Mastering In The Box: Which EQ Type To Choose?
Standard, Character or Linear Phase? Joe Albano explains each of these EQ types as they relate to the mastering process, and what they bring to the table.
Review: Folktek Mescaline
The Folktek Mescaline system is back on pre-order - let’s take a deep dive into this unusual (and somewhat crazy) modular synth and sequencing system.
Arturia To Raise MatrixBrute Prices Worldwide
Sometimes the best things in life become more expensive, not cheaper. That appears to be the trend with the Arturia MatrixBrute analog synth which will soon be more expensive than when it was released
Mini Modular Synth Q&A: Tangible Waves
Tangible Waves makes bespoke modular synthesizers that aim to take up less space than eurorack systems and offer "synthesis for everyone". Here's a chat we had with them recently.
Review: Arturia 3 Preamps You’ll Actually Use
Need the sound of a legendary console but without paying a fortune? Arturia has you covered with its 3 Preamps You'll Actually Use collection. Hollin Jones gets rolling...
Nektar Technology Announces PACER: DAW & MIDI Footswitch Controller
Nektar Tech have a brand new MIDI controller that is less hands on, but more feet on, than we expected. It's for musicians and producers of all genres and includes full MCU and Nektar DAW support.
You Want Polyrhythms In A Eurorack Synth Module? Check This Out
Stepping outside the 4/4 rhythms we've been told to make doesn't have to be easy, and can be fun and inspiring. That's what the Mito by Moffenzeef is designed to do for eurorack synths.
Field Recording & Found Sounds In Berlin With Timo Preece
Field recordings and found sounds can be invaluable sources for getting unique results from sound design. Timo Preece shows how sound exciters help him capture the sound of Berlin.
This Sequencer, SEQ, Is As Happy With iPad Music Apps As It Is With Hardware Synths
These two live improvised videos show how powerful and intuitive the Polyend SEQ MIDI sequencer is to program and play in real-time... even with music apps like Korg Gadget on iPad.
Mini Modular Synth Q&A: Tiptop Audio
Tiptop Audio started life as a tiny operation working out of a garage but now has a whole team and an impressive product lineup. Here's what they told us when we caught up with them recently.
5 Ways To Add Soul To Your Digital Recordings
Many people would love to record and mix on vintage hardware, but it’s not an option for most. Here are five ways you can impart some soul to your tracks while recording digitally.
Say Hello To Behringer Model D Synth With Keyboard
What happens when you add a wooden casing and a keyboard to a Behringer Model D? Easy. It looks like an even more awesome analog synthesizer in the style of a Minimoog!
Backline Rig V3 Brings Live, Playable Guitars To Your Reason Projects
Pop Chords A-List Electric Guitarist brings fully playable, authentic electric guitars to your Reason Rack. Hollin Jones gives you a hands-on demonstration of how it works.
Universal Audio Releases Neve Preamp Plug-In, UAD Software v9.5.1
Universal Audio have released a rather tasty and authentic Neve preamp sound in a simple two-knob plug-in. It's exclusively for UA audio interfaces and UAD-2 hardware.
Mini Modular Synth Q&A: Qosmo Modular
Qosmo Modular makes 12 modules, with more on the way. They focus on originality and build quality, as they told us when we caught up with them recently.