When programming drum patterns, especially if you're trying to emulate a live drum performance, there are some things you just shouldn't do. Here's five tips from Joe Albano to make your drums shine.
Get your hands on 30 free snares from some of the most highly respected Drum n Bass artists courtesy of MethLab.Â
With more excellent DIY music tech hardware available comes a greater number of choices. Liam Lacey, music author, programmer and maker shines a light on 11 of his favorite.
Take a tour of the excellent re-make (in software form) of Roland SH-101... as a plug-out. Rishabh Rajan shows all in this video form the Academy.
BandLab is a cloud platform where musicians and fans create music, collaborate and engage with each other across the globe... or across the room. It can be run via iOS, Android and your web browser.
iMaschine 2 has got people talking. The mobile version of the Maschine family packs in some serious features for music makers, including step mode, recording and editing samples. Here's our verdict.
Yamaha tell us their new HPH-MT7 studio monitor headphones "exemplify the philosophy since (they) first produced the industry standard NS-10M monitor speakers." Here's all the details.
Comprising Dedalus Delay and Stutter Switch, the new Max for Live Chaos Effects from Amazing Noises aim to bring randomized, unique processing to a track near you. Noah Pred gets random with it.
You have the tracks, you have the skills, now all you need are the right bookings. In a world of thousands of talented DJs, how do you get the gigs you want? Sara Simms is on hand to help.
With new features aplenty like, The Arranger, Step Mode, Smart Play (you'll always play in the right key), and 3D Touch features for iPhone 6s users, iMaschine 2 looks like an incredible mobile tool.
With the Microsoft Surface Book taking aim at musicians and producers, we were curious to see how the new bigger, better, faster iPad Pro fares in the battle for the hearts and minds of music makers.
Musicians. We're an odd lot! Creative, musical... and often misunderstood. There's times when we can put our foot in it playing live, so here's 10 things to avoid from veteran performer, Hollin Jones.
IK Multimedia tell us their iRig Acoustic brings studio-microphone quality sound recording from any acoustic guitar which is an industry first for a mobile mic/interface for iOS, Mac & Android!
The Seaboard RISE has gone mobile. ROLI have announced two new products "that keep ROLI at the forefront of how music is made in the digital age." Introducing Flip Case and Equator
Like warm pads? Like the classic Roland Juno 106 sound? Like Free Downloads? Would you like both, but in the form of an Ableton Live pack, for Free? Then this is for you.