An opening DJ set is an art form and considered one of the most challenging DJ sets to play. Opening DJs need to set the mood, warm up an empty venue and gradually coax people onto the dance floor.
Before you retreat, this tutorial requires NO soldering or coding skills! With an Arduino Uno, Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and select tools you can make your own analog controller for Ableton Live!
Befaco is synonymous with professional DIY musical hardware. In this Eurorack Masterclass we get a good look at their newest gear and a good listen to a couple freestyle modular sessions!
Playing drum patterns on your MIDI keyboard need not be a drag. Here's four quick tips to help you get the rhythms in your head to your tracks.
The analog monophonic synth from Vermona, Mono Lancet 15, has been carefully sampled in creating this special Ableton Live Drum Pack and project. And best of all it's FREE for you from AskAudio.
If you're interested in taking your home or project studio to the next level here's how to get the most from your hard drive storage to create a fast, reliable and seamless setup.
NI’s flagship performance apps can now sync seamlessly with loads of other Link-enabled desktop and iOS applications!
Virtual guitar amp emulations are becoming better and better. Does that mean the hardware amp days are numbered? Rich Tozzoli weighs in on the pros and cons of recording with vintage guitar amps.
It's become common for music production to happen in rooms with no acoustic treatment and monitors badly positioned. Shane Berry explains why and how to calibrate your speakers. Essential reading.
If you've got drum hardware machines, synths and sequencers in your studio, Ableton Live can be a great hub. But it can be complicated to get all MIDI and audio in sync, right? Noah Pred shows how.
You say scratching, I say sktratching... In this article turntablists Sara Simms and deejay stutter share some exclusive scratching tips and tricks for DJs.
You’re only as good as your source material, and in this video Todd Barton shows how this powerful synth module gives you complete control over the sound you generate.
Shhh. Don't tell the companies in the music industry who make new hardware and software to feed the appetite amongst musicians and producers. Could it be that older, cheaper gear is just as effective?
MIDI over Bluetooth is a technology that is still in its infancy. The concept of connecting MIDI devices wirelessly is appealing of course (look Ma, no wires). But how do you set it up for Mac & iOS?
Ableton certified trainer and seasoned live performer, Timo Preece, walks us through key concepts for building and maintaining a successful live performance setup in this video tutorial.