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5 Confidence Building Techniques for Live Musicians

It's completely natural for musicians to feel nervous or shy about performing live. So, here's 5 tips to help build your confidence for your next live performance.

Steinberg Announces Cubase Pro 8 and Cubase Artist 8

One year after releasing the point update, Cubase is back with major updates boasting a vast range of studio-grade audio and MIDI tools for composing, recording, editing and mixing and a new name!

Musician's Institute Now Powered by NonLinear Educating's New Video Platform

AskVideo & macProVideo's new online educational platform has been specifically designed for music and production learning at the Musician's Institute, College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood.

Arturia Announces V Collection 4 Reference Software Collection

A new version of Arturia's V Collection is here! If you're looking for faithful emulations of vintage keyboards, synths and drum machine instruments, then this is one to seriously consider!

Review: Slate Digital Virtual Mix Rack

Slate Digital's new Virtual Mix Rack looks set to really shake up the mixing plug-ins industry and this is just the beginning. Rishabh Rajan explores VMR in immense depth with audio examples.

Six Tips for Unlocking the Power of VST Instruments in Cubase

Cubase is a DAW power users dream machine. In this article, Hollin Jones shares six quick tips to help make you make the most out of the powerful VST plug-ins in Cubase.

AudioModern Introduces ABUSER Hybrid Analog Instrument

Abuser is an extremely powerful hybrid analog virtual instrument for NI Kontakt from AudioModern. Check out the video demo to see it in action and get it for the introductory price until 27 December.

Is a Native Mac Version of FL Studio Coming Soon?

Don't get too excited yet. There's no official "Yes" from the FL Studio team for now. But, they've been working on it and explain the challenges and potential for FL Studio for Mac becoming a reality.

Review: Glitchmachines Quadrant

Imagine an audio effects plug-in which uses the modular synth paradigm as its base... Glichmachines are one step ahead with Quadrant. Toby Pitman checks out whether it's as cool to use as it sounds.

Native Instruments Seventh Heaven Maschine Special

Now is a great time to buy a Maschine Studio or Maschine Mikro. Why? Aside from getting the hottest hardware rhythm and melodic controller around, NI will give you 7 Maschine expansions FREE!

Free: Complextro Kit Apple Loops

Create a free account (or sign-in) to grab this incredible collection of Complextro Apple Loops by Darren Burgos. These green Apple Loops contain MIDI and instrument settings for Logic Pro users!

Round Up: Best Cyber Monday Deals for Musicians and Producers 2014

Ah, Cyber Monday. It's the icing on the Black Friday weekend sales cake! There's 12 deals for musicians and producers we've collected for you. Enjoy and spend your money wisely!

TONE2 Audiosoftware Releases UltraSpace

An Ambience effects plug-in? If this sounds a little too esoteric for you... think of Tone2's UltraSpace as a multitap delay, echo and other multi-useful mixing tools in one convenient plug-in.

StudioLive AI Series Mixers and Nimbit Add 96 kHz Support

If you've been considering a new mixing desk then you'll likely have come across the PreSonus StudioLive AI Series. Here's the good news: the AI series and Nimbit now support 96kHz via a free update.

How to Create Realistic Guitar Sounds in Logic Pro’s Sculpture

Ever wondered just what kind of realistic sounds you can design in Logic Pro's Sculpture? Sure it can do the weird and wacky but here's how you can make an authentic electric guitar sound.