Close miking is a core skill for recording all kinds of sources from guitar and drums through to keyboards and vocals. Joe Albano takes you through the fundamentals of this technique.
XILS Labs are teasing us with their upcoming POLY synth plugin. The POLYM is inspired by the classic Polymoog synthesizer and what strikes us is how good it sounds. Check out the video below.
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Whether you're at a drive-through or ordering a pizza online, it's possible to use your turntables instead of your voice. DJ Strategy shows you how in these two short videos.
Focusrite has come up with a tiny audio interface for iOS that can phantom power from your phone or iPad. Matt Vanacoro welcomes an ultra portable solution.
Moving between iOS and desktop has got easier and smoother than ever with the advent of AirDrop and iCloud Drive. Here’s how it works, including a couple of Logic tricks you may not have known about.
Fans of Pink Floyd are in for a treat. The Pink Floyd Exhibition features the voices of David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters & the late Richard Wright, and Pink Floyd’s last ever live performance.
Beats for your feet! These Mi Adidas Roland TR-808 shoes could be the start of something cool for DJs, musicians, and dancers. Margo Neely, the woman behind the shoes, reveals more details here.
Focusrite customers can now grab Positive Grid's BIAS Amp, one of the world's best and most realistic sounding guitar amp plug-ins for free! Here's how.
Sequencers didn't always use buttons to represent steps. This clone of the classic ARP 1601 analog sequencer with CV and Gate connectivity uses sliders instead. It's not cheap but it is pretty!
The Korg Monologue has a hidden game that uses the step sequencer and the built-in display. This powerful, budget monophonic analog synthesizer always seems to have an extra trick up its sleeve!
Can a $20 iPad synth really sound as big and impressive as something costing much more? Matt Vanacoro set out to discover the truth... and was pleasantly surprised.
Here are 3 incredibly useful techniques to use while working inside Ableton Live that will help you make music better, faster, and more efficiently.
So you want a modelled piano instrument for that Freddie Mercury or Adele sound? Waves Audio have you covered with their emulation of the Fazioli F228 with the Grand Rhapsody Piano plugin.
Hooking up computers, audio feeds and even turntables to your MPC Live requires some familiarity with the rear panel. Booker Edwards Jr is here to help you out.