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…

Spotify get top artists to choose rising stars to record in their new studios

Spotify’s Secret Genius initiative has gotten it’s own recording studios and they’ll be recruiting Meghan Trainor, Jhené Aiko and Charli XCX to find their talent. Last year Spotify announced Secret Genius, their way of celebrating…

Jack White has banned fans using smartphones from his gigs

Jack White has had enough of the panels of light popping up above the crowds heads at concerts as he bans phones from his gigs. A disease is plaguing live music at the moment, the…

You can finally try Ableton Live 10 as it launches in beta

Since it was announced we couldn’t wait to get our hands on Ableton Live 10 and now some of you can finally try the next big update for the acclaimed DAW. Ableton Live 10 is…

Zoom mics have new competition in Roland’s versatile R-07 audio recorder

The announcement of Roland’s new portable recorder should send chills up the spines of competitors with quality, versatility, and most importantly affordability. The R-07 is Roland’s new compact recorder which is capable of amazing things…

Radiohead are suing Lana Del Rey for Creep which they got sued for

Lana Del Rey faces the wrath of Thom Yorke and co’s lawyers for reportedly stealing Creep, which Radiohead have already been successfully sued for. Whose song is it?  How do you decide when someone owns…

Slap that bass on your keyboard with this excitingly good VST

Waves Bass Slapper is a virtual instrument that brings the joy of a slap bass sound to your setup without even needing a bass. Slapping a bass with your thumb makes such a powerful, unique…

Spotify just bought a DAW, online studio Soundtrap

Spotify have bought an online recording studio/DAW in an interesting move that could see Spotify’s biggest divergence from music streaming yet. Spotify have acquired fellow Swedes Soundtrap, the company behind an entirely web-based music creation,…

Ableton Live 10: Everything you need to know about the next Ableton

The announcement of a new version of Ableton always gets us excited and they’ve just announced Ableton Live 10 with awesome new features. Ableton have announced Live 10, a bunch of new features, wicked new…

Google’s new Home Mini speakers were accidentally spying on people

Google recently announced two new speakers to take on Amazon Echo’s alternative models, but the mini version had some serious issues. Last week Google revealed that Google Home was becoming a family, adding two new speakers…