Going on the road with your music gear can have many pitfalls that might throw a spanner in the works. But with Matt Vanacoro's pro tips, you can avoid them. Read on to find out how.
From checking your gear to checking your goals, here are 5 tips that will help ease you back into the world of live music performance.
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.
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.
Apple's powerful live performance software isn't just designed for keyboard players. Here are 5 ways non-keyboardists can use it to its fullest potential.
Gear that needs serious wattage can be tricky to power when you're away from the mains supply. But Scott Riesterer found some high powered solutions. Here, he shares his impressions.
When you connect up two Elektron devices over MIDI, you unlock special features and functionality. Thavius Beck shows you how the MIDI side works in this short video.
Using electronic drums doesn't mean they have to sound robotic. Here are 4 top tips to help you add a human feel to your sampled or synthesized beats.
ROLI's Blocks make excellent holiday gifts, but they're powerful and fun to use all year round. Here's a quick guide to setting up and connecting them to get you started.
Remixing is a great way to experiment, get creative and even make some money. Here are five quick tips to help you find inspiration and make better remixes today.
Eurorack modular gear continues to go from strength to strength and 2018 was one of the best years yet for new releases. Here are some of our favourites of the year.
It's not all about instruments - the FX and accessories you choose for your studio can transform it and help make your tracks sound even better. Here are the best released in 2018.
Kontakt-based instruments just keep getting better, and 2018 saw some of the most ambitious and great-sounding releases ever. Here are the boldest and best Kontakt instruments of the year.
2018 saw a raft of updates and new releases, from emulations of vintage gear to new and totally unique soft synthesizers. There's never been a better time to make music with virtual synths.
2018 has been a great year for new, expanded and upgraded music-making apps on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Here are some of the best, from beat makers to full DAWs.