The once simple sampled instrument has steadily been evolving and today these instruments are larger and more accurate and expressive than ever. Here's 6 tips for getting the most from them.
If you want to get audio into and out of your DAW, you'll need an audio interface. We were surprised when we asked you which audio interface brand you owned in our recent survey. Here's the results!
These synth modules are more than the sum of their parts. Looking like they're inspired by Lego, LittleBits and a blender(!) they can help the hearing impaired experience sound and synthesis.
If you’re interested in NI’s new multi-track file format, STEMS, or perhaps curious to know more about using Traktor hardware and software for DJing Native Sessions will be of interest.
What magic do you get when you combine the excellent sampled instruments of Soniccouture with the unbounded imaginative and creative musical approach of Imogen Heap? A veritable Box of Tricks!
Can you imagine a DAW or a virtual synth without patches or presets? Strange question... but, in this article Jay Asher argues against Logic Pro X's Library when it comes to mixing.
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.
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.
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 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...
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!
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.
Save up to 84% on instruments, effects, and samples from our friends at Time & Space. Big names involved.
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.
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.