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Using EastWest's Composer Cloud

EastWest is a well-known company in the music industry. So, if you want to get involved with some of the biggest and most important virtual instrument libraries then Composer Cloud is where it's at.

Watch Wacky Video for Critter & Guitari Organelle: Synth, Instrument, Sampler, Effects Processor

Is it a synth? Is it a sampler? Is it an effects processor? Is it a PD patch player and editor? It might be easier to talk about what the new Critter & Guitari isn't! Either way, watch the video now!

Interview: Redlight, Talks Remixing, Production, DJing, Music Videos & New Album

From the early days of producing on 4-track to owning the Lobster Boy label and releasing the X Colour album, Redlight has come a long way since his Bristol beginnings. He talks about his process.

Producer Challenge: Manual Mastering vs. LANDR Automated Mastering

Mastering decisions used to focus on whether you'd go DIY or send to a mastering engineer. Since LANDR, it's possible to get an automated master of your tracks in seconds. But which sounds better?

Watch PaperCut Video of Vermona DRM1 MKIII Analog Drum Synth

It's analog. It's versatile. It's a drum synth. The Vermona DRM1 MKIII is it. This paper cut-style video shows it in action as a percussive sound bank. A good one to watch.

LooperSonic: The Most Complete MultiTrack Audio Looper for iOS?

There's a growing number of music looping apps available for iPhone and iPad, but LooperSonic caught our eye with its attention to details, flexibility and some powerful features. Check out the video.

Focusrite Clarett 4Pre Now Available

If you want the power and feature set of the Focusrite Clarett 8Pre but with fewer preamps and a small form factor, then the 4Pre is for you. The good news is it is now available!

Ableton Link: Why You Should Be Excited

With yesterday's release of Live 9.6 including Ableton Link, AfroDJMac (also known as Brian Funk) explains why this might be the biggest advancement for mobile musicians since the original iPad.

Don’t Use the Wrong Reverb: Finding the Best Reverb For Instruments and Vocals

Knowing what NOT to do is as helpful as knowing what to do. Avoiding mistakes can result in a fuller understanding of good practice and techniques, especially when it come to mixing reverb & delay.

iConnect Audio 2+ A Truly Unique Audio Interface

We saw the iConnectAUDIO2+ audio and MIDI interface from iConnectivity at NAMM 2016. It's a 2-in, 6-out interface with Mac, PC and iOS compatibility and can connect to two devices simultaneously!

Joey Sturgis Tones Introduces Software Limiter: Finality

Designed to a versatile limiter giving good results for vocals, guitars and just about any source audio you throw at it, Finality from Joey Sturgis is available in Lite and Advanced editions.

SampleScience Releases Orion Sound Module, FREE 3GB Rompler Instrument

The new Orion from SampleScience is a great idea: a rompler that utilises public domain samples and sounds. And you can grab this 3GB rompler today. Here's what SampleScience told us about Orion...

Ableton Live 9.6: Link, Arturia Support, New Push Features, Bug Fixes

New updates for Ableton Live always gets the internet's interest, and Live 9.6 is no exception. As well as Ableton Link now being released for everyone, there's support for Arturia controllers & more.

Review: IRCAMAX 2: Spectral Bugaloo

IRCAMAX 2 is a collection of Max for Live tools based on physical modelling, spectral analysis and harmonic re-synthesis. Noah Pred put the whole collection through its paces in this review.

8 Essential Tips for Mastering in FL Studio

So you've mixed your latest production and it's time to master it? While mastering engineers are often the best option, if you want to master your own tracks in FL Studio here's 8 essential tips.