Tidal have introduced credits for the behind the scenes crew in music

So many people are involved in making music and so few people know who is behind the magic – but don’t worry, Tidal are on the case. Producers, session musicians, guest vocalists, and more. The…

Sampling every song on Tyler, the Creator’s Igor in 1 beat (Video)

Can an entire album be sampled into 1 beat? Find out in this video taking elements from every song on Tyler, the Creator’s new album Igor.

Ableton Live 10.1 is out with much more to play with

Ableton has launched their first full update to Live 10 bringing whole new tools and features to provide the ultimate control over music making and production. The launch of Ableton Live 10 last year brought…

Music copyrights and sampling: What you need to know

In the digital music age copyrights and sampling laws have become a much more prescient issue in music. Producer Abid Hussain summarises what you need to know in his great talk at Ableton’s Loop summit….

Maschine’s integration with Sounds.com brings millions of samples into your workflow

Native Instruments’ Maschine software just became an even better package for producers with loads of samples and sounds available through their new partnership. Sounds.com is one of the largest royalty-free, curated site of sounds and…

How to get over producer’s writing block

We’ve all been there. You sit down at your PC, you light up your keyboard, you load up your plugins and stretch out your fingers… but nothing comes. When you’re finding inspiration hard to come…

Get this $99 compressor plugin free while you can

For one week only IK Multimedia are offering up their valuable T-RackS Quad Comp compressor for free – so nab it while you can. Add IK Multimedia’s great compressor plugin to your library and get…

Arcade is a synthesizer, looper, sample store and more all in one

Expand your workflow in style with the massive and brilliant virtual instrument and sampler that is Arcade. Arcade calls itself a ‘playable loop synthesizer’ but what it offers is much more than that. It’s a…

MOTU’s DAW get’s clip launching like Ableton in it’s next version to enhance production flow

MOTU’s DP 10 update brings a bunch of great new features for music production but their Clip Window might be the best. MOTU’s Digital Performer is one of the most high quality DAWs out there…

Akai announce an all-in-one music production studio that doesn’t need a computer

The Force is a new powerhouse piece of kit from Akai that puts all you need to create and produce music inside one performance system – no computer, no MIDI needed. Digital music production has…