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Create Macklemore & Lewis Style Lead with FL Studio 11's Poizone

In this tutorial, sound designer, G. W. Childs, delves into a Macklemore and Lewis track, Can't Hold Us. Using FL Studio 11's Poizone, G.W. shows how to recreate its minimal synth sound.

Air Updates Expansion Pack With AAX Support and Instruments

Compatible with Pro Tools 10 and Pro Tools 11, the new Air Instrument Expansion Pack includes 2.0 enhancements to its 5 core offerings plus 2 additional instruments: Loom and Vacuum Pro.

Interview: Josh Aker on Composing the Music for Infinity Blade 3

How do you create the music for Infinity Blade III: the latest, most visually and sonically stunning game for iOS to date? Composer, Josh Aker, knows the score and reveals all to us in this interview.

Polyrhythmic Programming in Ableton Live 9

There's grooves and then there's grooves. In this tutorial, Ableton Certified Trainer, Noah Pred, shows how to take your Ableton Live 9 groove creations to the next level polyrhythmically.

Twisted Tools Unveil MetaMorph, Sound Designers Rejoice

If you're a musician or sound designer not yet familiar with Twisted Tools... you're about to take a wonderful sonic journey! The good people from Twisted have released MetaMorph. Discover more...

IK Multimedia Announces iRig BlueBoard Wireless MIDI Pedalboard

IK Multimedia have announced the first Bluetooth MIDI pedalboard for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, which aims to give musicians hands-free control over music apps. Read on for more info.

Arturia iSEM Synth Brings Analogue Warmth to iPad

If iSEM by Arturia sounds as good as it looks then this is one app every synth-loving iPad wielding musician should check out. Featuring full iOS 7 & inter-app audio it looks promising.

Faster Than Real-Time Bounce of Multiple Outputs in Pro Tools 11

And Pro Tools users around the world rejoice! Offline bouncing is now possible in Pro Tools 11 and Avid have implemented this feature in a neat and smooth manner. Mike Waktinson breaks it down.

Learn MainStage 3 With macProVideo's New Online Course

So you're married to the awesome synths and effects in Logic Pro and want to take it on the road? Welcome to MainStage 3! macProVideo.com have created incredible online videos to get you performing...

Review: AALTO: Digital Modular Mania

Analog modular synthesis seems to be all the rage right now. And if you're looking for a plug-in to get tinkering in, AALTO could be right up your DAWs street. Noah Pred checks it out.

5 Tips to Get You Rocking with UA ENGL Amplifier Plugins

Looking to rock out when recording or mixing? You may well want to check out Universal Audio's ENGL Amp plug-ins. In this article Rich Tozzoli shares 5 essential tips for these awesome effects.

Review: iMPC for iPhone

Akai have already released an MPC App for your iPad, and their latest app, iMPC, is exclusively for iPhone!! To explore how this app designed for a small screen real estate performs is G. W. Childs.

8 Tips to Propel You into A Mixing Mindset

Daunted by the mixdown stage? Looking for something to add a bit of spark to your process? Hollin Jones is here to get you back on track with these 8 mixing tips for any genre.

umidi: A Custom, Visual DJ Controller Needs Your Support

Have you ever wanted to design a MIDI controller & have it built for you? Then www.umidi.co 's kickstarter project may be right up your street. Read & watch more about this intriguing concept below.

The Return of the Analog Recording Studio

Software plug-ins & DAWs have taken over most music studios. However, analog is making a comeback. Now more than ever, musicians & producers are turning to hardware. But why? GW Childs investigates.