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Setting Up MainStage To Auto Sample An Analog Synthesizer For Logic Pro X

Auto-Sampling in Logic? Yes, but you need to use AutoSampler in MainStage to do it! Now you can turn your hardware synths into velocity-layered Logic Pro EXS24 instruments. Here's how to set it up.

RME MADIface Pro Audio Interface Now Shipping

RME MADIface Pro is a 136-Channel MADI USB audio and MIDI interface. The follow-up to the successful Babyface Pro, it maintains the aesthetic of its predecessor while pushing the tech boundaries.

These Everyday Objects Sound Like Chewbacca

If you've been scratching your head trying to emulate the sound of Chewbacca from Star Wars... stop. There are everyday objects that sound just like the Wookie. You just need to find & record them.

Review: The Audio Hunt

Wouldn't it be cool to process your drums with a 670 Fairchild tube compressor, vocals through a Rupert Neve 542 Tape, or synth through a Firelight CMI for a fraction of the cost of owning the gear?

Watch First Sound Demo of Futuristic Genesis 1 Hardware Synthesizer Based on Ableton Live

Our teaser video for the Genesis 1 hardware synth that merges analog feel & digital convenience (and runs Ableton Live) got lots of attention. Here's the first proper sound demo video. It's stunning.

6 Things To Consider When Choosing The Right Audio Interface

There's lots of audio interfaces available for budget and professional musicians, producers and engineers. So, how do you go about choosing the right one for your needs? Joe Albano with the answers.

Embertone Introduces Whiskey Series Mountain Dulcimer Sample Instrument

The good folks at Embertone have intricately sampled a mountain dulcimer to create an incredible-sounding and versatile Kontakt instrument. If you're even slightly curious check out the video below.

Review: 4MS Noise Swash & Atoner Eurorack Synth Modules

4MS Noise Swash is a chaotic random noise-maker & CV generator eurorack synth module that generates sounds or can process audio & the Atoner module creates quantised melodies. Both are reviewed here.

How To Build DIY DI Recording Boxes & Re-Amp With DIYRE

In this article + video Joshua Casper shows how easy it is to build a DIY direct input recording box and passive re-amplifier using DIY Recording Equipment's FE2 and L2A for under $100.

Best Video Demo of Arturia DrumBrute So Far

If you've been wowed by the features and price of the new Arturia DrumBrute analog drum machine and sequencer... you're going to love this video from Source Dsitribution in the UK.

The Bastl Kastle Is A Pocket Modular Synthesizer That's Fun & Kind On Your Wallet

Bastl Instruments have announced their latest new synthesizer. And not only is it super kind on space (table top or shirt pocket), it's also extremely affordable and plays nicely with other CV synths.

Review: Native Instruments Form

What if you could have an infinite number of ways to generate sound? NI’s Form sample tracking synthesizer might just hold the key…

How To Manage Your Tracks in Cubase

When your projects reach a certain size it can be hard to keep track of your tracks' tracks... Gary Hiebner highlights features that Steinberg offer inside Cubase to keep your productions moving.

Arturia Announces DrumBrute Analog Drum Machine & Sequencer

The recently announced Arturia DrumBrute is set to be a runaway success. With great sounding analog instruments like MicroBrute and MiniBrute, the DrumBrute weighs in with some impressive features.

This Browser-Based Sampler Lets You Make Hip Hop Loops With Your QWERTY Keyboard

I think I've just found my Friday distraction. Creating hip hop loops from awesome samples using your computer keyboard has probably never felt so good thanks to Sample Stitch.