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…

The 5 best DAWs in 2019

Everyone has a favourite for different reasons. Whether you’re recording live instruments, producing tracks from scratch, mixing pieces together or editing the last bits of a track in a mixdown – these are the 5…

The first music from Mars is out of this world… literally!

Andrew Huang is back at it with another awesome video that breaks new ground for music. This time he has left the atmosphere to create a new track using real sounds from Mars. If you…

Get a free Ableton pack this Christmas

Here’s another gift to go in your stocking this Christmas and pad your digital instrument collection out with a collection of vintage synths for Ableton free to Live 10 users. Bring in the new year…

Get $1,367 of samples for under $40 this Christmas

Christmas is a time for generosity and few are being as generous as Samples From Mars who are giving away their MASSIVE library of high quality samples for over 95% off. Samples From Mars have…

Akai return to mobile with iMPC’s powerful, beatmaking sequel

Akai Professional have been making digital music creation quality at an affordable price for years and the follow up to their brilliant beat-making app takes that power on the road. There are innumerable music making…

The best sites for free samples and loops to download

Loops and samples are a producers best friend, providing endless opportunities to use and rework unique sounds, melodies and rhythms into a new surrounding. But quality samples are hard to find without denting your wallet,…

Groundbreaking deal licenses remixes on SoundCloud

Remixes will start making money on SoundCloud totally legally with a massive new deal between them and Dubset clearing licenses. SoundCloud has made a name as the online home for creators, producers, DJs, remixers and…

Mix it up with 275 free retro drum machine samples

SampleRadar are back with an awesome bundle filled with great sounding samples that will spice up your mix and it’s totally free to download. There’s a great new pack out on MusicRadar’s awesome sample site…

Creative ways to make the most of your samples

Samples give new life to your mixes, you can transform samples into completely new sounds and use them like their own instrument. Here’s some inspiration for getting more out of your sampling. Each section has…