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Daft Punk Sample Player on Your Keyboard

The best phrases from Daft Punk's seminal hit, "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" is now available for you to play using your computer's keyboard. It's too much fun.

Arturia Announces SparkLE Anniversary Discount

Whether you're new to Arturia's SparkLE creative drum machine software and controller, or are an existing Arturia user, now is the time to get hold of their heralded drum machine hybrid (on sale).

Review: Algoriddim djay Pro for Mac OS X

Weighing in with a pro Mac OS X version for its popular djing app, Algoriddim's djay Pro has advanced features including a great browser, Spotify integration and the ability to run AU plug-ins too.

Not Just For Guitarists - Alternative Uses for Distortion to Spice Up Any Mix

Don't imagine for a second that distortion effects belong only in the domain of our guitar wielding friends. Distortion is for everyone! Artists from EDM to Country are embracing it and so can you!

Wavesfactory Abbey Road Style Tack Piano for Kontakt

The Tack is a recreation of the “Mrs Mills”, a tack piano from Abbey Road Studios with which The Beatles, Elliot Smith and many others recorded some of their tracks. Now available for Kontakt.

Review: Mixed In Key 7

The new version of Mixed In Key 7 looks clean and has some innovative new features, but how does it perform in the real world? Sara Simms takes it for a spin to find out.

6 Cubase Media Management Tips

It's all well and good knowing Cubase well enough to produce great songs and mixes... but staying organized, and knowing how to manage your media can be just as important.

Pyramid Polyrythmic Hardware Sequencer Promises Exciting New Workflow

A dedicated hardware sequencer with real-time MIDI effects and polyrhythmic capabilities. Sounds good? Squarp's Pyramid promises all this and more.

Review: Rob Papen RAW

If you are making dance music, industrial noise, or creating sound design for games that require a little more 'edge'... You’ll want to get hold of Rob Papen's RAW - a gnarly synth with attitude.

Using iPad Synths in Logic Pro X

There are some meaty and capable synths available for iPad. Don't keep the iOS music platform separate from Logic Pro X. With a little know-how, you can integrate iOS synths directly into Logic.

UVI Announces Scratch Machine Individually with Enhanced Library for $39

UVI Scratch Machine, a highly-expressive scratch instrument previously exclusive to the Urban Suite bundle, is now available stand- alone with an enhanced library for $39 USD.

Softube Transient Shaper Released

It's a dual-band transient shaping tool from Softube. What else do you need to know? OK, there's a video below to show it off in action.

Innovator & Audio Engineer, Joseph Grado, Founder of Grado Labs, Passes Away

One of the most influential innovators in the area of high-fidelity headphones and cartridges for vinyl and founder of Grado Labs has passed away. His story and that of his company is fascinating.

WIN: Novation Launchpad S and Launch Control XL

Do you want to win a Novation Launchpad S and/or a Novation Launch Control XL? Of course you do! Good news: it's easy to enter... simply answer the question below.

Maschine 2: Bass Production Tricks (Video)

In this tutorial-video Liam O'Mullane (aka. The Sound Tutor) opens up with Machine 2.0 secret playbook to show how to create bass rhythms that sync perfectly with the kick drum and a lot more too.