Roland's TR-808 is a stone cold classic in the history - and the present - of music technology. But its story has a few more twists and turns than you might have guessed...
Analog gear never went away, and its popularity is on the rise again. So in a world of digital, why would you turn to the analog domain? Here are 5 good reasons...
New updates to Live's automation features bring a whole new level of creative possibility. Noah Pred explains how to turn them to your advantage.
Harness the power of Logic Pro's Drummer to really take control of your beats, percussion parts and arrangements. Jay Asher is here to show you how it works.
iZotope's Neutron 3 is one of the most capable mixing tools ever created. Here, Joe Albano guides you through making the most of its intelligent features to get the best possible mix.
An extra inch of screen space doesn't sound like much but there are other ways in which the software and hardware could evolve to make your music life easier. Here are some of them...
If you want to take your synthesis skills and knowledge to the next level, this handy guide from Matt Vanacoro will tell you everything you need to know about the wonderful world of synths.
Saturation plug-ins can make a mix sound great when placed on the master channel. Olav Basoski shows you which are his favourites - both commercial and free, in this video.
The sound of analog gear is as popular as ever, but integrating it into your DAW setup might seem daunting. Not so, as Joe Albano explains in this handy guide.
Unlock the power of Teenage Engineering's OP-Z hardware with this short video, where you'll learn step sequencing skills in just a few minutes.
Everyone has their preferred DAW, but when you strip out personal factors, what is each one actually best at? Matt Vanacoro breaks it down.
In this video, learn what the Grid is and how it can help you build any soft synth your mind can imagine - all inside Bitwig Studio 3.
Arturia's latest soft synth recreates a true classic. See Rishabh Rajan use its onboard sequencer to quickly and easily make great-sounding sequences with minimal effort.
Whether you're an experienced keyboard player or just beginning to learn your way around the keys, here are 4 chord techniques that will serve you well when playing and recording.
Neutron 3 can analyse your tracks and make intelligent adjustments to improve their sound and clarity. Here, Joe Alabano explains how it can help you get a better end result.