After reading this you'll never think of your sampler and synthesizer as separate beasts ever again. Here's 5 steps to turning your sampler (hardware or software) into a powerful synthesizer.
Boundaries between musical genres are constantly blurring, shifting and moving. If you want to combine house and drum n bass, or other styles, here's 5 super quick tips to help.
Despite there being so many DJ mixers available to suit all budgets, there are just a handful of mixers you'll find at clubs. Here are the top 5 most common ones you'll actually encounter in the wild.
In this article Joe Albano explores the potential pitfalls producers should be aware of when recording and producing vocals. Essential reading to help your vocals sounds as good as possible.
When it comes to remixing, Darren Burgos has a life time of experiences with a wide array of artists and musicians. Here's 9 top tips he's sharing to help you make your remixes stand tall.
There are some seminal songs that encourage us to see the silver lining behind every cloud and believe in hope. And hope is something those pursuing a musical career need to have more than most.
So you want your DJ sets to be full of creative effects? Sara Simms shows how to add four effects to your mixes when DJing on Pioneer Mixers like the DJM900.
As music making tools become more accessible, it's easier than ever to ditch the band and record and produce an album by yourself. Here are 5 pitfalls to avoid when doing solo.
Summer is a great time to get energized and throw yourself into producing and performing music. Here are some top tips to help you refresh your creative juices!
In this fab 5-minute video tutorial by Multiplier, from his complete course Dance Music Styles 108: Techno, we learn how to create a classic techno reverb kick, 909 style.
The AIRA range of hardware music machines are inspiring to get hands on with. In this tutorial, Sara Simms shows how easy and satisfying it is to create techno tracks using the TR-8, TB-3 & MX-1.
As powerful as Ableton Live is both in the studio & on the stage, there are times you'll want to squeeze more performance out without running into any hiccups. Here's 8 settings to help do just that.
Novation Circuit is a standalone, groove-based beat box that’ll inspire and delight your electronic musical muse! This video tutorial by awesome Thavius Beck shows how to work with patterns.
Have you ever wondered what Turntablism is, or its history and origin? Well, you've come to the right corner of the internet. Sara Simms provides a fascinating look into the history of turntablism.
You don't need to empty your bank account to make good music. With some clever gear choices you can kit out your studio on a budget and still have what you need. Here's how.