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Review: John Diamanti Fox Solo Clarinet for Kontakt

So, you need a beautifully recorded solo clarinet software instrument with a lovely tone that is expressive with lots of control? Jay Asher puts the John Diamanti Fox Solo Clarinet to the test.

How to Build Your First Amplifier

Curious about building your own amplifier but aren't sure where or how to begin? Here's a great place to start! Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project to make an amplifier on a budget.

This Isotonik Max For Live Effect Lets You Make Wobble Bass From Anything

Part of the Primo Collection from Strangelines sees Isotonik bringing us all the power to create wobble bass and synth sounds from ANY source. It's good fun and worth trying out.

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.