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Review: Songbird Ocarina for iPhone

Ever dreamed of playing the flute on your iPhone? Even if you haven't, check out this review of the FREE Songbird app for iOS and TooT - the mouthpiece. Discover your inner ocarina player!

Building a Basic FM Synth in FM8

Don't be put off by the term, "Frequency Modulation Synthesis"! FM synthesis is extremely powerful and Native Instruments' FM8 makes using it a lot, lot easier.

Combining Serato Video with ITCH

There's a whole lot you can achieve using Serato Video and Serato ITCH. Both powerful tools in themselves, when combined are a killer combination for adding visuals to your live DJ sets.

Getting To Know The Dr.OctoRex’s Slice Edit Mode

The latest version of Propellerhead Reason's Dr.OctoRex contains a nifty slice edit mode. Mo Volans slices and dices with the GUI of this mode to add effective changes to his loops.

Pro Tools Optimization Tip: The Disk Cache Feature

Do away with the 'Disk too slow' message in Pro Tools 10. Rishabh Rajan shows how to optimize your system using the Disk Cache feature to load your entire system into RAM!

Creating Homemade Stutters in Ableton Live

Don't be fooled into thinking this article is for Ableton users only... If you want to manually create glitch and stutter effects in any DAW, check out this concise guide by G. W. Childs.

Converting Scene Markers to Standard Markers in Logic Pro 9

Learn how to make best use of Scene Markers by converting them into markers in Logic Pro 9 with renowned master Logic trainer (and guru!), Jay Asher.

Music Classroom: Enabling Highly Challenged Learners with iPad

Engaging learners in the special needs music classroom is not always easy. Adam Goldberg, teacher at NYCDOE, shows how iPads enable inclusive learning and enjoyment for all students.

Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 5

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. This final part 5 covers putting the finishing touches to your script!

Interview: Erik Norlander on Moog Synths, ASIA and the BMF Synthesis Tutorials

Erik Norlander, keyboardist in Asia spin-off band & massive Moog Evangelist talks music production, playing live with the infamous 'Wall of Doom', and the BMF video course: Foundation of Synthesis.

News: Serato DJ and Pioneer DDJ-SX Announced

Big news for DJs has arrived just before BPM 2012 kicks off in UK. Serato announce Serato DJ - promises the best feature set for all-in-one Controllers. Pioneer announce DDJ-SX: first for Serato DJ.

Introduction To Scripting in Kontakt, Part 4

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. Part 4 covers interface basics. Read the next part on The Hub tomorrow!

Review: Native Instruments Maschine MK2

Native Instruments have released a new colorful upgrade to the super popular Maschine hardware controller. Mo Volans explores all the new software and hardware features that make up Maschine Mk II.

Optimizing Ableton Live's Operator for Live Performance

If you have the Ableton Live Suite it's worth taking advantage of Operator. Tadhg Leonard demonstrates how to optmize this impressively powerful synth for Iive performance.

Introduction to Scripting In Kontakt, Part 3

In this 5 Part MPVHub Series, Toby Pitman explores the wonderful world of scripting in Native Instruments' Kontakt sampler. Part 3 goes deeper into variables. Read the next part on The Hub tomorrow!