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Interview: Che Pope

Che Pope's career is the stuff of most peoples' dreams - he's worked with Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, Hans Zimmer and many other leading artists. We spoke to him about how he approaches his craft.

NI's Discovery Series: Middle East Has 25 Authentic Instruments From Around The Globe

Bring a touch of magic to your productions with these meticulously sampled new Kontakt-based instruments that take in the flavours of the Middle East.

MOTU 8PRE-ES Audio Interface With 8 Mic Inputs Now Shipping

MOTU's new 8PRE-ES professional audio interface offers 8 microphone inputs, control room features, dual-LCD screen, ultra-low latency and so much more.

MIDI Manufacturers Association Releases MIDI-CI Specification

The next generation protocol for MIDI that'll make MIDI synths and controller easier to use and more intelligent, MIDI-CI is now available.

Review: Wasaphone Pipe And Slippers Lo-Fi Microphone

The best way to shape your sounds is at the source and this unique, hand-crafted lo-fi microphone is an excellent way to do it, as Hollin Jones discovered.

The Fundamentals Of FM Synthesis With Sugar Bytes Aparillo

This 16-voice FM synthesizer has a friendly look that hides a wealth of programming and sound shaping options. Rishabh Rajan explores the core of its sound generating tools.

New Zynaptiq Plugin, Intensity, Uses Facial Recognition Algorithms For Audio Processing

The new plugin for mixing, mastering and sound design from Zynaptiq has a unique approach to audio processing. Using techniques found in facial recognition algorithms, it adds intensity to your sounds

How To Design A Punchy Sub Bass In Under 4 Minutes

Use this quick technique in any software or hardware synth to create a deep sub bass that can lend weight to the bottom end of your productions.

Audionamix Instant Dialogue Cleaner Preserves Speech, Intelligently Removes Noise

The IDC, Instant Dialogue Cleaner, plug-in from Audiomanix will beaAvailable for pre-launch sale starting July 2 2018. Here's what makes this noise remover stand out from the crowd.

Review: FL Studio 20 For Mac & PC

Image Line has jumped from version 12 to 20 with its latest release of FL Studio. They haven't suddenly got bad at maths - this year is the DAW's 20th birthday. And there's some big news.

Advanced Delay Techniques In Propellerhead Reason

Delay is a powerful effect to use in any production and capable of much more than simple echo. Here are 8 advanced ways to use delay in Reason.

Teaser: Is This Behringer PCB From A TB-303 Synth Clone?

Behringer certainly know how to get attention in the synth world. Their latest PCB teaser looks like it could be for their next important synth clone, the TB-303. What do you think it is?

Tascam Announces Update for DR-10 Series Portable Audio Recorders

The new firmware update for the micro-sized RD-10 series audio recorders from Tascam adds very useful new recording and monitoring features.

Slidenjoy Turns Any Laptop Into A 3 Screen Mobile Music Production Studio

From as little as €349 Euros you can add two additional screens to your laptop that slide out from behind its primary screen. Never run out of screen space ever again!

Elektron Releases Vintage Keys

Available for Elektron Analog Four MKI and MKII, and compatible with Analog Keys, the new Vintage Keys sound pack wants to dip your ears into the dreamy sci-fi fil soundtracks of your youth.