Grammy-nominated musician, producer & technologist, BT, offers an interesting explanation on why music software can't replace music hardware using Laurie Spiegel video performance as inspiration.
If you want to learn new music more quickly and more accurately than ever before and you have a Mac and/or iOS device, then Capo 3 and Capo Touch could be just what you didn't know you needed.
Having explored emerging areas of "healing" and "wellness" in her 'How Sound Affects Us' series, Lynda Arnold now explores how sound and vibration can be used to create pain with violent ends in mind.
Brainwash is a visualiser for Max For Live that offers you the chance to creatively add audio/visual elements to your Ableton Live sets that are immersive, heavily tactile and deeply psychedelic.
Based on the Korg DW-8000 (popular analog-digital hybrid 80s synth), Cluster Sounds new DWave is a sample pack designed for Ableton Live with some lovely sampled recordings.
There seems to be a high-quality Kontakt instrument for most instruments, and Crypto Cipher want to make sure the tabla is well represented too. Lynda Arnold put this library through its paces.
Wanna create some realistic fills for your drum track'¦ don't have a real drummer? Don't have quick fingers to play patterns live via a keyboard? Logic Pro X's Drummer is here to help.
Building up to NAMM comes a rather exciting announcement from Expert Sleepers. Their new FH-1 "faderhost" Eurorack module connects USB MIDI controllers to a modular synth. Watch the videos below.
Stories suggest Akai's analog drum machine, Rhythm Wolf, has divided user opinions to the extreme. Not one to shy away from controversy G.W. Childs reviews this drum machine from a neutral position.
Beats: we all create them'"some better than others'¦ Sound Designer, G. W. Childs is here to share 8 tips to help you create better beats for your tracks, whatever DAW you use.
Since the year dot, human beings have enjoyed created visuals to compliment sonic landscapes. Now using an oscilloscope Jerobeam Fenderson is creating 3D animations generated by sound waves.
After the successful launch of the original Xkey CME have a new model. The Xkey37 features velocity sensitive keys, polyphonic aftertouch, pitch bend, modulation and enhanced MIDI functionality.
Cakewalk tell us their new Sonar product lineup features unparalleled features and innovative new ways to buy and own software. Yes, we're talking a membership model, but you can own for life too...
The DS-1 from Livid Instruments will likely appeal to both professional and home studio producers and DJs as a mixing console that has enough pots and buttons to hold its own. G.W. checks it out.
Whether you're recording or mixing, Universal Audio's UAD plugin system not only provides excellent sounding plugins, but also dedicated DSP to host them! Here's some tips to make them work better!