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123Creative Releases Cyber Factory Preset Bank for NI Massive

Looking to bring a distinctive robotic/metallic flavour to your Dubstep or Drum and Bass tracks? 123Creative are here with a helpful preset bank for Native Instruments Massive, Cyber Factory.

Music Theory: The Blues, An Introduction Part 1

In part 1 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold explores its foundation and looks at harmonic and melodic variations of the 12-bar blues form.

AskVideo Shows How to Build NI Kontakt Sampler Instruments

Did you ever wonder how Kontakt instruments are created? If so, you’ve discovered the right course! Learn everything you need to know about creating your first sample instrument in Kontact.

Mixing: A Guide to Modulation

What is modulation? How can you make use of it in your musical compositions? The late and great Richard Lainhart wrote this piece for AskAudio Mag which explores modulation in Logic Pro.

Getting That Hollywood Sound for Orchestra…On a Budget?

Is the much talked about "Hollywood sound" attainable in your studio on a budget?Is it even desirable? Joshua Aker blasts this utopian ideal out of the water in this enlightening read.

5 Glitch Tips for Ableton Live

Give your Ableton Live glitch effects that extra something with these five incredibly useful tips from Gary Hiebner.

Native Instruments Launches KOMPLETE FRENZY Sales Special

You've got until 31st August to take advantage of the latest sale from the good people at Native Instruments providing savings of up to $300 / €300 on Komplete Ultimate.

Review: Glitchee

Weighing in at a mere $16 USD, Glitchee is a cool Kontakt instrument that'll get your tracks glitching out in style. G. W. Childs gives it a spin to see exactly what it's capable of.

Better Mixing with Automation Instead of Compression

If you want to take your mixes to the next level and are willing to put in a little time and effort, automation instead of compression is going to give you the edge you’ve been looking for.

Up to 40% Off Samples, Loops and Presets in ModeAudio Summer Sale

Looking to pick up some cool loops, samples and/or presets to use in your favourite DAW and audio software? Want it at bargain prices? Sure you do. ModeAudio are here to help.

Aira SH-101 Plug-Out Synth, Watch the World Premiere

Roland just launched the much anticipated AIRA System-1 synth and you've probably heard about the SH-101 plug-out... um plug-in software synth in recent days. What happens when you put them together?

Review: CME Xkey

It's light, metal, portable with full-sized keys and polyphonic aftertouch. But how does the CME Xkey MIDI controller keyboard really perform in the studio and on the road? Andy Bowen finds out.

6 Audio Editing Tips for PreSonus Studio One

PreSonus Studio One makes sculpting and manipulating audio to make it sound like you need it to a breeze. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner share 6 top tips for the audio editors among us.

FREE Massive Patches: Urban Cyber Drum

Urban Cyber Drums is a cool collection of dirty, lo-fi drum patches, designed for glitch, hip hop, dubstep and any genre you can throw your compositional hat at. Oh, did we mention they're FREE?

Steinberg Updates Nuendo to 6.5

The latest point update for Nuendo post and audio production software adds refinements and new features designed to help serve the demands brought to post-production engineers.