Ableton’s new beatmaking kit ‘Beat Tools’ offers you amazing new sounds

With more than 120 Drum and Instrument Racks, over 180 loops for slicing, tweakable effects chains and more, Beat Tools has all the sounds you need for hands-on beatmaking – especially with Push. Developed by…

An interview with ModeAudio’s Niall McCallum on the fantastic samples, loops and presets site for musicians

ModeAudio offers a massive collection of eclectic sample packs and sounds for producers and musicians, and we talked to co-founder Niall McCallum on running such a vast and brilliant music resource. What inspires you to…

Get 350 free crazy, glitchy sounds to use in your mixes with this sample pack

It’s like Christmas come early! Digital Malfunctions is a massive free pack of glitched out samples and noisy rhythmic loops that are sure to make you approach your mix in a new way. 99 Sounds…

Free Loop Generator Creates Awesome Melodic Loops For Mac and Windows

This new app uses visual polygons to help you create loops based on mathematical principles – and it’s a lot funner than that sounds. XronoMorph is a free OS X and Windows app from Dynamic…

GarageBand Update Brings Loads of Loops and Music Memos support

Apple have updated GarageBand, adding 2,600 new loops and sounds as well as more compatibility with their iOS apps. Apple rolled out their new update for GarageBand on Mac yesterday and it comes with a…