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Are You Risking Hearing Loss When Listening to Music on Headphones?

The World Health Organization has confirmed what we feared... a large proportion of us listen to music on headphones at damaging volume levels. Here's the results rounded up and safety advice too.

How to Hack Your Turntables to Create Beautiful Visual Art

There's not just one video here, but three, showing how a pair of turntables can be transformed to create beautiful geometric spirograph art. This brings a new meaning to the term, "turntablism".

AskAudio Dark and Twisted FREE Loop Pack

Fancy a selection of gorgeously crafted, dark and twisted sampler pack for Hip-Hop, Dubstep and R&B? Of course you do! It's simple. Just sign up for free or login and download our 20 dark REX loops.

An Arduino MIDI Guitar Synth That Plays Great

Curious how you can hack existing instruments and an Arduino to create your own MIDI Synth Guitar? Gr4yhound has done just that and rocks it out in this impressive video demo.

Native Instruments Introduces NEON DRIVE Expansion for MASCHINE

Put some 80s Synth Pop Inspired Sounds into Maschine thanks to Native Instruments' first foray into this genre as a Maschine Expansion pack. There's also presets for Massive, Reaktor Prism and more.

UAMP Headphone Amplifier - High Quality Sound Everywhere for $50

Accessories to improve the sound quality and our listening experience from digital devices is being tackled by Uamp. It's tiny, looks the size of a large coin and retails for $just 50.

Ableton Live 9.2 Now in Public BETA

Good news from Berlin! Ableton have recently released version 9.2 of Ableton Live for public BETA. There’s plenty to get excited about for Push and Live users alike. Check out the overview below.

Wanna Learn to DJ? Join the Skrillex Academy like DJ Wh1pla$h (or Not)

If you haven't already seen this parody video trailer for DK Wh1pla$h (Whiplash) from the good folk at Nacho Punch, then drop everything you're doing and check it out. It's time to become a DJ...

High Precision Tech & Hardwood Equals Drop-Dead Gorgeous Turntables

What do you get when you cross American hardwood and high-quality components with the craft skills of Silvan Audio Workshop? Probably the most beautiful turntables you'll see this year...

Arturia KeyLab 88 MIDI Keyboard Controller Now Available

Featuring pro-grade 88-note hammer action keys, Arturia's KeyLab 88 is a performance piano and MIDI Controller in one, great for studio production, live performance and even home learning.

The MPV Story: Behind the Scenes 10 Year Documentary Film

Every great company, product & service has a story. This mini-documentary film tells the story of our parent company that has empowered creatives across the world through online video training.

Sound Test: Korg Arp Odyssey Vs Original Arp Odyssey

At NAMM 2015, Korg demoed the new Korg Arp Odyssey. It sounded good (always difficult to tell at a noisy trade show) but how does it sound compared to an original Arp Odyssey from 1978? Here's how.

Image-Line Releases Groove Machine Mobile for Android, iOS and Windows

The great minds at Image-Line, best known for FL Studio and FL Studio Mobile, have released Groove Machine Mobile for Android, iOS and Windows featuring sequencer, drum machines, synths and more.

Kyma 7: More Inspiration for Sound Designers

Kyma was designed to be a hardware and software sound design environment for studio and live performance artists. And Kyma 7 promises some new inspiring features...

Native Instruments Showcase Power of Maschine & Komplete Kontrol Combined

What can happen with Maschine and Complete Kontrol connected is exactly what Native Instruments are keen for us to see and hear. Here's Mark De Clive-Lowe performing a tasty tune using the duo.