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Creative Rendering: Bouncing Audio for Inventive Effect and Loops in Ableton Live

Bouncing audio with effects and then editing the resulting audio clips is a trick that some producers have been using for years. Here's a practical example of how it works in Live.

Do You Know A Sampler From A ROMpler? Here's The Difference.

Hardware and software instruments share some common traits. Here, Joe Albano explains how samplers and ROMplers differ, as well as what they have in common.

Review: Wave Alchemy Berlin Techno

Berlin is a world leader in producing great techno music. But what if you're not nearby and still want those signature sounds? Wave Alchemy's Berlin Techno collection could be just the ticket.

Review: Synthology: Analog Rack Attack

If you're after a collection of classic analog synths, ready racked up for Ableton Live, check out Analog Rack Attack. You even get the raw samples to use in your software of choice.

Review: ModeAudio AfterGlow

If you're after the sound of 2017 for your R'n'B tracks, ModeAudio's latest sound pack might be just the thing you're looking for. G.W Childs gets involved with AfterGlow...

Review: Ancient Era Persia

If they'd had virtual instrument libraries in ancient Persia they might have sounded like this. But what is a Kaval, anyway? Jay Asher found out with help from Best Service.

Watch Tim Exile Sample IBM Data Centre & Turn Fans into Basslines

What happens if you put Tim Exile inside an IBM Data center equipped with a Zoom audio recorder, laptop, Ableton Push and his range of controllers? Music made from samples from machines of course.

Review: SampleTank 2 for iOS

IK Multimedia's SampleTank 2 for iOS has become an expressive, high-quality instrument suitable for studio and live performance. Matt Vanacoro was blown away by it. Find out why.

How To Use Korg Kronos To Sample, Record & Edit Audio

The Korg Kronos Synthesizer workstation has a number of tricks up its sleeve. One of these is being able to sample audio using it and even send it through the internal effects engine.

Spend More Time Making Music With These Sample Libraries Maintenance Tips

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.

Review: ModeAudio Detroit Chords

Soulful House straight from the Detroit in your DAW. ModeAudio's Detroit Chords brings the best chord patches to Reason, Ableton, Logic and audio samples. GW Childs checks out this 1.3 GB pack.

FREE Sound Samples Recorded by Philharmonia Orchestra Players

If you want professionally recrorded sound samples suitable for any musical genre or sound design then you've come to the right place.

Review: External Resampler 1.0 by Tom Cosm

External Resampler is a free automatic hardware / VSTi resampling program for Mac and Windows that makes resampling a much simpler and more streamlined experience. Yay!

BlinkSonic AETØNZ Reaktor Ensemble Is A Beautiful Sampler Synth For Poly Harmonic Textures

Fancy creating some mind-bending atmospheres in NI Reaktor? BlinkSonic's new AETØNZ virtual sampler synth & RUIDOZ V2 sample mangler Reaktor ensembles will be right up your street. Take a listen.

No Strings Attached: Bass Guitar With No Strings Creates Entire Song

No strings? No problem! Davie504, Italian-born bass player and musician shows how to create a full track using a bass with no strings.