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5 Essential Vocal Recording Tips

The old adage GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) is arguably most important when recording vocals for your music productions. In this article Joe Albano shares 5 essential tips for recording good vocals.

Control WaveDNA’s Liquid Rhythm v1.3.4 with Ableton Push

It's time to combine Liquid Rhythm and Ableton Push. Since the former's 1.3.4 update and the new MIDI script, you can now control the software directly from Push. Check out the video to see more.

triqtraq Updated with Visual Metronome, Sample Kits and More

If you're an existing triqtraq for iOS user, then this free update has lots to be excited about. If you're not familiar with triqtraq, then now is the perfect time to check it out!

Review: Focusrite Red 1 500 Series Preamp

In the quest for a great looking and sounding preamp for his studio, Matt Vanacoro picked up the Focusrite Red 1 500 series... And doesn’t want to let it go. Find out why.

Propellerhead Announces Reason 7.1 Update and Free Synchronous Rack Extension

A new update from Propellerhead brings workflow enhancements and new Rack Extension technology. Plus they've bundled in a pretty cool free RE called Synchronous. Check out the video...

How to Create a David Guetta Style Synth and Beat in NI Massive

Most everyone has heard of David Guetta—one of the most popular DJs and producers in existence today. In this tutorial, Sara Simms shows how to create a basic synth line and beat in his style.

ModeAudio Releases Dust Road, Vintage Loop Pack

There's loops and there's loops, and when it comes to ModeAudio releases, we're happy to report they tend to be high-quality, well crafted loop packs. Here's their info on latest release, Dust Road.

[CLOSED] Your Chance to WIN $10,000+ Worth of Focusrite, Novation, Ableton, KRK and Blue Mics Gear

The Ultimate $10,000 Music Gear Contest! WIN gear from Ableton, Focusrite, Novation, Blue Mics, KRK and macProVideo. You're only 20 survey questions away from your chance to win new studio gear!

Review: Rob Papen Blue II

Rob Papen continues to raise the bar with his software synths and effects, from Predator to SubBoomBass, RP-Verb to RP-Delay. But how does the highly anticipated Blue II measure up?

The Best Max for Live Devices, Part 3

Continuing this series exploring some of the best devices available for Ableton Live 9's Max for Live, Ableton Certified Trainer, Noah Pred, puts Dopplerama and Reverse-esreveR under the microscope.

XILS-lab Launches V2.0 Update to XILS 3 EMS VCS3 Emulation par Excellence

XILS Labs have announced the latest update to their EMS VCS3 portable analogue hardware synth emulation software: XILS 3 V 2.0. Find out all about it here.

Review: Alesis iO Dock II

Who needs a computer anyway? With an iPad and an iO Dock II, Alesis reckons you can do things differently…

Logic Pro X: What’s Up With Articulation IDs And Drummer?

One of the less well documented features in Logic Pro X's Drummer is Articulation ID. In this tutorial-article, Toby Pitman explores it in depth, looking at its benefits and ways it can be improved.

Twisted Tools and Liine Team Up with Morph Board (FREE!)

The Lemur Morph Board, as its name suggests, allows you to easily morph anything. It's a sound designers delight... but don't take our word for it, download it for free from the Twisted Tools blog.

Avid Everywhere Brings New Innovations for Pro Tools Users

Avid shows how new cloud collaboration workflows, online marketplace, and open metadata schema for Pro Tools software will make Avid Everywhere a reality for audio. Some interesting features...