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Creating Dub, Trap & Glitch Stutter Effects with Korg volca beats

Are you into creating dub, trap or long echoes in your beats, or are you after some glitchy effects for your drum patterns? G. W. Childs shows how in this Korg volca beats tutorial video.

FL Studio 12 Now Available, Free for Existing Customers

We got a demo of FL Studio 12 at Musikmesse and were left VERY impressed. And just a few days later, FL Studio 12 has been officially released. Find out all about it here.

DJIT Launch edjing Pro, Mix-Tracking App for Pro DJs

The popular edjing app now has a bigger brother with plenty of new features designed for pro DJs. And if your memory needs jogging, DJIT were also behind the recent MixFader, the portable DJ fader.

Review: Novation Launchpad 1.11 for iPad

Has the latest update for Novation's Launchpad for iOS improved the overall experience of this mobile music station? G.W. Childs puts it to the test in our in-depth review.

6 Essential Reverb Tips for Propellerhead Reason

Propellerhead Reason users take note! Hollin Jones is all about spatial effects and in this quick read he shares six excellent tips for making the most of reverb in Reason.

The Best of Messe: Highlights from Musikmesse 2015

Musikmesse 2015 featured some tasty new products with an emphasis on "smart controllers" and modular synths and effects. Here's my roundup along with videos from our favourite announcements.

Siren Audio Releases FREE M4L Device: SA.Puck

The good folk at Siren Audio have a new Max4Live (M4L) device available... and it's free! Puck is a Max MIDI Device that allows you to play chords by playing just one note. Useful & FREE!

Modartt Releases Hohner Collection for Pianoteq

Modartt Pianoteq is unlike some piano instruments you'll come across elsewhere. It uses physical modelling to create realistic piano sounds, not samples... now with Hohner Electra-piano and Pianet T.

Review: Audioprobe Spartan Cue 110

You may not have come across Audioprobe before, but the South Korean audio interface maker may have found their breakthrough product with the Spartan Cue 110. Hollin Jones investigates.

UA Apollo Thunderbolt 2 Interview

Soon after the release of the new Universal Audio Apollo range (Thunderbolt 2 and special Firewire version) and the Marshall Plexi Super Lead plug-in, we interviewed Gannon & Amanda from UA at Messe.

New Automation Trim Options in Logic Pro X 10.1.1

Discovering the inner working of Logic Pro X (10.1)'s new automation trim options has made many veteran Logic users very happy indeed. Here's Jay Asher to share the knowledge.

The First Serious Apple Watch Audio Recording App for Final Cut Pro Users?

It was just a matter of time before an app with Apple Watch control came out to cater for the audio recording (and video production) communities. And Apogee's MetaRecorder sure looks interesting!

5PIN Media / HISTIBE Music Producer Contest

Sample Label 5Pin Media and Producer Histibe in partnership with Loopmasters are hosting an exciting Music Producer competition with more than $2000 in prizes up for grabs.

Review: Tracktion Master Mix

The new Master Mix (3 multi-band compressor mastering plug-in with a host of useful features) has been available a few short weeks and G.W. Childs could barely hold himself back from reviewing it.

Watch Verbos Electronics Modular Eurorack Synth Modules Overview

Verbos Electronics manufactures a line of Eurorack format synthesizer modules designed by Mark Verbos. We talked with him at MusikMesse 2015 to understand and hear more about what the modules do.