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Auburn Sounds Graillon is a Cool Voice Octaver Processor Plug-In

There's something eternally enticing about a voice octaver effect on vocals. Auburn Sounds certainly think so and have created a beautiful looking voice processing plug-in for just that purpose.

Get A Waves $30 Gift Code on Cyber Monday

It's Cyber Monday, and Waves Audio have an extra gift on top of the free plugin they gave to everyone on Black Friday. The video promo is well worth watching too.

6 DIY Alternative Instrument Makers You Need to Know About

Looking to be inspired? Then you're in the right place. Here are makers of alternative instruments who you need to know about. Whether you use their instruments or not, they are worth checking out.

Wave Alchemy Mutate Is A Virtual, Hybrid Synth for Kontakt 5

Wave Alchemy have told us they are extremely excited to announce the release of Mutate - their next generation virtual hybrid synthesizer for Kontakt 5! Expect a review coming soon...

Review: Heavyocity Master Sessions: Metal Ensemble Collection

The latest addition to the Master Sessions range from uber sample library makers Heavyocity is the Metal Ensemble Collection. So is it shiny and chrome or a rusty old piece of junk? Let’s find out!

This Video Shows What’s Inside Ableton Push 2 - Fascinating Tear Down

How well engineered is Ableton Push 2? Ableton take such care with how it looks and works with Live 9... but how well is it arranged and put together internally? This tear down video shows just that.

Toontrack, Spitfire, iZotope, Heavocity Time + Space Black Friday Weekend Deals

Save up to 84% on instruments, effects, and samples from our friends at Time & Space. Big names involved.

Review: Klevgrand Esspresso De-Esser for VST, AU & iPad

Don't put up with sibilance (extreme ssss hissing action) in your next vocal performance. Klevgrand have a new de-esser plug-in and iPad app, Esspresso, to help. G. W. Childs tries it out.

Review: Editor’s Keys Vocal Booth

Editor's Keys have been creating their own music hardware for a while now. They already make microphones, so a vocal isolation booth seems like a good companion. Hollin Jones puts it to the test.

LANDR Desktop App Brings Instant, Auto Mastering Direct to DAWs

Online mastering service, LANDR, has a desktop app which expands its workflow features for bulk uploading, integration with D.A.Ws, and cloud storage so you can get your music mastered even quicker.

The Best Black Friday 2015 Deals For Musicians and Producers

Black Friday is here which means mouthwatering deals and special prices designed to get us to part with our hard-earned cash. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.

27 Music Gear Essentials Under $100

If you want to gear up your music studio setup, or your skills, but are on a budget this list is here to help. From audio interfaces to DAWs, MIDI controllers to synths to mics: all under $100!

Vince Clarke Imaginator VCX-378 Eurorack Module Adds Unique Creative Elements

Vince Clarke's new Eurorack module is all about generating inspiring 1-bar patterns. It's an ingenious writing tool and can be fed MIDI note data from software or hardware. Check out the videos.

Review: T-47 Microphone Kit

Microphone Parts say they've analysed the best vintage microphones and found a way to provide circuits and capsules that deliver the same tone at a fraction of the price. We check out the T-47 here.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Arranging Your Next Track

Stepping back and taking a break from your music project during the arrangement process can be priceless. Here's 5 other common mistakes to avoid when arranging your next song or piece of music.