5 Keyboard Workstations that Rocked the 80s & 90s
Computers weren't always king - for many years, a hardware keyboard workstation was the dream item for players and producers. Here are 5 classics and a trip down memory lane.
Is It Time To Step Up From GarageBand To Logic Pro?
Moving from Apple's free GarageBand to Logic Pro involves learning new tools, tricks and techniques. This video with Booker Edwards explains what you need to know.
Gothic Instruments Release DRONAR Vintage Synth Module
The sixth instalment in the Dronar series brings retro futuristic vibes reminiscent of classic 80’s synths. Here's the lowdown.
Interview: Canadian Producer The Mole Digging Deep
Hailing from Canada but now based in Berlin, Colin de la Plante AKA The Mole is known for his eclectic blending of electronic and other styles. We caught up with him to ask what makes him tick.
Perfect Your Mic Technique For Voiceover Recordings
See how to position yourself and your mic to get the best results when recording voiceover. Then, explore how to edit the results for a great voice track.
Review: Steinberg Nuendo 8
Nuendo is Steinberg's flagship audio suite: more than a DAW, it's got feet planted firmly in the film and game audio worlds too. Matt Vanacoro wonders if he can live without it now...
RME Announces ADI-2 DAC
RME presents ADI-2 DAC, a 2-channel DA Converter for audio studio professionals and HiFi enthusiasts alike. Here's the spec you need to know while we await availability and pricing details.
Native Instruments Offers FREE Phaser Effect Plugin
Christmas has come early. Native Instruments are gifting everyone a free plugin that you've never used before. Phasis is a phaser that draws inspiration from classic phasers with extra features.
Apple Releases Minor Update for Logic Pro X 10.3.3
Apple have updated Logic Pro X, the top-selling DAW on the Mac App Store, to 10.3.3. There's no new instruments, plugins, loops... but Logic is now optimised to support up to 36-core Macs!
Is The New Apple iMac Pro The Best Mac For Musicians & Producers?
It's super powerful. It's sexy. It's expensive. Is the now available Apple iMac Pro the best available Mac computer for your music studio setup? The benchmark stats with Logic Pro X suggest it is!
Review: Korg Kross 2
A natural-hammer weighted keyboard with a huge sound library, slick sampler, loads of drums and amazing effects. It even has an audio interface - what's not to like?
Making A Strong Case: EMC On Their New Eurorack Modular Cases
EMC custom builds some of the most incredible Eurorack modular cases in the business. We caught up with them to find out what goes into making these unique pieces of studio furniture.
Behringer Says Teaser For Classic Drum Machine & Synth Clones "Unfortunate Error"
How easy is it to forget what you've just read? Behringer are hoping we'll forgive their website glitch which unintentionally posted info on a number of synths and drum machines not yet available.
Bastl Releases Kastle 1.5 Modular Synth: New Synthesis Modes, Better Sound
The Kastle €80 mini modular synthesizer from Bastl Instruments just got a neat upgrade. Now at version 1.5 Kastle packs in some serious punch and features. Very impressive for the price!
UVI Releases Nagoya Harp
With over 20,000 samples and 3 mic models plus effects and a strum option, this virtual harp sounds as good as it looks.