As musicians, producers, (or many creatives) tell us, writer's block is a feared stated. However, it doesn't have to be as Josh Aker, composer for the Infinity Blade series of iOS games explains.
Rishabh Rajan is a prolific controllerist these days. Armed with a MIDI Fighter Twister, he performs a mini-mashup of Katy Perry tunes and shows how to create any mashup using grid based controller.
ModeAudio are continuing to churn out quality presets and loops, and their latest loop pack is for Trap enthusiasts. 120 audio Loops, 120 MIDI patterns and 43 drum hits.
Native Instruments' much admired Traktor DJ for iPhone and iPad has been updated to version 1.4. Alongside many improvements is integration with Mixcloud which allows for easy sharing of your mixes.
If you're a dance producer, composer, or DJ, you'll likely be extremely interested in AIR Music Tech's Hybrid 3. It's a synth that can fill many different roles as G. W. Childs discovers.
Continuing our exploration of the Max for Live community's vast offerings (for Ableton Live 9 users), we'll take a quick peek at four cool devices destined to spice up your work flow.
Cakwalk tell us that the version 1.1 update for their popular Z3TA+ for iPad includes numerous user-requested enhancements, additional language support. Find out more from their press release.
TILT have been in the club scene for over 20 years! As well as big releases and DJ performances, TILT are also behind a number of high-profile remixes. Here they talk about their new album and more.
Are you preparing a new mix for your next DJ set? DJ and producer, Sara Simms, shares some sage advice on the art behind a good DJ mix.
Maschine users take note: Native Instruments have released the latest in their line of excellent expansion packs for all your EDM, dub step, trap & modern pop needs. With a version for iMaschine too.
What could be better than getting a good price on upgrading to Toontrack EZdrummer 2? Time + Space giving out FREE AskVideo EZd 2 tutorial videos of course!
Are you a fan of super complex effects setups or monster instrument stacks? If this sounds like you then you may want to check out BlueCat Audio's PatchWork. Mo Volans connects the dots.
If you used Logic Pro 9, you may have used the built-in Notepad. It is certainly useful. But, Logic Pro X breathes new life into its organised workflow techniques thanks to project alternatives.
It's unusual to see a press release arrive after we've reviewed the same gear, but this is the case for Arturia's wonderful new sequencer/controller. Here's what Arturia have to say about BeatStep.
Calling all guitarists... we've got a treat for you to help you make the most of your guitar tuning, setup & playing skills. Here's 6 cool gadgets for your guitar, recommended by Toby Pitman.