Review: iBassist for iPad
iBassist is much more than a virtual bass for your iPad - it's a fully featured sequencer with advanced MIDI I/O that can make yur basslines follow your songs. Hollin Jones explains...
Learn 5 Finger Patterns And Other Pro Keyboard Techniques With Jordan Rudess
Jordan Rudess shares some of his performance and warm-up secrets in this video - it's invaluable advice for keyboard players of all skill levels.
Modal SKULPT Polyphonic Portable Synth Now Available To Pre-Order
Following on from a hugely successful crowd-funding campaign (almost 300% funded!) Modal's new 32-oscillator portable poly powerhouse synth is available to pre-order.
Universal Audio Releases Suhr PT100, bx_masterdesk & Bill Putnam Mic Collection From Townsend Labs
UAD Software v9.6 adds guitar amp, mastering suite, and microphone collection plug-ins, exclusively for UA Interfaces and UAD-2 hardware.
Review: Roland TR-8S
Roland has released an updated version of its much-loved AIRA drum machine, the TR-8S. Combining Analog Circuit Behaviour-modelled sounds with samples, Rishabh Rajan put it to the test.
Reason Rack Extensions 101: Backline Rig V3 Explored
Explore every module in the Backline Rig collection and see how a track is made in this monster, 60-video Reason course.
How To Make A Wavetable Synth... That's 100% ANALOG
Wavetable synths are a lot of fun but they're digital, right? Is it possible to create one that's 100% analog? Well, Loopop shows how in this illuminating video tutorial.
Universal Audio Releases Century Tube Channel Strip Plug-In for UA Interfaces and UAD‑2 Hardware
Our friends at Universal Audio tell us Century Tube Channel Strip is a classic tube microphone preamp, EQ and dynamics control, for real time recording inspiration for the most important sources.
SampleScience Releases Retro Drum Module & Free Ambient Sample Library
As well as re-releasing Synthetic Vortice SampleScience have a brand new drum instrument plugin, Dr. Beat Box, which 35 drum kits from classic and rare drum machines of the 70s and 80s.
Review: Audio Damage Quanta
This new granular soft synth from Audio Damage fuses the company's slick, minimalist design with a vast scope for sound design possibilities. Noah Pred has his mind blown...
Elektron Analog Four Explained And Explored
Master this powerful hardware groove synthesizer and learn how to create sounds, patterns and songs with professional tips and advice from Thavius Beck.
Zoom USB Audio Interfaces and Livetrak L-12 Now Come With Avid Pro Tools
Zoom have added LIVETRAK L-12 to their partnership with AVID. Owners receive Pro Tools | First with powerful enhancements for their LiveTrak L-12 and Zoom USB handy audio interfaces.
Elastic Drums 2.2 Update From MoMinstruments Brings Tweaks To Sample Recording
Micro recording tweaks in the Sample Player, MIDI recording improvements and more can all be found in this free update to Elastic Drums.
Producing Hip Hop In Logic Pro X
From sound selection through arrangement, beat-making and mixing techniques, here's everything you need to know about producing hip hop in Logic Pro X.
Review: Joué, An Expressive, Modular MIDI Controller
Joué is a unique MIDI controller with an emphasis on creativity and expression. Steve H found that it pressed all the right buttons when he put it through its paces...