Aston have added the multi-voiced Starlight pencil microphone to their lineup of condenser mics. But is the world's first laser-equipped mic useful, or a gimmick? Matthew Loel T Hepworth finds out.
Cubase on your Mac or PC may be the heart of your studio but Steinberg has developed a number of cool apps running on iOS to help you work more creatively and flexibly. Here's how it happens.
Massive news from Elektron. 2017 will see all their most popular music machines updated with better screens and a whole lot more besides. Here's what's new for Analog Rtym 2 and Analog Four 2.
Ableton's latest Max for Live pack is from Coldcut and is designed to help your MIDI patterns grow, evolve, transform automatically. We love the look of this.
With the aim to bring scratching to every DJ setup, Pioneer DJ have released Interface 2. This 2-channel audio interface for DJs uses rekordbox dvs to control digital music. Check out the video below.
Hello? Hello? HELLO? Yes, you've missed the door again because you were listening to music on your headphones. If only you'd had SoundBrake 2.0.
We were excited to get our hands on Groovebox, the new music-making app from the team behind Launchpad for iOS. Happily, there's even more to it than meets the eye...
UVI releases UVX80, a new library featuring the sounds of a rare '˜80s Japanese polysynth, including over 250 new patches, dual-layer architecture, built-in effects and more. Stay tuned for a review...
The volca sample renegade break and hip-hop loop pack comes in both standard aif, Ableton .asd file and as REX2 loop format. Download it now!
Antelope Audio's Orion Studio HD is packed with FPGA FX from vintage studio gear with 40+ effects in an HDX and USB 3.0 interface. It's shipping now.
You need somewhere to keep your precious eurorack gear when you're on the road and also in the studio. These smart-looking cases now include a custom build option.
You don't get much for under $5... a cup of coffee, a newspaper... or a collection of 72 ambient loops plus a built-in monosynth for Reaktor!
Custom built, this 64-button version of the much-admired finger drumming and performance tool is finally available. Rishabh Rajan put it through its paces.
Understanding some key universal concepts around arrangement, dynamics and composition can help you take your tracks to the next level. Here's how.
If you like playful synths then you're probably going to love the new SoftPop semi-modular synthesizer from Bastl Instruments and Peter Edwards. You MUST watch the video...