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How to Create a Dark Pad in Massive

This tutorial on making a dark, brooding pad is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.

Squarp Hardware Polyrhythmic Pyramid Now Available for Preorder

Squarp's Pyramid is a hardware sequencer with real-time MIDI effects and polyrhythmic capabilities. It's now available on preorder. We reported about Pyramid before and are excited to get hands on...

Electric Knife Orchestra: 16 Knives, An Arduino and Logic Pro Perform Stayin’ Alive

Do you consider yourself to be on the cutting edge of music making? Neil Mendoza has taken that concept quite literally with his Electronic Knife Orchestra. Importantly though, it sounds incredible.

Review: Pioneer DJ Kuvo

Hey DJs, interested in an app that can broadcast your playlist to an audience in real time? Could Pioneer's KUVO be the next step for connecting DJs, clubs and fans together?

Electricity in Your Home Studio: Safety, Sound, and Troubleshooting

Whether building or converting a room into a music studio it's critical to consider the safety and sonic aspects of electricity. Here's how to prevent hums, buzzes and electric shocks!

If Heaven was a Modular Synth it Might Sound Like This

Featuring Mutable Instruments Eurorack modules, a Roland SH-101and Ableton Live, this performance of ambient track Purple Memory Clouds from Brian Knoll shows just how beautiful modular synths can be.

Brighton Music Conference Reveal Their 2015 Tech Showcase

If you're in the UK during the 5th and/or 6th of June 2015 and you're into music, technology and DJing, then the Brighton Music Conference is the place to be. Here's some info on what's in store.

Review: SONiVOX Film Score Companion

Are you looking for a truly great collection of instruments for scoring any kind of TV, game or movie project for under $300? SONiVOX listened and then came The Film Score Companion.

4 Essential Tips for NI Maschine 2.3

Along with the new effects and instruments in Komplete Select that come bundles with the Maschine 2.3 update are tons of tips and tricks you can employ in your productions. Here's 4 awesome ones!

AKG K181 DJ UE Reference DJ Headphones Now Available

Designed with the pro DJ in mind, the new AKG K181 DJ UE reference headphones are now available in UK and beyond.

FXpansion Unleash BFD Sphere Hard Rock & Metal Drum Expansion Pack

Recorded at London's Sphere studios, FXpansion's BFD Sphere brings hard rock and metal drum sounds to BFD3, BFD Eco and BFD2. Looking for hard drums? Check out the video below.

Native Instruments Releases KOMPLETE SELECT

Although we already reported on this a couple of days back, here's the official info on NI's new Komplete Select, also available for existing Komplete Kontrol & maschine users!

IK Multimedia AmpliTube 4 for iOS Includes Superior Sound, 4-Track Looper

IK's mobile guitar and bass tone studio adds a new ultra-realistic DSP, new dual 3D mic positioning, a new Looper feature, an updated interface with an improved browsing system and more. Videos below.

Video Review: Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol D2

Does the Traktor D2 pair perfectly with Traktor Pro software? How useful is the touch-sensitive control and large color screen when Djing? Hollin Jones puts it to the test in this text & video review.

PreSonus Studio One 3 Released, What's New?

Rumors were running rife of a new version of PreSonus Studio One V3 coming soon... and they've been proved accurate. Here's all the new features explained and a video too.