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Ableton Live 10 Coming Soon?

No sooner has Ableton released a minor update to Live 9 with ROLI Blocks control surface support, images have begun leaking on a forthcoming Live 10, but with great news if you bought Live 9 recently.

The Benefits Of Adding An FX Pedal To Your DJ Setup

Adding live effects to your DJ setup can bring an added level of dynamics to a performance. And if they're foot controlled, your hands are free to scratch! Sara Simms shows you how it's done.

Propellerhead Releases Reason 10 Music Production Software

There's two new synthesizers and three new instrument collections in the latest version of Propellerhead's popular DAW, Reason 10. And now it is available!

Steinberg Releases WaveLab 9.5 Audio Editing and Mastering Software Update

Steinberg’s audio editing and mastering workstations, WaveLab Pro 9.5 & WaveLab Elements 9.5, combine best audio quality and a number of advanced tools for audio restoration, editing and mastering.

Ableton and NI To Host Free Workshops At We Are Robots, London 2-5 November

Grab your free tickets to these showcase events by Ableton and NI, as well as live performances and hands-on workshops in London's East End.

Video: Bobby Easton Reacts To Winning $7,800 Of Hardware Synths

Imagine winning $7,800 USD of hardware synths from Moog, Yamaha, Elektron, Arturia, Make Noise, Roland, Novation & many more... Bobby Easton did in our recent AskAudio contest. Here's how he feels.

Just What Is A Condenser Mic Anyway? Here's How It Works In Under 2 Minutes.

If you've ever been baffled by the terminology of the pro audio world, our AudioPedia series is here to make it crystal clear. In this short video, Joe Albano gets to grips with condenser mics.

Spike XL Is A Unique Plywood Stand For Large Synths And Music Machines

The clever folks from Cremacaffe have been in touch to show us their latest synth stand, Spike XL. Designed for large desktop synths and drum machines it could also improve your posture while playing.

Native Instruments Receives $59 Million Investment To Take Services & Products To Next Level

With a massive €50 million investment in Native Instruments announced by EMH Partners you may be wondering, like us, what this will mean for current and future products like Maschine and Komplete.

Review: NI Maschine MK3

With the latest generation of Maschine hardware, NI has made great strides in enhancing and streamlining the capabilities and power of the system. Hollin Jones dives deep into the new features…

Ableton Releases Live 9.7.5 Update. Here's What's New

Ableton Live 9 users that own a ROLI Blocks rejoice. Ableton's update takes Live 9.7.5 with a couple of useful bug fixes and improved support for the cool controller.

Everything Producers Need To Know About Drum Maps

If drum maps seem confusing and mysterious, fear not! Joe Albano is here to demystify the ways in which different systems and setups deal with translating drums to your MIDI keyboard.

Interface Design For Electronic Music Instruments Explored With Push Turn Move Author Kim Bjorn

This extract from the live Masterclass delves into the fascinating world of interface design for music. Who decides how our gear should work, and how do they go about making it? Find out - for free!

This App Gives You New Skins For Logic Pro X

If you spend a lot of time looking at Logic Pro X's interface an fancy giving it a bit of makeover, LPX Colorizer from Creationauts does the job well.

These Tips Will Help You Learn A Studio Mixing Console

Learning the ins and outs of an unfamiliar studio mixing console can be daunting. Here are some tips on what to watch out for and how to make the process as painless as possible.