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Five Ways to Get Better Performances For New Vocalists

If you're a vocalist or a producer working with a vocalist, these five tips are designed to help bring out the vocalist's muse and therefore release the performance you're looking for.

Zynaptiq AdaptiVerb Is A Revolutionary Reverb Plugin Using Self-Driving Car Tech, Demo at Messe 2016

Synaptic's new plug-ins at Musikmesse 2016 caused quite a stir. AdaptiVerb uses self-learning robot technology! And Wormhole is every Sci-Fi game and film sound designer's dream. Watch the demos now.

Amazing Machines Intro Amazing CV Mixer for Reaktor Blocks

Amazing Machines are well known to us now, and to many Reaktor Blocks users. Here’s a quick look at their new AM104 CV Mixer for Reaktor Blocks.

Monique is a Unique Monophonic Bass & Lead Synthesizer Plugin From MonoPlugs

MonoPlugs tell us their new synth has a powerful sound and modern morphing features, is ideal for live performance, jam sessions and studio recordings. The video demos are worth watching too!

Review: Meris Mercury7 Hardware Reverb for 500 Series

Imagine a gorgeous sounding, diverse reverb unit in a 500 series hardware unit with creative controls. Then Meris Mercury7 is one to check out. Watch and read our review below.

Optimizing Apple MainStage For Live Performance

Apple's MainStage is used for many live performances, tours, and even for big Broadway productions! Whatever the scale of your performance, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to keep it running smoothly.

Interview: Chuckie on Producing & DJing in The Modern Age

Chuckie is a world-famous DJ and producer, the man behind "Dirty Dutch Music", a DJ mixing genius, and has reworked tracks from David Guetta to Eric Morillo and even done edits for Michael Jackson.

Roswell Pro Audio Introduces Aurora: a Boutique Premium, Studio Condenser Mic

Noted Mic Expert Matt McGlynn (Roswell Pro Audio) has introduced a new large-diaphragm studio condenser microphone workhorse, designed to be comfortable recording anything.

Ableton Release Live 9.6.1 Update, Focus on Performance & Push 2 Improvements

Ableton Live 9.6.1 features a vast array of improvements and bug fixes. While there's been performance improvements for Live users, Push 1 and 2 users will feel the love in a big way too.

Eventide Tverb Emulates Tony Visconti 3 Mic Technique From David Bowie’s Heroes

Here's a native audio plug-in from Eventide and Tony Visconti that emulates the room sound of the vocal effect of Heroes by David Bowie. And it sounds just like the original Hansa studio!

AfroDJMac Releases Rhythmic Pads Ableton Live Pack With 78 Tempo-Synced Instrument Racks

So you want a dose of rhythmic inspiration from a wide range of analog and digital hardware synths in Ableton Live? Then AfroDJMac’s latest lovely sounding Live Pack is just what the doctor ordered.

Review: Aston Origin Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Aston Origin has caused quite a stir since it was introduced, but does it really live up to the hype? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth compares it head-to-head with three other popular microphones.

6 Tips for Vocal Editing

Tired of sloppy vocals? Here are several Tips on many of the various techniques for slicing & dicing vocal recordings to perfection by Joe Albano.

Drum Brain is State-of-The-Art Max For Live Drum Sampler From Cluster Sounds

 Drum Brain, a state-of-art Max For Live drum sampler featuring 6000 one-shot samples, external files import, an ultra-friendly interface and a solid set of synthesizer parameters.

Patchblocks Mini Synth Modules With New Hardware Keyboard and Software Features

Patchblocks. They offer so much in such a small package! If you’re into synths, like connecting things, and you don’t want to max out your credit card then Patchblocks synth modules could be for you.