iRig Pads is the new affordable, ultra-portable, universal MIDI groove controller for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Mac/PC from IK Multimedia. Check it out in action in the video below.
Does Ensemble Drums from the Heavyocity Master Sessions series continue their trend of making larger than life sounds for Kontakt users? Matt Vanacoro finds out that "big" doesn't describe them at all
If you've used Ableton Live 9's Warp features and don't rate it highly, you might be doing something wrong! Noah Pred shows how to warp audio effectively and error-free in this essential tutorial.
Impact Soundworks has just released a new Kontakt sample library, featuring a highly comprehensive set of symphonic percussion recorded with 3 mic positions!
Combining modern DJ tech and the classic design of turntables, the Reloop RP-8000 has plenty of features that are likely to turn the head of many DJs. Sara Simms investigates in this in-depth review.
In part 2 in this exploration of Logic Pro X's Arpeggiator MIDI plug-in, Gary Hiebner shows how to export Arp patterns, use the Grid mode, and use more than one arpeggiator together.
Interested collaborating with our musicians and artists remotely over the net? Musistic is said to offer you the chance to record with anyone, anywhere, on any DAW. And there's a free 30 day trial.
What are the chances of Livid Instruments releasing a new version of the pad controller, BASE, every bit as affordable, playable and life-changing as the original? G. W. Childs finds out.
Earlier this month we were fortunate enough to see an early version of the new Traktor S8 in action. Despite few details being released today, we can tell you that it's going to be something special.
Getting past the GUI of Logic Pro X's arpeggiator MIDI effect plug-in can bring about some tasty rewards for your productions. Gary Hiebner takes you on an arpeggiation journey.
If you want your kicks to be deep, powerful, and earth-shattering, then Rob Papen's bass drum virtual instrument, Punch-BD, is for you. Check out the video and full details below.
Technology is empowering musicians like never before. There are fewer barriers between going from studio to stage for a one-man band. But should we be dispensing with real drummers so easily?
This advanced instrument design course gives you the knowledge to unleash the programming power in Native Instruments' Kontakt. Learn how to create the Kontakt instrument you've always dreamed of.
Ever wanted to stretch a sound or song beyond the point you can identify the original source? The the free Paulstretch plug-in and app will be right up your sonic street. Rishabh Rajan shows how.
If you have one of Yamaha's MG series XU mixers (or are thinking of adding one to your setup) then you're going to really appreciate Yamaha's free MG Rec and Play app for iPhone and iPad.