Review: $2 Samplified Royalty-Free Sample Packs
Not all sample packs, loops and MIDI files need to cost you an arm and a leg. With most of Samplified's sample packs just $2 we were tempted to explore further and were surprised by what's on offer.
How To Immediately Get Started With Auto-Tune
In this short series, master musician Matt Vanacoro takes us through the basics of getting started using Auto-Tune with some helpful tips and tricks veteran producers will find useful too.
United Plugins Instant Audio’s Quick AG, Makes Acoustic Instruments Sound Great Instantly
Quick AG focuses on pros with a lack of time, who need to process acoustic guitars quickly. Get instant improvement, in this time-Saving plug-ins that makes any acoustic instrument sounds great.
Ashun Sound Machines Releases Hydrasynth 1.5 Digital Wave Morphing Synthesizer
ASM’s feature-heavy advanced Hydrasynth digital wave morphing synthesizer launched late last year to widespread critical acclaim has received a juicy update with plenty of new behaviours and features.
Eventide Releases ShimmerVerb, a “Massively Lustrous” Reverb Plug-In
Eventide’s ShimmerVerb, a “massively lustrous” reverb effect now available as a plug-in for Mac, PC, iPhone and iPad.
FREE This Week Only: 'From Demo to Master' Online Course
Normally $29.50, the The Art of Audio Recording's Demo To Master online video course by top UK producer, Greg Haver, is FREE for this week ONLY. Watch it while you can.
Third Son Talks Writing & Producing Latest Album 20 Days In... 20 Days
Having released 20 Days back in May to international acclaim, Third Son is back with the remixes of his debut album. Here he talks about his creative approach, production considerations and more.
BASTL Midilooper Is A Hardware MIDI Sequencer, And SO Much More
Midilooper is a device that listens to MIDI messages (control information about notes, dynamics and other parameters) and loops them in a similar way an audio looper would loop pieces of audio.
5 Mistakes To Avoid When Mixing On Headphones
Ah, headphones. We all use them when producing though common advice is not to mix on cans, often we need to. Here's five mistakes to avoid when using headphones as your mixing medium.
Akai Pro Announces MPK Mini MK3, Follow Up To World's Best Selling MIDI Keyboard Controller
MPC-inspired production essentials, a Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed and tight integration with any music production app makes MPK mini mk3 the ultimate go- anywhere beat making tool.
RME Intros HDSPe AIO Pro PCI Express Interface Card
The RME HDSPe AIO Pro is a 30-Channel 192 kHz PCI Express Audio Interface Card designed for pro studio and broadcast needs.
Steinberg Releases State-of-the-Art Spectral Audio Editing with New SpectraLayers 7
The seventh version of Steinberg’s SpectraLayers focuses on enhancing its powerful tool set by adding automatic processes through new Artificial Intelligence algorithms.
Heavyocity Releases Damage 2, Epic Cinematic Percussion Toolkit
The much-love epic, cinematic percussion toolkit, Damage has a successor. Damage 2 features over 1,600 unique sources and ensembles from massive drums to face-melting elements to inspiring loops.
How to Optimize Your Mac For Making Music
Modern computers are capable of handling the demands of audio production, but there are still recommended minimum requirements and optimizations that need to be taken into account for reliability.
ESI Launches GIGAPORT eX 24-bit / 192 kHz USB-C Audio Interface With 8 Analog Outputs
ESI tells us there has never been a more powerful and portable device: GIGAPORT eX marks the start of ESI’s high-end series of interfaces.