Logic Pro X 10.1 has a new button for selecting track-based or region-based automation. But which one should you be using and why? Darren Burgos tells you the way it is and shares tips along the way.
Pittsburgh Modular wants keyboardists and guitarists to get into the modular, patching vibe. And their newly released Patch Box looks set to do just that!
There's new Nord Keyboards out! The Stage 2 EX series come complete with 1 GB memory for the Nord Piano Library with a new ultra-lightweight hammer action portable HP76 model.
Following on from the tutorial on techniques for strengthening melody and motif during composition, Jay Asher shows how to identify specific intervals using popular songs.
"If Ableton Live and Bitwig studio had a secret lovechild, eraserMice's ProSession would likely be the godfather'¦' - Isotonik Studios. Now you can see Session View & Arrange View in one Live 9 window.
Tascam tell us the new TM-80 studio condenser microphone brings the big studio sound at a price anyone can afford. It's internal circuitry is designed for low noise and distortion too...
If you're looking for a microphone to attach to a pair of Master & Dynamic headphones, then your first port of call will probably be their Boom Mic. Hollin Jones finds out just how well it performs.
This video from Bobina shows that Djing is not just about getting hands-on and pushing faders, knobs and buttons'¦ um, in fact, apparently it doesn't have to be about getting hands-on at all!!
The latest DJ player from Pioneer looks similar to the popular CDJ-2000s. However, the XDJ-1000 does away with the CD drive and focuses to future-looking, rekordbox users and more.
When it comes to arranging your track in Ableton Live there are a number of useful tips you can employ to convert some great ideas into a great finished tune. Noah Pred shares his strategies.
The new Beatpad 2 from Reloop is a cross platform controller, made for iPad, Android & Mac. It also plays nice with Algorridim's DJAY 2 mixing software. Full details below.
Promising a new 'beat production experience', the new controller bundle collaboration between WaveDNA and ICON certainly gets our beat taste buds salivating. And it's only $139!
A new Maschine expansion has been released from the good folk at Native Instruments. Astral Flutter has a contemporary and abstract hip hop feel and includes Maschine 2 drum synths & Massive presets.
Hot on the heels of the hugely popular ISA One, Focusrite has now released the two-channel ISA Two. I used it for a week in my studio and was not surprised at all that I loved the results.
Korg tell us their new Havian30 digital piano, complete with Advanced Arranger features is powerful and stylish and the complete musical ensemble for the home musician.