Glass & Steel for Kontakt, has been described by Spitfire Audio as "tuned percussion from another world". Noah Pred finds out how useful its found sounds are for sound designers and producers.
So You Want To Start A Eurorack Synth System? Scott Riesterer is here with things to consider to help you stay sane in your journey into modular synths without getting lost in a tangle of wires.
A MIDI control surface with a modular display? That's basically what the Platform M and Platform D from Icon Pro Audio bring to your mixing desk.
Isotonik have released PP-Labs' Producing and Performing Toolchain. We're talking powerful devices that can, amongst other things, save and recall the parameters of all devices on a track in Ableton.
Recently we've been seeing regular monthly updates for Cakewalk SONAR. These updates haven't just seen bug fixes, we're talking new features too. Matt Vanacoro checks out this massive DAW.
Want an easy DIY music project that'll result in a nifty MIDI sustain pedal? You're in the right place. Joshua Casper shows how to easily create your own MIDI sustain pedal circuit.
If you've ever wondered what make Tech House... Tech House then this video from Multiplier looks to make it clearer using musical cues and examples.
The wait is over. Qu-Bit Chord is shipping and should be available from your local Qu-Bit stocking modular synth retailer very soon, if not already! Chord will bring polyphony to your system.
Featuring a keyboard, knobs, trigger pads, and touch pad the nanoKEY Studio from Korg is a wireless (or USB) mobile MIDI controller with some advanced features. G. W. Childs puts in a performance.
Having a home studio can be really convenient but it’s not without its pitfalls! Here’s how to avoid the worst of them.
We heard vague rumors about this and now Serato have announced that they have indeed be working with Roland on something new. Watch the teaser video below. Only 14 days to wait to see the results.
Version 1 of WaveDNA's Liquid Rhythm was pretty impressive. When Liquid Music arrived we were also impressed by its potential. Now in version 1.6.1 AfroDJMac digs in to see what all the fuss is about.
Starting with the four standard sounds: kick, snare, hi-hat and clap in a drum rack, Multiplier takes you through the basics of creating a Tech House beat.
After reading this you'll never think of your sampler and synthesizer as separate beasts ever again. Here's 5 steps to turning your sampler (hardware or software) into a powerful synthesizer.
Embertone tell us Recorders, their latest virtual instrument brings carefully and lovingly sampled recorders (over 6,900 samples) to Kontakt. They sound great too. Here's the press release and video.