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Interview: Composer Walter Mair on The List and Killzone: Mercenary

Ivor Novello nominated & Telly award winning composer Walter Mair is the creator of scores for feature films and AAA video game titles, like Killzone. In this interview he talks gear, tech and more.

Making Trap Music Drum Fills in Reason

The Trap music genre is constantly evolving... and in his second tutorial on this musical style, G. W. Childs shows you how to make Trap style drum fills in Propellerhead Reason with download project.

Native Instruments Introduces RESONANT BLAZE Expansion for MASCHINE 2.0

If you're a Maschine user and you've probably grabbed version 2.0 software! If you haven't yet, here's a good reason: NI have released Resonant Blaze bass music expansion for Maschine 2.0.

Incorporating your iOS Synth into your Ableton Live Projects

With the multitude of synths available for iOS, making music on an iPad or iPhone has never been easier. But how do you incorporate these into your Ableton Live setup? Tadhg Leonard shows how.

Universal Audio Announces Fairchild Tube Limiter Plug-In Collection

Featuring the Classic Fairchild 660 and 670 Tube Limiters, the Fairchild Collection Also Offers New Features For Modern Workflow Applications. And now available on the UAD plug-in and Apollo platform.

Review: Korg Volca Beats

Would you love a little analog in your life? Of course you would!! Korg's Volca series is designed for you! G. W. Childs couldn't resist and gets into Volca Beats in this in-depth review.

Creating Dubstep in Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat, Part 2

In part 2 of this series, Darren Burgos finishes off the DubStep groove we started in part 1 not only completely in Logic Pro X, but exclusively in a single instance of Ultrabeat!

Universal Audio Announces MAAG EQ4 Plug-In for UAD Platform / Apollo Interfaces

Developed by Brainworx, the Maag EQ4 plug-in features 6 bands of EQ and Classic Air Band Control and is now available on the UAD plug-ins platform and for Apollo interfaces. Excited? We are!

Alto Professional Black Series Speakers: Massive Power, Mobile Control

Alto Pro tell us that professional meets practical in their new Black Series speakers Each boast 2400 Watts, wireless control, and an impressive array of useful features. Are these earth-shaking?

Review: Output REV: A New Sonic Palette in Reverse

If you haven't played around with reversed sounds, you've got some satisfying sonic fun coming your way! Hollin Jones puts Output beautifully crafted REV sample instrument to the test.

Making Dubstep in Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat, Part 1

Love it or hate it, making Dubstep wobble basses and the lot can be very fun! In part one of this two-part series, Darren Burgos shows how to create a Dubstep groove in Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat.

RØDE Delivers On-Camera Audio With New VideoMic GO

It's unusual to find good quality mics built into point and shoot cameras. RØDE have a solution with their latest VideoMic GO which promises the convenience of portability with good sound quality.

Steinberg Announces New 6x4 USB Audio Interface: UR44

Where are you going to to find a 24-bit/192kHz USB 2.0 audio interface with 4 Class A D-PRE mic preamps, latency-free DSP monitoring which is available for Mac, PC and iPad? Steinberg of course!

Cultivating Emotion in Your Vocal Recordings and Productions

Producing memorable music is more than writing great lyrics and music, making pristine recordings and mixing the track with precision. Performance, emotion and feeling are crucial for vocals too.

Music Production Tips: Alternating Auto-Pan Effects

How do you get elements in your mix to gel when they clash? Before you ditch the parts read and listen to the examples in this tutorial by Mo Volans as he uses auto-panning to solve this problem.