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.
Behringer Teases TR-808, TR-909, ARP 2600, WASP, Synthi Synth Clones (Briefly)
Behringer is setting its sights on resurrecting some of the most iconic classic analog synthesizers and drum machines back into existence with more features than the originals...
Review: Aston Spirit Microphone
Aston has made a name for itself with its innovative and affordable range of mics. But will the Spirit move Joe Albano? Read on to find out...
Modul, Web-Based MIDI Sequencer, Controls Your Synths & Drum Machines For $1 A Month
Imagine being able to sequence your hardware synthesizers and drum machines using a browser-based sequencer from any device that supports Chrome... that's what Modul does.
Killer Sound Design In Ableton Live Using Resampling
Resampling inside Live - and other DAWs - is a great way to quickly print down effects, edits and other changes to sounds, giving you a wide range of sound design options. Here's how it works.
Designing A Music Studio? Here's What You Need To Know About Acoustics...
If you're lucky enough to be planning your own recording studio or maybe building one for someone else, here's what you need to know about acoustics.
This Simple Cable Syncs Vintage Roland Drum Machines To A DAW
The SYNC24USB is a USB-MIDI to Roland Sync 24 interface. In short it allows you to sync a TB-303, TR-606, TR-808, TR-909 drum machine or any other SYNC24 Equipment to your DAW.
Review: Elektron Octatrack MKII, OS 1.30C
Elektron's Octatrack MKII brings hardware upgrades to one of the world's most serious sequencers. Timo Preece explores what's new, plus some unexpected goodies in the new software.
A Little Music Tech Knowledge Can Be A Dangerous Thing
When someone thinks they have a handle on a process but they actually don't, bad things can happen. Joe Albano advises you how to avoid some of the most common production pitfalls.