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How To Make Japanese Style Iced Coffee

Nothing livens up a hot afternoon quite like a cup of iced coffee. Trouble is, a lot of the iced coffee out there is just stale, leftover hot brewed …

Coffee

The Untold Story of Ableton Live—the Program That Transformed Electronic Music Performance Forever

In their first joint interview, co-founders Gerhard Behles and Robert Henke look back at Ableton’s roots in Berlin’s 90s techno scene and its impact on electronic music.<p>The history of Ableton usually starts in 2001, when the Berlin-based software company released their first product, Ableton Live—a …

EQ For Beginners Part 2: How To EQ Absolutely Anything

How The Pro’s Use EQNow you have an understanding of what EQ does and an awareness of the frequency spectrum, you can put this knowledge into …

Music Production

The Best Max For Live Devices, Part 4: Four More Cool Devices

ck.acid<p>If you're looking for a quick and easy monosynth and sequencer all-in-one solution, look no further than ck.acid. Featuring a 16-step …

Unfiltered Audio Indent Is Free For A Limited Time!

via Bedroom Producers Blog:Unfiltered Audio’s commercial low-pass filter and multi-mode distortion effect called Indent ($49 regular price) will be …

Music Production

5 Mistakes to Avoid For The One-Man Band / Solo Producer

1. Don’t Get Stuck in the Box<p>Fig 1 Mixing one or two live audio tracks into a primarily “in-the-box” arrangement can help provide a looser, more …

Music Production Techniques, Part 5: Expanders, Exciters And Enhancers

<i>Other Articles in this series:</i><p>Audio enhancement is by no means an essential process and is seen by some as a bit of a gimmick. In some situations …

The town in Arizona that inspired a Star Wars planet

Google tells me there are 5,218 miles between London and a town in Arizona that I'd never heard of, called Arcosanti. The brainchild of Italian architect Paolo Soleri, Arcosanti is an experimental town that has been ‘in progress’ since the 1970s. If you perch yourself on one of the town’s open roof …

Star Wars

The best affordable hardware synths: portable, desktop and keyboard instruments

<b>These days, high-quality yet affordable hardware synths are what we expect. Whether you’re looking for a pocket-sized instrument that can be powered</b> …

Synthesizers

Download 3 free one-knob plugins courtesy of Abletunes

<b>You can't hope to achieve surgical levels of precision with one-knob effect plugins, but there's certainly something satisfying about being able to</b> …

Tom Cosm - External Resampler 1.0

By<p>Tom Cosm<p>Tom Cosm is an Ableton Certified Trainer from New Zealand<p>Follow for updates on what Tom Cosm is creating.<p>External Resampler allows you to …

Music Production

How to Combine Audio Devices in Mac OS X for Logic Pro, Or Any DAW

In many DAWs including Logic Pro and Live, you can only choose a single input and output device when using Apple's Core Audio. Because of this, it …

U-He RePro-1 Alpha Released! (Free Download)

via Bedroom Producers Blog:U-He has released the freeware alpha version of RePro-1, their forthcoming emulation of the Sequential Circuits Pro One …

Music Production

Using Ableton Live's Vocoder as a Return Effect

While ‘robot voice’ may be the way that most people think of vocoders, you’d be surprised how many other applications there really are. One great way …

TET Music Tools Release Arpeggio Designer Chord Explorer for Ableton

TET Music are happy to announce the release of a pair of Max For Live devices to aid with quick MIDI composition in Ableton Live.<p><b>Arpeggio Designer</b> …

Buy Cheap Guitar Pedals & Accessories

At Spartan Music we aim to do one thing - provide musicians with the best great value guitar equipment. Being a guitarist can be expensive, and …

Customer Service

In Pictures: Seven Music Mavericks

Even as record companies renew their grip on the music industry, a handful of artists have been able to carve out profitable niches beyond the major label framework. The first three appear as sidebars in the FORBES magazine story “Revenge Of The Record Labels” – read on to see all seven.

Momentum v. math as Sanders claims victories while Clinton keeps delegate lead

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this story mischaracterized the racial make-up of Hawaii. According to the Census Bureau, the state is 37.5% Asian, 26.7% white, 23% two or more races, 10% native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 2.5% black and 0.4% American Indian/Alaska native.</i><p>Vermont Sen. Bernie …

Getting Started With Audiobus

If you’re an iOS musician and you’re starting to take your portable flat computer seriously as an instrument, Audiobus is an absolute must. The …

The Viktor NV-1 Synth Will Blow You Away, And It Lives In Your Browser

If you haven’t tried it out yet, and you’re running Safari or Chrome on a Mac or PC, then head there now and prepare to be impressed by the Viktor …

Free Max for Live Synth: Flintpope's Mysterious Spotfield

Nick Dwyer, the man behind Flintpope, let us know some good news about this reincarnated Max for Live synth, Spotfield. Firstly, it's been made …

5 Free Synth Plugins to Help You Hone Your Synth Sound

Image via Shutterstock<i>This article originally appeared on Soundfly.</i> So, you’ve made the resolution to dive deeper into your productions. You want to …

Synthesizers

5 Mistakes To Avoid: Using Panning Imaging Tools

1. Don’t Hard-Pan<p>Fig 1 Top: Tracks/Instruments panned 100% (Hard) Left & Right; Bottom: Tracks/Instruments panned 90% Left & Right (better)<p>Basic …

Production Tip: The How Why of Punchy Drum Compression

Everyone knows that you need to use a compressor, but after dropping it on the channel, the punchiness is still elusive for some. Let me tell you the …

iZotope is letting you download its new DDLY plugin for free, but not forever

<b>iZotope is having quite the 15</b><b>th</b> <b>birthday party. First the company relaunched Vinyl, its lo-fi processor, and now it's giving away its new DDLY</b> …

Music Production

10 ways to use noise to enhance your mixes

Noisy but nice<p>So what exactly do we mean by ‘noise’? In production, it’s used to refer to one of a few specific variations of a random audio signal, …

A better sounding (and much cheaper) alternative to pricey sound bars

Sound bars have come a long way, and some sound perfectly decent, as long as you <i>never</i> compare them to stereo or home theater speaker systems. Their performance advantages over sound bars are so overwhelming I was confident a $380 stereo system consisting of a pair of speakers and integrated amp …

Vinyl, iZotope's fantastic free plugin, is back in an updated form

<b>iZotope is re-releasing Vinyl, its very first plugin and a freeware favourite. This is in celebration of its 15th birthday.</b><p>"When we look back on …

Music Production

10 simple ways to make your mixes sound wider

<b>The width of a given element in a mix can often make or break its impact, so ensuring that your most important parts - be they vocals, synth hooks or</b> …

Music Production

FREE VST/AU synthesiser plugin: Klevgränd Enkl CM

<b>Computer Music are giving away an amazing and exclusive synth plugin with issue 227: Enkl CM, created by Swedish software magicians Klevgränd.</b><p>Based …

Music Production