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Studio One 2 Artist: Must-Have Tool for Beginning Audio Engineers

This is the best entry-level audio and music recording software available, but it's pricey.

SkullCandy Riot Blue Red Earbuds, $11

Use a coupon code and get SkullCandy's Riot Blue Red earbuds for only $11, with free shipping.


3D-Printed Guitar Impresses Geeks, Musicians Alike

This funky-looking guitar was designed and built entirely using a 3D printer and open-source design software.


Games to Keep Eye on Following Golden Joystick Awards

Big winners include Portal 2, which picked up the Ultimate Game of the Year award, while The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was determined the "One to Watch."


Spotify Shakes Up Online Music Landscape, Consumers Win

Online streaming service Spotify is making a splash just as other music services are at risk of sinking.

SuperEasy Codec Checker Just Makes VLC Look Better

This freebie is ad-ridden and has only one potentially useful trick up its sleeve.

Microsoft Officially Kills Zune

Microsoft will focus on Windows Phone 7 as its primary MP3 player.


Audio Converter Fre:ac Provides Great Control Over File Conversions

Formerly bonkenc, audio converter fre:ac is free, offers granular control over output, and provides a command line option.

Freemake Audio Converter Converts Almost All Audio Formats

Quite possibly the best free audio converter available, Freemake Audio Converter is certainly the easiest to use.

Facebook Could be Eyeing Deeper TV, Music Partnerships

The moves would be in line with a long string of feature changes since Google+ came onto the social scene in June.