Where can you find a beautifully recorded acoustic guitar sample library, in an easy-to-use interface and is light on the ol' CPU? Jay Asher finds out if Sunbird from Acousticsamples makes the grade.
You can now download some rare and unreleased masters as part of the Nord Sample Library, compatible with the Nord Stage 2, Electro 3 and 4, Nord Piano 2 and Nord Wave synths.
In the market for a pair of well-built, comfortable headphones with a good extended frequency range, deep bass and ideal for monitoring rock and electronic music styles? Hello Audio Technica ATH-50x.
Staying creative in your DAW is arguably easier if your sessions are well-organised and you understand the file structures. Time to tune your tidying up skills thanks to these tips from Rich Tozzoli.
If you own or are considering investing in a Yamaha MX synth, we've some good news! The Best of Motif Bank provides an excellent live sound library from the Motif synth range for MX synth players.
If you use Native Instruments' Massive synth (and if you don't, why not??) these preset banks covering Dubstep, House, Trap & Bass from 123Creative for this popular synth are well worth checking out.
For just $5.99 you can snag yourself MIDI Monster's Mappings for Traktor DJ. Sara Simms puts it to the test and discovers whether it's a great investment or not...
In part 3 of this 5-part series, veteran rocker and music technologist, Joe Albano, shares his take on mixing rock guitars.
Having sold over a million records with Sneaker Pimps in the ‘90s, co-founder, Liam Howe, talks music hardware and the process of working with Lana Del Rey, Adele, and Marina and the Diamonds.
Mixvibes introduces Cross DJ 3.3, a new version of its Mac/PC software, with huge performance improvements and a new feature to help selecting the next track.
The impressive and much-loved Hans Zimmer Cinematic Percussion library from Spitfire has been augmented with London soloists. Read and watch more about this below.
Looking for a highly portable microphone to chuck on to your iPhone and transform it into an excellent field recorder? Zoom's iQ6 could be just what you're looking for. Matt Vanacoro gets recording.
Alexis tell us the new cutting-edge design for their V and VI series of MIDI controllers improves both performance and software accessibility. Find out more below.
You can do so much more with Logic X's Piano Roll than just drawing in MIDI note events. Darren Burgos shares five of his favorite Piano Roll/MIDI editing tricks here.
The Holiday Season is nearly upon us and Sonnox are feeling rather generous... if you buy two of their plug-ins and use the special code, you get the cheapest one free. Deal of the week? Probably!