Cut Through the Mix

Getting lead guitar sounds to breathe and cut through the mix can be tricky when competing with lots of instruments. Rich Tozzoli shares a useful tip on how a touch of delay can make a big difference.

All-In-One DJ Controller and Album Sleeve

Take one album cover by DJ Qbert, one iPhone, one app called DJay for iPhone, and what have you got? Not only the tracks on the album, but also an album cover that doubles as a wireless DJ controller!

IK Multimedia Announces iRig 2 Mobile Guitar Interface

The successor to IK Multimedia's popular mobile guitar interface improves sound quality, adds features and allows for wide cross-platform compatibility. Time to shred it up on your iOS device!

Review: DJ Mixer Pro

With some top quality and feature-rich DJ apps already currently available, DJ Mixer Pro looks to do something different by adding VJ capabilities too. Sara Simms investigates.

10 Essential Lesser Known Logic Pro Tips

Whether you're a new or advanced Logic Pro user, these 10 essential (and not so well known) tips will get you doing things in Logic Pro X you might not have known possible.

6 Videos of Musical Instruments in Awe-Inspiring Slow Motion

Looking for something inspirational to watch today? These six videos of instruments being played in super slow motion fit the bill. Enjoy!

Music Theory: Ornaments and Embellishments

Ornaments and embellishment techniques are part of the language of every skilled musician or composer. Lynda Arnold explores both in Baroque and Classical in this fascinating music theory article.

Create Your Own Unique 3D Printed Guitar

Have you ever considered creating your own musical instrument? You could go one better by using 3D printer tech to print a guitar! ODD Guitars (company run by Olaf Diegel) can help you do just that.

Mastering Your Music In The Box

There are plenty of times when you'll want to master your own music (or other musician's) in your home studio. But don't you need lots of expensive hardware? Maybe not. You can master in the box too.

Free Sample Pack, SEISM, from GlitchMachines

SEISM is a FREE download of 160 SFX by Nicholas Yochum. Take a listen to the SoundCloud audio demo below to get an idea of how impressive these audio effects are!

FREE AKG Headphones With Select Purchases for UK & ROI Musicians

Until 31 March 2015, purchasing a Nord Lead A1 can get you a free pair of AKG K612s. Alternatively, buying an AKG P820 tube microphone could get you a free pair of AKG K121s.

New Roland JD-Xi Polysynth Coming Soon?

Now here’s a great way to start 2015… a rumor of a new JD-Xi polysynth (probably hybrid analog by the looks of it) from synth powerhouse, Roland.

Best of 2014: iOS Apps for Musicians & DJs

Do you use your iPhone or iPad as a music creation device? Making it a part of your music making or controlling workflow is easier than ever with the right apps. Here's 11 of our favorites from 2014.

Best of 2014: Audio Interfaces

2014 saw the release of some tasty new audio interfaces catering to very different producers and engineers. Here's our pick of the bunch listed in alphabetical order.

Finger Drumming Contest: Jeremy Ellis on Maschine Vs Guy on ProdiKeys

It’s not a fair contest by any stretch of the imagination, so file this under "fun". One guy rocks out a beat on a ProdiKeys and Jeremy Ellis shows how it's done on Maschine.