Sometimes you want a plug-in that you can turn to for quick effects processing in just a couple of clicks. Joshua Casper checks out Focus One by Sick Individuals.
The Europa Shapeshifting Synth in Reason 10 is a powerhouse instrument with almost endless possibilities. Here, learn how to make a rhythmic patch that sounds great.
Students at the University of Colorado developed smart rings that let you map sound samples to any colored surface. Innovative and useful, Specdrums is now available to pre-order!
Nektar has always been at the forefront of DAW mapping for MIDI controllers. So how would Hollin Jones get on with the Impact LX+?
Reason 10 comes with the mighty Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer. While it has some awesome presets, making your own can be even better. Here’s how to create a really fat lead.
If you're looking for musical inspiration, Ueberschall's Elastik is a good way to generate new musical material. Elastik 3 adds to the features with a new polyphonic ReTune algorithm and more.
Latency can ruin a recording performance, but it doesn't have to! Follow these 5 tips to find out how to minimize or even eliminate latency altogether.
The first SubBoomBass from Rob Papen gave us access to a plethora of deep, earth shaking basses for a variety of genres that easily slotted into most mixes. SubBoomBass 2 takes us even deeper.
Roland's Boutique TB-03 synth is great for making acid bass sequences that evoke classic EDM tracks. Here's how to get started and make your first sequence.
In this interesting interview and video demo the Maschine software audio development team reveal how real-time time stretching for audio will work in Maschine 2.7.
Watch Polyend demonstrate how to chain patterns using their newest hardware MIDI step sequencer - Seq - in this free recorded MasterClass.
If you thought phasing was a basic effect, the Glou Glou Rendezvous Boutique Phaser & Filter is just the thing to change your mind. Rounik Sethi took a trip with it...
This new VCA offers some unusual control features such as dual CV control over signal attenuation and gain. Here are the details.
Amplifiers come in all shapes and sizes and fulfil different roles depending on how they are used. Joe Albano breaks down how different amp types work in a studio environment.
Cakewalk Sonar is no more. It's been discontinued. This DAW bites the dust. Gibson Brands have just announced Cakewalk will no longer be developing software with immediate effect!