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Deton8 Your Tracks With This New, Ultra-Compact Drum Machine From Twisted Electrons

Combining the best of classic and new technology, this portable hybrid sampler and drum synth will even let you upload and manage your own sounds. Here's when, where and how to get it.

How To Use External MIDI Instruments With Cubase

Cubase made its name as a MIDI sequencer for external hardware and that's still a popular way to use it. Matt Hepworth walks you through the building blocks of the setup.

MIDI Filter Ten, Filter Pack For Ableton Live Is Available Now

Take control of your MIDI in Live with this specialised pack of MIDI filters, triggers and routers. It's available now for under £25.

The Enso Looper Plugin Is New From Audio Damage

With a full automatic looping engine, digital and traditional tape loop modes and much more, this could be the only looper you ever need. Here's the details.

Universal Audio UAD 9.8 Review

Universal Audio's latest update brings three new plugins - a classic preamp, modern autotune and an amp sim. Matt Vanacoro put them to the test and here's what he discovered...

Review: VSL Synchron Player

This new software player for VSL libraries represents an improvement over its predecessor in every way. Jay Asher took it for a test drive.

Make Minimal Techno With A Sequencer Built Out Of LEGO Bricks

Here's a novel way to combine technology from two different worlds. A 4-track rhythm machine made of LEGO, used to generate techno loops.

Keeping It In The Family : 5 Cool Things To Do With Logic Pro X Instruments

You may know Logic Pro's instruments, but have you really been using them to their fullest potential? Matt Vanacoro shows you 5 tricks you might not know about.

ADAM Audio Turns 20 Years Old, Win Special Edition Hardware

Enter the competition for the chance to win special edition ADAM hardware including A7X monitors, SP-5 headphones and T5V speakers. Here's how.

Focusrite's RedNet Control Now Includes Support for Red Range Interfaces

Focusrite's free RedNet Control 2.3 application delivers Red 4Pre, Red 8Pre and Red 16Line interface control over Thunderbolt. Here's what you need to know.

The Secrets Of Recording DI Electric Guitars In Logic Pro

Get a quick guide to everything you need to know to capture DI electric guitar in Logic Pro and use Amp Designer to find a great tone. This video shows you how.

Pedal Crush, A New Book From Kim Bjørn, Is Coming To Kickstarter

This time around, the subject is pedals and how they are used in all kinds of musical workflows, not just for guitarists. Here's what you need to know about Pedal Crush.

Massive X - NI Reveals Behind The Scenes Details

With the ground-up rebuild of NI's flagship soft synth getting closer to completion, the company has revealed some more of its secrets, form the people directly involved in its creation.

The History Of Mastering Explained From Tape To Pro Tools

Why is mastering necessary, and how did it change with the move from vinyl to digital? Joe Albano reveals all in this short video.

Review: Gig Performer 3

A slick yet surprisingly feature-packed way to host all your plugins for live performance without a DAW? Yes please, says Matt Vanacoro.