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Review: Orange O Headphones

If you're looking for a pair of comfortable closed back studio headphones with nice stereo separation that are black and orange and under $200 the new Orange O Headphones are worth checking out.

Production Tips: What’s The Correct Order For Effect Processing Plug-Ins?

It’s a question that never goes away, “what’s the correct order for effect processors in a channel strip?” While it often depends, there are reasons for suggesting an order. This video explains all.

Axel Hartmann’s 20 Hardware Synth Coming Later in June

Anyone interested in a Waldorf Blofeld or StudioLogic Sledge style synthesizer? Axel Hartmann’s 20 is almost ready to ship. Here’s some more details and pictures.

Lurssen Mastering Console Now On iPhone!

Lurssen Mastering Console for iPad from IK Multimedia is pretty darn good. Make no doubt about that. So we think many producers will be pleased to know it's now available for iPhone too.

Review: Flux BitterSweet V3

When it comes to editing audio, there's times you'll want to manipulate the transients of the waveform to make the overall sound either more or less present. Flux Bittersweet V3 does that for free!

Umlaut Audio PADS & ARPS For Kontakt, Simple, Super Sound Design

Since 2014 Umlaut Audio has been designing samples and virtual instruments for the biggest composers in the industry. Now you can get your hands on their new Kontakt instruments: Pads & Arps.

Korg plugKEY, Portable MIDI & Audio Interface For iOS Musicians

Korg have come out with something that iOS musicians and producers are simply going to love. PlugKEY is a portable audio and MIDI interface that every iPad and iPhone wielding producer will want.

NEWS: Ken MacBeth M7-D Is A New Experimental Synthesizer In The Making

If only small form factor synths make you happy and you're not a fan of sliders, then turn away now!! ;-) Ken MacBeth has revealed a new prototype of a synth he's working on and it looks cool!

Logic Pro X 10.2.3 Update: New Loudness Meter Plugin, Improved Flex Pitch & Much, Much More

Logic users, stand tall and simultaneously feel like a kid in a candy store. Apple have released the free 10.2.3 update for LPX users, and there's some really cool new features and fixes inside.

Review: Madrona Labs Virta

Better known for modular style instruments and an OSC controller, Madrona Labs are now entering the audio effect world with Virta. This plug-in takes the concept of vocoding and turns it on its head!

Cubase: Start To Finish, Part 1: Project Setup

In this series we’re going to take you through all the stages involved in producing a track in Cubase, from getting started to final mastering. In the first part we’ll tackle setting up your project.

Reaktion Sound MUDRON Brings Dark Side to Reaktor Blocks

Reaction Sound, Italian-based audio tool developers, tell us their new Mudron for Reaktor 6 is a Blocks framework that is ideal for creating dark drones and eerie textures.

Hyve Touch Synthesizer: New Video, Piecing Together Details

As scarce as details on the Hyve Touch Synthesizer are, we’ve managed to find a new video of it in action, and conversations its creator, Skot Wiedmann, has had where some features are revealed.

Watch (Probably) The Best Moog Sub 37 & Mother-32 Performance In The World Ever

If you ever needed a reason to buy a Moog analog synthesizer, then this 16 minute video performance might be it. Surely, the best musical demo of both synths to date.

Native Instruments REAKTOR Blocks 1.2 Integrates MIDI & CV Hardware

Reaktor Blocks 1.2 introduces CV and MIDI connectivity for music hardware. Maschine, iPads, modular synths are all supported here.