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Review: M-Audio Trigger Finger Pro

Yo what’s good fam! Today I’m back with another review, this time I’m finally getting a chance to check out the Trigger Finger Pro from M-Audio. Let’s just jump right in What is the Trigger Finger Pro? It’s an updated version of the original Trigger Finger pad controller, with a lot of new features. The […]

Review: K-Board USB MIDI Keyboard from Keith McMillen

Hey what’s good fam? Back with another review, this time it’s a mini/mobile keyboard from Keith McMillen. Let’s check it out! So what is the K-Board? It’s a mini usb keyboard that works with iOS, Android, Mac, and PC. It’s class-compliant, so no drivers are needed. The cool thing about it is how expressive it […]

Review: Novation Launch Control XL Ableton Live Controller

Hey what’s good fam? Back with another reivew, this one is for the Ableton Live users or anyone looking for a compact controller with faders, knobs, and buttons. It’s the Launch Control XL Let’s dig in! So what is the Launch Control XL? It’s a dedicated “mix” controller for Ableton Live. If you look at […]

Review: MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay on Vintage Fender Rhodes EP

Hey what’s good fam? Back with another review, this time I’m checking out a guitar pedal on my Rhodes It’s the Carbon Copy from MXR Let’s check it out! So what is the Carbon Copy? It’s an analog delay pedal, “bucket brigade” style, delay with up to 600ms of delay time. Of course it’s made […]

Checkout My New Maschine Training Course with Lynda.com

Hey what’s good fam! Just wanted to let you know about a new Maschine tutorial course I did with Lynda.com The course is called “Up and Running with Maschine 2″ and covers all the basics of getting started with Maschine. I did the course using both the Maschine Studio and the Maschine MK2 controllers, and […]

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Comparison: Ableton Push vs Akai APC40 MKII – Which one is best for you?

I’ve been an Ableton Live user for many years, and I always felt a dedicated controller would really benefit the program as well as my workflow. After using both the Ableton Push and Akai APC40 MKII for a while, I’ve been able to see the benefits of both and how they fit different workflows. I […]

Presonus Sceptre S6 CoActual Studio Monitors

Hey what’s good fam! Here with a review of some pretty cool monitors from Presonus. It’s the Sceptre series and I’ve been testing the S6. Let’s get into it! So what is the Sceptre S6? This is the 6″ woofer version of the Sceptre series monitor from Presonus. The Sceptre series is their line of […]

Boomstar 5089 24dB Moog style ladder filter analog synth review

Yo what’s good fam! Back today with a beast of a synth from Studio Electronics This is the 5089 synth from their Boomstar line, which is a collection of synths each with their own classic filter. Let’s check it out! So what is the Boomstar 5089? This is a desktop analog synthesizer with tons of […]


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Review: Akai APC40 MKII Ableton Live Performance Controller

24 November 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Back with another review for the Ableton Live users. This time I’m checking out the APC40 MKII Let’s check it! So what is the APC40 MKII?  It’s the latest version of Akai’s flagship performance controller for Ableton Live. The APC40 gives you total control over your Live session clips as well […]

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Review: Xils-lab PolyKB II Morphing Analog Synthesizer

20 November 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Back with another review, this time it’s a synth from Xils-Lab called PolyKB II. Let’s get into it! So what is PolyKB II? This is a synth plugin based on a vintage analog synth from RFS called the PolyKobol. One of the main features of the synth is it’s “morphing oscillators” […]

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Review: Sample Logic XOSPHERE Atmosphere Creation Library

18 November 2014

Yo what’s good fam! Got another new product from Sample Logic. This one is dedicated to Atmospheres…so you know I was HIGHLY interested. Let’s check it. So what is XOSPHERE? It’s a brand new library dedicated to creating atmospheres and soundscapes. There’s a bunch of ways you can layer the sounds, as well as automate, […]

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Making a beat with Maschine Studio using iPad Sounds

16 November 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Just a quick video I wanted to share as I was messing around with some iPad apps. I use my iPad in many ways, as a controller, production platform when mobile, and as a sound module in my setup. Many times we look for new plugins or libraries, but if you […]

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Posted in iOS & Mobile, Production Tips39 Comments

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Review: Big Fish Audio Vintage Strings

14 November 2014

Hey what’s good fam, it’s Friday again so it’s time for some Big Fish! Today I’m checking out Vintage Strings, it’s a library from the same one’s that did Vintage Horns and Vintage Vibe Let’s dig into it! So what is Vintage Strings? It’s a collection of violin sections recorded in a way to sound […]

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Demo: MVP Platinum Sound Platoon Guitar Center Exclusive

13 November 2014

Hey what’s good fam, just wanted to give you a demo of a new exclusive instrument available at Guitar Center and Musicians Friend by MVP Platinum. They teamed up with Trevor Lawrence Jr on this one (Eminem, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Snoop, etc) There’s a bunch of content in there, with a customized […]

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Review: AudioWarp BOCS (Boards Of Canada Synthesis) Volume 1

10 November 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Hope your week is off to a good start! I came across a new sound developer over the weekend and felt like it was a good library to start the week with. The company is AudioWarp and the product is BOCS…. So let’s check it out! So what is BOCS? This […]

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Demo: Aria Sounds Ethnic Flutes Bundle

09 November 2014

Hey what’s up fam, just a quick video to show you a bundle of ethnic flutes from Aria Sounds. There’s 3 flutes in here, it includes both the Bansuri and Xiao instruments, as well as a Bolivian Pan Flute that you can only get in this bundle. They are currently having a promo on this […]

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