In part 2 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold shares two-handed exercises for keyboard and much more!
There's a growing numbers of classic, hardware modeled delay plug-ins to satisfy most tastebuds. Noah Pred finds out how Ableton's Dub Machines device fares and, more importantly, how good it sounds.
Looking for an amp simulation that'll blow you away with its pristine audio quality, modelled amps and cabinets and excellent presets? Matt Vanacoro finds out if Kemper's offering does the trick.
Get your tips and tricks hats on with these excellent Reason tips for MIDI musicians from Reason maestro Hollin Jones.
Get some sweetly sampled vintage synths and drum machines direct inside Maschine with Native Instruments' new Circuit Halo expansion pack. There's also a micro version for iMaschine too!
You may have caught our (very popular) news article last week on the upcoming Tuna Knobs which brings physical knobs to your touchscreen! Now you can help make it a reality through Kickstarter.
Music hardware is officially back in fashion. If you're looking for your next (or first) hardware synth, but want to go easy on your wallet or purse, check out these 4 synths for under $500 USD.
Are you just screeching the surface of Native Instruments' Traktor? Well, it's time to dig deeper and take your DJing skills to the next level, courtesy of Sara Simms.
It's time to rejoice... Developed by Softube, Legendary Tonelux Tilt EQ and Valley People Dynamics Processor are now available on the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform!
Perhaps not considered as one of the top DAWs available, Tracktion holds its own on many levels'¦ Weighing in at sub $60 USD Tracktion is easy to use thanks to its single screen interface.
The newest DAW on the block, Bitwig Studio, has some nifty features and effects to help you take your tracks through the mixing process. Mo Volans shares ten top tips for the mixing stage.
Audiffex have released the next version of ampLion Pro for AAX, AU, RTAS and VST3 hosts. Plenty of sweet features for those looking to provide software simulation of guitar amplifiers and effects.
You'll see more inputs than its smaller sibling, the UR22, but the real power of the Steinberg UR44 is found in what you don't see. Matt Hepworth puts the UR44 to the test.
Grab your guitar, launch Pro Tools and get the Eleven plug-in on screen now! Joe Albano takes us through 5 meaty tips for using this excellent guitar amp simulator from Avid.
Grab yourself 50 high-quality cinematic impact... for FREE, thanks to the generous folks over at 99Sounds.com. Listen to demos from the sample library below.