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Review: ModeAudio House Generator for Ableton Live

If you want to recharge your Ableton Live sets and inject them with a house vibe? ModeAudio's House Generator for Ableton racks include beat, bass & lead lines with MIDI & audio. How does it perform?

Exclusive Video Reveals Upcoming Livid Instruments Minim - Wireless, Portable, MIDI Controller

We've got a scoop on the cool, upcoming music controller / instrument from Livid Instruments. Check out the video below and some early details of the spec with possible pricing.

Review: Strezov Sampling Macabre Solo Strings

Strezov Sampling has recently released Macabre Solo Strings, an expressive and lyrical first chair Violin, Viola and Cello software instrument for NI Kontakt. Lynda Arnold discovers how emotive it is.

Why You Should Consider Small Monitors For Your Project Studio, Part 2

In part two (the final part) of this mini-series, Shane Berry looks at Hi-Fi vs. nearfield monitors and the pros and cons of adding a subwoofer to your project studio speaker setup.

ISOTONIK Announces New Release: NOISR FX From Audio Outlaw

Great news for FX enthusiasts: dynamic custom signal routing has arrived thanks to Isotonic's NOISR FX effects suite for Ableton.

3D Print a Modular Synth Controller Keyboard

So you want a new keyboard to control your synth but can't decide how many octaves you want? No problem. Now you can 3D print your own controller keyboard, modular-style.

Why You Should Consider Small Monitors For Your Project Studio, Part 1

It's a myth that you need BIG speakers (or monitors) for your studio. In this two-part mini-series, Shane Berry explores the reasons you should go small, and the benefits this could bring you.

Neuro Mindset - New Expansion for Groove Agent

Steinberg are back with a new signature VST Sound Instrument Set by drum and bass producers Rawtekk. Neuro Mindset brings electronic Bass music styles to Groove Agent.

Get iZotope Trash 2 Ultimate Distortion Toolbox 68% Off Plus 2 Free Expansions

Get iZotope Trash 2, the ultimate distortion toolbox, for a whopping 68% off discount (and with 2 free expansions). All courtesy of Time&Space.

Native Instruments Introduces LONE FOREST Expansion for MASCHINE

If you're working in the dub techno genre then Native Instruments' latest expansion pack for Maschine is for you: Lone Forest. You can hear a playlist of tunes created by Deadbeat too.

Review: DPA d:facto II Vocal Mic

A wireless, handheld microphone designed for live performance is essential even in the studio. DPA's d:facto II vocal supercardiod microphone is given a full workout by Matt Vanacoro in this review.

Bitwig and Nektar UK Summer Seminars Starting Soon

Bitwig are on tour this summer, and they're coming to the UK from 23rd July onwards courtesy of Bitwig Certified Pro and Nektar demonstrator, Tim Chandler.

Logic Pro X: Using External Hardware Processors

In his new advanced course on using external MIDI in Logic Pro X, Booker Edwards shows how to go multi-timbral and use vintage audio processing hardware and get them all in sync in Logic Pro X.

New Guitar Pickup, The Submarine, Successfully Funded

Good news for those who want their acoustic or electric guitar to sound like two, courtesy of the recent crowdfunding campaign for the Submarine pickup. It's been funded!

Review: TKFX 2, Traktor Controller App for Mobile

TKFX 2, from Imaginando, now runs on phones as well as tablets, making it easier than ever to control Traktor. With a nice GUI, memory banks and easy controller assignment, Hollin Jones tests it out.