Instagram Superbeat, 3D Lyrics and Dynamic Lyrics makes it easier than ever to create engaging Reels

Instagram have launched three new Reels effects that makes your short-form videos react to the music with just a few taps.

Sound like Drake with this discounted plugin – 75% off, currently $12.50!

This effect plugin from Thenatan gives you that 40/Drake underwater sound, perfect for producing downtempo hip-hop and R&B beats.

Introduction to reverb for music producers

Make sure you’re choosing the right reverb for your sounds with these beginner’s tips for using reverb in music production.

Reason+ – $19.99/month for Reason with weekly new instruments, effects and building blocks

Reason+ is the new subscription service from the music production software company, combining the full DAW with weekly inspiring sound packs.

Abbey Road Studios update Topline their free multitrack audio recording app

Abbey Road Studios drops version 2.0 of Topline, allowing users to add new reverb effect, a new mixer panel and more. Think Voice Memos on steroids, Topline lets you import instruments, record vocals over the…

Samplr turns your MacBook Touch Bar into a multitouch loop slicer and sampler

Music making iPad app Samplr release a free Mac download, that turns your Touch Bar into a sampler, with multiple controls and effects. We’ve seen music making on the Touch Bar before from Logic Pro…

Waves ‘Get Creative’ sale offers 40% off everything and free plugins with orders

Get an additional 40% off everything on Waves, plus a free plug-in with orders over $50, and two free plugins with orders over $90. That’s and extra 40% off items that may already be on…

Instagram introduce effects that move to the music

Instagram’s new AR Music tool allows designers to get creative and musicians to promote their music in new ways. Instagram are adding tools within their Spark AR app to help designers create filters in Instagram…

The 5 best FREE unique VST effects plugins

Getting an amazing sound using just your computer is easier than ever with digital music production but it’s not always cheap. We’ve got you covered with the top 5 free plugins around. Here’s a list…

Check out the expressive instrument taking music to “the next dimension”

Imagine ROLI keyboards had a baby with an Ableton Push controller and they had a baby that looked like a board game – That’s Striso. This bizarre and incredibly interesting new instrument has just come…