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Creative Beat Making with Max 4 Live's Instant Haus in Ableton Live 9

If you want to make your grooves stand out from the crowd in Ableton Live 9, then the Instant Haus Max for Live device is a great tool to try out. Gary Hiebner shows how to work it into your tracks.

IK Multimedia Releases GrooveMaker 2 for iPad

IK Multimedia's GrooveMaker 2 has been totally redesigned and enhanced with more professional tools for creating non-stop loop-based music on the go on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Here's more info!

Review: Zero-G Epica

Just how epic exactly is Zero-G's Epica virtual instrument? Does it live up to its name? Hollin Jones is on a quest to find out.

Top 10 Mixing Tips For PreSonus Studio One

Make the most out of your mixes in PreSonus Studio One with these 10 top tips from musician, trainer and producer, Matt Vanacoro.

Native Instruments Introduces SUPERCHARGER GT

Native Instruments are back in the groove with a new modern tube compressor effect called SuperCharger GT. Yes, it sounds like a race car and as such we're pretty keen to try this one out!

Elephant Sways Songwriters with Temptress Dream Production Plug-In

Peter Amato (LeAnn Rimes, Ricky Martin, Michael Bolton) claims: 'If you can't come up with something with Temptress, you just need to quit!' Words which make us even more curious about this plug-in.

Review: Apogee Jam 96k

The original Apogee Jam was a breakthrough device for iOS musicians, it allowed guitarists to record cleanly and digitally into the 30-pin port. How does the newest iteration measure measure up?

Using Logic Pro EXS24 Sampler Instruments in GarageBand

If like many of us, you like to go back and forth between Logic and GarageBand, then this tip is a keeper. Learn how to use the EXS24 sampler instruments from Logic in GarageBand for Mac!

How to Make Money From Music: Selling Your Band Merchandise

So you're playing music you love, maybe releasing an album and building a fan base. But how to make money? Keith Crusher shares some profitable tips to help you turn a profit with band merchandise.

UAD 7.5 Update Arrives with New Enhancements and Unison Tech for Apollo

Featuring Unison technology for Apollo mic preamps, full AAX 64 support for Mac, and OS X Mavericks compatibility, UAD software 7.5 has arrived. Plus get a 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ plug-in... free!

Preview Video: Olav Basoski Rockin Bitwig Studio

Watch House legend, Olav Basoski, rip up his Saturday evening in the studio using Bitwig. Great tune, and excellent looking (and sounding) new DAW on the scene.

Music Production Tip: Breaking Down Difficult Melodies

G. W. Childs shares a useful tip for how to break down tricky melodies (maybe your own or from a song you've heard) using your DAW to help you learn how to play it more easily.

Universal Audio Releases Dangerous BAX EQ Plug-In Collection for UAD Platform

Developed by Brainworx, Dangerous BAX's plug-in 'finishing EQ' offers world-class sonics, unique frequency curves and features... all for UAD-2 and Apollo workstations.

Cakewalk Releases Z3TA+ iOS Music Synth for iPad

The iPad revolution is happening, albeit at a steady, measured pace. Soon all the most important synths and effects plugins will be available for our favorite tablet! And CakeWalk's Z3TA+ is now too.

Review: Hands On the Line 6 StageScape M20d

If you're in the market for a digital mixer that's easy to use, with enough options for customization too, then Line 6's StageScape M20d is worth your attention. Mat Vanacoro gives it a full test.