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Review: Pittsburgh Modular Microvolt 3900

The latest release from specialist designers Pittsburgh Modular is an all-in-one tabletop semi modular synthesizer. Scott Riesterer explored the Microvolt 3900.

Stereo Image Mixing in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro has some excellent tools for stereo imaging that go way beyond simple left / right panning. Joe Albano explains how to take advantage of them to make more creative mixes.

Ableton Releases Creative Extensions for Live 10 Suite

The new Creative Extensions for Ableton Live 10 Suite includes useful composition tools, virtual analog synths, unusual sequencers, and unique audio effects. Find out more here.

5 Ways macOS Mojave Will Benefit Musicians & Producers

There's plenty to get excited about in macOS Mojave previewed by Apple yesterday at WWDC. Along with the consumer level bells and whistles there are features that will impact music makers too.

Review: Tracktion Waveform 9

Waveform is one of the few tri-platform DAWs. With version 9 it has gone fully 64-bit as well as adding a bunch of upgrades and new features. Hollin Jones dives in...

Pittsburgh Modular Announces New Lifeforms Primary Oscillator For $229

This advanced oscillator module from synth experts Pittsburgh Modular will bring new worlds of possibility to your modular system. Here's everything you need to know.

$200 UNO Synth - First Feature Videos Revealed

IK Multimedia has released three short videos detailing the workflow and sound of its highly anticipated new UNO synth. Check them out here.

Get The FET-A76 Legendary Compressor Sound In Your Productions

Join Alex Solano as he explores Antelope Audio's DSP-powered emulations of classic compressors, starting with the sought-after FET-A76.

Reason Europa Synth Plugin Vs Europa Synth Online

Propellerhead has released its flagship Europa synth both in plugin format and as a n online tool, and both are free! Here's what you need to know to use them.

6 Tips For Smoother Live Music Sets

Make sure your Live sets go off without a hitch with these excellent tips from experienced performer and Live expert, Noah Pred.

The Reason You Shouldn't Hard Pan When Mixing

Hard panning can have unintended and detrimental effects on your mix. Here, Joe Albano explains why you should stick to more moderate pan settings for better end results.

Unmix: Isola Pro FX Separates Mixed Audio In Real Time

There are tools that remove vocals from mixed music tracks using phase. Isola Pro FX, however, is more powerful for extracting any instrument from mixes and can be used to generate filter effects too.

Review: Zero-G Ethera EVI

Zero-G's Ethera EVI is much more than just a voice instrument. As Hollin Jones finds out, it's a whole world of soundtrack composition tools in one.

Exploring Avid SansAmp PSA-1 Plugin

It may be small but Avid's SansAmp PSA-1 is a powerhouse of sonic sculpting that can be used not only on guitars and basses but on any source you like. Here's how it does its magic.

Spitfire Audio Releases Soft Piano And Strings Libraries Completely Free

The accomplished sampled instrument developer has released two instruments for free and you can download them today. Here's what you need to know.