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Image-Line releases FL Studio 12 DAW

<b>Image-Line has released FL Studio 12, the latest version of its popular DAW. This heralds the arrival of a vectorial UI that promises "pin-sharp</b> …

Caribou – Can’t Do Without You

<i>By popular demand, we deconstruct the arrangements of tracks to see what we can learn from their structure.</i> This month we deconstruct Caribou's …

The Instrument That's the Key to Electronic Music's Future

Why does the music in <i>Blade Runner</i> resonate so deeply? Because Vangelis, the mad genius Greek who wrote and performed the score, relied primarily on …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

Save 33% on the Jamstik Wireless Smart Guitar - Technabob

Whether you want to learn how to play guitar, or just want to jam wherever you go, this gadget is an awesome way to add some guitar to your day, …

A New Book from Ableton Wants to Help You Make Music

Imagine if the Eno/Schmidt <i>Oblique Strategies</i>, a music theory book, and an Ableton quick-start manual all got caught in a transporter accident with a …

Writing

Inside the Small Brooklyn Studio Making the Wackiest Synths I've Seen

Critter & Guitari make some of the most unique synthesizers I've ever seen. They don't just sound cool—they're explicitly designed to be both …

26 free Mac music-making tools

<b>The quality of modern freeware for making music often rivals that of commercial products - but there is a preconception that the best music-making</b> …

Artiphon's redesigned Instrument 1 is more compact and versatile than before

Despite its redesign, the Instrument 1 is essentially the same beast that we first saw back in 2012. It's designed to mimic a guitar, bass, violin, …

Mobile Devices

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LK Gives Your iPad or Android Tablet Easy Control of Ableton Live [Gallery, Hands on]

Ableton Live is happily running on your laptop. It’s not yet running on your iPad or tablet, or optimized in any way for touch. And that’s left a …

Why You Should be Playing with Soundpacks

Several years ago, our own Mad Zach kicked off the sound pack trend here on DJ TechTools, and it's been growing a steady following ever since. Sound …

Samsung’s next smartwatch may have Apple Watch-style digital dial of its own

Having spent more than a year throwing smartwatch concepts a wall, only to discover that very few of them stick, Samsung’s taking a bit of a break …

50 Best Android Apps for 2014

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Decorations

Take an incredible drone flight through the world's biggest cave

At a length of some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles), Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam, near the Laos border, is the largest known cave in the world. Inside is a large, fast-flowing river; its own microclimate; a chamber 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) long, 200 metres (660 feet) high and 150 metres (490 feet) wide; and …

Essential Books for Composing, Producing, Mixing, & Mastering Electronic Dance Music

I often see professional producers and DJs asked questions like "What's you mixing process like?", "How do you get your drums sounding so crisp?", …

DJ & Dance Music, Tracks & Mixes

Image-Line Groove Machine Mobile Review

150 Trees Protect This Apartment Complex from Noise and Pollution

While living in an urban environment has many benefits, you're often subject to noise, pollution, and lack of green space. This five-storey apartment building by Luciano Pia minimizes these disadvantages by cloaking the structure in a beautiful potted forest. Located in Turin, Italy, the facade …

Pollution