Love to spin tunes? Write tracks? We cover the latest technology developments, software releases and more for all you audiophiles.
Are you a Serato DJ? Are you looking to use your newfound free time to learn production skills? Well, your timing is impeccable because Serato has just released an update to its beat making software, Serato Studio. It’s perfect for DJs and beat makers who are just learning production at home, or for experienced producers
Playing this dynamic instrument, called a piano keyboard, is an art. Be it expressing what one is feeling or even telling a tale, no other instrument does it better than our good old piano.
While playing instruments is looked upon as a traditional forte, being a DJ, is a completely versatile domain as well. Having
During the time of COVID-19, we’re finding ourselves with a lot more indoor time on our hands. Why not pick up a hobby? We’ve comprised a list of eight resources producers can use to stay educated or even begin learning about music production.
Ableton Live 10 Suite is now free to download for 90
When it comes to flagship DJ gear as used by the world’s pros, there’s one name that stands above them all – Pioneer. Go into any DJ booth from the one in your local dive club to the mainstage at the world’s biggest festivals, and you’ll likely see a pair (or two) of CDJ2000NXS2s and
Dave Smith updates his ‘Pro’ series with another paraphonic synth on steroids. It has two VCOs and a Wavetable oscillator with 32 sets of 16 wavetables, three filters, extensive LFOs and sequencing capabilities. It may look intimidating in fact it’s the most intuitive modern Dave Smith synth yet….
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Music production is tougher than you may think because it requires technique and skills besides talent. Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned musician, there is something new to learn every time you create a track. While acing on the quality front is important, you also need to be aware of the latest technologies
By the early 2000s, CDJs were fast becoming the standard set-ups at clubs and festivals. But their ubiquity coincided with the growing public perception that, well, DJs don’t really do much.
The golden age of EDM in the early 2010s only furthered this damaging stereotype. In a 2013 interview with GQ, Avicii admitted his sets
This week, Korg and JBL debuted new pro DJ headphones with active noise cancellation (ANC), Bluetooth, and a host of other smart options. These are not normal features to include with pro DJ headphones, but both companies bet that they’re things touring musicians want.
Most pro DJ headphones focus on performance needs: closed-ear comfort, durability,
Beatport is expanding its techno categories on the download and streaming site to include more branches of the genre. Now, users will see two different types of techno available as charts, both artists and sales, in the form of Techno [Peak Time/Driving/Hard] and Techno [Raw/Deep/Hypnotic]. Beatport have created two playlists to highlight the sounds of each style,
FUSER is a new interactive DJ game for your console.
Perfect for both those looking to learn and the more established behind the decks, FUSER allows players to perform and create mixes, with their customisable character performing in different locations such as festival stages. Gameplay allows either single player or 2 to 4 players.
Barely a week seems to pass without the announcement of a new Behringer device. Its conveyer belt of unofficial reboots of classic kit has wowed synth fans while courting plenty of controversy, too.
After shipping, the RD-8 (which won our Gear Of The Year feature last issue), the acid-inspired TD-3, the Korg MS-20-referencing K-2, the
Since the invention of records in 1889, mankind has been dreaming of an affordable machine to produce small editions of high quality records right on top of the office desk, or even the living room table. Today, more than 120 years later, the production of records is still locked up behind the walls of pressing