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Making MIDI Editing in Pro Tools Easier

While Pro Tools is not traditionally known for its MIDI editing capabilities, version 10 and now 11 have brought it on leaps and bounds. Mike Watkinson checks out how to make the most of its tools.

IK Multimedia's iRig PRO, the "All in One" Audio/MIDI Interface (iPhone, iPad, Mac)

IK Multimedia are no strangers to creating goodies for musicians. iRig PRO allows recording musicians to connect microphones, guitars, line instruments or MIDI devices. Find out more in their words...

Native Instruments introduces iMASCHINE Artist Expansions

You've been turning out tracks on iMaschine but need more sounds? Fortunately, Native Instruments have released a new set of Artist Expansions from well known producers to keep you going strong.

Logic Pro X MIDI FX Tutorial: Low CPU, High Creativity

Getting unique sounds and effects out of Logic Pro X doesn't have to mean taxing your Mac's CPU. G. W. Childs shows how to make use of the new MIDI FX plug-ins to get creating wherever you are.

UVI brings back ’60s and ’70s sampled sound for free with Mello

Going retro is all the rage these days in the world of art, fashion and of course music. Popular French software producer, UVI, have prepared some tasty sounds for those looking to go back in time.

Review: Alesis QX61 Keyboard

On the face of it the Alesis QX61 appears to be just another MIDI controller keyboard with knobs, sliders and pads. But, is there more to the QX61 than meets the eye? Mike Watkinson finds out.

Logic Pro X 10.0.3: Another Fix

Hot off the heels of the second speedy update for Logic Pro X comes another. The Logic team sure are spending a lot of time tweaking and optimising Apple's flagship DAW.

Review: Traktor Kontrol Z1

Whether you DJ on iOS or Mac/PC, NI's range of Traktor apps is likely to fit your cueing needs. Is their latest controller, Traktor Kontrol Z1, going to fit your needs? Hollin Jones finds out.

8 Essential Tips for Mastering in iZotope Ozone 5

Mastering (turning your demos into radio friendly, polished tracks) can be a breeze with iZotope's Ozone 5. Hollin Jones reveals 8 essential tips to help make you more proficient in Ozone.

Review: Nuendo 6: Steinberg's Audio Post-Production Workhorse

With Cubase 7 being a powerhouse of a DAW, some might ask how Steinberg's Nuendo can better it. Matt Loel T. Hepworth examines all of Nuendo 6's new features and compares it to Cubase 7.

Are You Ready to Take The Music Studio Challenge?

Writer's block affects musicians and producers too. If you feel you're going round in circles it make be time to take a different approach and challenge yourself. Gary Hiebner shares 3 tips to help.

Review: Wave Alchemy Synth Drums

Some sounds never seem to go out of fashion. The classic 808 and 909 kits are great examples, and rather than sampling these sounds, Wave Alchemy have synthesized them as Noah Pred discovers.

Reason 7: Creating REX Files

The REX format changed the face of music production back in its day and now Propellerhead have given it new life with the ability to create and edit this sliced up format directly in Reason 7.

PreSonus Studio One 2.6 Adds New Integration Features

Studio One 2.6 is here and PreSonus tell us the latest version adds new integration with StudioLive, AI-series mixers and SoundCloud. Find out more about the other enhancements in their press release.

Interview: BT Talks Music Tech and The Future of Rhythmic Programming

BT, arguably one of the most phenomenal composers, musicians & performers of our time, joined us to chat about his life in music, the tools he uses, plug-ins & his new album, A Song Across Wires.