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Using A Hardware Synthesizer As An External Effects Unit With Your DAW

Take advantage of all that hardware synths have to offer by using one as an external effects processor. We show you how with IK Multimedia UNO Synth Pro and Ableton Live.

Wavezoo: Get Paid To DJ At Parties Worldwide

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Scaler 2 Is Discounted For Attack Readers Until Sept 31st!

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Four Of The Best Stem Separation Tools

We review four of the best stem separation tools and focus on which is the best for DJs and live…

Programming A Nu-Disco Beat

In this new Beat Dissected we program a Nu Disco groove in the style of Purple Disco Machine and Never Dull.

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The pocket-sized EvermixBox4 plugs into the back of your mixer and into your iPhone / iPad / Android smartphone, where the Evermix App allows you to record the set in super high quality. After your set, share to Mixcloud + Soundcloud or save to cloud storage locations such as iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive.


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How Are We ACTUALLY Going To Save Our Scene?

Now the dust has settled after London’s ‘Save Our Scene’ protest against lockdown and clubs are set to reopen…

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Virtual Artist, Ha Jiang, Signs Major Record Deal in China

According to a report from MBW, a virtual artist in China, Ha Jiang, has signed a major record deal, a…

Drum Comping in Ableton Live 11

In our latest video on YouTube, we asked Kédu Carlö to show us how to comp drums in Ableton…

5 Things That Make Mathew Lane DrMS A Mixing Secret Weapon

There are plenty of mixing plugins that claim to be “secret weapons” but how many of them deserve that title? DrMS from Mathew Lane does and here are five reasons why.

How To Clean & Rip Vinyl – A Guide

We look at the best methods to care for your vinyl and how best to convert vinyl records to digital…

Win Four Free Music Production Courses!

For this months competition, we’ve teamed up with MusicGurus to offer two readers the chance to win four free…

Rane Releases Limited Edition Seventy A-Track Signature Edition Battle Mixer

Rane has announced a limited run Seventy A-Trak signature edition battle mixer.…

Vintage Drum Machine Listening Quiz

Test your vintage drum machine knowledge and see if you can guess these 10 famous rhythm machines by sound alone in this month’s quiz.

Violet: “There’s an underground & a super-commercialised thing that’s almost like a caricature of dance music”

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Charlie Clouser from Nine Inch Nails and Spitfire Audio Release Hammers

Hammers is a comprehensive collection of drums and percussion instruments by Spitfire Audio created in collaboration with composer Charlie Clouser…

Bossa Nova Vibes

In this latest Beat Dissected, we put together a Brazilian bossa n ova-inspired beat with acoustic and percussive textures.

What Is The Role Of The DJ Today?

DJ and producer Funk Butcher (Kwame Safo) recently suggested on Twitter that you’re “Not really a DJ if you…

Oblivion Sound Lab Release Retrograde: 120 Cosmic Patches for Repro-5

Oblivion Sound Lab has announced the release of Retrograde: 120 Cosmic Patches for u-he’s Repro-5.…

Ableton Releases Live 11 Lite

Berlin-based Ableton has announced Live 11 Lite which is free for all Live Lite owners.…

Pacific State-Style Pads

The pads in 808 State’s genre-defining ‘Pacific State’ are no doubt at the top of the list of the most iconic sounds in dance music. In this Synth Secrets, we replicate the Mancunian quartet’s synthesis secrets.

Using Spectral Processing To Add Instrument-Specific Effects To Stems

Spectral processing can open up possibilities when working with stems, from adding effects like delay, to targeting specific instruments for dynamics processing, and more. In this tutorial, we show you how.

UJAM Announces 50% Off Until July 18th

UJAM are giving you up to 50% off until July 18th. There are savings across the whole UJAM range, including…

AIAIAI Unveils The TMA-2 Studio and The TMA-2 Studio XE

6 years after releasing the TMA-2, Danish audio company AIAIAI has announced the TMA-2 Studio and TMA-2…

How Techno Provided The Soundtrack of Change in Berlin

When the Berlin Wall fell over 30 years ago, young people from East and West came together to celebrate their…

How To Solve Hardware MIDI and Audio Latency Issues In Ableton Live

Latency can turn your hardware heaven into a confusing and frustrating hell – especially with Ableton Live. We look at some strategies to get your MIDI and audio all synced up.

Beat Dissected: Rolling Techno

In our latest YouTube Beat Dissected video. we’re going to show you how to create a rolling techno beat…

Change The Record Ep 3: Niks Delanancy Co-Founder of the Black Artist Database

In Episode 03 we sat down with Niks Delanancy, co-founder of the Black Artist Database to discuss the continuing…

Add Drama To Beats With Yasuke Inspired Cinematic Percussion

In this latest Passing Notes we take inspiration from the Yasuke soundtrack and explore ways to incorporate traditional percussive elements into modern productions.

Pete Bones & The Stones of Convention

Pete Bones’ new album ‘Wild Moose Chase’ is a seven-track, heavy-duty, dark-disco spectacular. Ahead of its release…

Two Days Left To Save On Modulators 21 By K-Devices

There are just two days left to save on the new K-Devices Modulators 21, a new toolset of modulators…

IO Music Academy is 50% Off To Attack Readers Until The End of June

Save 50% on IO Music Academy courses until the end of June!…

How To Get Big ‘80s Drums

Got big hair and big shoulder pads but small drums? We show you how to take your ‘80s percussion from wimpy Hall And Oates to stomping New Order.

Arturia FX Collection 2

Arturia beefs up its effects package, adding seven plugins including three brand-new bus processors. How does it stack up against rather intense competition?

Vocal Processing in Ableton Live 11

In our latest video on YouTube, we asked Kédu Carlö to show us some vocal processing techniques in Ableton…

U-he Listening Quiz: Winners Announced

It’s time to announce the winners of last month’s u-he interactive quiz. Read on to see if…

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