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NI Battery 3: Quickly Create Custom Convolution Reverbs

Check out how to quickly and imaginatively create your own custom convolution reverbs in Native Instruments' Battery with Ruari Galbraith!

Avid Streamlines. Akai, Alesis, Numark Purchase M-Audio

The world is not a certain place from one day to the next, and change is in the air for the audio industry following today's surprise announcement by Avid and inMusic (Akai, Numark and Alesis).

Working with Rhythmic Display in Time Signatures in the Logic Pro 9 Score Editor

Jay Asher continues to share his vast practical experience using Logic Pro professionally with this excellent article on working with rhythmic display in time signatures in Logic Pro's Score Editor.

NI Producer Effects: Vocal Processing

Native Instruments' Producer Effects are one of the best kept, and most versatile, secrets in Guitar Rig. Mo Volans explores how to apply them on vocals.

How to Create Your Own Refill for Reason

From Rack Extensions to iOS apps to awesome hardware interfaces, Propellerhead have been busy creating! You can too (be busy creating, that is). GW Childs runs through how to create your own Refills.

Ableton Live: Chopping beats MPC style

Get your groove on with Rory Dow as he taps you through the process of chopping up beats in Ableton Live MPC-style.

5 Essential Automation Tips for Avid Pro Tools Users

Pro Tools has got amazing advanced automation features you may never have come across. Rishabh Rajan shares 5 of his favourite in this article.

Making EDM Drum Fills in Logic Pro

Adding variation to your songs in Logic Pro, or any DAW, will help keep the listener's attention. Mo Volans shows how to add drum fills EDM style that'll breathe new life into your arrangement.

NEWS: Boxed Ear presents Mighty M5 Kontakt Sample Pack

As soon as I heard the audio examples for this new sample pack library for Kontakt I was hooked! And of course, wanted to explore it some more. Read on to find out more about this 1.5GB soundset.

Apple Buys Redmatica: What it Means for Musicians

Apple buys many companies… So why choose to purchase Redmatica, the developer of Keymap which brought powerful sampling features to digital musicians? Toby Pitman pieces together a curious puzzle.

Special Needs Music Classroom: Logic Pro + 2 iPad Apps = Serious Fun

Question: What brings about more fun (and learning) in the music classroom than 2 iPads? Answer: 2 iPads plus Logic Pro. Adam Goldberg shares his special needs music lesson experience in this article.

Audition CS6: Exploring the New Plug-In Effects

Adobe Audition CS6 now supports all 3rd party VST and AU plug-ins and comes bundles with some nifty effects of its own. Hollin Jones gets under the hood and puts them to the test.

NEWS: Get Arturia Minimoog-V Original FREE on June 21!

To celebrate World Music Day (June 21st, 2012) Arturia are offering their Minimoog-V Original as a free download (TODAY ONLY!) Read on for instructions on how to grab it...

Using iZotope Iris on Drum Loops

With Iris, iZotope has given digital musicians something exciting to explore! It's one of those synths that truly deserves to be termed as "innovative". Toby Pitman puts it to work on drum loops.

Bitcrushing Fun with Degrade in Max For Live

Adding some distortion to your sounds can be done directly in Ableton using Redux. Rishabh Rajan explores an alternate method using Max for Live's Degrade~ object with unique results!