What do you get when you cross a Makey Makey with a piece of visual art... (a painting)? sag-art have created something sonic based which is pretty cool. Watch it in action here.
Grab yourself a FREE MIDI pack for Toontrack's EZ Drummer, which includes 4/4 and 6/4 half time shuffles courtesy of Toby Pitman. Simply login or sign up with a free account and download them here.
Taking a bath in water (hot is my preference!) is second nature to us all. Every day though we may be bathed in different things like light and also sound. Lynda Arnold explains what a sound bath is.
One way to end the MP3 vs uncompressed audio format, 'does it sound better' debate would be to hear the elements from a song which are lost during compression... and here's a video showing just that.
We caught up with Sara Simms playing Casio's Trackformer XW-PD1 Groove Center at NAMM 2015 (see video) and she'd been in a privileged position to test it out fully and give it an in-depth review.
Iris 2 from iZotope is a synth with a lot of easily accessible features which, if used right, can result in some incredible and organic sounds. G. W. Childs shows you how to create unison effects here
If you want to learn your audio software (Logic, Cubase, Ableton, Native Instruments and more) so that you're able to do more, do it better and in less time... then check out this sale at AskVideo.
Logic Pro 10.1 brings new and innovative ways to create MIDI patterns and then manipulate them with ease. Using the brush tool and time handles, David Earl shares some neat tricks in this video.
Looking for some cutting-edge, futuristic sounds to take your Native Instruments Massive-based tracks into the next millennium? Impact Soundworks' Interplanetary, designed by Histibe, fits the bill.
Casey Edwards, the creator of Oracle, is best known for composing music for games like Killer Instinct 1 and Killer Instinct 2. Now you can get hold of his epic sounds in Oracle.
Designed for score composers of "any skill level" NI's new Emotive Strings Kontakt instrument has an easy to use interface with flexible results and features live-recorded legato string phrases.
Just because Bitwig Studio doesn't support ReWire doesn't mean you can't make it play nice with other DAWs. Gary Hiebner shows how to use Jack and MIDI routing between different apps on Mac and PC.
Elektron Music Machines — Swedish manufacturer of synthesizers, samplers, & drum machines — has announced a new undertaking: the record label Elektron Grammofon for Electron instrument users.
With SXSW 2015 just a month away you might be interested to know about the 2nd annual music hackathon, uniting artists and hackers to create something special in 24 hours. Plus there's a $10k prize!
Including new UIs for existing plugins, a new FX tube drive pedal, impulse library for Convolver, touch support, and plenty more, Image Line's FL Studio 12 Beta 3 is here and ready to download.