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Pro Tools Tips: Shortcuts For Day-to-Day Session Tasks

Being a power Pro Tools user means you have to get your head around the shortcuts. Joe Albano takes us to the next level of Pro Tools greatness showing how the Option and Shift keys can be utilized.

AlphaSphere Me, the Futuristic Controller & Instrument Now Available for All

The AlphaSphere family of music instrument controllers feels more complete than ever, with the introduction of the new AlphaSphere Me. It's still spherical, still has tactile pads (32) but is cheaper!

Metaphase Sound Machine Turns Radiation into Ambient Music

It sounds like something from a futuristic movie, looks Sci-Fi, and functions in a really intriguing way... the Metphase Sound Machine by ::vtol:: uses radiation to generate ambient music.

Top 5 Tips For Getting The Most Out of Reaktor

Got Native Instruments' Reaktor? Get ahead with these extremely useful Reaktor tips from Matt Vanacoro.

Interview: Charlie Andrew on Producing alt-J, Madness, Sivu, Marika Hackman

Barclaycard Mercury Prize-winning record producer Charlie Andrew (alt-J) chatted with us about his setup, life as a mixing engineer and shared tips and tricks from his studio.

Now You Can Integrate your iPhone into a Modular Synth

BEB have created an iOS app and modular rack that turns your iDevice into a 2-channel module for a hardware modular synth. So now you iPhone will never feel left out of your modular synth adventures.

Yamaha to Exhibit Rare Vintage Synths at 2015 NAMM Show

If you're heading over to NAMM this month in Anaheim, California, and are into your vintage synths, be sure to drop by the Yamaha exhibition for a nice surprise. Not going? We'll cover it too :)

Best Ableton Live Packs of 2014

Noah Pred gives a nod in the direction of some of his favorite Ableton Live packs of 2014 in this feature review.

5 FL Studio MIDI Processing Tips

FL Studio's MIDI tools can help you process and subtly or drastically process your MIDI patterns. Gary Hiebner shares five tips to help you get the most of of MIDI in Image Line's DAW.

WaveDNA Flying Drum Machine and Liquid Rhythm 1.4.3

Of course we're excited about new update features for Liquid Rhythm, but we especially love how it's now compatible with the latest airborne percussion generators!

Casio Introduces New Trackformer Hardware DJ Controller Series

Casio’s New DJ Controller, XW-DJ1, and XW-PD1 Groove Center offer users the chance to mix, scratch and produce their own tracks. Stay tuned for reviews coming very, very soon!

Review: SynthMaster 2.6

SynthMaster 2.6 claims to be an "all-round" synth with most features you could want in one plug-in. G. W. Childs takes a close look at SynthMaster 2.6 and finds it more than lives up to the hype.

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!