Get this free bass synth plugin to get a 60’s sound

Brighten up your day with a plugin emulating a 60’s keyboard bass synthesizer with a warm and strangely futuristic tone that is yours for free. It’s hard to turn down a free plugin. Martinic are…

Spotify just bought SoundBetter, a marketplace for music producers

Spotify are looking to help artists get the best sound out of their music with a business that sets people up around the world to enhance their music. Today Spotify announced the acquisition of SoundBetter….

Meet the eco, backyard music studio we all wish we had

This gorgeous studio is the dream of every musician, producer and beyond to have their own quiet, personal studio in the backyard. Oh to have the space and money to build your dream studio in…

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…