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A Creative Approach to Music Production: The 5-Minute Trick

Whether you're writing an opera, composing a pop song or constructing an EDM anthem, it's important to have your muse on your side. G. W. Childs shares a quick trick to keep your creativity flowing.

Learn All About Recording Sound with AskVideo

Recording is easy, right? Just hit the button and BOOM, you’re an engineer! But what is actually happening? Watch this course by Joe Albano and learn the science of recording!

Shooting Low Budget Multi-Cam Videos for Live Shows and Music Videos

Once you've completed your track, got it mixed and mastered and are ready to perform it, shooting a music video can help to promote it. Keith Crusher looks at the options on a budget.

Ableton and Soniccouture Release New Live Pack: Mallets

What do you get when you cross one of the most innovative DAWs ever and the masters of multi-sampling? Take a listen to the instantly playable new pack, Mallets and check it out on Ableton.com.

Native Instruments THE FUTURE OF DJING video series, Part 2

Techno icons, Pan-Pot talk about how the concept of the DJ set is shifting, and how live remixing has become an essential part of their own unique style... a good watch for all DJs.

Review: u-he Zebra2

Interested in a synth plug-ins which not only sounds great, but allows you to draw your own waveforms? u-he's Zebra2 aims to please as Sara Simms discovers.

Processing and Manipulating Audio Loops in Adobe Audition

As well as being a multitrack recorder, Adobe's Audition is a very capable audio editor with some useful features to help you edit and manipulate audio loops. Gary Hiebner shows how!

Waves Releases Dave Clark EMP Toolbox

Ever wondered what plug-ins and settings "The Baron of Techno" (Dave Clark) uses to construct his heavy beats and floor-filling electronic mixes? All is revealed in this new pack from Waves.

Review: Audient iD22 USB Audio Interface

What do you get when a company best known for its high-end studio consoles and monitoring solutions makes a USB audio interface and monitoring box? Hollin Jones finds out.

9 Essential Cubase Mastering Tips

Hollin Jones demonstrates how you can add that extra spit and shine to your finished mixes using Cubase's built-in tools.

Flux Releases IRCAM SPAT v3 for AAX/AU/VST

Flux completes migration to v3 with the release of SPAT v3 adding support for AVID AAX and 64 bit systems.

Review: Olympus LS-12, High-Quality, Portable Field Recorder

Will Olympus' LS-12 field recorder appeal to the serious and price conscious musician and engineer? Hollin Jones finds out if this lightweight, well-built option excels in its sound quality too.

Melodic Step Sequencing with Ableton Push

The Ableton Push just keeps on giving. Not only is it a perfect companion in the studio and live for drum programming and note entry, it can also satisfy your melodic step sequencing desires.

MOTU Announces Three New High-End Audio Interfaces

The new 1248, 8M and 16A audio interfaces from MOTU offer Thunderbolt, mixing and audio networking. Find out more below.

Review: sE X1 T Condenser Microphone

Looking for a large diaphragm condenser microphone to bring that classic valve sound into your productions? Want it to be affordable too? Could sE Microphones' X1 T be the perfect fit for your studio?