The version 1.2 update for Cakewalk's free iPad app, ScratchPad, includes numerous new features, improved user experience, and additional language support. Find out more...
What do you look for when choosing a virtual piano instrument? Well sampled and rich sounds? Efficient CPU performance? Matt Vanacoro finds out if the Kawai-EX Pro meets the grade in this review.
When it comes down to it, a working and functional score with lyrics is great, but one that looks good is even better. Jay Asher shows how to create lyrics nicely in Logic Pro X.
123Creative.com tell us that their new POD4500 is not like any delay effect plug-in we already know. So, what is it? What makes it stand out from the crowd? Is it for you?
Find out why Matt Vanacoro can't hide his smile after testing out the Baby Bottle from Blue Microphones, a cardioid condenser which can be grabbed for less than $500.
Rich Tozzoli takes a hands-on approach to using guitar effects in the box to find out which plug-ins will help you transform your guitar sounds from dry and uninspiring to rich and varied.
If you've never imagined using BFD with concert percussion for film scores and commercial compositions, FXpansion have a treat for you with their new BFD Orchestral expansion pack.
The Popular, affordable PA line from Mackie gets a huge power boost and adds a hard-hitting subwoofer with its latest revision.
Simmons tell us that the name that started it all (themselves!) have announced the next generation of electronic drums in the guise of the SD1500KIT.
Take your music theory (and keyboard skills) to the next level as Lynda Arnold shows some useful ways to play a simple chord progression with two hands, with varying voicings, rhythms and patterns.
You may have seen blend.io if you're interested in a music collaboration network where you can share and collaborate on tracks. Well, blend.io has joined forces with Music Marcom for more exposure.
It doesn't matter what DAW you use. You'll hear advice from others recommending you create templates. Jay Asher is aware you might resist it and explains why you should really consider it!
New company, Surreal Machines, have released a very exciting new pack of Max for Live delay effects called Dub Machines. Check out the video and more about these premium delay effects.
Looking for a new pair of high-quality DJ headphones? Sennheiser's HD8 DJ could be for you. With their modern design and heavy hitting sound, Sara Simms tries them on for size.
Chances are, you're using a Master Fader on your DAW to control the overall mix. If you do, there are a few tips and tricks that can help make the sound leap out of the speakers.