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Contest: Focusrite iTrack Dock Studio Pack [CLOSED]

Calling all iPad musicians! We've teamed up with the good folks at Focusrite to offer you the chance to win an iTrack Dock Studio Pack (MSRP $399.99 USD). Simply answer the question below...

4 Ways to Create Musical Moods for Film

If you're even a little interested in how to create moods in your music, for film, games or for any reason, this tutorial is for you. Gary Guttman explores 4 simple ways to add emotion to your notes.

M-Audio Introduces New Expansions Software Collection

M-Audio tells us their new software collection propels the Trigger Finger Pro to new heights of creative power and visceral impact. Watch the video of the Trigger Finger Pro and find out more below.

Using Ableton Push & Korg Miku Stomp to Mashup Porter Robinson’s Worlds

Watch Rishabh Rajan's latest extraordinary mashup of Porter Robinson's Worlds using Ableton Push, Ableton Live, and the very cool and bizarre Korg Miku Stomp guitar pedal.

Build Your Own Impact Drum kits in PreSonus Studio One

Breathe new life into your drum parts by learning how to create your own drum kit presets in PreSonus Studio One's Impact. Gary Hiebner is on hand to show you how.

Band Aid 30 teams up with WholeWorldBand for the Band Aid Challenge

The innovators over at WholeWorldBand have joined forces with Band Aid 30 to create the Band Aid Challenge. If you don't know WholeWorldBand it gives you the ability to collaborate in unexpected ways!

Output Releases Free Rises Made With REV

What's not to like about grabbing free music rises? And better still those made with Output's acclaimed reverse instrument, REV? Exactly. Nothing... so check out the video and grab 'em today!

Review: Sugar Bytes Looperator: Spice Up Your Loops

Looking for an easy to use loop randomizing, processing, slicing effects plug-in? With great effects included, Sugar Bytes Looperator seems to have it all covered. Noah Pred takes a closer look.

Review: Native Instruments Kontour

Every synth plug-in claims to be different from the rest. But how many actually deliver? Matt Vanacoro puts Native Instruments' Kontour Reaktor ensemble to the test and has lots of fun!

Native Instruments launches CLOUD 9 – MASCHINE Expansions $99 for 99 Hours

If you fancy picking up some expansion packs for Maschine, then you've got exactly 99 hours in which to choose from nine MASCHINE Expansions which cost only $ 99 / 99 €.

Create Stunning Rhythmic Sound Effects using Logic Pro’s Delay Designer

Logic Pro is a sound designer's paradise. With so many instruments and potential sounds, one way to make your own evolving patterns, risers and sequence FX is using the awesome Delay Designer plug-in.

Sugar Bytes Releases Looperator: Slicing, Dicing and Mangling Fun

Sugar Bytes just can't stop releasing new and innovative plug-ins! The latest one is Looperator designed to slice, process and mangle audio for Electronic producers.

Arturia Solina V Follows in Foosteps of Solina String Ensemble

There are a handful of companies we trust to create faithful software emulations of classic synths. Arturia is one of these! With the Solina V they've nailed the classic 70s hardware string synth.

Life After the Music Album

Since iTunes and the rise of digital music the album has been playing second fiddle to the single. Is the album a dying format? Are its days numbered? Andy Bowen explores the trends of the future

BIAS Desktop Gets Amp Match Presets

Major update for the BIAS giutar amp matching modeler now offers the exact same amp tones used in the studio by Mark Holcomb from Periphery, Ola Englund, and Rusty Cooley, amongst others.