Spotify Drops Loudness Target to -14 LUFS. What Does This Mean For Producers?
Good news, with Spotify's latest announcement, the loudness wars may finally be coming to an end. So what does this mean for producers?
Novation Circuit Mono Station - First Look Video Review
If you want a Bass Station 2 and a Circuit, you’d expect to have to buy both. But wait! The new Novation Circuit Mono Station combines the best of both in one box. Check out our hands-on video review.
Meet MiniMo, €25 8-Bit Modular Synthesizer
If you thought getting into modular synthesis could bankrupt you, think again. These tiny, cheerful looking 8-bit synth modules, MiniMo, are flexible, adaptable and extremely affordable.
Review: Intellijel JellySquasher Analog Compressor & Tone Shaper Eurorack Module
This single channel analog compressor and tone shaper is affordable and capable of everything from subtle to extreme sound coloration. Naturally, we couldn't wait to put it through its paces...
Exploring Logic Pro X’s Speciality Creative Processors
Logic comes with a bunch of bundled plug-ins but while you may know the reverbs and delays, some of the more unusual models have much to offer, as Joe Albano explains.
New Apple MacBook Pro Rumor Will Upset Some Musicians & Please Others
What could make creatives and musicians upset about a new, more powerful and capable MacBook Pro? Forbes are predicting a price drop from Apple could do the trick.
Is It A Looper? Is It A DAW? It's Both. Say Hello To ZenAudio's ALK
ALK from ZenAud.io wants to be the missing piece of the puzzle that is the ideal live performance looper / sequencer / DAW. There's some deep yet intuitive features, and you can try it out for free.
Dada Life Endless Smile Plug-in Creates Epic Build-Ups With One Knob
So you've created an excellent electronic track. It sounds great. The components are all there. People like it. But something is missing... tension. Problem solved with Dada Life's Endless Smile.
Review: Spectrasonics Keyscape Creative
Omnisphere is one of the biggest and most all-encompassing instruments around, and now Spectrasonics has combined it with the awesome Keyscape library to make something truly vast.
Bedroom Producers: Why You Need An Audio Interface
So you just know you’ve got the goods to make hits: you’ve got the ears, you know the trends, and you’ve got the nerve. Now you need the gear. Here's why you need an audio interface in your setup.
Interview: Monolink, Blending Songwriting With Electronic Production
Berlin-based Monolink combines traditional songwriting techniques with modern electronic production to create a live show that's compelling and rich. We caught up with him to ask how it works.
Gibberwocky: Live Music Coding Meets Ableton Live & Max
Enter the insanely cool world of live coding music performances with Gibberwocky which works inside Ableton Live thanks to this Max for Live project.
Novation Circuit 1.5: What's New
A significant new version of the firmware for Novation Circuit has arrived. Version 1.5 is free and the new / improved features focus on the creative process. Here's what's new and how it works.
Review: Yamaha HPH-MT8 Monitor Headphones
The HPH-MT8 studio monitor headphones may be Yamaha’s boldest headphone design in years. How do they sound, especially when compared to the competition? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth ‘phones’ in the result
5 Hacks Every Recording Musician & Engineer Should Know
The recording process can throw all kinds of curve balls at you, however well prepared you may be. Joe Albano shares some industry secrets that can save your bacon if the worst happens.