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Rob Papen RAW Takes EDM to the Edge

Designed to be a super easy to use, accessible cutting-edge synth for EDM synth users, RAW has arrived from one of the top synth sound designers, Rob Papen. Check out the video to see it in action.

FREE: NI Massive Sound Design Recipe eBook

It's day 2 of 7 of our Xmas Gifts 2014... and we have something VERY special for you. An incredible ebook (with audio & video) for sound designers using NI's Massive synth by Rishabh Rajan.

Sample Logic Releases Cyclone ReTwisted, Sampling Meets Synthesis

Cyclone Retwisted is a completely new versin of Sample Logic's Cyclone. Featuring their Step and FX Animator and dual-voice additive synthesizer this Kontakt instrument is a sample synth powerhouse.

Native Instruments says HAPPY HOLIDAYS with free gifts

Until 31st December, 2014, you can pick up some free gifts courtesy of Native Instruments. There's Traktor Remix sets, REPLIKA (delay effect) and $25/€25/£22 e-voucher for their online shop!

Free iZotope Stutter Edit Patches: Attack, Vol. 1

It's day 1 of our Xmas gift giveaway and here's some FREE patches for iZotope's Stutter Edit: cuts, jumps, glitches and filter crushes to give you a sound that will bend minds.

Propellerhead Introduce Free Music Collaboration Service for Reason, Take & Figure

Available today, Propellerhead's new "Make Music Together" service allows us to share, discover and collaborate on music using Reason 8.1, Figure and Take. Check out the video to see it in action!

How to Create Song from Scratch Using Elektron Analog Keys & Four

The second video in their series on workflow techniques using their music making hardware, sees Elektron focusing on the Analog Keys. This 18 minute video takes you through the process from scratch.

UVI Add Predelay and More to Sparkverb Reverb Plug-In

UVI's Sparkverb features a truly unique reverb algorithm, and it simply sounds great! Now at version 1.1, Sparkverb includes predelay, Quad support and much more.

FORTE Unveils FORTE 6 Musical Notation Software

FORTE tell us the new version (Forte 6) is easy-to-use, ideal for all ages, and allows users to create their first piece of music in as little as 10 minutes. Interested in notation, check it out.

Tracktion Launches MarketPlace, In-App Retail Site

The good folks at Tracktion Software tell us their latest addition to Tracktion 5 is a revolutionary in-app retail site called MarketPlace. Here you can download third-party effects and instruments.

Big Bitwig End of Year Sale

If you've been even slightly curious what music production is like in the Bitwig camp, then from now until Jan 15th 2015 is the time to find out, thanks to a big sale on Bitwig Studio.

Musicrow Release FM Radio, Free Reaktor Ensemble

Looking for an authentic FM radio effect for your tunes? Musicrow's FM Radio ensemble for Reaktor might well fit the bill. Watch the video below to see it in action.

Jordan Rudess Explores Rock and Pop Harmony in Music Theory Video Course

Do you want to learn how to play better music? Interested in learning more about music theory – specifically harmony? Jordan Rudess from Dream Theater is on hand to help in these excellent videos.

Steinberg Announces UR12 USB 2 Audio Interface for Desktop and iPad

Steinberg's new entry-level USB audio interface with microphone and line inputs, the UR12, has class compliant support, premium audio and build quality plus comes bundled with Cubase AI software.

Carl Cox Features in Fourth Video of Native Instruments Future of DJing

Native Instruments have released the 4th in their FutureofDJing series of videos, this time featuring UK house and techno legend, Carl Cox. He talks about how he uses the Traktor Kontrol S8.