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Dope Matrix: Virtual Modular Synth for Live 9

The word "modular" is hot on the web these days. So, it's not surprising that a modular synth would make an appearance in Ableton Live 9. Even better though is the surreal promo video for Dope Matrix.

3 Low Frequency Enhancers to Make Your Tracks Rumble

Sometimes, especially when producing EDM, you just want to add more bass to your tracks. Darren Burgos gets the low-down on 3 capable low frequency enhancer plug-ins, but which one wins?

Get Ready to Perform Live (Logic Pro X to MainStage)

Logic Pro X is one of the most powerful DAWs available, but it isn't the best choice for live performance. Enter Apple's MainStage! Here's how to get tracks from Logic X into MainStage for your gigs.

Sugar Bytes Releases Effectrix for iPad

If you're looking for a way to color up your beats or rhythmic grooves by sequencing effects on iPad... well, Sugar Bytes have the answer: the newly released Effectrix for iPad. Here's the details.

Roland Reveal More with New AIRA Video Teaser

Dear Roland, your AIRA tease videos are working! How many more teasers can we take? In the tease tradition, every new video and pic shows just a little bit more of what we want to see and hear.

How Sound Affects You: Drumming for Health Part 2

In part 2 of this series on drumming, Lynda Arnold continues her exploration of using rhythm for better health. From group drumming to lessons learned from experts, this is a fascinating read.

Review: MONO EFX Series

I'm guessing you love your keyboard controller, Traktor S4, or [insert favorite piece of hardware here]? And when traveling you want to keep your gear safe and comfy, right? Enter MONO EFX bags.

Simple Ways to Diversify Your Music Production Style

Simple ideas can be the most powerful. In this article Gary Hiebner suggests some obvious yet effective ways to diversify your compositions & music productions by implementing other genres & styles.

Review: Spitfire BML Horn Section Vol 1

BML Horns from Spitfire Audio gives you access to French Horn sections beautifully recorded at Air Studios, London. Toby Pitman takes a closer inside this impressive Kontakt instrument.

Scratching for DJs: Clover Tears & the 'Joe Cooley'

Chirp, chirp, swirl, swirl... No, we haven't lost the plot. We're practicing the scratching techniques DJ Sara Simms shows below. Keen to improve your scratching techniques? Read this now.

Dave Smith Instruments Ships Prophet 12 Module Based on Flagship Polysynth

We were excited by its release at the beginning of the year and our excitement continues knowing that the DSI Prophet 12 Module is now shipping!

Review: 8Dio Claire Woodwind (Bundle 10)

Looking for an impressive set of expressive and playable instruments focusing on flute, clarinet and bassoon? You may have encountered 8Dio's Claire Woodwind bundle. Toby Pitman puts it to the test.

20 FREE Patches for NI Razor 1.5

If you use Native Instruments Razor (included in Komplete 9 Ultimate) you'll know what a power-house this synth is. Here's how to super-charge your Razor experience, with 20 free patches for you!

Behind the Scenes at zemaGamez: Making the Music that Made 'Primary' a Game Hit

Alison Cociani & Martin Sitter reveal how they set about creating the music soundtrack for iOS and Android Game, Primary - the latest addictive game hit from zemaGamez.

The Fundamentals of Composing Game Audio

Veteran video game composer, Josh Aker (Infinity Blade) shares his tips on how to make it in the Game Audio industry. If you want to navigate from aspiring composer to getting paid gigs... read this!