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Review: Apogee Jam 96k

The original Apogee Jam was a breakthrough device for iOS musicians, it allowed guitarists to record cleanly and digitally into the 30-pin port. How does the newest iteration measure measure up?

Using Logic Pro EXS24 Sampler Instruments in GarageBand

If like many of us, you like to go back and forth between Logic and GarageBand, then this tip is a keeper. Learn how to use the EXS24 sampler instruments from Logic in GarageBand for Mac!

How to Make Money From Music: Selling Your Band Merchandise

So you're playing music you love, maybe releasing an album and building a fan base. But how to make money? Keith Crusher shares some profitable tips to help you turn a profit with band merchandise.

UAD 7.5 Update Arrives with New Enhancements and Unison Tech for Apollo

Featuring Unison technology for Apollo mic preamps, full AAX 64 support for Mac, and OS X Mavericks compatibility, UAD software 7.5 has arrived. Plus get a 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ plug-in... free!

Preview Video: Olav Basoski Rockin Bitwig Studio

Watch House legend, Olav Basoski, rip up his Saturday evening in the studio using Bitwig. Great tune, and excellent looking (and sounding) new DAW on the scene.

Music Production Tip: Breaking Down Difficult Melodies

G. W. Childs shares a useful tip for how to break down tricky melodies (maybe your own or from a song you've heard) using your DAW to help you learn how to play it more easily.

Universal Audio Releases Dangerous BAX EQ Plug-In Collection for UAD Platform

Developed by Brainworx, Dangerous BAX's plug-in “finishing EQ” offers world-class sonics, unique frequency curves and features... all for UAD-2 and Apollo workstations.

Cakewalk Releases Z3TA+ iOS Music Synth for iPad

The iPad revolution is happening, albeit at a steady, measured pace. Soon all the most important synths and effects plugins will be available for our favorite tablet! And CakeWalk's Z3TA+ is now too.

Review: Hands On the Line 6 StageScape M20d

If you're in the market for a digital mixer that's easy to use, with enough options for customization too, then Line 6's StageScape M20d is worth your attention. Mat Vanacoro gives it a full test.

Link Cubase and Reason 7 with ReWire

Despite Reason being such a powerhouse all by itself (and with the help of some excellent Rack Extensions) there's still times you might want to ReWire it to another DAW. Hollin Jones shows how .

Positive Grid Brings BIAS Amplifier Modeler to iPhone

Positive Grid's iOS BIAS amplifier simulator has come to iPhone! It was a hit in iPad form and this version has "optimized" features over its big brother.

Review: Korg Gadget

Despite the excellence of Audiobus, switching between apps on iOS to create music can be a drag. Wouldn't it be nice if there was one app with a good range of synths inside? Enter Korg Gadget.

Staying Ahead of Your CPU Using Flatten in Ableton Live

We all love using big, resource hungry synth and effects plug-ins... but they come with a cost. Or do they? G.W Childs shares a quick tip to keep your Live sessions running smooth no matter what.

Camel Audio Releases Iceland Sound Library for Alchemy

Imagine the otherworldly atmospheres that Iceland (the country) evokes in you. Now cross that with Came Audio's Alchemy for desktop and mobile and you'll find this new sound library of interest.

Focusrite Dream Recording Competition and Studio Console Documentary

If you get the chance to record your band with Grammy award-winning Guy Massey at the world famous AIR Studios, would you turn it down? Of course not! Enter the Focusrite contest for your big chance.