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Output Sounds Releases New REVerse Instrument

When we first heard about Output Sounds new REV instrument with over 14GB of beautifully crafted reverse sounds, we were excited. Find out more about this glorious creation & watch the video below.

Randomizing Effects and Devices with the Max For Live Device Randomizer

There's something so satisfying about randomly stumbling upon sounds and fx you'd never have consciously created. Gary Hiebner shows how to use the Randomizer Max for Live device to good effect.

Review: Akai MAX25 Keyboard Controller

At first glance you may think Akai's MAX25 is just another standard MIDI Controller... you'd be mistaken! G. W. Childs discovers all the interesting possibilities with this cute & capable controller!

UVI Ups Retro and Contemporary Beat Production Ante with Urban Suite

Get gritty, get street with these 5 new software instruments from UVI, designed to quench your thirst for all things urban. Check out the video below showcasing this beat-driven collection...

Capturing the Arpeggiator Output in Logic Pro X

One of the most impressive improvements in Logic Pro X is the addition of MIDI FX plug-ins, in particular the Arpeggiator. In this tutorial Darren Burgos reveals two ways to capture its actual output.

MIDI 2.0? Next Steps and MIDI Alternatives for Musicians

30 years on and MIDI is alive and kicking. But what about the next 30 years? What about current and future alternatives? G. W. Childs investigates the emerging technology for musicians.

Pentode Audio and 123creative.com Releases Vacuum Tube Triode Warmer TRW-1

Fancy a bit of warmth this winter? 123creative.com have partnered with Pentode audio engineers released Vacuum tube triode warmer TRW-1. What does that mean for you? Read on to find out more.

How Sound Affects You: Protecting your Hearing

What is a musician's most important body part? Voice? Fingers? Arms? Feet?? Nope! Your ears! And, these vital tools need protecting even more than our precious studio gear. Lynda Arnold explains.

9 Essential Travel Tips for DJs

DJs live very transitory lives. Make no mistake, being a DJ can involve lots of waiting at airports, waiting in hotels, waiting everywhere! Noah Pred offers 9 tips to take the chore out of traveling.

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Native Instruments' The Giant

Put away your mics and forget about hiring that upright acoustic piano (for now!)... Native Instruments' The Giant piano instrument is here to provide a realistic alternative as Hollin Jones find out.

FCP X to Logic Pro X, The Fine Print

You may have heard it's possible for Logic Pro X to read FCPXML! Ben Balser explores the best ways possible to create a successful workflow between Apple's pro video and audio workstations.

Matt Vanacoro on Music, Tech and iOS for Musicians

Matt is a distinguished educator and lecturer at state and national conferences on music technology & education. He's got a wealth of experience playing with famous musicians and consulting in MI.

IK Multimedia Announces iLoud: Wireless Portable Speakers for Musicians

Now musicians can get studio monitor quality sound and power everywhere from a compact wireless portable stereo speaker. Have IK Multimedia come up with the perfect Christmas gift for musicians?

Better Kick and Bass Combos With Waves, Brainworx and WavesFactory

In this article Darren Burgos examines three third party plug-ins that use frequency ducking to attain a better sounding kick/bass combination. Waves, Brainworx and WaveFactory are in the lab.

Tips for Recording and Mixing Nylon String Guitars

Perhaps the most important difference between between non-electric guitars are the string type: steel or nylon. In this article, Rich Tozzoli offers 8 tips on recording nylon string based guitars.