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Zoom ARQ Aero RhythmTrak Creates New Experience in EDM Production & Performance

Here’s something really interesting from Zoom: a wireless circular controller with pressure sensitive pads. It's a sequencer, a looper and a synthesizer!! The Zoom ARQ is a performance tool as well.

Waves Audio Announces Waves Nx – a Virtual Mix Room Plugin

If you're mixing on headphones Waves Audio want you to hear the same depth,reflections & stereo image you would using speakers in a physical room. Nx is a virtual mix room plugin designed to do that.

Universal Audio New Plug-Ins From Softube, Sonnox & Brainworx For UAD 8.5

Universal Audio tell us their upcoming UAD Software v8.5 will include Marshall JMP 2203 Guitar Amplifier, Oxford Envolution, and bx_digital V3 EQ plug-ins. Looks promising!

PreSonus Unveils Studio 192 Mobile Audio Interface/Studio Command Center

At NAMM 2016 PreSonus unveils a new portable audio interface with class A solid-state mic preamps that can record up to 192 kHz... and it'll carry a sub $600 street price.

ROLI Reveals Seaboard RISE 49

If you were impressed by the look, feel and attention to detail of ROLI's Seaboard RISE but wanted something a little bigger, then the RISE 49 is for you. ROLI have announced it today at NAMM.

10 Logic Pro X 10.2.1 Features You Will Love

So, Logic Pro X 10.2.1 has arrived. Although an incremental update, there's tons of bug fixes and new workflow features. Jay Asher casts an eye and ear and roundup his favorite 10 Logic Pro additions.

IK Multimedia Debuts iLoud Micro Monitor, Smallest Studio Reference Monitors In The World?

If size is everything, then IK Multimedia’s iLoud Micro Monitor will appeal. IK tell us these active studio reference monitors deliver an accurate linear frequency response that's ideal for mixing.

Unleashing Your Apollo: Losing Your Fear and Recording Aggressively

Why would you consider recording with effect plug-ins applied? There's engineers out there who do so routinely. Matt Vanacoro explores why using a UA Apollo with near zero latency to good effect.

Watch Musical, Synthesised Conversation Between Multiple AudioCubes

Imagine being able to link oscillators to multiple physical cube objects and have them adjust the pitch and amplitude depending on how you move them. Well, it's possible with AudioCubes and Synththor.

Roland A-01 Is A MIDI / Analog Controller & An 8-Bit Mono Synth

What do you get when you take some of the inspiration behind the Roland Boutique synths with a controller in mind? The A-01 hybrid MIDI / CV controller with an 8-bit synthesizer inside too.

4 New Eurorack Modules Are Here From Bastl Instruments

With names like Popcorn Gate Expander, Clutch, DupDup, and CIAO the new eurorack synth modules from Bastl Instruments each bring cool new features for synth heads to enjoy. NAMM 2016 is synth heaven!

Waldorf Introduces Eurorack Pack, Self-Contained Eurorack Synth System

With three new colourful eurorack modules and the new kb37 controller keyboard, Waldorf's Eurorack Pack looks like a tasty self-contained modular synthesizer. And released just in time for NAMM!

Review: Sonnox Envolution, A Special Transient Shaping Plug-In

Sonnox describe Envolution as a frequency-dependent envelope shaper with separate transient & sustain sections. In short it allows you to radically re-shape the envelope of your audio. It is powerful!

Apogee Introduces Symphony I/O Mk II

The new Apogee Symphony I/O MkII is coming! It's an audio interface for Thunderbolt, Pro Tools HD and SoundGrid platforms. They also say it has the best AD/DA conversion of any Thunderbolt interface.

Producer Tips: Why Relying On Compression Presets Is A Bad Idea

Software compressors comes with a range of presets designed to be useful. But perhaps presets are more dangerous than they are helpful? Watch Joe Albano explain why you shouldn't rely on presets!