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Interview: Liam Howe (Lana Del Rey, Marina and the Diamonds) on Production & Song Writing

Having sold over a million records with Sneaker Pimps in the ‘90s, co-founder, Liam Howe, talks music hardware and the process of working with Lana Del Rey, Adele, and Marina and the Diamonds.

New Mixvibes Cross DJ 3.3: Track Match & 64-bit

Mixvibes introduces Cross DJ 3.3, a new version of its Mac/PC software, with huge performance improvements and a new feature to help selecting the next track.

Spitfire Audio Adds London soloists to Hans Zimmer Cinematic Percussion Sample Library

The impressive and much-loved Hans Zimmer Cinematic Percussion library from Spitfire has been augmented with London soloists. Read and watch more about this below.

Review: Zoom iQ6 iOS Mic

Looking for a highly portable microphone to chuck on to your iPhone and transform it into an excellent field recorder? Zoom's iQ6 could be just what you're looking for. Matt Vanacoro gets recording.

Alesis Release New V and VI Series Music Software Controllers

Alexis tell us the new cutting-edge design for their V and VI series of MIDI controllers improves both performance and software accessibility. Find out more below.

5 Essential Logic Pro X Piano Roll Tips

You can do so much more with Logic X's Piano Roll than just drawing in MIDI note events. Darren Burgos shares five of his favorite Piano Roll/MIDI editing tricks here.

Sonnox Buy One Get One Free Plug-In Offer for November

The Holiday Season is nearly upon us and Sonnox are feeling rather generous... if you buy two of their plug-ins and use the special code, you get the cheapest one free. Deal of the week? Probably!

No Dough Music Releases Reel to Reel Rhythm Pack

No Dough have put the finishing touches on their new sample pack, Reel to Reel - Rhythm, taking loads of loops made on their collection of samplers and analogue kit. The end result sounds great.

Review: Uppercussion Conundrum Drum Collection for Ableton Live

It's easy enough to make your own drum racks in Ableton Live. But getting well mapped, punchy drum racks that fit into any mix is harder. G. W. Childs finds Uppercussion's Conundrum does just that.

5 Useful Tips for NI Komplete Kontrol

The Komplete Kontrol software works well with all hardware but comes into its own when paired with Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboards. Here's 5 tips from Hollin Jones on how to get the most from it.

Nektar Announce Availability of Impact iX 49 and iX 61, Controllers with a Twist

Nektar's gorgeous new Impact iX 49 and iX 61 are powerful keyboards with DAW control and comfortable iPad connectivity, plus they include Presonus Studio One Artist and are attractively priced.

ARIA Sounds Crowdsourcing New Kontakt Library

ARIA Sounds have come up with a novel idea for their next Kontakt Sample Library, London Symphonic Strings. You send your ideas and have them recorded by professional players.

Tascam Announces DR-70D Audio Recorder for DSLRs

The new Tascam DR-70 includes four XLR mic inputs with phantom power in a compact form, ideal for DSLR productions where sound quality matters.

Review: Powerbus, Should Every Mobile Audio Interface Have One of These?

When recording or mixing, it's crucial to have "clean power" to avoid any unwanted noise creeping in. Enter Powerbus, a tiny clean power provider which Andy Bowen inspects thoroughly.

How to Convert Audio to MIDI in FL Studio

While editing audio is much more flexible than ever before, converting audio into MIDI can add another level to our ability to change a recording. Gary Hiebner shows how to do this in FL Studio.