Studio furniture is often overlooked but it can make a world of difference to your workflow and general wellbeing when producing. JAde Wii checks out the Output Platform.
iMaschine is a great iOS app for making beats and patterns on the move but if you want to really expand your project into a fully fledged song, here are some techniques you can use to do it.
Stage is a fairly unique plugin from Fiedler Audio available exclusively via Plugin Alliance that promises to enhance the spatial content of your mixes. Check out all the details below.
If you're after the sound of 2017 for your R'n'B tracks, ModeAudio's latest sound pack might be just the thing you're looking for. G.W Childs gets involved with AfterGlow...
As well as performing around the world, Swedish Duo Dada Life find time to remix, make albums and have even created some of their own plug-ins. We caught up with them to find out what makes them tick.
Output's update for Movement 1.1, their powerful rhythm generation engine plugin focuses on the F word... well three F words: fixes, features and faster. Here's more info.
uniCYCLE is a six-waveform VCO –Voltage-Controlled Oscillator– module for Eurorack modular systems from Vermona. They tell us it has outstanding features that will help it stand out from the crowd.
NI's Symphony Essentials distils the best of its larger Symphony series into a more affordable and compact collection - but it still sounds great, as Matt Vanacoro demonstrates.
Curious to explore the dark side? Erica Synths' analog Fusion Drone System could be the synth system you are looking for.
The futuristic-looking Tasty Chips Electronics GR-1 is a polyphonic hardware granular synth for sound designers, beat makers, film scoring, and so much more. Take a listen and find out more below.
Now here's something useful that could be a game-changer for the modular synthesizer world and change the way we use virtual services and tools to interact with hardware synths.
UAD brings yet more goodies to the table with its latest 9.3 software update. Matt Vanacoro tests it out and lets you know how he got on with these new and varied plug-ins.
If you want to add movement and energy to your Peak patterns, the arpeggiator is a great way to do it. Watch this video to find out how sequencer heaven is only a couple of buttons away...
Whatever analog machine you're using from eurorack or Buchla to other synths and sequencers that use CV ins and outs, this Kenton Pro CV to MIDI Convertor does what it says with no fuss.
IK's latest combines full size keys, touch-sensitive MIDI controls, iOS and desktop compatibility with an HD audio interface and even battery power. Could it be the ultimate portable music interface?