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Skulpter 500 Is A New Sound Shaping Preamp From Elysia

Get better control of your sound at the recording stage with this high-end new addition to Elysia's stable of pro studio hardware - Skulpter 500.

Synthax to Show New RME Digiface Dante, Digiface AVB at InfoComm 2018

As the Digiface series of mobile audio interfaces expands, RME offers more connectivity options for integrators and end-users. Say hello to the Digiface Dante and Digiface AVB at InfoComm next week.

Review: Sugar Bytes Aparillo

Sugar Bytes is known for innovative and unusual instruments and effects, so how will Rishabh Rajan find its latest synth, Aparillo? Read on to find out what he discovered.

How To Make Blips & Beats With 100,000 Bees & Your Synths

Want to create a buzz with your music? How about using a bunch of home made synths and 100,000 bees. Just don't call yourself Sting.

Audified SpeakUp Plugins Streamline Voice Over Production With Auto-Ducking Feaures

The new SpeakUp series of plugins from Audified are designed to auto-duck quickly and effectively so the spoken word is always intelligble above the levels of background music and sounds.

Native Instruments Releases TRK-01, Kick & Bass Creation For Reaktor

TRK-01 from Native Instruments is a fast and powerful kick and bass sound design tool which includes intuitive sequencing and modulation features.

Review: Samplefuel POLY and WAVE

Two new HALion-based synths from composer Danny Lux promise flexible sound generation at an incredibly affordable price. Hollin Jones found out what POLY and WAVE are all about.

Better Beats With Propellerhead Reason's Drum Sequencer

Reason's new drum sequencer is great at helping you quickly building patterns. But it also makes creating entire performances a breeze. Here's why it is the go-to Rack Exension for beat makers.

Here's A 4 Oscillator, Analog Sounding Reaktor Synth For $1

This is an offer almost too good to refuse. A really great analog-sounding, four-oscillator synthesizer for Native Instruments Reaktor for just a single dollar.

Review: Erica Synths Graphic VCO

The latest synth module from Erica Synths allows you to draw in your own waveforms with hardware encoders. But Scott Riesterer found out there's even more to it than that...

iZotope VocalSynth 2: How To Use Pitch Correction As A Creative Effect

VocalSynth 2 from iZotope isn't just a pitch corrector, it opens up a whole new world of creative voice processing. Rishabh Rajan explains how it can work for you.

This 50-Piece Orchestra Is Made Up Entirely Of Robots

The rise of mechanical robot orchestras is just beginning. Think of this as a fusion between MIDI controlled robot operators, real acoustic instruments, and a laptop running Ableton Live.

What Gibson's Bankruptcy Means For Musicians And Producers

Gibson is dropping a number of its brands in an attempt to survive. But how did it come to this, and what's next for the company's iconic products?

Review: Red Room Audio Saga Acoustic Trailer Percussion

When it comes to games, movie and TV scoring you need more variety to your drum sounds. Saga Acoustic Trailer Percussion is designed to cover all your scoring needs.

Shape Your Tracks Like A Pro With Antelope Audio's Vintage EQs

Antelope Audio make some top end DSP-powered EQ plug-ins and here, Alex Solano shows you how to use them to shape and sweeten your tracks - beginning with drums.