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.
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.
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!
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Producer Russ Russell shares his metal and other genre production workflows in this engaging video interview. No matter the genre of music you produce there's useful recording & production tips here.
Oh how I've missed the iZotope Vinyl plug-in which vanished sometime ago. But now this fan favorite for lo-fi sound has been re-released with a new spin down feature and AAX/VST3 support. It's FREE!