Your room can have a huge impact on how your mix sounds, which is why we often acoustically treat our rooms and set up monitors etc to compensate. Here are 5 ways to measure your room's acoustics.
Thanks to a collaboration between PatchBocks and maker.ie we have a eurorack modular synth version of the intriguing Patchblocks mini-synths (originally debuted at Musikmesse 2015). Watch the video...
In Session Audio tell us that Fluid Harmonics for Kontakt is an instrument designed to create richly layered melodic patterns with ease. Find out more in the video and feature details below.
Imagine a Kontakt instrument where all samples are struck, scraped and bowed while immersed in water. That's what ModWheel's The Bends is. Sara Simms dives in to review this intriguing instrument.
Jamming with a band or playing a gig are what often excites many musicians. Practicing? Less so! But it's very important. These 3 tips will help you to love practicing playing your musical instrument.
Anybody can easily create techno music in their DAW.. But easy isn't what it's all about. Graham Dunning demonstrates how to make mechanical techno using one turntable and a host of analog sources.
So you want to process your sounds through an aggressive metal-style software amp plug-in? Well, you're in luck. Toneforge Menace from Joey Sturgis Tones does just that. But how does it perform/
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.
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!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.