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Review: UVI Drum Replacer

Drum Replacer is a realtime, drum replacement and processing utility that separates audio components and has a sophisticated way of triggering new drum samples. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.

Isotonik Studios Releases Bass Pressure for Novation Circuit

The clear focus here is on providing every Novation Circuit producer with the must-have soundbank to achieve a pro level in Bass Music genres. Thanks to A Force Truly Evil and Isotonik Studios.

Saturator: Ableton Live’s Secret Sound Design Weapon

Whether you’re looking to subtly enhance dull sounds, add convincing analog grit or extreme distortion, or even drastically mangle your sounds beyond comprehension, Live’s Saturator has you covered.

Spitfire Audio Releases Firewood Piano

FIREWOOD PIANO is a stunning-sounding upright piano bursting with character (due to unique resonances created by its cracked bridge). It's part of the Spitfire Audio Originals series.

PreSonus CDL12P Constant-Directivity Loudspeaker a Great Solution for Bands, DJs, and Small Venues

Despite a second wave of lockdowns taking place around the world, PreSonus are being positive by annoucing their latest loudspeaker for live music venues and bands and DJs.

Sample Logic Trailer Xpressions 3 Review

The 3rd edition of Trailer Xpressions focuses on one shot hits & fx combined with ambient vocals, harmonic textures, drones and atmospheres. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.

Rob Papen Releases Blade 2 Additive Synth Plug-In

The popular additive synth plug-in from Rob Papen originally released in 2012 has just got a major, cutting-edge update in the form of Blade 2.

IK Multimedia Unveils AmpliTube® 5 - A Giant Leap For 'Ampkind'

IK's industry-leading guitar and bass tone studio takes a quantum leap into the future with a massive, out of this world, all-new update.

The Dust Collector FX Machine In Stock & Showcasing At Soundmit 2020

Featuring 2 VC LFOs, 2 tape saturations, a spring reverb, a delay and a phaser, The Dust Collector from Finegear is not your average multi-effect box. And now it's available and in stock.

Moog Releases $199 Analog Synthesizer, Werkstatt-01

$199 USD and a capable analog Moog synthesizer seem like opposing concepts. But, with the Werkstatt-01 they are most definitely aligned, for a short time only.

Modal Electronics Announces New COBALT8 Synthesizer

Here's an impressive 8-voice extended virtual-analogue synthesiser that is designed to take your sounds beyond the analogue synths from yesteryear.

Teenage Engineering Releases Capcom Pocket Operator Synths

Teenage Engineering make awesome synths and machines for music makers. Capcom are well known as the makers of Street Fighter and Mega Man. Put both together and what do you get?

Native Instruments Komplete 13: The Instruments Review

Well, Komplete 13 is finally here and it’s a doozy... or is it? Matt Vanacoro digs right in to this super-comprehensive collection of tools for producers, sound designers and composers.

Applied Acoustics Systems Releases Chromaphone 3 Acoustic Object Synthesizer

Applied Acoustics Systems announces the official release of Chromaphone 3—an all-new version of its acoustic object synthesizer for macOS and Windows.

Review: AKAI MPC Beats, The Free DAW For Everyone

AKAI’s MPC Beats DAW features a wealth of MIDI and audio recording options focused around the company’s unique workflow. Hollin Jones fired it up…