Review: IK Multimedia ARC 2.5
No studio monitor is inherently flat, but ARC 2.5 can give any speakers a neutral response, plus it has some other tricks up its sleeve. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth gives it a smooth review.
New Loudness Trends in Music Mastering
You may have heard of the Loudness Wars, but there's a whole new landscape emerging when it comes to levels. Joe Albano explains where the industry is heading.
Sonicware Seeks To Reinvent Synthesizer With ELZ_1
The new hardware synthesizer from Sonicware offers six different sound engines from granular to FM, 8-bit morphing wave to being able to edit audio waveforms. It looks impressive too.
Korg Bundles ARP ODYSSEY FS With SQ-1 Sequencer For Limited Time Only
When connected to the new full-size key ARP Odyssey analog synthesizer, the SQ-1 hardware sequencer looks like some kind of Star Wars droid. But don't let that put you off a very useful synth bundle.
Korg KR-55 Pro Is A Hardware Drum Machine With Real Grooves, A Mixer & Recorder
When you think "drum machine" and "Korg" you probably wouldn't imagine the KR-55 Pro. It can do a lot for those wanting authentic sounding drum grooves for their tracks or performances.
Korg Announces $169 Volca Mix
Probably the most requested addition to the Volca synthesizer range from Korg has been a dedicated mixer that syncs multiple volca machines. In time for NAMM 2018 our prayers have been answered.
Korg Announces Prologue 8 & 16-Voice Polyphonic Analog Synthesizers
The new Korg Prologue is a multi-voice poly, analog synthesizer. The Prologue 8 and 16 come equipped with 49 or 61 full-size keys and are 8-voice or 16-voice respectively. Here's the official details.
Cubase Live Lab - Learn For Free From A Steinberg Product Specialist
The second in this series of free Live Labs sees Steinberg Product Specialist Matt Hepworth delve deeper into the world of recording, programming and production. Enrol today to see it!
Review: LESound Groove Extractor
A third party audio-to-MIDI extractor tool can be just the ticket for getting more control over your tracks. So how would LESounds' Groove Extractor measure up?
Arturia RackBrute, Portable Eurorack Synth Case & Power + Review
Hardware and software synth specialists Arturia have announced the release of RackBrute, a Eurorack modular storage, power, and transport system featuring Arturia Link. Full review inside.
Melo Audio Tone Shifter Mega Is A MIDI Pedal Controller & Audio Interface In One
At NAMM, Melo Audio (booth 1828 Hall E) will be announcing a number of new music products. One of that caught our eye is the Tone Shifter Mega, a 2-in-1 audio interface and MIDI pedal controller.
How To Create An Effective Social Media Strategy For Musicians & Producers
All the free services on offer can overwhelm you with options. Adam Pollard cuts to the heart of great self-promotion with this guide to using social media more effectively.
Universal Audio Releases Arrow Desktop UAD Audio Interface
UA tells us the new Arrow Thunderbolt 3 interface delivers album-quality results with class-leading sound quality, Unison™ mic preamps, and Realtime UAD Plug-In Processing for under $500!
Arturia Announces MiniBrute 2S Semi-Modular Analog Sequencing Synth + Review
If you like the look of the new MiniBrute 2 analog synth from Arturia, are impressed by the BeatStep Pro, and wish the two could be combined, you're in luck. Full details and video review inside.
Create Unique Sequenced Modulation Patterns With Dialog Audio SQ4 Sequence Processor
After the release of the MP3244 Modulation Processor Dialog Audio have pushed the modulation boundaries even further with SQ4 Sequence Processor plug-in.