Apogee's MIC Plus comes with an excellent pedigree. Equally at home connected to your computer or iOS device, Jay Asher put it through its paces.
Here's how to set up recording live audio, capture a take and edit the results in Live 10. Learn how this core Live skill works in just a few minutes.
The music of Stranger Things is so recognizable and helped it capture the imagination of young and old viewers. The composers of Stranger Things talk about how they scored the music for the hit show.
iZotope's RX suite of audio repair modules is usually thought of as a post-production or mastering tool, but it has many music and mixing applications as well. Here are a few of them.
Electronic producer and media composer Dani Karanyi is inspired by classic 80s sci-fi movie scores. So much so that he made a whole album with his OB-6 synth. He talks us through how he did it.
At Sonar+D 2018 Factmag visited the booth of Playtronica, who demonstrated two quirky music devices, one that turns anything into a MIDI controller and one that turns human touch into sound.
Learning the secrets of harmonic mixing can be the key to unlocking even better DJ performances. Sara Simms explains the concept, and how to use it in practice.
Native Instruments have launched EFFECTS SERIES '" CRUSH PACK, a follow-up to the critically acclaimed MOD PACK. Comprising three plugins there's a wide palette of tonal distortion sounds to play with.
Join Infected Mushroom for a free live MasterClass as they show you how they work in the studio, in this exclusive online session that will reveal the secrets of their plugin workflows.
Corrupted installs, orphaned plugins, renegade drivers, resource-hogging games - there are many things that could be slowing your system down. Here's how to streamline your work DAW.
Maths by Make Noise is a remarkably talented module, capable of everything from acting as a VCO and generating ASR envelopes to audio mixing. Here are 22 things you can do with it.
For the 5.4 release, Roland Cloud is bringing you a massive update with a brand new software instrument, Resin, and lots of new effects.
MIDI is a key part of most music systems, but how much do you know about its finer points? Joe Albano explains Channel Voice Messages in this short video.
Akai MPC owners around the world rejoice. For absolutely nothing... you can download a very well sampled MPC expansion pack called Dark Mood. Yes, you read that right. It's 100% completely free.
Doubling is a relatively simple yet effective trick for creating depth, richness and interest in an arrangement and a mix. Joe Albano shares his top tips for doubling up.