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Ear Training Apps Review: goodEar Pro and EarBeater for iPad

The holiday period is the perfect time to learn something new or improve your existing skill set. And it's never been easier for us musicians with an iOS device to train our ears.

Why Use Pre Fader Metering in Logic Pro X?

What is Pre Fader Metering? How would it affect your projects in Logic Pro X? Should you care? Jay Asher answers all this and more in this illuminating article.

Review: Volca Bass

Give yourself (and your studio) the gift of analog with the Korg Volca Bass! Having reviewed Volca Keys and Beats, G. W. now reaches the Volca Bass and finds it the most significant of the three.

5 Essential Mixing Tips Every Producer Should Know

When it comes to mixing your musical creations, there's tips and then there's tips... In this article Mike Watkinson shares what he feels are five of the most essential tips you need to know.

Novation Bass Station II Performance Video ft. thesecondwall

Showing you what can be done with a Novation Bass Station II, thesecondwall performs TenEleven (a free track available on SoundCloud). Check out the video to see what a Bass Station II is capable of.

Major Update to Logic Pro X 10.0.5

Wow! Apple have been busy updating the latest version of Logic Pro X 10.0.5 with tons of tasty new improvements and enhancements across the board. This could easily be 10.1!!

Review: touchAble 2 Ableton Live iOS Controller

With the revamped TouchAble 2 on your iPad/iPhone device prove to be the perfect Ableton Live touch controller? Tadhg Leonard leaves no stone unturned in this extensive review.

Native Instruments Introduces HALCYON SKY Expansion for MASCHINE 2.0

Winter is the perfect time for downtempo rhythms and atmospheric, ambient electronica. We're guessing that's why Native Instruments have released their Halcyon Sky Maschine Expansion pack now.

Harnessing Session Automation In Live 9

Session Automation is one of the big features in Ableton Live 9 and as Noah Pred demonstrates is something you should be using both in the studio and during live performance.

Save on iZotope Software with their Holiday Bundles

If Santa makes music using software, I'm sure he'd stop mid-flight and look twice at the tasty bundles on offer from iZotope! And there's lots of bundles to choose from...

Extreme Sound Processing in Cubase 7.5

If you’re looking for a grittier edge for your productions, Cubase has all the tools you need! Hollin Jones is on hand to show you how.

Arturia Announces Amazing 50% Discount on V Collection 3.0

Do you fancy grabbing 10 multi-award winning Arturia software instruments at a 50% discount? The you've come to the right place!

Sampling In Maschine V2

Sampling in Maschine just got a lot easier with the subtle new features in version 2.0. In this tutorial, Mo Volans takes you through sampling from start to finish using Maschine.

Native Instruments Launches HIGH-OCTANE HOLIDAYS Giveaway

Now their Thanksgiving promotion has ended, Native Instruments are back with something even sweeter! Until December 31 there are a couple of awesome gifts available.

5 Essential Synths for Deep Bass Sounds

What makes a sound fat? You could say loud bass, but is that really all there is to it? Why is it that some synthesizers are massive and some sound thin? Darren Burgos explores the deeper synths.