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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.

Sound Test: Korg Arp Odyssey Vs Original Arp Odyssey

At NAMM 2015, Korg demoed the new Korg Arp Odyssey. It sounded good (always difficult to tell at a noisy trade show) but how does it sound compared to an original Arp Odyssey from 1978? Here's how.

Image-Line Releases Groove Machine Mobile for Android, iOS and Windows

The great minds at Image-Line, best known for FL Studio and FL Studio Mobile, have released Groove Machine Mobile for Android, iOS and Windows featuring sequencer, drum machines, synths and more.

Kyma 7: More Inspiration for Sound Designers

Kyma was designed to be a hardware and software sound design environment for studio and live performance artists. And Kyma 7 promises some new inspiring features...

Review: How to Sell Your Music on Patreon

There's lots of online stores where musicians can sell their music. But, most of these, iTunes included, don't convey the personality of the artist. G. W. Childs discovers if Patreon breaks the mould.

Native Instruments Showcase Power of Maschine & Komplete Kontrol Combined

What can happen with Maschine and Complete Kontrol connected is exactly what Native Instruments are keen for us to see and hear. Here's Mark De Clive-Lowe performing a tasty tune using the duo.

Creating Deep House Chords in Logic Pro X

It's true. Deep house is back with a bang. One of its trademarks are the typical chord stabs. In this Logic Pro X tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how to create hundreds of variations from one preset!

Meet Meris OTTOBIT: Audio in > Video Game Out

Now here's something unique and cool. A 500 series modular format sound processor designed for sound designers to achieve 8 and 16-bit video game soundtracks. The video is worth watching too!

The macProVideo Story: Bill Burgess on How he Began Creating Video Tutorials for Logic Pro

It’s the 10 year anniversary NonLinear Educating, (parent company of macProVideo, AskVideo and AskAudio Mag). Bill Burgess is one of their veteran trainers for Ableton & Logic with good reason.

MIDI Controller Instrument Painting: Merging Visual Art with Sound

What do you get when you cross a Makey Makey with a piece of visual art... (a painting)? sag-art have created something sonic based which is pretty cool. Watch it in action here.