Review: Rob Papen Explorer 5
Rob Papen's Explorer 5 is a bundle of great sounding, unique synthesizers and effects now including Master Magic, RAW Kick and Go2. Noah Pred unwrapped it, and here's what he discovered.
Mastering In Pro Tools - Your Processing Options Explained
Will Pro Tools' own bundled plugs serve your mastering needs, or should you look further afield? Joe Albano is here to explain your options and which way you might want to go.
Sonuscore Releases Kontakt Instrument "Lyrical Violin Phrases" - Customisable Orchestral Strings
Covering a variety of styles from melodic passages and ethnic phrases to unique double-strings, trills and sul ponticelli, this versatile string instrument is currently available at a discount.
Here's 2 Native Instruments Instrument Plugins For FREE
Being Christmas means it's time for some choice freebies coming our way. Native Instruments have a nice kick plugin and bass plugin, TRK-01 PLAY, which are free until January 7th 2019.
The Accessories Your Recording Microphones Will Thank You For
We all know the importance of having a good mic selection, but what about all the mic accessories that can make or break a session? Joe Albano hails the unsung heroes of the studio cupboard.
Soundation, Online DAW, Reveals New Studio And Design Plus 300% Performance Boost
A major upgrade to the free online DAW and music making system brings huge performance gains, as well as new features and capabilities. Here's all the details.
Modal's CRAFTsynth 2.0 Kickstarter Funded within 24 Hours!
This massively redesigned and upgraded miniature hardware synth certainly packs a punch, and you can get your early bird special order in now. Here's the lowdown.
Review: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A25
Native's new A Series of Komplete Kontrol keyboards have many of the features of the S series, but at a price that may surprise you. Hollin Jones took the smallest sibling, the A25, for a spin.
3 Ways Digital Audio Is Better Than Analog For Musicians - And 2 Ways It’s Not
Although digital recording is now commonplace, there’s still a vocal minority of musicians sticking with analog. But which is better? Here are 3 ways digital is superior, and 2 it's not.
Image Line Releases FL Studio 20.1 With Highly Requested Customer Features
The big DAW release of FL Studio 20, now for PC and Mac, just got a shot in the arm with requested features from the past 5 years in FL Studio 20.1. Here's what's new.
Aphids - A Dawless Album Made Entirely On Elektron, Analog And Eurorack Synths by JAde Wii
The new album from Jade Wii of DAWless Jammin' and Ask.Audio is a mixture of Lo-fi, Ambient, and Electronic music. You can check it out here.
Arturia Releases Pigments, Wavetable Synth With Unique Analog Flavor
They call it a polychrome software synthesizer. Arturia's latest soft synth, Pigments, is as multi-faceted sonically as its name suggests. It can sound like most synths out there but is unique too.
Audio Fundamentals: What Is A Waveform Graph?
In a hurry? This 1-minute video from Joe Albano gives you the fundamentals of how audio waveforms work.
iCON Pro Audio QCon Pro G2 Control Surface Now Shipping
Announced back in October 2018, this hardware controller with touch-sensitive motorized faders for under $499, the new 2nd-generation Icon Pro Audio QCon Pro G2 is now shipping!
Roland Virtual Sonics Adds SRX DANCE TRAX to Legendary Series
Created in the spirit of Roland's seminal hardware board with reimagined versatility, Roland Cloud now includes SRX Dance TRAX.