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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.

Review: Waldorf 2 Pole Analog Filter

Will Waldorf's 2 Pole analog filter give you more warmth than your average plug-in? Are its modulation options flexible for any studio integration? Mo Volans finds out in this review with video.

Setting up a Monitor Mix with a Click Track in Reason

If you're a Propellerhead Reason user and you use it when performing live, G. W. Childs (self-confessed Reason junkie) shows some useful tips for setting up a monitor mix. Essential info.

Tuna Knobs Bring DJ Controls to TouchScreens

Would it be cool be able to position tactile rotary encoders on your iPad or Android tablet's screen? Would it create a better DJ app platform? Tweetonig, the creators of Tuna Knobs think so.

Review: Twisted Tools Darkmorph

Handcrafted by Jason Cushing and Yan Doiron of SoundMorph, this 2.9 GB library from Twisted Tools is sure to add some darkness to your edgy cinematic tracks in Reaktor, Live, Logic, NI formats

Easy Keyboard Splits in Logic Pro X

Have you ever wanted to play 2 or more instruments in Logic Pro X on different octaves of your MIDI controller keyboard? If you haven't tried this, you should! And Darren Burgos shows you how.

ModeAudio Releases Power Tools, 330 Drum Samples and Patches

Hands up who isn't on the look out for lots of supremely well created drum samples and patches. No hands, I see... well, you'll probably be interested in ModeAudio's latest Power Tools sample pack.

6 Tips for Making Digital Sound Analog (Analog Warmth From Software Plug-Ins)

The deeper we delve into the digital direction for music production, the more we seem to crave that analog, unpredictable, warm treatment for our sounds. Joe Albano shares 6 ways to achieve this.

In Session Audio Release Producer Pop Acoustic Guitar Library

Get your acoustic guitar based pop hits going with this beautifully crafted library from In Session Audio. Check out the video for more info.

Review: Garritan CFX Concert Grand

One of the most legendary concert grand pianos ever, the Yamaha CFX Concert Grand, has been sampled by one of the most reputable software instrument makers, Garritan. Hollin Jones checks it out.

Sugar Bytes Releases Egoist Groove Instrument

Oh yes! Something new from Sugar Bytes to help you get your groove on… Along with Egoist is a video trailer well worth watching. Find out more now!!