Black Friday is here which means mouthwatering deals and special prices designed to get us to part with our hard-earned cash. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.
If you want to gear up your music studio setup, or your skills, but are on a budget this list is here to help. From audio interfaces to DAWs, MIDI controllers to synths to mics: all under $100!
Vince Clarke's new Eurorack module is all about generating inspiring 1-bar patterns. It's an ingenious writing tool and can be fed MIDI note data from software or hardware. Check out the videos.
Microphone Parts say they've analysed the best vintage microphones and found a way to provide circuits and capsules that deliver the same tone at a fraction of the price. We check out the T-47 here.
Stepping back and taking a break from your music project during the arrangement process can be priceless. Here's 5 other common mistakes to avoid when arranging your next song or piece of music.
The new DJ Player Pro for iPad brings full Native Instruments STEMS support to Apple's popular touchscreen tablet. Includes support for 4 stems per deck for a whopping 16 tracks!
Do you want to see more rare Indian instruments intelligently and carefully sampled as Kontakt instruments? Do you want to support the artists and programmers involved in their creation? Now you can.
Large sample-based instrument libraries are usually reserved for those with deep pockets but EastWest are now offering different levels of access via a subscription fee. The Sound Tutor checks it out.
Many of us have a secondary MIDI controller lying around. In this enlightening tutorial, Darren Burgos shows how to use it for one sound only, in true hardware instrument synth-style, in Logic Pro X.
Want a free audio plug-in from Waves? Then sign-up to this awesome deal at Waves to get your freebie. It's simple and free!
The generous folks at Universal Audio are getting festive already. They are offering anyone who purchases any Apollo rackmount interface...a FREE UAD-2 QUAD Satellite '" a $1,249 Value! Sweet!
Stanton DJ tel us the new version of Deckadance (version 2.50) features streamlined architecture with high speed processing that will bring "a profound new level of creativity" to DJ's.
Is Positive Grid's BIAS Pedal a must-buy for guitarists? Matt Vanacoro puts metal to the pedal to find out in this video review.
In this video tutorial on Ask.Audio Academy, Bill Burgess shows how to create complex, grooving sequences using dual arpeggiators all inside Spectrasonics' Omnisphere 2.
Roland tell us their new SYR-E84 is a durable case and power supply for AIRA Modular Synths and other Eurorack gear. And they go perfectly with the new SYSTEM-500 Modular pieces also released.