Get 20% Off Ableton Live 9 & Push 2

Ableton just announced a discount over at its online store. From now until 11 January 2017, get a 20% reduction on Ableton Live 9 software, the Push 2 grid controller, as well as all add-on packs for Live 9. If you've wanted to get started producing music with Ableton Live or are looking to upgrade, now's a good time to do so.

Kickstarter: Waves Nx Turns Your Headphones Into A Mixing Studio

Waves just released Nx - it's a plugin that simulates listening to your mix inside a recording studio control room. It does this by using your laptop's camera to track your head movements, and it emulates the acoustics and what it's like to be sat in front of a pair of studio monitors.

How Anyone Can Finish A Tune In A Day, Part 3: Yeah, But Is This Really Producing?

In this third and final instalment, we'll go through some common questions about using our method for producing a tune quickly. It's not one of the the "traditional" ways of music producing, but there are hundreds of ways to go about producing a song, and that's what's great about making music.

How Anyone Can Finish A Tune In A Day, Part 2: The 6 Steps

I've managed to streamline my production process by following a few simple rules that I live and swear by, and I'm going to share them with you. Here are six secrets to making a track in the style and genre that you want in 24 hours or less.

How Anyone Can Finish A Tune In A Day, Part 1: The 2 Secrets

Did you know that it is possible to write a perfectly acceptable dance tune in just 24 hours? I know – I just did it. In fact, I do it all the time. And in this article - part one in a series of three - I'll explain how it can be done.

Mixed In Key Launches Odesi Chords For iOS

Odesi, the music composition app that helps you come up with song ideas quickly, is now on iPhone and iPad as Odesi Chords. Like its desktop counterpart, Odesi Chords lets you create chord progressions, bass lines, and drum patterns to form the foundation of your production.

Chop & Slice Sounds With Blocs Wave

Blocs, creators of the Blocs Wave loop creation and music making app for iPhone and iPad, just launched a new version of it. Blocs Wave now comes with Slice mode that lets you chop up and layer portions of loops, samples, and even recordings that you've made.