Ableton Live's Sampler is capable of much more than basic sample playback. Here, Joshua Casper takes you through some of its more advanced applications like creating your own instruments.
Large colour screens, audio previews, third-party DAW control and new physical pitch and mod wheels are just some of the additions to the second generation of Komplete Kontrol. Here's what's new.
BandLab will be bringing live video streaming to its suite of online collaboration tools following its acquisition of chew.tv. Here are the details.
Could adding this small but powerful device to your hardware rig really improve clarity, latency and audio performance? Matt Vanacoro road tests the Black Lion Audio MicroClock MK3.
KRFT from Studio Amplify is a multi-talented application that brings a whole new perspective on music creation and sequencing. Matt Vanacoro took it for a test drive...
ROLI adds to the software bundle that comes with Seaboard hardware including the Seaboard Block, now giving you a fullly fledged DAW, Tracktion Waveform.
Bitwig Studio 2 can handle CV out, opening up whole new worlds of trigger control for your external gear. Thavius Beck shows you how to set it up in this quick video.
It's in its infancy, but Soundbridge could be the next big thing: a local or cloud-based DAW that is, for now at least, completely free to use. Matt Vanacoro is suitably impressed.
The internet has opened up a whole new way for producers to access and use samples legally. Noiiz is a DAW-integrated, online sound store with pricing tiers to suit different users.
So you just know you’ve got the goods to make hits: you’ve got the ears, you know the trends, and you’ve got the nerve. Now you need the gear. Here's why you need an audio interface in your setup.
A new amp model, enhanced sound collection and improved MIDI connectivity. What more could you ask for?
We all lust after shiny new gear from time to time, but is it always a good idea? Shane Berry has some advice on when to leap, and when to only look.
Tracktion's multi-platform DAW has had a bunch of upgrades as well as a name change. Gary Hiebner has the lowdown on everything that's new.
Computers can seem like the default tool for making electronic music, but it doesn't have to be that way. What are the advantages of working entirely without a DAW? Find out with this article & video.
iConnectivity is well known for its powerful and flexible audio interfaces, so what would we make of the ConnectAUDIO 2|4 when we put it to the test?