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Adding Random Chaos to your Tracks in Bitwig Studio

Give your tracks in Bitwig Studio some variety with random chaos. Gary Hiebner shows how to introduce some unexpected nuances using Bitwig's built-in tools.

Røde Announces New smartLav+

Are you in the market for a broadcast-grade lavalier microphone that plugs directly into iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device? Then Røde have a treat you might really like.

Impact Soundworks Brings Unique Sound of Slavic Women's Choir to your Studio

There's tons of women's choir sample libraries available, but perhaps none focusing entirely on Slavic (Bulgarian style) which is unique. Check out the video to see how it can fit in your productions.

ModeAudio Releases a Kaleidoscope of Disco and House Loops

A whopping 240 loops are contained in the latest ModeAudio loop pack, all focused on disco and house. That's 120 audio loops and 120 MIDI loops. Enough to get the dancefloor moving.

FREE Trap Music Loop Pack: Enhanced Apple Loop Format

Not only are we giving you a FREE Apple Loop pack covering Trap Music essentials… but the creator, Darren Burgos, has kindly added a getting started guide to help you get the most out of your loops.

PreSonus StudioLive AI Mixers to Add Cascading

What could possibly be better than one StudioLive AI mixer? Well two of course! PreSonus' have enabled us to add (cascade) one StudioLive AI mixer with another for upto 64-channels!

AAS Advances String Modelling to Heady Heights with String Studio VS-2 plug-In

What's changed in Applied Acoustics' new version of String Studio? Plenty! From a new interface, new ways to share and organise your sounds, realtime control via MIDI, host tempo sync and much more.

Microphones, Part 3: A Guide to Ribbon Microphones

In part 3/3 of this popular series exploring the ins and outs of microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines what makes ribbon microphones sound fantastic. [Includes video demo too].

Unleash Your Beats in FL Studio

C'mon, who doesn't like their beats served big?! If you enjoy slick shuffles, funky flams and crazy note bursts, then this FL Studio beat building tutorial will get your juices flowing.

Blue Cat Audio Releases Blue Cat's PatchWork 1.3

Bluecat Audio's PatchWork 1.3 now enables us to host Audio Units (as well as VSTs). Good news for those looking to run AU plugs and those looking for other enhanced functionality and features too.

Twisted Tools Releases DarkMorph, Sinisiter Sci-Fi Sound Library

In collaboration with Jason Cushing and Yan Doiron, Twisted Tools have released their darkest sound library yet: DarkMorph. It's over 2.9GB and includes preset kits for Maschine, Ableton & Kontakt...

Review: Waves MetaFilter

What makes Waves' MetaFilter stand out from the already saturated filter plug-in marketplace? Mo Volans got hands-on and found its analog style sound, amongst other qualities, especially alluring.

The Ultimate Guide to Making Music (from Start to Finish) on iPad

The iPad is fast becoming a fully featured platform for audio production. We give you the lowdown on how it could even become your main studio tool…

Liquid Rhythm V1.4 Update Packed with New Features

If you're into your beats and have not used WaveDNA's Liquid Rhtyhm yet... WHY NOT? Now's as good a time as any to give it a try thanks to the new features packed into v1.4.

Livid Instruments Releases BASE II

The first edition of Livid's BASE proved itself as a hybrid music controller/instrument. So how will BASE II do better? Livid tell us improvements include better drum pads and a redesigned enclosure.