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Review: PreSonus Notion 4 Scoring Software

Those who score music usually reach for Sibelius or Finale. However, PreSonus have recently acquired Notion, which at version 4, looks set to provide a capable alternative. Lynda Arnold checks it out.

Logic Pro X Score Editor: The Best Yet

The jury is most definitely in about Logic Pro X, and the overall reaction is very positive. One of the areas to receive some love from Apple was the Score Editor! Peter Schwartz takes a closer look.

Review: Korg Volca Keys

Probably the most talked about analog synths in 2013 are from Korg. G. W. Childs wasted no time getting hands on with the Volca Keys, which at under $150 is a steal, but how does it sound and perform?

Ableton Live 9: Using Dummy Clips For FX Control

Make the most of those versatile dummy clips in Ableton Live 9 with this creative tip by Tadhg Leonard. Learn how to use them for advanced control of your effects via different launch modes.

Soundation Studio in Google+ Hangouts Kicks Off Social Music Creation

The Swedish based makers behind Soundation Studio today have introduced the first social remix contest with video collaboration. Interested how this works? We are too.

Review: Ambiscience for iPhone: Alter Your Brainwaves Through Sound

In our continuing series of using sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold returns with a review of Ambiscience for iPhone: a powerful app capable of altering your brainwaves using binaural beats.

macProVideo Release Logic Pro X 109: Core Training– The Score Editor

Watch this Logic Pro X Score Editor course – by Peter “SKI” Schwartz – and you’ll be notating your scores, making parts and creating lead sheets before you can say fortissimo! Really!!

Review: Yamaha MT-220 Studio Headphones

Good quality headphones tend to last a lifetime... so a good, comfy pair of cans make for a good investment. G. W. Childs tries on the Yamaha MT-220 studio headphones for size and reports back...

Universal Audio Releases API Vision Channel Strip for UAD Powered Plug-Ins

Featuring Five Classic API Modules, the Vision Channel Strip by Universal Audio Provides the Punch, Presence, and Color of API’s Flagship Console. Find out more in UA's press release.

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.