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Native Instruments Launches A GIANT BEAT FOR MANKIND Sales Special

To commemorate the 5th anniversary of Maschine (5 years have flown by!) Native Instruments are running a discount on Maschine Mikro, Maschine and Maschine Studio until 31st May.

Review: Spitfire Mural Vol 1

If you're looking for a high-quality large string section library then you might be tempted to explore Spitfire Audio's BML range. Toby Pitman puts Mural Vol 1 to the test.

Designing Dance Kicks in Logic Pro X

If you like EDM, Logic Pro X and designing sounds, you'll get a kick out of this tutorial! Darren Burgos takes you on a tour of Ultrabeat. Your mission is simple: to design your own big kicks.

Propellerhead Introduces A-List Acoustic Guitarist for the Reason Rack

Properllhead have unleashed a new rack extension instrument which they tell us enables any musician to easily create inspiring guitar tracks. Find out more and watch the video about it.

TONE2 Audiosoftware Releases Synth Legends Soundset for Saurus

Tone2 Audio Software have released a new soundest designed to help you explore "Saurus' analog capabilities." Check out Synth Legends and listen to the beautiful sound examples to learn more.

3 Essential Desert Island Synths

If you were trapped on a desert island (apparently with a laptop and electricity!) which would be your 3 must-have synth plug-ins? Toby Pitman narrows it down and shares his essential ones.

AskVideo Releases iZotope Alloy 2: Mixer's Toolbox Video Course

AskVideo's iZotope Alloy 2 course is here! Join trainer Matt Hepworth and learn how adding this impressive channel-strip technology to your audio toolbox will make your mixes stand-out and deliver!

Best Ways to Share Audio Files Over the Internet

As the world becomes smaller and more studios and artists collaborate with each other remotely, it's important to grasp how to share audio files and projects over the net. Paul Wickliffe investigates.

Review: Kaivo: Granular Super Model

Sometimes 'simple' is overrated. Especially in the world of granular synths, it can be more satisfying to spend time getting to know a synth in-depth as Noah Pred discovers with Madrona Labs' Kaivo.

5 Tips for Korg Gadget for iPad

Intuitive, fun and powerful are all words used to describe Korg's fabulous Gadget for iPad synth app. Hollin Jones shares 5 timely tips for this must-have iPad app for musicians and producers.

Rob Papen eXplorer III, The Complete Instrument and Effect Bundle Now Here

We've never met a producer that doesn't love Rob Papen's synths or effects. His new eXplorer III bundle combines his entire collection of critically acclaimed plug-ins with up to 50% overall price.

Air Instrument Pack Now with Hybrid 3.0 and VST, AU, AAX Support

Leading software developer, AIR Music Tech, expands its premium collection of virtual instruments with a powerful virtual synthesizer and universal plugin support.

How to Overcome Writer's Block, Even Love it!

As musicians, producers, (or many creatives) tell us, writer's block is a feared stated. However, it doesn't have to be as Josh Aker, composer for the Infinity Blade series of iOS games explains.

Katy Perry Mashup using MIDI Fighter Twister and Ableton

Rishabh Rajan is a prolific controllerist these days. Armed with a MIDI Fighter Twister, he performs a mini-mashup of Katy Perry tunes and shows how to create any mashup using grid based controller.

ModeAudio Releases Trailblaze, Deep Trap Loops

ModeAudio are continuing to churn out quality presets and loops, and their latest loop pack is for Trap enthusiasts. 120 audio Loops, 120 MIDI patterns and 43 drum hits.