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…

Bitwig Studio 2.5 beta is here and full of new features

Bitwig Studio’s music making software gets even better with a whole host of new features available in their 2.5 update now available in beta in time for the new year. Early last year Bitwig launched…

Propellorhead’s new Reason device is made for songwriting inspiration

Working on Reason and stuck for inspiration? Propellorhead’s Quad Note Generator is a new rack extension that helps you lay the groundwork for your music. Quad Note Generator is the latest software for the makers…

Is the future of pop music in artificial intelligence?

Computers are getting better and better at making music and soon the top songs in the charts could have little to no human involvement – at least that’s what Popgun AI are hoping. Artificial Intelligence…

Akai’s Mini Play is more than just a MIDI controller

Akai’s new MIDI controller doesn’t just give you power over your software but stands alone as it’s own beast with built-in sounds and speakers. Akai’s MPK Mini Play is a super portable version of “the…

SoundCloud is coming to 6 DJ programs

Get ready to expand your record collection for spinning as SoundCloud are bringing their giant music catalogue into DJ software. SoundCloud have just announced an upcoming partnership with 6 different DJ programs that will bring…

FL Studio’s first ever dedicated controller is here from Akai

FL Studio often gets forgotten behind production and recording staples like Ableton and Logic, but Akai have come to their side with their new Fire controller. Akai’s new Professional Fire controller has been created in…

This $180 synth plugin is now yours for free

We all love a big, fat, and powerful synth to add to our library. Vember Audio’s quality Surge plugin is amazing, and it’s just received a 100% price cut. We have an absolute treat for…

Tracktion’s full, unlimited DAW T7 is now available free to all

Music makers can get excited about getting their hands on some excellent music creation software without pulling out your wallets as Tracktion’s T7 DAW goes FREE. Tracktion’s T7 DAW is only 2 years old, releasing…

Control your MIDI devices on iOS with this $1 app

Who needs a MIDI controller when you’ve got an iPhone? Play and record MIDI all from this versatile app for your iOS devices. Ribn is an iOS app that works as a MIDI controller with…