In this excellent Ableton tutorial video, Thavius Beck shows how easy it is to swap samples in Live 9’s Simpler while they’re still playing in order to audition and try out different sounds.
It’s not everyday you get one Ableton Live pack you can download for free, and here we have three from Monade Sounds. Here’s some brief info about each pack.
UVI announces Attack EP88, the world’s first tacked & possibly most comprehensive electric piano library, delivering 5 mixable signal sources, per- key voicing and more, available at an intro price.
So you're addicted to the convenience and power of digital with PreSonus Studio One... but you yearn for the analog console-style bus effect processing when mixing? No problem. Studio One 3.2 is here.
A patchable analog all-in-one modular synthesiser cheaper than a Eurorack system? That's what Kilpatrick Audio's Phenol is, and it gives you all you need to get your modular synth itch scratched.
There's something really compelling about this video of a music production environment in a virtual reality world. If you have an Oculus Rift CV1 then this should provide ideas and excitement.
Hot off the heels of our recent big review of the public BETA for Overbridge 1.10... Elektron have released 1.10 into the wild along with Analog Rytm OS 1.30 with an excellent video demo.
Web browsers can do more than log onto Facebook or show you the latest dog spinning vinyl. Spectrogram is a wonderful Chrome-based real-time Spectrogram viewer that could become very addictive.
SynchroArts Revoice Pro 3.2 offers comprehensive auto and manual time, pitch and loudness editing for vocals, dialog and instruments. So what does version 3.2 bring to the table? Find out here.
Here's an excellent way to save you precious time when producing in Ableton Live. It's all about recycling your hard work creating cool effects chains form previous projects and reusing them now.
We caught a brief look at the new du-touch from French start-up Dualo at Musikmesse 2016 and were impressed by the concept. Now it’s arrived on Kickstarter.
Native Instruments' new Sonic Hooks series focuses on artists and producers showcasing or conversing about how they create their trademark, signature sounds using Komplete and Maschine.
The good folks at Corsynth, modular synth makers from Spain, let us know about their new Quad Linear VCA/VC Mixer module. Check out the video to see it in action.
When it comes to creative concepts for audio plug-in processors, iZotope have scored a winner with Mobius Filter that brings Shepard tone style effects and fat sounding filtering to your tracks.
If you use virtual synths, samplers or hardware synths, it's likely you've been dabbling with MIDI. Perhaps without realizing it. Joe Albano outlines 5 mistakes to avoid to help get better results.