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Nektar Controllers Now Include Bitwig 8-Track

For a limited time period all Nektar customers are entitled to a free licence download of the new Bitwig 8-Track (includes hand-picked effects and instruments and 8 audio project tracks audio/MIDI).

Review: Sample Logic Cinematic Guitars Infinity

There's no point hiding it. Our review for Sample Logic's Cinematic Guitars Infinity is very positive. The reason? CGI is one of the most impressive instruments/sample libraries we've encountered.

Music Theory Tips: Learning Modes for Improvisation and Production

If you're feeling stuck in the major, minor and pentatonic scales box when composing or playing, consider investigating modes. Matt Vanacoro explains how modes can transform your music.

TASCAM Releases FREE HI-RES Audio Editor

Tascam's Hi-Res stereo editing software includes Native Direct Stream Digital support and can combine two DSD files amongst its many features. It is free and currently available for Windows PC.

Novalia Printed Touch Creator Turns Paper into a MIDI Controller or Music Instrument

Imagine dispensing with your metal/plastic MIDI controller, grabbing a piece of paper, drawing a keyboard, buttons, etc. and playing it? Novalia Printed Touch Creator does that and more!

Review: iZotope RX Loudness Control

iZotope RX Loudness Control is designed to meet any global standard for broadcast audio making delivering your video project painless, no matter where it is going. Matt Vanacoro gives it a twirl.

How to Create Big Layered Leads for EDM Productions

Want to make big, fat layered lead synth sounds? Sara Simms takes you through the process using Sylenth in the DAW of your choice. Perfect for beginners and more intermediate producers and musicians.

Watch Decap Virtuoso Ableton Push Performance of "Feeling", All Live

Using Ableton Push without quantization and performing with it completely live is something its very capable of doing. Decap shows how in this video of his new single, "Feeling".

TKFX 2.0 Dedicated Traktor Effects Controller Now With New Design and Low Latency Support

The clever Imaginando people are back with a major update for TKFX, the NI Traktor effects controller. As well as USB wired support, there's a new design for phones and plenty more features too.

D16 Group Releases Antresol, Emulation of Classic Analog Stereo Flanger

Available from June 19th 2015, D16 have released Antresol, their incarnation of an iconic flanger stomp box they are sure you will appreciate...

Review: Plugin Boutique VirtualCZ

Ahhh, the good old Casio CZ synthesizer, how we miss you. But wait. Plugin Boutique's VirtualCZ wants to bring those sonic memories back to your DAW. Noah Pred takes a trip down memory lane.

4 Useful Console 2.0 Tips for Universal Audio Apollo

Ever wonder just what tricks Universal Audio's Console 2.0 is capable of? Matt Vanacoro is on-hand to share his four favorite workflow tips for UA Apollo users.

Musicrow Release 808 Syndrome for NI Maschine

Musicrow's '808 Syndrome' is an expansion pack for NI Maschine, and also available in WAV format (can be used with any DAW that supports WAV files). Lots of analog was used in its creation.

MixFader Portable DJ Controller Kickstarter Funded Early, Still Time to Get Yours

The funding goal has been met for DJIT's MixFader: a portable, wireless, hardware DJ fader for the discerning tablet and smart phone DJ. But there's still good reason to support this Djing device.

New GarageBand Synths Showcase Camel Audio Involvement?

What do you get when you bring a world-class music software development team into Apple? Apparently more synths, unique ways to control said synths, and promise for the future of GarageBand and Logic.