So you're writing melodies and motifs that sound good... how can you improve these? How to make them sound better and work better in your songs? Jay Asher has some advice to share.
The World Health Organization has confirmed what we feared... a large proportion of us listen to music on headphones at damaging volume levels. Here's the results rounded up and safety advice too.
If you want to take your DJing laptop in a safe and sturdy bag or want to protect your Maschine, Mixtrack Pro II, APC40, Pioneer DJ-S8 or other DJ hardware on your next flight, UDG have you covered.
There's not just one video here, but three, showing how a pair of turntables can be transformed to create beautiful geometric spirograph art. This brings a new meaning to the term, "turntablism".
Ever wanted to try different syncopated rhythms but didn't know where or how to start? PolyRhythm app for iPhone and iPad to the rescue! Lynda Arnold tests it for composition and as a learning tool.
Tom Salta, GANG Award for best original soundtrack for Halo Spartan Assault, and composer and producer of countless AAA Games, Films and TV shows shares his game scoring tips and tricks.
Fancy a selection of gorgeously crafted, dark and twisted sampler pack for Hip-Hop, Dubstep and R&B? Of course you do! It's simple. Just sign up for free or login and download our 20 dark REX loops.
Curious how you can hack existing instruments and an Arduino to create your own MIDI Synth Guitar? Gr4yhound has done just that and rocks it out in this impressive video demo.
Put some 80s Synth Pop Inspired Sounds into Maschine thanks to Native Instruments' first foray into this genre as a Maschine Expansion pack. There's also presets for Massive, Reaktor Prism and more.
Accessories to improve the sound quality and our listening experience from digital devices is being tackled by Uamp. It's tiny, looks the size of a large coin and retails for $just 50.
Wondering how to get your guitars to cut through the mix better... or even fit in better? Rich Tozzoli shares these tips on how to remove the low end to make everything sound better.
Good news from Berlin! Ableton have recently released version 9.2 of Ableton Live for public BETA. There's plenty to get excited about for Push and Live users alike. Check out the overview below.
If you haven't already seen this parody video trailer for DK Wh1pla$h (Whiplash) from the good folk at Nacho Punch, then drop everything you're doing and check it out. It's time to become a DJ...
There's lots of string libraries to choose from but not many include muted samples. Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino provides IRs for convolution reverbs to simulate the muted sound you're after.
Creating an identity, persona, shadow (whatever you wish to call it) is as integral to your musical expression as it is to your audience's perception and enjoyment of you. GW Childs explores it here.