Whether you're primarily a recording sound designer, or an in-studio, behind a computer or synth kind, here's five types of hardware/gear every self-respecting sound designer should be armed with.
For just $5.99 you can snag yourself MIDI Monster's Mappings for Traktor DJ. Sara Simms puts it to the test and discovers whether it's a great investment or not...
In part 3 of this 5-part series, veteran rocker and music technologist, Joe Albano, shares his take on mixing rock guitars.
The Komplete Kontrol software works well with all hardware but comes into its own when paired with Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboards. Here's 5 tips from Hollin Jones on how to get the most from it.
It's Halloween today, and high time we banish the fear and focus on empowerment. Here's 13 quick tips on how to make learning music software less scary than it might be.
So, you're already using Ableton Live when DJing or creating DJ mixes. But did you know with a little setup that Live can be used with a DJ controller to create vinyl scratching effects on the fly?
When it comes down to it, "louder" isn't necessarily the only aspect of mastering you should be concerned with. Joe Albano explains why referencing other similar tracks is so important.
30 years ago two men founded Steinberg the music software and hardware company behind Cubase, ASIO and VST! Three decades on from its foundation, John Roche takes a retrospective look.
Recording guitar (or any instrument) in your home studio is great. There’s less pressure than a conventional studio. But you may learn some nifty tricks in the later, as Rich Tozzoli explains.
Technology is empowering musicians like never before. There are fewer barriers between going from studio to stage for a one-man band. But should we be dispensing with real drummers so easily?
When it comes to electronic music production, you might be forgiven for imagining a lone producer creating tracks in isolation. It doesn't have to be that way, and music may even be better together.
We've shared tons of excellent tips to help you mix better over the past few months… now here are 5 things you need to avoid doing when mixing, specifically with your mixing faders.
Though not designed primarily as a standalone device, the Apple Watch could be a useful controller, recording tool and metering analyser for musicians and DJs. Can you think of any more uses?
With Waves' Abbey Road Collection of unique hardware emulation plug-ins under his arm, Joe Albano shows you how to give your digital productions that analog element you didn't realize was missing.
If you listen to music only on iPhone... shame on you! But seriously, take a leaf out of Andy Bowen's book as he suggests 3 simple ways to re-experience your music to understand it better.