Arturia MiniLab MKII now available in an inverted colour scheme

Arturia MiniLab MKII now available in an inverted colour scheme

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Arturia’s 25-note keyboard, MiniLab MKII, has become a studio favourite for many, including Andrew Huang – and us! The company has released a limited edition version of the portable controller, that inverts the original colour scheme, now finished in all black with white highlights. This is hot off the heels of […]

Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ all-in-one system takes inspiration from the brand’s classic DJ devices.

Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ all-in-one system takes inspiration from the brand’s classic DJ devices.

[embedded content] The new XDJ-XZ from Pioneer DJ is designed to be your all-in-one DJ mixing solution. The 4-channel mixer takes features from a range of other products from the brand, such as the full-size jog wheels from the CDJ2000nxs2, the jog wheel displays from the DDJ range, and many of the features from the […]

Facebook Aux is described as a ‘DJ for your school’

Facebook Aux is described as a ‘DJ for your school’

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Getty Images Facebook’s NPE Team, established in July 2019, focuses on creating experimental apps, trying out new ideas and features to test the waters with consumers. The most recent app to come to fruition is Aux, a music app that takes on a similar approach to Turntable.fm, allowing users to join […]

Derek Sivers on Creative Process, Originality, and Smart Career Building

Derek Sivers on Creative Process, Originality, and Smart Career Building

Note:I mention that this is episode 110 in the intro, but it’s not. I was wrong. It’s 109. In this episode, I talk to one of the most inspiring, insightful, and creative people I know: Derek Sivers. Derek is best known for founding CD Baby. What many people don’t know is that before starting CD […]

Spitfire Audio’s free experimental LABS synth lets you play with unique textures

Spitfire Audio’s free experimental LABS synth lets you play with unique textures

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp [embedded content] Spitfire Audio is back again with another LABS instrument, this time going for a more experimental approach with Opia. The software instrument was created from a collection of sonic textures taken from Ólafur Arnalds and artists performing at his London festival, Opia – hence the instrument’s name. These artists […]

MusicTech’s Logic Pro Tips series will take you from Logic newbie to Logic pro

MusicTech’s Logic Pro Tips series will take you from Logic newbie to Logic pro

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp [embedded content] MusicTech is pleased to introduce our Logic Pro Tips series, offering weekly tutorials to master the DAW from the ground up. Starting with the basics, MusicTech’s Logic expert Jono Buchanan breaks down the Logic Pro interface, creating MIDI patterns, and making beats with Logic’s Drummer tool. Those of you […]

Behringer’s acid dreams are made true with the TD-3

Behringer’s acid dreams are made true with the TD-3

[embedded content] So, the code from the teaser video was legitimate – “3+3+2. 3×3+2”. It’s 8 November (8/11) and it seems Behringer unleashes the TD-3 today, with a YouTube premiere scheduled for 5 pm GMT, with an acid house smiley as the preview. According to leaked information revealed last night, the TD-3 is a TB-303 […]

Baby Audio Super VHS evokes lo-fi magic with ease

Baby Audio Super VHS evokes lo-fi magic with ease

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Baby Audio rolls out its next plug-in hot off the heels of its NY Compressor release, with Super VHS. This effects plug-in has been designed to capture the essence of VHS imperfections without the need for endless parameter adjusting and scrolling through preset menus. Baby Audio is aiming to bring back […]

Gear Of The Year: Vote for the best products of 2019

Gear Of The Year: Vote for the best products of 2019

Pick your favourite hardware and software released in 2019. The two winners will be decided entirely by public vote. 2019 has been a near-perfect conclusion to a decade of remarkable innovations in music technology. There have been so many breathtakingly good products released this year that it’s been rather difficult to compile the shortlists for […]

High Output: How To Improve at Production by Making A Lot of Music

High Output: How To Improve at Production by Making A Lot of Music

Many new producers want to just finish a damn track. So they spend hours and days and weeks ‘perfecting’ one song. The truth? This strategy simply doesn’t work if you want to improve. In fact, you have to finish a lot if you want to get better. Let’s see what I mean. Note: this blog post […]