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- 17th July 2019
DJing with smart devices
DJing using smart devices, such as iOS and Android-based systems, is fast becoming a popular option.
- 13th June 2019
7 Ways to Improve Your Studio Workflow
For any producer looking to make the best music they possibly can, the importance of establishing an effective workflow can’t be understated.
- 12th June 2019
Watch: How To Get Your Bass and Drums Working Together
Learn how you can use classic techniques along with bass and drum instruments from Orange Tree Samples, GetGood Drums, and Impact Soundworks to get the most out of your rhythm section.
- 11th June 2019
RØDE Filmmaker Kit vs Wireless GO: Which One is Right for You?
Wireless mics are an essential piece of kit for a wide range of content creators, and the RØDE range covers a lot of bases.
- 10th June 2019
Learn How To Set Up Your Turntable with DJ Rafik & Ortofon
Watch: Learn the basics of how to DJ. Ortofon DJ Tutorial videos, that will help you become a better DJ
- 7th June 2019
Denon DJ Prime Series Updates
Major updates for Engine Prime software, SC5000/M media players and X1800 mixer
- 10th May 2019
RØDECaster Pro Multitrack To microSD
How It Works PLUS More Features In Update 1.2.0 Explained
- 10th October 2018
For more than half a century, Sabian have been handcrafting cymbals in their factory and their latest innovation has opened the door for ALL drummers to have the same access as the top musicians in the world.
- 27th August 2018
Riff Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel on Jerry Reed's "The Claw"
Tommy Emmanuel breaks down "The Claw" by Jerry Reed
- 27th August 2018
Tom Waits - If you are recording, you are recording
The one-of-a-kind singer-songwriter on his new LP, Bad as Me.
- 26th August 2018
Disruption by Design: The Ernie Ball Music Man St. Vincent Signature Guitar
Annie Clark discusses the importance of disassociating from her St. Vincent stage persona in her creative process and more