Cut straight to the heart of how to set up and sample in Elektron's powerful Octatrack MkII. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
Native Instruments' Flesh is a powerful instrument for fleshing out your samples and loops into whole tracks. Here, G.W Childs explains how to select and mangle samples for the best results.
Layer, loop and be terrified by these dark ambient samples from ModeAudio, perfect for atmospheres, movie and game scoring.
Flintpope's latest instrument brings a world of sonic possibilities to your Reaktor-based productions for the distinctly affordable sum of just $10. Here's the details.
If you're more of a producer than a player, NI's Flesh can help you build your rhythmic samples into whole tracks. G.W Childs explains how it's done.
Most DAWs come with a ton of bundled content, but the factory patches can sometimes lack sparkle. Joe Albano shares his top tips for making them more dynamic, realistic and useful.
Take advantage of new discount deals on instrument libraries and bundles, with new offers added daily. Here's how it works.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.