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Rigid Audio Kontakt GUI Maker: Create Drag And Drop Interfaces For Kontakt Instruments

So you want to build your own Kontakt instruments and possibly sell them? Not keen on the scripting side of things? Rigid Audio's Kontakt GUI Maker 1.0 is here (out of BETA) and makes it easy!

Ableton Releases Beat Tools Live Pack

This new Ableton Live pack comes bundled with Live 9 Suite, Push, or is available separately. It features 182 audio loops, 97 MIDI clips, 102 instrument racks, 27 drum racks, effects chain & more.

What's New In Logic Pro X 10.3.1

One month after the Logic Pro X 10.3 release is a new update with a minor feature enhancement and a host of bug fixes. Here's what's new in this update for one of the most popular DAWs.

How To Make A Glorious MIDI Unicorn In Any DAW

Fancy giving your MIDI piano roll in your DAW a bit of artistic flair? Well, this MIDI unicorn looks kind of cool... and it actually sounds good too. Andrew Huang shows you how it's done.

Review: Black Rooster Audio VLA-2A Compressor

A power-efficient, great sounding and cool-looking compressor plugin that is also affordable sounds too good to be true, but Sara Simms knows the truth about the VLA-2A compressor...

Blocs Wave Can Now Export To Launchpad for iOS

Now you can send your Blocs Wave creations to Launchpad for iOS with this major new update.

Recording Techniques: Understanding Mic Patterns & Applications

Microphones come with many different polar patterns and understanding these can be key to getting a great recording. Joe Albano breaks down which ones to use, and when.

Master Logic's Vintage B3 Organ With This Guide To Virtual Mic Placement

Logic's Vintage B3 Organ has plenty of tools to help you get exactly the retro organ sound you're looking for. Find out how with this quick tour from Booker Edwards, Jr.

Here's A Range Of Affordable, Smart-Looking Synth Stands For Korg Volcas

Korg Volcas are easy synths to collect. While they play nicely together, having three or four can take up a lot of space or be messy in your studio. Are these stands from KV Gear the solution?

Review: UVI UVS-3200 Brings Classic Korg 3200 Polyphonic Synth To Your DAW

Can't get your hands on a real Korg 3200? That's not surprising. But what might surprise you is the low introductory price of this amazing recreation of that classic synth from UVI.

Nuendo 8 New Features Revealed & Video Teaser

Steinberg's Nuendo 8 is to make its first appearance at the Game Developers Conference next week. This post-production and Game Audio workstation DAW provides a host of new pro features.

Orchestrating with Track Alternatives in Logic Pro X

Track Alternatives in Logic Pro X 10.3 can save you time when creating different arrangements and orchestrations. Here's how it works.

International Sound Summit Coming in November 2017

From the people behind SynthMeeting comes Soundmit, the largest event dedicated to all musicians in Italy, including Software, Dj, Makers, Schools, Recording studios, Record labels and manufacturers.

Is RemixVideo The VJ Solution We've Been Waiting For?

Remix video from Mixvibes pushes the boundaries for audio visual live performance. With Ableton Link support, real-time video editing, easy MIDI mapping this video sampler is potentially impressive.

Review: Positive Grid Pro Series EQ

Positive Grid makes some of the best guitar and mixing plugins for iOS and for the desktop. We couldn't wait to get our hands on their new Pro Series EQ.