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Setting Up Perfect Monitor Mixes With UA Apollo

Getting the perfect monitor mix can be tricky but by using the awesome power available in the UA Apollo hardware and software, it needn't be a chore, as Matt Vanacoro explains.

The Akai Timbre Wolf Reimagined: Say Goodbye To The Keyboard

The Akai Pro Timbre Wolf has a reputation. Some love it. Some hate it. So in a bid to improve this 4-voice analog poly synth Haydn Hamilton decided to remove its keyboard completely. Good idea?

This Video Demystifies The Loudness Wars

We've all heard about the loudness wars, but what does the term actually mean? Matt Hepworth uses WaveLab plus some commercial tracks to show you just how loud music has got - and what to do about it.

Here's The Trailer For New Documentary On One Of America's Electronic Music Pioneers

Morton Subotnik is one of the most well-respected and accomplished pioneers of electronic music around, having worked with Don Buchla amongst others. Check out the trailer for this new documentary.

Review: Propellerhead Reason 9.5

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Reason 9.5 with full support for VST instruments and effects. Yes, you read that right. So what’s going on? Hollin Jones finds out...

Here's How To Perform & Record FX with Teenage Engineering's PO-32 Tonic Synth

PO-32 Tonic from Teenage Engineering puts a wealth of cool FX at your fingertips. Here's a hands-on example of how to program, tweak and record them in real time.

Essential Ableton Live Looping Tips

Looping is at the heart of Live's workflow. Here's a short video that explains how to set up for MIDI input and warm up before performing some MIDI loops.

Audio Damage Grind Uses Wavetable Lookup Distortion To Mangle Your Sounds

The new plugin from Audio Damage introduces a lesser known distortion type to truly destroy sounds. Grains provides both extreme and gentle distortion as well as filtering and gating.

Five Tools To Help You Master Your Soundstage

Understanding the way that stereo sound works can help you achieve a more open and natural end result. Here’s how to improve your soundstage and mixing skills.

Review: Korg Stageman 80, Go Live Anywhere

Korg's Stageman 80 - is it a bird, is it a plane? Is it a self-contained portable mini PA with an onboard drum machine? We took it on the road to find out.

Korg Volca Swingcheek Cases Now Shipping

These cute case / stands for Korg volca synths from Korple are designed to be ergonomic and cool to look at. Now in black, red and a limited edition the Volca Swingcheeks are available to buy now.

Synthstrom Deluge, 128 RBG Pad Synth, Sampler & Sequencer Available To Order

Deluge from Synthstrom is a synth, sampler and sequencer that's captured the imagination of those looking for powerful and portable music hardware. And now the 2nd round of pre-orders are open!

Image Line Releases FL Studio 12.5 Beta. Here's What's New

Available now to download, the BETA version of FL Studio 12.5 has some interesting workflow enhancements and features including the Picker Panel, virtual MIDI controller, automation clips, and more.

Review: Sundog Song Studio Version 3.0

We can all use a little help when composing from time to time. Lynda Arnold finds out if the latest update to Sundog Studio hits all the right notes. Read on to find out what she thought...

Down and Dirty With Selection Based Processing in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro's ability to apply processing to specific sections of audio is incredibly useful for your workflow, saving you duplicating tracks or automating effects. Matt Vanacoro explains why.