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Exciting Transitions using Reverse Cymbals in Ableton Live

Creating effective and interesting transitions can turn a solid track into an unstoppable one! In this tutorial, G. W. Childs demonstrates the power of reverse cymbals for transitions in Ableton Live.

Meris Releases the 440 Microphone Preamplifier for 500 Series

Meris have released its new 440 Mic preamplifier specifically for the 500 modular series format. Find out more about its "warmth and classic American tone" in the video.

Review: Freshtone Lost Tapes Vol 2

If you can't help but tap your foot when listening to funk (let's face it, who can resist funk grooves??) then this library from Freshtone will be right up your street.

Exploring the Weird and Wonderful using Image Synthesis in Harmor

You've probably come across Harmor's resynthesis mode. But did you know about the image synthesis functionality? If you like odd, weird and random soundscapes then this could be for you.

Akai Pro iMPC Pro Sneak Peek

The iMPC Pro for iPad from Akai Pro & Retronyms is close to release. And the good people at Retronyms are showing a sneak peek of one of the new features: Flux Link. Watch the video to learn more.

Analog Rytm from Elektron Now Shipping

We've been waiting for the latest and greatest 8 voice analog drum machine from Elektron with baited breath. And now the Analog Rytm is available from retailers and shipping. Interested? We are!

Review: Waldorf Nave

Is Waldorf's Nave the most advanced wavetable synth available for iPad? Quite possibly so. But the real question is how good and musical this app really is. Mo Volans gets hands on.

Doubling Effects Using Flex Pitch In Logic Pro X

Flex Pitch in Logic Pro X can be used to correct imperfect melodic recordings, or help you transcribe recorded audio parts. You can also use it to double up an instrument and Toby Pitman shows how.

Pharrell Williams 'Happy' Covered by code:Mono with Ableton Push

Got an Ableton Push and want to be inspired? Then check out this video from code:Mono and Rishabh Rajan featuring Edya Enessa on vocals covering Happy by Pharrell Williams.

Synthesist’s Revolt: Don't Make Do, Expect More, Go Modular

His Buchla’s LPF has no resonance (and Steve H likes it that way!) Find out why in his latest insightful exploration into the innovations occurring in the world of synthesis.

Waves Signature Series Specials Easter Sale

With 50% off Waves Trans-X transient shaper plug-in and 60% discount offered on the Waves Signature Series, there's something here for every producer this Easter! Grab the deals while they're hot...

Review: Source Audio Soundblox 2 OFD Guitar microModeler

So, what exactly is the OFD Guitar microModeler? This baby has 12 classic tones in one box, is easy to use and supposedly sounds awesome! We put Toby Pitman on the case to find out more.

Rob Papen Concept Hardware Synth Controller. Coming Soon?

Let go of your mouse! That's the message from music hardware developers, and now the biggest software developers too, as Rob Papen's unveils his vision of a new synth controller: RP-Control.

ATC SCM150ASL PRO Makes Mastering Clear as Day at Jacob’s Well

Grammy nominated mastering engineer, Sangwook ‘Sunny’ Nam, has installed ATC's SCM 150ASL Pro loudspeakers at his studio and ATC want to tell us why he's chosen these!

Review: Cognitone Synfire

Do you need to get a bigger picture or idea of your songs with arrangements and progressions? Then Synfire might be what you're looking for. t explains how it works.