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7 Steps to Help Keep Your Music Sessions Better Organized on a Mac

Staying creative in your DAW is arguably easier if your sessions are well-organised and you understand the file structures. Time to tune your tidying up skills thanks to these tips from Rich Tozzoli.

Yamaha Releases Best of Motif Bank for MX Series Synths

If you own or are considering investing in a Yamaha MX synth, we've some good news! The Best of Motif Bank provides an excellent live sound library from the Motif synth range for MX synth players.

123creative Releases 4 Massive Preset Banks for Dubstep, House, Trap, EDM

If you use Native Instruments' Massive synth (and if you don't, why not??) these preset banks covering Dubstep, House, Trap & Bass from 123Creative for this popular synth are well worth checking out.

Review: MIDI Monster Mappings for Traktor DJ

For just $5.99 you can snag yourself MIDI Monster's Mappings for Traktor DJ. Sara Simms puts it to the test and discovers whether it's a great investment or not...

The Art of Mixing Rock, Part 3: Guitars

In part 3 of this 5-part series, veteran rocker and music technologist, Joe Albano, shares his take on mixing rock guitars.

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.