MusicRadar's greatest hits of 2013: September

Dance music production clichés, iPhone and iOS updates, and Dream Theater

Do you want to produce a banger that sounds just like everyone else's? As September rolled around, our rundown of the top 10 dance music production clichés showed you how.

Apple's iPhone 5s arrived, promising a "64-bit desktop-class architecture", although audio problems with the new iOS 7 operating system dominated the minds of musicians who use Apple's touchscreen devices.

As Dream Theater launched a new album, John Petrucci talked us through it, and Mark Tremonti did the same as Alter Bridge released Fortress.

Finally, a beautiful sense of freedom prevailed as we rounded-up a selection of the best free and open-source music making programs.

Here's what you were clicking on MusicRadar in September 2013...

12 great free and open-source music making programs
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22 of the best budget signature guitars
Sigs that won't break the bank

John Petrucci talks Dream Theater's self-titled new album track-by-track
"We felt like a new band again. Everybody pushed themselves in pretty remarkable ways."

The 25 best acoustic songs of all time
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Mark Tremonti talks Alter Bridge's Fortress track-by-track
"We were pushing for unpredictability. Everything we could throw at these songs, we did."

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