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Interview: ROLI, on the Seaboard GRAND: The Future of The Keyboard

Pad controllers have really pushed the boundaries for musical expression and performance. Now ROLI look to push the music keyboard interface into the future with Seaboard GRAND,

New Mappable Buttons in Ableton Live 9

Live 9 includes some helpful extra buttons around the main interface. In this article G. W. Childs IV outlines these new mappable buttons and how they can take your Live experience up a level.

Using External MIDI Devices in Reason 7

Possibly the most talked about of the new features in Reason 7 is its ability to hook up external MIDI devices. G. W. Childs checks out the connectivity and finds out how well it has been implemented.

Importing Audio and MIDI from Maschine to Logic Pro

Maschine is so deep you could happily work only with it... but, there'll probably come a time when you want to move your patterns and sounds into a DAW. Mo Volans shows how to do this with Logic Pro.

Tapping Tempo into Mainstage

You may be surprised to learn how easy it is to change the tempo of your songs on the fly in Apple's MainStage. Well, it's easy if you know how, and David Earl shares his tap tempo know-how here.

10 Tried and Tested Traktor DJ for iPad Tips

It’s just you up there, making the crowd groove... with just your iPad! Native Instruments’ Traktor DJ for iPad is powerful indeed! In this Hollin Jones shares 10 excellent tips for Traktor DJ users.

Creating a Liine Lemur Template for Ableton Live

The tech to control your Live set using anything from dedicated hardware to an iPad is now a reality. Tadhg Leonard shows how to create your own Ableton controller using Liine's Lemur for iPad.

Review: Transistor Revolution by Wave Alchemy

Want a top notch sample library? One place to start looking is Wave Alchemy, especially if you're after Kontakt instruments. Toby Pitman checks out the 909/808 based Transistor Revolution.

10 Free Plug-ins for Pro Tools 10

Just because it's free doesn't mean it isn't valuable! And the same goes for plug-ins! Mike Watkinson finds 10 free plug-in gems for use in Avid's Pro Tools 10 DAW.

Review: Propellerhead Reason 7

The latest version of Propellerhead Reason is here! Mo Volans puts Reason 7's new features through a rigorous test, from parallel channels to the External MIDI instrument and the new REX features.

Review: Pianoteq 4, The Future of Virtual Pianos Has Arrived

What makes a piano software instrument stand out from the crowd? Pro user endorsees like Guy Sigsworth? An authentic sound? A realistic and natural response? Toby Pitman discovers all three apply.

Moving Logic Pro EXS24 Sampler Instruments from One Mac to Another

Chances are as a Logic Pro user you've used (if not created your own) sampler instruments using the EXS24. In this article Mike Watkinson explores a trusted way to move these to another Mac.

iOS Music Theory Apps: Ear Training with InTune and Quiztones

Your iPhone / iPad can help you when it comes to music theory. Lynda Arnold takes a closer look at the how well InTunes and Quiztones test help with training ears for musicians and producers.

The Perfect Combination? Rewire Ableton Live and Reason

Are Reason & Ableton Live a musician's match made in heaven? Quite possibly! In this tutorial, G. W. Childs shows how to rewire both DAWs to get them working in unison together.

Interview: Lorne Balfe, Composer: Assassin's Creed 3, Girl Rising, Crysis, Batman Begins

Lorne Balfe, Award winning Film & Game Composer (Assassin's Creed 3, Crysis, Batman Begins) talks tech, Cubase & shares game audio tips in this exclusive interview from AskAudio Magazine.