The tech to control your Live set using anything from dedicated hardware to an iPad is now a reality. Tadhg Leonard shows how to create your own Ableton controller using Liine's Lemur for iPad.
Want a top notch sample library? One place to start looking is Wave Alchemy, especially if you're after Kontakt instruments. Toby Pitman checks out the 909/808 based Transistor Revolution.
Just because it's free doesn't mean it isn't valuable! And the same goes for plug-ins! Mike Watkinson finds 10 free plug-in gems for use in Avid's Pro Tools 10 DAW.
The latest version of Propellerhead Reason is here! Mo Volans puts Reason 7's new features through a rigorous test, from parallel channels to the External MIDI instrument and the new REX features.
What makes a piano software instrument stand out from the crowd? Pro user endorsees like Guy Sigsworth? An authentic sound? A realistic and natural response? Toby Pitman discovers all three apply.
Chances are as a Logic Pro user you've used (if not created your own) sampler instruments using the EXS24. In this article Mike Watkinson explores a trusted way to move these to another Mac.
Your iPhone / iPad can help you when it comes to music theory. Lynda Arnold takes a closer look at the how well InTunes and Quiztones test help with training ears for musicians and producers.
Are Reason & Ableton Live a musician's match made in heaven? Quite possibly! In this tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how to rewire both DAWs to get them working in unison together.
Lorne Balfe, Award winning Film & Game Composer (Assassin's Creed 3, Crysis, Batman Begins) talks tech, Cubase & shares game audio tips in this exclusive interview from AskAudio Magazine.
Musicians often rave about analog hardware synths from yesteryear. So, what's it like to really get hands-on with one of the classics, re-imagined? Rishabh Rajan finds a Korg MS-20 on his doorstep.
Want to sit back and let the music happen automatically? Well then, you'll love this tutorial on creating generative music using FXpansion's Tremor and Apple's Logic Pro 9.
Does Akai's EIE Pro audio interface live up to its tough looks and impressive feature list? Mo Volans takes this metallic monster into the review bunker and gives it a thorough work out.
You want a warm, punchy sound, right? We all like that analog tape sound in this digital world. That's why Rich Tozzoli has turned to Universal Audio's Studer A800 for that extra punchy sound!
Why do musical modders love Ableton Live? Simple, because you create your own effect unit racks. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner shows how to create a multiband distortion unit in Ableton Live.
Every once in a while you'll find a producer or musician who has bonded with a certain developer of an instrument, synth or sample library. Jay Asher explores the Back Beat Bass library from Art Vista