Slicing audio into regions so it can be played like an instrument is at the heart of how the MPC software works. This video shows you how it's done.
Loops have formed the bedrock of many musical genres, but what if you want to take them to the next level? Here are 8 top tips for going beyond loop-based music.
ALK2 is a sequencer that lets you pre-plan where you will record and where the sequencer will play back your recording. Great for live performers, and now the Solo edition is just €39!
New features include 64-bit, $1000 of plug-ins, 192kHz support and much more. Here's the lowdown on the first major update to ACID Pro in many years.
For a new take on live performance and recording, Zen Audio's ALK 2 definitely offers something that nobody else is doing right now. G.W Childs finds out exactly what that is.
Looping is at the heart of Live's workflow. Here's a short video that explains how to set up for MIDI input and warm up before performing some MIDI loops.
Ableton's Loop event continues to go from strength to strength. We caught up with author and main man Dennis DeSantis to find out what they have in store for this year.
ROLI's Seaboard RISE and Noise are amongst the most innovative in the music making industry. Now with Blocks ROLI seek to redefine and revolutionize how accessible music making can be for everyone.
Do you find your music making flow is interrupted by not being able to find the right sample you need from your sample library collection? Here's how some maintenance tips will help your workflow.
The new Boss RC-202 Loop Station is designed for fingertip looping and aimed at the electronic musician, performer and beatboxer. The features by themselves are impressive.
LooperSonic is a multitrack audio looper and recorder for iPhone and iPad. It emulates the best functions of the humble loop pedal with an eight-track recorder. G.W. Childs checks it out.
There's a growing number of music looping apps available for iPhone and iPad, but LooperSonic caught our eye with its attention to details, flexibility and some powerful features. Check out the video.
Here’s something really interesting from Zoom: a wireless circular controller with pressure sensitive pads. It's a sequencer, a looper and a synthesizer!! The Zoom ARQ is a performance tool as well.
If you're looking for a capable iPad phrase looper that is Audiobus compatible and can be controlled via a MIDI controller, then Ostinator should be on your app shopping list. Watch the video demo!
Want hands-free phrase looping on your iPad with the ability to create long or short decaying echoes and sonic patterns? You're in luck. For less than the price of a beer Ostinator makes it easy.