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Understanding the Channel Strip in Cubase

The Channel Strip is a powerful part of Cubase’s MixConsole that brings the power and workflow of real mixing desks to your computer. 

Watch The New Synth On The Block: Modor NF-1 at Superbooth16

Find out what makes the Modor NF-1 hardware synthesizer happy and proud to be digital in this video from Superbooth16.

Synthetik Is A Free Simplified Synth Plug-In Ideal For Hip-Hop and R&B Producers

Would you ever turn your nose up at the chance to get a free VST / AU synth? I thought not, especially as Synthetik weights in at a meaty 516 MB+.

Messe 2016: Nord Drum 3 and Nord Drum 3P Now with Integrated Multipad

The new Drum kits from Nord are here. With Musikmesse 2016 just a few days away Nord have announced the new Nord Drum 3 and Nord Drum 3P with integrated Multipad. Check out the video below.

Musikmesse 2016: Pioneer DJ TORAIZ SP-16 Sampler Features Dave Smith Analogue Filters & Pro DJ Link

The new Toraiz SP-16 touch-screen, sampler with 16 sampler engines from Pioneer DJ includes filters made by Dave Smith (yes, Dave Smith Instruments!). Is this the perfect device for DJ producers?

Review: IK Multimedia Lurssen Mastering

IK Multimedia's Lurssen Mastering for Mac/PC and for iPad looks to lower the difficulty level for producers who want to master their tracks in their own studios. Has mastering audio ever been easier?

Beat Mapping in Logic Pro X

Beat mapping in Logic recently got a quiet (hush, hush) update in the recent Logic Pro X 10.2.1 update. The beat mapping algorithm appears to be better than ever. Joe Albano explores all the options.

Kilpatrick Audio Carbon Sequencer Overview at Superbooth16

Another excellent product on show at Superbooth16 in Berlin was the Carbon Sequencer from Kilpatrick Audio. If you haven't seen this yet, then this video gives a good overview of what it can do.

Audient Unleash ASP8024 Recording Console Heritage Edition

Audient are celebrating the success of their flagship ASP8024 console by releasing the ASP8024 HERITAGE EDITION at Musikmesse 2016 with a brand new look and an array of added enhancements.

The Ploytec PL2 Is A Small Synthesizer That Sounds Super

Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the Ploytec PL2 is a synthesizer that needs to be heard to be believed. At Superbooth we met Marcus from Ploytec who gave us a sound demo of the PL2.

Mastering Mistakes To Avoid: Monitoring

If you think it’s impossible to do a good mastering job at home due to a less than ideal room, think again. Joe Albano explains what to avoid and how to make it work in this video tutorial.

Exploring the New Bastl Instruments Eurorack Modules and Modular Synth Systems at Superbooth 16

BASTL Instruments kindly spent some time showing and explaining how their new Eurorack synth modules & modular synth systems work while at Superbooth 16, Berlin. Worth watching!

How to Sequence an Electric Guitar With a BASTL Modular Eurorack System

BASTL were at Superbooth 16 to show us an ingenious mechanical synth system they've designed that allows you to transform the signal from a modular system to power a motor that plays a guitar.

Superbooth 16: Eowave Ribbon Synth & Controller Demo

We were really impressed with the concept of Ribbon by Eowave earlier in 2016, and now we were able to get hands-on with this unique synth & controller.

Superbooth 16: New Frap Tools CGM Creative Eurorack Module Series

I was really happy to run into Frap Tools at Superbooth in Berlin this year. They gave us an overview of the CGM (Channel Group Master) creative mixer for Auroral modular synths.