Producing music. It can be cathartic. It can be inspiring. It can be fulfilling. And, as this ex air traffic controller has discovered, it can help you cope with anxiety and stress.
The tone wheel organ simulator, DB-33 from Air Music Tech, aims to provide you with a Hammond instrument in your DAW. Hollin Jones finds out just how good this organ really sounds.
Discover how to make disrupted electric guitars sound larger than life using plug-in amp modeler and very few effects in this excellent tutorial from guitar and production expert Rich Tozzoli.
Embertone Intimate Strings for Kontakt Player combines their highly regarded Friedlander Violin, Fischer Viola, Blakus Cello, and Leonid Bass in one convenient and money-saving package.
The I Wish plugin is a Granular Note Freezer. It creates tiny loops from any audio waveforms. Those loops have discernable pitches and can be played like you'd play an instrument. We were intrigued...
When you think of Melodyne you might think it's a tool to correct audio imperfections (timing and pitch) for recorded vocals or guitars or drums. Here we show how to make it work on synths in Live 9.
Featuring dual Thunderbolt 2, HD DigiLink & Dante network connectivity, Focusrite tell us the new RED 4PRE is a the perfect audio interface in terms of form, function, sound quality and versatility.
Liine (the creators of the super popular Lemur app) are back with Skram, a highly-accessible, intuitive, and addictive app for making electronic music on iPad. Music making experience not required.
Brazil and Colombia-based Sismo create analog told for live performance, audiovisual installations, educational practices and experimental interaction. Check out their new Tapbum Register Sequencer.
What could make your vinyl record listening experience better? How about longer play time per record and higher frequency range. That's what Rebeat Digital are planning to create in the near future.
There's a new range of audio monitors available for your studio. Sterling Audio's MX series are powered and feature ultra low distortion. They come in three flavors; MX8, MX5 and MX3.
So you want a software synth with flexible modulation options that, for change, isn't trying to emulate an old vintage hardware synthesizer but has an analog layout? Welcome to SPC's ArcSyn.
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
What's this? WTF? A new iOS music app from Liine called Skram? We've got the teaser/scoop on this, as yet, unreleased app designed for electronic musicians to make amazing sounds, riffs and grooves...