Bitwig Studio 2.5 beta is here and full of new features

Bitwig Studio’s music making software gets even better with a whole host of new features available in their 2.5 update now available in beta in time for the new year. Early last year Bitwig launched…

Propellorhead’s new Reason device is made for songwriting inspiration

Working on Reason and stuck for inspiration? Propellorhead’s Quad Note Generator is a new rack extension that helps you lay the groundwork for your music. Quad Note Generator is the latest software for the makers…

Start recording with 33% off Steinberg USB interface for instruments

Nab yourself Steinberg’s 2 channel USB interface this Cyber Monday for a great discount and start recording your instruments and microphones, the perfect introduction to your own home recording studio. With Steinberg’s line of USB…

The 5 best Black Friday deals on MIDI controllers/keyboards

Black Friday is the perfect excuse to get yourself some sweet new music equipment. With thousands of savings to be had we’ve collected the 5 best MIDI controller deals for you to get producing on….

The best sites for free samples and loops to download

Loops and samples are a producers best friend, providing endless opportunities to use and rework unique sounds, melodies and rhythms into a new surrounding. But quality samples are hard to find without denting your wallet,…

Akai’s Mini Play is more than just a MIDI controller

Akai’s new MIDI controller doesn’t just give you power over your software but stands alone as it’s own beast with built-in sounds and speakers. Akai’s MPK Mini Play is a super portable version of “the…

Mix it up with 275 free retro drum machine samples

SampleRadar are back with an awesome bundle filled with great sounding samples that will spice up your mix and it’s totally free to download. There’s a great new pack out on MusicRadar’s awesome sample site…

FL Studio’s first ever dedicated controller is here from Akai

FL Studio often gets forgotten behind production and recording staples like Ableton and Logic, but Akai have come to their side with their new Fire controller. Akai’s new Professional Fire controller has been created in…

Tracktion’s full, unlimited DAW T7 is now available free to all

Music makers can get excited about getting their hands on some excellent music creation software without pulling out your wallets as Tracktion’s T7 DAW goes FREE. Tracktion’s T7 DAW is only 2 years old, releasing…

Creative ways to make the most of your samples

Samples give new life to your mixes, you can transform samples into completely new sounds and use them like their own instrument. Here’s some inspiration for getting more out of your sampling. Each section has…