Producers are going to love SoundCloud and Pioneer DJ’s new partnership

When you slap together a new tasty mix on Pioneer DJ’s tasty DJM-REC app you can now ship it straight off to SoundCloud to share the love with your fans. SoundCloud have teamed up with…

Widely loved Swedish DJ Avicii has been buried in Stockholm

Following the shock death of one of the world’s biggest DJs and music producers, Avicii has been laid to rest at a private ceremony. Last month the world was shocked and saddened by the death…

What DAWs do the world’s top DJs and producers use?

All music software is slightly different and every producer has their favourite that works for them when they’re mixing up a plate of fresh sounds – these are the favourites for the world’s top producers….

FL Studio 20 is here and Fruity Loops is on Macs at last

FL Studio have just jumped from version 12 to 20 and with it their bringing their acclaimed music software to Apple computers for the first time. To celebrate 20 years of their acclaimed Fruity Loops…

Get 16,000 of the BBC’s sound effect samples for free

As you can imagine the BBC have a massive collection of sound effects for use in all of their shows, now they’re free for you to download and do anything you like with. The BBC…

Learning piano is simple when you have a Really Useful poster

Learning an instrument is hard but should but worth it and this single wall poster may be the step you need to start playing the piano. What can just one poster do? Well if it’s…

FL Studio Celebrate 20 Years With Anniversary Edition

To celebrate FL Studio’s 20th anniversary Image-Line are skipping version 13 and the 6 after to launch FL Studio 20 later this year. After rumours Image-Line have confirmed that they will be releasing their first full…

8 of the best and most popular Hip-Hop sample packs

Hip-Hop and R&B is now the most popular genre in the world, here are some of the greatest sounds that are making the hits of this generation. Last year Hip-Hop/R&B overtook rock as the most…

Independent artists give tips on booking your own tour, and surviving it

These days making it as an independent artist is totally achievable but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy – here are some tips for going on tour from artists who’ve done it themselves. Going on…

Spotify now show credits for songwriters on each track

Songwriters are getting the credit they deserve when listeners stream their songs as Spotify will now show the songwriter credits for all tracks. The modern music industry can be rife with a lack of credit…