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Week #31

  • Niland - Music search & discovery engines based on Deep Learning algorithms
  • Max 7.0.5 Released
  • How Compression Affects Harmonic Distortion
  • A First Look at Native Instruments’ Stems File Format
  • Bop.fm - Free legit music you can share with anyone
  • Audiffex announces availability of inTone2 for Mac and Windows
  • Rode Microphones acquires Aphex
  • Vinylify makes personalized vinyl records on demand
  • Fossils Of Technology: 'The Imitation Archive' Turns Near-Extinct Machines Into Music
  • Have Apple and Spotify already lost the chinese music market?

Week #30

  • Audio-Technica ships BP40 broadcast microphone
  • How your music taste reflects the way your brain thinks
  • Turn Your Favorite Songs Into Colorful, Moving Landscapes With New App
  • SoundCloud Confirms That It Will Release A Subscription Service Later This Year
  • How Audiomack Is Playing Major League Ball With Minor League Talent
  • Swedish Elektron Release New Music Technology
  • Native Instruments release dub techno expansion for Maschine
  • Spotify focuses more heavily on curation with a new Beatport partnership
  • Crowdfunded Music Tech Is Creating Whole New Instruments
  • How Compression Affects the Timbre of a Sound
  • Musicparrot - Learn how to play instruments online
  • Meet & Jam - Bringing Musicians Together
  • Why Microsoft's Windows 10 Audio And MIDI APIs Are A Big Deal
  • Scratchbot: A Robot DJ That Can Scratch And Cut Records
  • n-Track Debuts Musical Collaboration App, Songtree
  • Bkstg, Backed by $20 Million in Funding, Promises to Connect Musicians and Their Fans
  • Hack a Grid: Novation Makes Launchpad Pro Firmware Open Source
  • Shipping Container Control Room
  • D16 Group announces Devastor 2
  • Nova by DJSH Music: a huge collection of pads, atmospheres and sound design
  • Hrdvsion has made a version of Guitar Hero for Ableton Push
  • Landr - Professional audio mastering without paying studio rates
  • Five Questions With The Orb's Thomas Fehlmann
  • How “New Music Friday” Fails to Benefit Consumers and Independent Record Stores
  • Presskit - The besy way to pitch talent & creativity

Week #29

  • Loop - A summit for music makers by Ableton
  • A Fair Music Streaming Model is Possible
  • Portable Keyboards: The Yamaha reface Solution for Producers
  • How should plugin GUI design account for mixed screen sizes?
  • SoundFreqs sound design collective launches
  • Native Instruments & Soundiron release Symphony Series - Brass Collection
  • BeatStep Pro: a controller, performance sequencer and composing tool
  • Yamaha Reface - Hands on
  • Greg Calbi Mastering Presets for Ozone
  • Roland Launches TD-25 Series V-Drums
  • Glitchmachines releases Cryogen plugin
  • Fishman Announces Fluence Modern 8-String Humbucker Pickup
  • BOSS Debuts SY-300 Guitar Synthesizer
  • Sugar Bytes releases Obscurium synth plugin
  • Could blockchain technology solve streaming music’s payment rows?
  • Summer NAMM 2015: Dual Stereo Looper Pedal
  • zplane releases Elastique Pitch V2 for Mac & Win VST, AU, AAX & RTAS
  • DigiTech Reissues the DOD Gonkulator
  • FL Studio for Mac enters alpha testing phase
  • Designing Musical User Interfaces
  • Privately send & receive digital audio via Byta
  • Helm is a new free cross-platform software synthesizer
  • Yamaha TF Series Digital Consoles
  • Productivity and planning software for booking agents and festival organizers
  • New Boss reverb pedal effect: RV-6 Reverb

Week #28

  • Peavey Electronics Announces ReValver ACT Profiler
  • Kramer Introduces Fastest Ever Single−Channel 4K Presentation Scaler−Switchers
  • Pigtronix launches Pitch Shifting Echolution 2 Multi-Tap Delay Pedals at Summer NAMM
  • Akai’s New Pad Controllers: MPD218, MPD226, MPD232
  • This is MeeBlip anode limited edition: White Case, More Direct Control
  • iZotope Offers Free Educational Content During July
  • The finger’s on the self-destruct button - The ugly truth about the music streaming universe
  • Doppler Labs just raised $17M to create earbuds that don't play music but let you customize how the world sounds around you
  • Introducing Sensory Percussion
  • Flux launches sale on plugins & bundles
  • Three generations of Grados have pursued the family passion of delivering superior sound
  • The dark waters of music publishing
  • Arturia BeatStep Pro now available
  • Blend to release compilation from Berklee College of Music “Intro to Ableton Live” course
  • Plugin Boutique launches Image Line exclusive summer sale
  • The bluffer’s guide to acoustics
  • Power trip: A guide to power tubes and their signature sounds
  • How to make an IKEA eurorack case
  • NME to relaunch as free title
  • Music in a world of noise pollution
  • Flat - Write your music scores online. Collaborate in real time on your sheet music.
  • Soundtrap - Make music online with your friends
  • Audiocommon - Collaboration and sharing platform for musicians
  • Crowdmix - The social music network. Launching soon.
  • The ONE Smart Piano & Light Keyboard

Week #27

  • Roland has sneaked out a compact analog monosynth, the Driftbox-R
  • Source Audio releases Vertigo Tremolo
  • Revelator - the only platform you need to run a music business
  • Iconic Sound LightLead promises to be "world's first optical analogue instrumental cable"
  • Auxy, the iPad’s Simple Music Creation Tool, Quietly Gets Better
  • Studio One Remote Available Now—Free!
  • iRig Mic Studio is now available
  • AudioThing Fog Convolver Dives into Sound Design
  • Automatic volume effect - AutoSwell Light - in VST and AU formats
  • What Differentiates Human Drummers From Machines? Fractals.
  • Splice Sounds - The most powerful way to discover, collect & download samples
  • Ehco - A platform dedicated to helping artists and fans share and connect on their favorite social causes
  • Music vine - an oasis of beautifully produced royalty free music
  • Roland Aira Modular Customizer Now Available For Android, iOS, Mac & Windows
  • Reason 8.3 is here
  • Ableton Live 9.2 Out Now
  • HARMAN Announces Immediate Availability of the Martin® M-Touch
  • KOMA Elektronik Starts Pre-Orders for KOMPLEX Sequencer
  • Mikme - Wireless Recording Microphone
  • Future Retro releases Mondovox polyphonic MIDI router
  • Soundudes - We'll find your super-fans and connect them to your music
  • Wespin - Growth Training and Community For Musicians, Bands, and Producers
  • AG Watermark Generator - Easily add an audio watermark to your tracks
  • Nuendo 7 Is Now Available
  • Download all VST plugins by Mastrcode Music for free

Week #26

  • Spotify buys analytics firm
  • Get your tracks heard on BBC Introducing
  • MTV rebrands as the channel of social media video
  • Apple Signs Thousands of Independent Labels in Royalty Deal
  • Google Music starts free service to rival Pandora, Spotify
  • Native Instruments releases Amplified Funk for Maschine
  • Review: Akai Advance 49 MIDI controller with VIP VSTi host software
  • Waldorf Releases Attack Drums For iPad
  • XILS-lab Relaunches Virtual Analogue Soft Synth with Modern-Day Makeover
  • Aly James Lab updates VLinn LM-1 Drums VST (v2.0) - x64, New features and Mac format
  • Beatport joins the streaming industry with embeddable player
  • iZotope Releases RX Final Mix
  • MOTU releases Digital Performer 9
  • SoundWorks Collection - The Sound of Jurassic World
  • Listening to Heavy Metal Music Makes You Calmer: New Study
  • New App, Cut Glove, Turns Xbox 360 Controller Into A Musical Instrument
  • Numark Mixtrack Pro 3 Serato Controller Out Now
  • Native Instruments launches Stems with informative website & discussion panel at Sónar Barcelona 2015
  • New Yamaha Synths Will Include “Totally Alien” New Technology, Says Interview
  • Musicians don't just hear in tune, they also see in tune
  • djay Pro Introduces Force Touch, Beatpad 2, and Slip Mode
  • D16 Group releases Antresol flanger plugin
  • SoundCloud makes more controversial changes to service
  • How Money Flows Back to Songwriters, Artists, Publishers & Labels
  • How Indie Rock Changed the World

Week #25

  • Blue Cat's Dynamics 4.0 Released
  • Toontrack is looking for beta testers
  • Firo (instrument, looper, MIDI controller etc) is now free
  • Introducing the Subpac S2
  • Rututu - A touch based music-making app
  • LMMS - A free cross-platform DAW
  • Free DJ software for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux
  • MuLab is an inspiring music production studio for Mac OSX and Windows featuring an integrated top quality modular synth and effect engine
  • Tascam announces the free Hi-Res Editor software
  • Mark Guiliana drum loops on a flash sale, 60 percent off for 1 more day
  • Think differently: Is Apple Music proof that the company has stopped innovating?
  • Steal Mad Zach’s quick sound pack switch technique
  • RawPro - hardware compressors
  • 5 legal mistakes to avoid in the studio
  • Reason Tutorial - Designing Perfect Dubstep Bass
  • One-of-a-kind synth drum machine, the Elektron-83
  • ClipMic digital - an iOS clip-on microphone
  • Apple confirms 71.5% revenue sharing for Apple Music, no royalties during trial period
  • Pro & Motion - music & movie industry specific platform which allows direct contact between freelancers and those in search of their talent
  • Ableton is now on Instagram
  • Yale music theory course on YouTube
  • Line6 Helix - a new kind of guitar processor
  • IK Multimedia Mic Room - a microphone modeling app for iPhone or iPad
  • USB Midi pedal controller from TEControl
  • Down to Jam - a social network for musicians

Week #24

  • Moog Music gives employees more control
  • Apple Music to pay 0% royalties to rights holders through free trial accounts, 58% through subcriptions
  • Singer/songwriter Jillette Johnson discusses her success using Fanswell
  • Rob Papen releases Vecto synth, exclusively for Reason
  • Defining success in music
  • Bandlab - The cloud platform where musicians and fans create music, collaborate and engage with each other across the globe
  • All 5PinMedia audio and MIDI loop packs on 30 percent discount
  • Heavyocity's Gravity is aimed at the modern score composer
  • Akai Advance - Direct control of all your virtual instruments
  • Beatlines 2 - A simple and powerful 8-tracked, sample based sequencer
  • Build A Dirt Cheap Hardware Sampler On A Raspberry Pi
  • Apple Music – will indie artists get their fair share ?
  • For the streaming music competition, threat of Apple Music turns to a sigh of relief
  • OWOW Midi Controllers: Small + Simple Design, Advanced Controls
  • Softube launches Summer Sale, Console 1 software updated + USB iLok key no longer required
  • Sample Logic - Cinematic Guitars Infinity
  • Apparition Adds Video To Your Modular Synthesizer
  • Percussa releases Wireless AudioCubes Pro
  • Nico Perez Co-Founded Mixcloud To Help You Find Your Perfect Mix
  • Energizing the Mix - An interview with Grammy-winning producer/engineer Reuven Amiel
  • You just shot your first music video — now what?
  • Streaming music is fundamentally changing the way we listen
  • 30 free U-he Diva presets released by The Unfinished
  • How Music Can Improve Schools
  • Arm and hand stretches for musicians

Week #23

  • Summer Vibes - Sinevibes offers a 15 percent discount on all their plugins for 15 days
  • Tek’it Audio Releases Freeware 8kut 2 Filter VST/AU Plugin
  • Plughugger releases one of the first EDM sound packs for U-he Hive
  • Renoise Redux - an expressive sample-based instrument
  • YouTube's New Music Insights Tool Shows Artists A Heat Map Of Their Geographic Popularity
  • New vinyl plants opening in Oregon, Vermont
  • How well can you hear audio quality?
  • Auphonic Multitrack Processor Automates Mixing
  • EastWest Releases ProDrummer
  • You can now control Ableton Live with an Apple Watch
  • Real Analog VST/AU instruments
  • Web Audio API synthesizer - Viktor NV-1
  • U-he Hive 1.0 is now available for Windows and Mac OSX
  • Novation’s Launchpad Grid, now in color, for Ableton or iPad
  • A man's world? Darryn De La Soul on being a sound engineer
  • Jamming In The Woods With A Minimal Mobile Studio
  • Run through Jim Root’s rig with premier guitar
  • The Logic Pros: Turning iPad into a virtual pedalboard using Logic Remote
  • Automatic Equalization Plug-In
  • Roland AIRA EFX Eurorack Modules - First Look
  • Creating Melodic Kicks With Ableton
  • Hooktheory Trends - Find songs with the same chords
  • The Sound of Tomorrowland - Sound designer Kyrsten Mate and re-recording mixer Gary Rydstrom interviewed
  • How the compact disc lost its shine
  • Tips for EQ'ing the Stereo Buss

Week #22

  • Receiver - Better marketing for musicians
  • Will Intel and DJ Qbert banish laptops from the DJ booth?
  • Vectorspace: Gestural Sequenced Sampler for Reaktor
  • Review: Waves Butch Vig Vocals
  • Tascam release VL-S5 active studio monitors
  • Film score composer Junkie XL (Mad Max: Fury Road, 300: Rise of an Empire) tells about his workflow
  • Singrush is a platform for artists, bands, and producers to host and share their sounds worldwide
  • How Kaskade's Tweetstorm about Soundcloud last summer inspired me to build a service for musicians
  • Mixcrate thinks that Stems changes the game more than Tidal
  • Getting the Right Sound for a Superhero - Daredevil dialogue engineer Christian Buenaventura
  • The Perfect Pump: 3 Sidechain Compression Plug-ins Compared
  • Interactive radio apps by Interapt
  • 101 Inspirational music production tips and ideas
  • Macabre solo strings - Expressive and lyrical first chair Violin, Viola and Cello with a dark tone.
  • Programmable crusher effect with CV/gate and eurorack compatibility
  • Are clubs getting too crowded to actually dance?
  • How Pomplamoose made $135,983 and lost $147,802 on their last tour
  • Mixing vocals – How to EQ vocals, compress them and use effects
  • The pok - a wireless foot controller for your music software
  • The Sound Torch speaker sets your music on fire
  • Do DIY - A directory of music venues, mainly in the US
  • Free Creative Commons music resources at ccMixter
  • Korg brings the legendary M1 synthesizer to iPad with iM1
  • New computer algorithm builds rap songs out of other rap songs
  • The best free music production software

Week #21

  • Budget manufacturer Crosley is releasing an “audiophile” turntable
  • Musistic is the first ever technology that allows limitless creative musical collaboration across all DAWs and platforms
  • Research shows significant changes to brains of musicians
  • Would you like the tempo of a song to change according to your running pace? Try Weav by Cute Little Apps.
  • Amplitube 4 for iPhone/iPad now available
  • PreSonus Introduces Studio One 3
  • Review: Allen & Heath Xone:43C Serato DJ Mixer
  • Songwriting Tutorial: Understanding Keys
  • Spotify will offer video content starting this month
  • The surprising science behind what music does to our brains
  • Access people who can promote your work and give you feedback
  • Fluffy Audio's Trio Broz – Solo Violin for Kontakt
  • Line6 Amplifi now integrates with Apple Watch
  • Maschine 2.3 out now, free Komplete Select instruments
  • High-performance portable mixer/DAW controller
  • Analyze your song in a survey of real listeners
  • Cakewalk's new hybrid synth, Rapture, -25% during launch
  • Mirek Stiles – The Abbey Road Interview
  • Universal Audio's Apollo series - new Thunderbolt 2 audio interfaces
  • What is the difference between DMX lighting fixture connection cables and XLR audio cables?
  • Fender's tiny clip-on guitar tuners
  • Ferrofish B4000+ Hammond organ with hands-on control
  • Gibson acquires Deckadance from Image-Line
  • Molecular Bytes Atomicreverb 1.3 comes with a new UI
  • Novation introduces MoroderNova - a signature digital synthesiser which pays homage to Giorgio Moroder

Week #20

  • Add classic 80's Yamaha drum machine sounds to your set, free
  • Audified announces U73b compressor plug-in
  • Kern - a free polyphonic synthesizer plug-in for Windows
  • New Hybrid reverb effect plugin from Waves
  • New Sennheiser monitor headphones are equipped with a bass level dial
  • iZotope Releases Free Mastering Guide
  • Laidback Luke - 'Real DJ-ing' @ Dancefair, The Netherlands (2015)
  • M-Audio Launches AV-32 & AV-42 Compact Speakers
  • Sinevibes releases Fraction - an audio slicing workstation that creates rolls, stutters, fills, breaks and transitions
  • Subvert by Glitchmachines is a savage 3-Channel distortion processor
  • Ableton Live Tutorial: Breathing New Life into Sample Loops with Rory PQ
  • How to protect yourself against SoundCloud takedowns
  • New sE Electronics Voodoo ribbon mics
  • Review: Sonuus i2M Musicport - pitch to midi on your iPad
  • The Sennheiser MKE 2 Digital: an iPhone lav mic with Apple Watch integration
  • An interactive LED light effect wall that follows dance movement - a Max for Live project
  • Dmitry Sches updates Tantra synth to 1.01
  • Introducing DynaMount... the world's first line of Wi-Fi controlled microphone mounts. Soon on Kickstarter.
  • Piano in 162 - Free 5GB piano sample library (SFZ + Kontakt format)
  • Syncing Drum Machines and Synthesizers With a DJ Set
  • Busker - Discover the World's Musicians
  • Pressed to the Edge: Why vinyl hype is destroying the record
  • The Music Man - Jim Jozwiak gets the band together at schools that don't have their own music programs.
  • Tracktion 4 Digital Audio Workstation Is Now FREE
  • Typedrummer - Turn your keyboard into a drum kit

Week #19

  • Creative sequencing techniques: Using Push & Ableton Live to control Elektron Analog Rytm
  • How to DJ 101: Why you must understand phrasing
  • Mixcloud develops new tool to import music from Soundcloud
  • RME BabyFace Pro delivers fidelity and efficiency
  • The Hollywood sound – music to picture
  • Audiothing's unique Bodhrán drum instrument
  • iZotope Releases Loudness Correction Plug-in
  • Robert Moog Music – Research Hub
  • Voxengo releases mono widener effect - Spatifier
  • Zynaptiq MORPH 2 real-time structural audio morphing plug-in
  • Avid announces free version of Pro Tools, opening music production to everyone
  • Is pirate radio more vital than ever?
  • Radium is a music editor with a new type of interface
  • Science Shows Drummers Are Fitter and Happier Than Everyone Else
  • Signal - Pulse Engine Synth
  • Apple pushing music labels to kill free Spotify streaming ahead of Beats relaunch
  • Humanizing Drums With Velocity Effect in Ableton Live
  • Leaked earnings report reveals Tidal’s royalty payouts nearly double Spotify’s
  • Stop thinking of yourself as a musician. Start thinking of yourself as a media company
  • Who invented the piano? And why was he forgotten?
  • Attack Magazine's music production guide collection: Beat Dissected
  • Audio-Technica's new studio monitor headphones: ATH-M50xDG now in dark green!
  • Music streaming service Grooveshark shuts down following copyright battle
  • Why do (some) sound guys suck?
  • World’s first connected DJ crossfader

Week #18

  • Get started with Pro Tools - Avid's tutorials on production
  • Getting played: the false promise of music opportunity sites
  • Relieve stress and blood pressure with classical music
  • Spectrasonics releases Omnisphere 2 Power Synth
  • Why you won’t be djing with the new macbook
  • Antelope Introduces MP8d Mic Pre
  • Blue cat’s patchwork 1.7 is here, bringing audio connectivity to a new level!
  • Music helps you focus on your own thoughts, but only if you like it
  • R is for Roland, a book dedicated to classic Roland machines
  • The best in-ear headphones under $100
  • Blend Launches Automatic Ableton Projects From Stems
  • Check out Jeff Mills’ UFO-inspired drum machine
  • Metasonix have made an immoral drum machine from vacuum tubes
  • Some music is inherently bad — but people can be convinced otherwise
  • Trackbits - production management software for music producers
  • Andy Munro Interview – I Am The Eggman
  • Now Google Chrome Browser Does MIDI
  • Softube announce Heartbeat virtual drum machine
  • Softube Mutronics Mutator
  • Soundbrenner Pulse: Wearable Device For Musicians
  • Building your own soft mastering chain
  • Can you make it louder?
  • IK Multimedia announces UltraTuner for Apple Watch
  • Vinylize Your Music!
  • YouTube Music Key - A new way to experience the music you love — ad-free, anytime, anywhere

Week #17

  • A brief history of the DJ mixer
  • Beat Spacek on making new album Modern Streets using iOS apps
  • Conductr - Ableton Live & Traktor controller for iPad
  • djay Pro Update: Apple Watch + CDJ Integration + VJing
  • Edjing Pro brings new effects and more control for your mixes
  • CD Baby now offers cover song licensing to its 350 000 artists
  • Image-Line announces FL Studio 12
  • Living sheet music. Learn music better with our interactive notation and tabs.
  • Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st
  • The samplers that shaped modern music
  • 300 exciting 808 Kicks in Zenhiser's new pack
  • Electronic music museum to open in Frankfurt
  • Flux releases Junger Audio Level Magic loudness processor
  • Sinevibes offers six plugins for the price of two (until the end of April)
  • Sonic State Interview: Alessandro Cortini's Synth Cave
  • Inside Abbey Road - Google's 3D trip to the legendary studio
  • Komplete Kontrol Now Plays Nice with Plug-ins, Hosts, And More is Coming
  • Native Instruments Announces Komplete Select
  • Sennheiser: win new fans and awesome prizes by recording a cover version of 'The One and Only.'
  • Traktor vs. Serato DJ: Comparing FX
  • Ardour 4.0 Now Available
  • iZ Ships RADAR Studio
  • SoundCloud’s new copyright infringement software is wreaking havoc on uploaded mixes
  • Special 50% Off VocaLive Sale!
  • Tune into chords! Extract high quality chords from any song to practise, produce and play

Week #16

  • 10 good reasons to be picky about your pick
  • Field recording App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
  • Native Instruments reveals the Future of Komplete Kontrol keyboards
  • New Boss guitar effect: PW-3 Wah Pedal
  • PreSonus StudioLive CS18AI Delivers Advanced Control for StudioLive RM Mixers and Studio One
  • AiAiAi's TMA-2 modular headphone lets you design the perfect pair
  • New Product: JD-XA Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesizer
  • Cakewalk Announces Rapture Pro For Mac And Windows
  • Now Available: Serato DJ 1.7.4
  • Ronald unveils TD-25KV and TD-25K V-Drums Sets
  • Forgive me Lord, For I have Synth: A Guide to Subtractive Synthesis
  • Instant access to more than 9,000 virtual instruments and counting
  • Jellynote brings a new experience to music learning and practice. A Guitar Hero way to learn music!
  • Nord Stage 2 EX released
  • Pioneer releases new series of studio monitors: The RM series
  • 5 of the Best Mastering Engineers
  • Audio Repair and Restoration Basics
  • For composer Ólafur Arnalds, 'Sound Comes First'
  • Introducing the UltraLite AVB
  • The Front of House Gig: Touring vs Resident
  • AmpliTube now included with Samsung's Galaxy S6
  • Avid Just Announced a Free Version of Media Composer
  • New Stands for Controllers and Laptops from Aviiq
  • Songwriting Tutorial: Dynamics and Tension
  • Twelve tips for producing massive and original electronic dance music

Week #15

  • A musician’s guide to merch: how to sell more CDs and t-shirts at your next show
  • Roland officially teases new AIRA modular synth
  • Take a Look at This New DJ-Designed “Dream Controller”
  • TuneGO launches to help labels discover the pop stars of tomorrow. But will that help save a struggling industry?
  • What You Need To Know About Hearing Conservation: Behind the Scenes with Sensaphonics
  • iRig Recorder Special sale is on for one more day
  • Magda and NYMA to release handmade DJ controller
  • Metasonix releases iCunt tx-3. Seriously. iCunt.
  • Peavey Electronics® Releases David Ellefson ReValver® Artist Bundle
  • Try Cubase Pro 8 or Cubase Elements 8 now for free
  • Download Three Free Max for Live Devices for Push
  • iZotope Ozone 6 now on sale: 199$ (249$)
  • Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol D2 officially announced
  • The cloud platform for music creation, collaboration, and sharing
  • Where Records Are Born: A Trip to Record Industry in The Netherlands
  • Beepstreet's Sunrizer synth now available on OS X
  • How to optimise your DAW for better performance
  • I publicly shared ALL of my studio’s income, expenses and tax numbers from 2014
  • Mixing Vocals: Create Depth with a Digital Reverb
  • The Experience vs. Enthusiasm Dilemma: How to Pick Your Band's Team
  • Dig, Dig, Digging In Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • How much do musicians really make from Spotify, iTunes and YouTube?
  • Insight into SoundCloud Premier: Monetization, Ads and Visual Profiles.
  • StaffPad, ‘The Most Natural Way To Write Music On A Digital Device, Ever’
  • Introducing: MIDI, CV, and USB I/O

Week #14

  • Are the N-Wave monitors the perfect budget system?
  • Artist Gear Setup: Victor Calderone
  • Arturia V Collection Classics Puts 5 ‘Desert Island Synths’ In One Package
  • Tidal Premium vs. Spotify: Can anyone hear the difference?
  • Tips For Mixing in Multiple Locations
  • Figure, Take and Reason updates
  • From The Home Studio - Podcast about how fellow musicians, songwriters, mixers and producers are making music and money from their home studios.
  • Introducing new GrooveMaker 2 song pack: Indie Dance
  • No Label: No Problem? The Reality of DIY Artists
  • Upgrade to Ableton 9 Live Standard or Suite and save up to €100
  • All Studio One add-ons -50% in April 2015
  • New synthesizer combining the classic warmth of analog synthesis with the convenience of digital control
  • Waves EMI TG12345 Channel Strip now on sale: -60%
  • Why more and more artists are moving their shows away from sweaty clubs and into cozy living rooms
  • Win Rupert Neve's new mic
  • How to Create a REX Drum Kit in Propellerhead Reason
  • Native Instruments’ new open multi-track format lets DJs remix on the fly
  • The Saw Bench Synthesizer Kickstarter campaign
  • What Makes an Exciting Sound? Essential principles behind creating exciting, compelling sounds
  • Your First Look at Pro Tools 12 and Avid Cloud Collaboration in Action
  • An Airbnb style directory for recording studios
  • AU plugin for audio streaming between Mac and iOS
  • Multi-pattern microphones: What, where and how?
  • Propellerheads deep discount: Backline rig now -83%
  • Tidal music streaming service re-launch stream with Daft Punk, Madonna, Jay-Z, Coldplay and Deadmau5
  • Aphex Vintage Aural Exciter on sale -70%
  • Buyers Guide: Six of the Best Audio Interfaces
  • IK Multimedia releases UltraTuner - new iRig2 compatible guitar tuning software for Android
  • Make your own music video, cut to match your song
  • Singer's Guide: Reduce Performance Anxiety and Stage Jitters

Week #13

  • Apple to launch streaming service to compete with Spotify
  • Beatport launches a mobile streaming app
  • Blue Cat's PatchWork 1.7 Available
  • Borrowing Success: How to Legally Sample Music
  • Exponential Audio Releases Excalibur
  • Universal challenges YouTube singer/songwriters to ‘win a record deal’
  • Bach To Moog: A Realization for Electronics & Synthesizer
  • Musicraiser - the hub for fund raising and audience engagement
  • The real reason why the Spotify model is broken
  • Waves Audio dbx 160 compressor review
  • 808 The Movie - The heart of the beat that changed music (documentary)
  • MIDI HACK is a hackathon aimed at shaping and defining the future of analog and digital music creation
  • Bob Moog Foundation releases more original schematics of some legendary Moog modular synthesizers
  • MuseScore 2.0 released
  • The Father of the digital synthesizer
  • Ableton Live 9.2 beta released
  • Audio Technica ATH-M70x headphone review
  • FL Studio beta 4 released
  • Roland MX-1: 18-channel performance mixer with step-sequenced FX, transport, and tempo control
  • Softube releases Transient Shaper plugin
  • Alesis introduces new DM10 mesh kits
  • BFD3 Acoustic Drum Software on sale
  • Sonivox debuts film score companion music composition software suite
  • Twenty vocal production tips
  • YouTube launches YouTube for artists

Week #12

  • IK Multimedia releases iRig 2 mobile guitar interface
  • Intimate Amy Winehouse documentary set for release this summer
  • New Ableton book: Creative Strategies for Electronic Music Producers
  • Tascam Trackpack 2x2 full home recording kit announced
  • Twenty mastering tips
  • Omnisphere 2 Announced
  • Celebrate Native Effects: 50% off, one week only
  • U-he Hive is now in public beta
  • Genelec 8010 wins TEC 2015 and two Gear of The Year Awards
  • Where musicians and fans come together. Via webcam. For money. On the internet.