The new Carbon Electra synth plug-in from Plug-In Boutique is a digital beast perfect easy to approach, yet complex for your sound design needs.
Confused about copyright in the music industry? Unsure how similar your song can sound to an existing one before you're infringing upon copyright? Jay Asher explores 5 common beliefs here.
The new Code Series MIDI controllers from M-Audio come in 3 models, all with X/Y controllers, 16 velocity sensitive, assignable pads, highly playable keyboard and much more.
Now here's something that looks really innovative for mixing engineers and producers alike: Waves' news Cobalt Sapphire plug-in helps you shape the harmonics in your mixes for greater cohesion.
Kieran Krohn sat down with award-winning Australian producer and DJ, Jamie Stevens, to find out more about his production studio workflows and collaborations with John Digweed and Nick Muir.
Russian programmer and artist, Alexander Zolotov, has unveiled a brand new project called the Quantum VJ. Described as a wearable, 'glitch-style audio visualiser'. And it's very cool.
Learn how to build your own wireless, visual metronome that flashes along (multi-coloured) to your music in a DAW with MIDI out. Liam Lacey uses Processing, Spark Core and a bit of DIY magic.
E-RM want you to forget about sloppy slave machine delays, unreliable MIDI sync, and terrible timing troubles in your music gear setup. Their Multiclock wants to be the ultimate MIDI, DIN, Sync box.
The Roadie is both a guitar and bass string winder and tuner. It's rechargeable and automatic and syncs with smart phones... but just how useful is it? Andy Bowen puts it through a tight test.
Following on from his article on how modes are constructed, Matt Vanacoro explains how you can utilize the major modes in your improvisation and melodic compositions. Music theory made easy.
mmag.ru's cover of Sweet Dreams by the Eurythmics using the teenage engineering Pocket Operator's is both a great live performance and a demo of what the POs can do.
In this first "Grammofon" from Elektron, there's a strictly limited one-off pressing of 300 copies containing 3 songs from Plaid all related with Elektron Analog Rytm.
There's three Gitchee instruments currently on offer from Audiomodern, and they're pleased to let us know all three have received free updates that go beyond interface changes.
If you're in the market for a loud, clean, compact speaker system for your next live performance or for a venue, then the Cerwin-Vega P1000X speakers will grab your attention as Joe Albano finds out.
Nobody is perfect, even you! So, when you next make a mistake when recording audio in Logic Pro X, don't give yourself a hard time. Instead these tips on overdubbing and auto-punch by Matt Vanacoro.