Whether recording audio in the field for video, or to capture sounds for music composition, you'll need a reliable portable audio recorder. Does Tascam's DR-60D exceed its $199 US price tag?
When it comes to music production, some little tricks can go a long way. Toby Pitman shows how to use MIDI pressure to add complex textures and motion to your synth sounds in Logic Pro X.
One of the most endearing live musical performances ever on a Saturday night talk show just happened. And it featured iPad, LoopyHD, Apogee Quartet with Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon.
Most of us have an in-the-box software-based solution for recording, editing and mixing. And that's great. But, if you're missing that analog warmth, here's how you can add that to your DAW setup.
What happens if you combine the famous Maschine Studio from Native Instruments, finger drumming virtuoso Jeremy Ellis and online training powerhouse AskVideo.com? An Amazing Maschine video course!
Soundtoys have announced their latest plug-in, PrimalTap, a "dirty" delay plug-in. Best of all it's free until 28th March 2014. So get downloading now!
The Line 6 Sonic Port is designed for guitarists to interface directly with iPad and GarageBand for iPad. However, Jay Asher found out it's just as good for keyboard players too.
You can find interesting sample libraries for any instrument you can name, and many that are beyond our imagination even. falls into the later category and here's why.
Want to know the secret for creating fat, pumping EDM beats? Cubase 7.5 users are somewhat spoilt by the creative tools on offer, and Mo Volans shows you how to use these when processing drums.
Hands up if you know which Drum Machine has had the biggest impact on music since its introduction... well, the Roland TR-808, undoubtedly wears that crown and BBC Radio 4 explore why.
The latest expansion pack for Native Instruments Maschine users is here: Grey Forge. If you're thinking dark, monolithic and steely techno... you'd be about right! Check out the video preview too.
The sleek and sexy Apollo Twin brings the high-quality preamps and the UAD Powered Plug-Ins from the Apollo into a portable and affordable package. Matt Vanacoro puts it through its pace.
FL Studio is the complete package for recording, arranging, DJing and mixing! To celebrate how much we love FL Studio, Gary Hiebner presents his top 10 tips to help get the most out of your mix.
You can slice, dice and cut up your audio in Ableton Live 9 using K-Devices new Max for Live device, Herse. Basically, if you want to apply effects to the source using its slicer grid... you can!
Native Instruments' Massive is capable of some big and gorgeous sounds. To help you make the most of its capabilities, ModeAudio have a number of preset packs. Mo Volans checks out AeroDynamics here.