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Review: Spitfire BML Horn Section Vol 1

BML Horns from Spitfire Audio gives you access to French Horn sections beautifully recorded at Air Studios, London. Toby Pitman takes a closer inside this impressive Kontakt instrument.

Scratching for DJs: Clover Tears & the 'Joe Cooley'

Chirp, chirp, swirl, swirl... No, we haven't lost the plot. We're practicing the scratching techniques DJ Sara Simms shows below. Keen to improve your scratching techniques? Read this now.

Dave Smith Instruments Ships Prophet 12 Module Based on Flagship Polysynth

We were excited by its release at the beginning of the year and our excitement continues knowing that the DSI Prophet 12 Module is now shipping!

Review: 8Dio Claire Woodwind (Bundle 10)

Looking for an impressive set of expressive and playable instruments focusing on flute, clarinet and bassoon? You may have encountered 8Dio's Claire Woodwind bundle. Toby Pitman puts it to the test.

20 FREE Patches for NI Razor 1.5

If you use Native Instruments Razor (included in Komplete 9 Ultimate) you'll know what a power-house this synth is. Here's how to super-charge your Razor experience, with 20 free patches for you!

Behind the Scenes at zemaGamez: Making the Music that Made 'Primary' a Game Hit

Alison Cociani & Martin Sitter reveal how they set about creating the music soundtrack for iOS and Android Game, Primary - the latest addictive game hit from zemaGamez.

The Fundamentals of Composing Game Audio

Veteran video game composer, Josh Aker (Infinity Blade) shares his tips on how to make it in the Game Audio industry. If you want to navigate from aspiring composer to getting paid gigs... read this!

Rattly and Raw Releases Cassette Tape Sample Synths

Rattly and Raw are kinda cassette-crazy! They've just released their latest Kontakt instrument that is based on Cassette Tape samples: The CasSYNTHerette. Read and hear more below.

Review: iZotope BreakTweaker

The latest collaboration between famous Trance artist, BT, and iZotope has caused quite a stir since its release. BreakTweaker was also featured in our NAMM 2014 Top 10 products and with good reason.

Focusrite Announces RedNet D16 AES

Focusrite have announced RedNet D16 AES, a 16-channel AES3 I/O for Dante audio networks.Designed to have maximum network reliability, RedNet D16 features SRC on each input, DARS, S/PDIF and it's red.

7 Bass Production Tips for Guitar Players

Switching from playing your trusted guitar to a bass guitar can be rewarding, but also can take time to adjust. With these 7 tips, Rich Tozzoli will have you producing bass guitar like a pro!

Sontronics Launches Aria Valve Mic For Vocals

Evert now and then a vocal microphone comes along that makes us pay attention. Sontronics new Aria valve mic, beta-tested by PJ Harvey and engineers at Abbey Road Studios, looks full of promise.

Novation Short Film, Free Sample Pack and Synth Contest

Good things come in 3's. And Novation know that too which is why they've not only released an impressive short film and a FREE 800MB sample pack, but also a contest where you could WIN synths!

Review: M-Audio Pulsar II

A high-quality matched-pair of stereo microphones for just $199 US? Really? What's the catch? How do the M-Audio Pulsar IIs perform against mics four times their price? Joe Albano finds out.

The Best Max For Live Devices in Live 9, Part 1

In this new series by Ableton Certified Trainer, Noah Pred, we'll explore some of the best devices available for Ableton Live 9's Max for Live. Starting off we look at ML-185 Step Sequencer by 3st.