FL Studio's XY controller plugin enables you to take control of multiple on-screen parameters at a time... and then you can map this to an external MIDI controller too. Gary Hiebner shows how.
Featuring an analog signal path with 118 dB digital conversion and 8 digitally controlled XMAX mic preamps (amongst other features), the PreSonus DigiMax DP88 looks to reinvent the DigiMax series.
We took ROland's System-1 Plug-Out synth VST for a spin to find out if it has that classic Roland sound and how well it integrates with the hardware version of the System-1.
This enlightening tutorial for producers and musicians could be titled "Why practice isn't enough". Instead we found similarities between boxing and music production which are fascinating.
You may ask "Why?" And believe me, your truly has asked the very same question. But here it is... 3 memes related to three of the most popular DAWs in, um, unexpected places...
The Multi-channel STEMS format has been in the wild for 6 months now, and this release from New Order is surely the biggest to date. Is STEMS shaping up to be a major digital release format?
Seems like everyone wants the perfect floor-shaking 808 kick these days... and Producers Choice want to help in the form of 808 Warfare, their Kontakt instrument and sample pack also in WAV format.
Learning from the best, for most composers and soundtrack musicians, means listening to the best. Here's 11 incredible music scores for film and video game which Gary Hiebner recommends we listen to.
Native Instruments recently added an 88-key model to Komplete Kontrol. Along with that release was Komplete Kontrol 1.5 (software) which adds a slew of tasty new features like 3rd-party VST support.
This smart, exquisitely crafted, retro-styled knob controller, called nOb, can do so much more than you might first think, and it could be a great addition to your music studio setup.
In this video tutorial dance music mixing and mastering engineer, Daniel Wyatt, shows how to compress a standard EDM kick, the settings to start with, and reasons behind them.
Eventide's recent Anthology X bundle includes the H3000 Band Delays plug-in... and now it is available outside of the bundle for just $99 until December 31st 2015. Check out the videos for more info.
Comprising of 700 samples, Cluster Sound's ARP Drums for Ableton Live is a carefully sampled pack of drum sounds created by a vintage ARP 2600 synth with a Moog 4012 ladder filter.
Getting high quality mic pres & A/D conversion with pristine sound quality from an Audient desk in a rack-based unit is now possible thanks to the ASP800. Hollin Jones gives this an in-depth review.
So you want to produce Dutch-style House music? Here's some tips from DJ and producer Sara Simms to get your big room sounds jumping.