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Here's How Your Environment Changes How Your Drums Sound

You've probably recorded your drum kit in you bedroom or a studio... but have you tried a car garage or an underpass? Wondered what the natural reverb would sound like? Watch this...

Kilohearts Tease New Modular Effects System, Multipass

Can you imagine an audio plug-in where you can choose different effects "plug-ins" and insert them in any order you wish to, modular style? Kilohearts are one step ahead with Multipass.

Native Instruments Launches Half Price Native Effects Special

Until March 23rd, all Komplete effects are available at a 50% discount! You've got a few days to get your hands on Molekular, Reverb Classics, The Mouth and a lot more for not much outlay.

Review: Cakewalk SONAR

The new Cakewalk SONAR is out and comes with some extremely useful tools and effects, a new interface, vocal sync and mix recall modes. Gary Hiebner discovers how this PC DAW stacks up.

Making the Most Out of Logic Remote with Logic Pro 10.1

Probably the best way to get the most out of using Logic Pro is with a control surface. And, if you have an iPad, Apple's free Logic Remote app is an extremely versatile surface and controller in one.

Bob Moog Foundation Raffle for Vintage Moog Liberation Synthesizer

Fancy getting your hands on a vintage Moog Libration synth? The Bob Moog Foundation are holding a raffle for this key tar shaped synthesiser. And it's a once in a lifetime chance to enter...

Studio Acoustics Part 2: Standing Waves

This mini-series sees Joe Albano demystifing the science of studio acoustics. In Part 2 we look at low-frequency standing waves which can get in the way of getting a well balanced mix.

Elevator Sound and Novation Present: My Machines

Do you want to meet the pioneers of the Bristol music scene, and experiment with the latest electronic music-making gear? Novation and Elevator Sound are making this possible very soon…

Cakewalk Announces Music Creator 7

Cakewalk tell us that version 7 of Music Creator has new, easy-to-use features to put professional sounding recording within the reach of all musicians with a Windows PC; includes touch enhancements.

Review: Mutronics Mutator by Softube

If you're looking for a great sounding, easy to use, CPU efficient filter plug-in that recreates an historic piece of gear, then Softube's Mutronics Mutator is for you! Matt Vanacoro checks it out.

Dance Music Legend, Olav Basoski, Shows Bass Production Workflow in Ableton Live

Learn from the pros: Olav Basoski, veteran legend of the dance music scene, shows how he produced the iconic bass line in his hit remix, "Duende". Check out the video.

Review: Siren Audio Generative 2

Enter a world of beautiful and terrifying sonic soundscapes with Siren Audio's granular synth, Generative 2. Does this atmospheric synth press all of G. W. Childs' buttons? Find out in our review.

Tracking Korg Volca Beats or Any Monophonic Drum Machine in Ableton Live

Everyone loves their Korg Volca Beats (who wouldn't love this analog drum machine?) G. W. Childs shows how to sync it with Ableton Live and pan the drum sounds for a fuller, more professional mix.

Elektron Jam Session Video 7: Yaybahar Meets Elektrons

Swedish hardware manufacturer Elektron unveils musical collaboration with Görkem Şen, inventor of the acoustic instrument Yaybahar. Elektron Jam Session 7 is here for your visual and aural pleasure.

Audiomux & Midimux Let Your Mac Talk to Your iOS Devices

Two apps from the clever folks at zerodebug allow us to stream audio and MIDI date between iOS and Mac via USB cable. For music making this is a pretty exciting development. Video shows more.