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Review: PolyRhythm App for iOS

Ever wanted to try different syncopated rhythms but didn't know where or how to start? PolyRhythm app for iPhone and iPad to the rescue! Lynda Arnold tests it for composition and as a learning tool.

Interview: Tom Salta on Scoring Halo: Spartan Assault

Tom Salta, GANG Award for best original soundtrack for Halo Spartan Assault, and composer and producer of countless AAA Games, Films and TV shows shares his game scoring tips and tricks.

AskAudio Dark and Twisted FREE Loop Pack

Fancy a selection of gorgeously crafted, dark and twisted sampler pack for Hip-Hop, Dubstep and R&B? Of course you do! It's simple. Just sign up for free or login and download our 20 dark REX loops.

An Arduino MIDI Guitar Synth That Plays Great

Curious how you can hack existing instruments and an Arduino to create your own MIDI Synth Guitar? Gr4yhound has done just that and rocks it out in this impressive video demo.

Native Instruments Introduces NEON DRIVE Expansion for MASCHINE

Put some 80s Synth Pop Inspired Sounds into Maschine thanks to Native Instruments' first foray into this genre as a Maschine Expansion pack. There's also presets for Massive, Reaktor Prism and more.

UAMP Headphone Amplifier - High Quality Sound Everywhere for $50

Accessories to improve the sound quality and our listening experience from digital devices is being tackled by Uamp. It's tiny, looks the size of a large coin and retails for $just 50.

How to Make Your Guitars Sound Better in the Mix By Chopping the Low-End

Wondering how to get your guitars to cut through the mix better... or even fit in better? Rich Tozzoli shares these tips on how to remove the low end to make everything sound better.

Ableton Live 9.2 Now in Public BETA

Good news from Berlin! Ableton have recently released version 9.2 of Ableton Live for public BETA. There’s plenty to get excited about for Push and Live users alike. Check out the overview below.

Wanna Learn to DJ? Join the Skrillex Academy like DJ Wh1pla$h (or Not)

If you haven't already seen this parody video trailer for DK Wh1pla$h (Whiplash) from the good folk at Nacho Punch, then drop everything you're doing and check it out. It's time to become a DJ...

Review: Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino

There's lots of string libraries to choose from but not many include muted samples. Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino provides IRs for convolution reverbs to simulate the muted sound you're after.

Making Your Own Shadow: Tips to Establish Your Own Visual and Musical Persona

Creating an identity, persona, shadow (whatever you wish to call it) is as integral to your musical expression as it is to your audience's perception and enjoyment of you. GW Childs explores it here.

High Precision Tech & Hardwood Equals Drop-Dead Gorgeous Turntables

What do you get when you cross American hardwood and high-quality components with the craft skills of Silvan Audio Workshop? Probably the most beautiful turntables you'll see this year...

Arturia KeyLab 88 MIDI Keyboard Controller Now Available

Featuring pro-grade 88-note hammer action keys, Arturia's KeyLab 88 is a performance piano and MIDI Controller in one, great for studio production, live performance and even home learning.

Review: UVI BeatHawk Portable Music Production Studio for iPad

UVI's BeatHawk iPad music production studio app has great bundled sounds, sample recording & editing, audio stretching, song sequencing tools and excellent connectivity options. Read the full review.

The MPV Story: Behind the Scenes 10 Year Documentary Film

Every great company, product & service has a story. This mini-documentary film tells the story of our parent company that has empowered creatives across the world through online video training.