Songwriting is one of the more abstract parts of the music process, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have rules. Here are some tips to help you get better at writing songs.
Before we've even landed on the floor at NAMM 2016, Doepfer are announcing new eurorack modules! Read on to find out more.
How does the IK Multimedia iRig Key 37 Pro fare? Hollin Jones finds out how portable, playable and pleasurable it really is.
Aside from piracy of your own music, one of the most annoying things for modern musicians is a SoundCloud takedown or account suspension, especially when not justified. Here's why you need not worry.
Korg have launched their new range of nano MIDI controllers. While they are compact and portable, the nanoKontrol Studio * nanoKey Studio add innovative features and functions for a small price.
Music production rules are often there to be broken. Here are five essential mistakes to avoid when using delay-based plugins in your productions, along with extensive tips to do it right.
IK Multimedia tell us you can enter the submit your mix in their contest for a chance to have it mastered by one of the world's top mastering engineers, live at NAMM 2016.
Fancy adding some vintage sounds to Ableton Live? Cluster Sound tells us their latest releases is SH-101, a multi-sample collection for Ableton Live based on the vintage Roland SH-101.
Pittsburgh Modular's new Lifeforms is designed to make it easier to jump into the world of eurorack modular synthesis. There's also new KB-1 and SV-1 modules to drool over (or insert into your rack)!
NI's Reaktor is a playground for making simple synths and effects, but also caters for the incredibly creative sound designer looking for new ideas. That's where Tim Exile's Flesh joins the party!
If Star Wars fever has gripped you after watching The Force Awakens or you just want to make something cool in Reason, then this Lightsaber sound design tutorial is for you. May the force be with you.
We recently spotted that details of Korg's upcoming Minilogue synth had been leaked on the web. Now, before Korg have officially announced it, Sweetwater have released full details, pics and a video!
Positive Grid tell us the Pro Series offers 3 revolutionary profiling and component based compressors: FET, Tube, and Optical. It combines their DSP engineering and component level modeling expertise.
Ceremony tells us that Melodyne 4 introduces new technologies and a new degree of freedom for the entire Melodyne family. Includes 4 versions and a polyphonic spectrum shaper sound editor.
We've been told, "it's all about the bass"... and Sam Spacey's Epica Bass puts a vintage, analog slant on this thought by capturing some authentic legendary bass instruments for Kontakt users.