What to do if you want lush, powerful, organic pads, strings, keys and synths in the vein of the much vaunted Korg PS-3200 analog synth? Cluster Sounds' Pathos Live Pack might well be the answer.
Generating patterns, drum beats & fills in Ableton Live has never been so satisfyingly easy, thanks to K-Devices M4L MIDI device: Autobeat. G W Childs puts this 8x 16-step sequencer device to the test
Freely available Cubase iC Air unleashes new level of control, freedom & flexibility within Cubase 7 & Cubase Artist 7 when interacting with Leap Motion Controller or Intel systems.
Do you use suspended chords, 7ths, 9ths, 11ths and 13ths in your compositions? They might feel harder to use than triads in your compositions, but Lynda Arnold is here to show you how.
Metallic textures may conjure up cold, clanging or industrial soundscapes in your mind. There's more to metal in NI's latest Kontakt sample-based instrument as Noah Pred discovers.
The December Issue of AskAudio Mag (print edition) is packed full of the impressive tutorials, reviews and interviews for the discerning digital musician. It is your last chance to grab your copy now!
Creating a smooth transition between songs isn't just about beat matching. Sara Simms shows how to approach harmonic mixing (where two tracks are in related keys) to create a super smooth DJ mix.
The good people at Apogee are offering as much as 50% off their Thunderbolt audio interface when purchased with Symphony I/O. There's plenty of configurations of Symphony IO | ThunderBridge to choose!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!