Spanning 28 GB and many instruments, styles and cultures from all corners of the globe, UVI's World Suite is a carefully sampled and presented ethnic instrument library. Is it the best on offer?
Fantastic (or should that be Fantastik) news for NI Reaktor users. The Reaktor 6.1 update has been released and it's now Ableton Link compatible. Collaborating just got a whole lot easier.
Applying Groove Files to clips in Ableton Live is easy, fast and effective. Find out how they work and can make your music sound more human in this short video from AfroDJMac.
We've been waiting for this one for a while now. Erica Synths Pico 1 is now available and still holds claim to be the smallest modular synthesizer in the world (with its level of functionality).
The new real-time vocal manipulation plugin from Infected Mushroom and Polyverse Music looks pretty exciting indeed. Check to the full details and video below.
Much has been made of Roland's new Boutique synth range. The VP-03 is a digital (ACB) recreation of the 35+ year old classic VP-330 Vocoder. So, how does this new synth stand up to the test of time?
If you're interested in taking your home or project studio to the next level here's how to get the most from your hard drive storage to create a fast, reliable and seamless setup.
Vinyl records have grown in popularity throughout 2016. And, to a lesser degree, so have cassette tapes. Now the Landscape HC-TT allows you to get creative with tapes like you can with vinyl.
Sample Magic have come out with free samples, 78 of them to be exact, for everyone from the original TR-909. Here more info about this early Christmas present for producers.
NI's flagship performance apps can now sync seamlessly with loads of other Link-enabled desktop and iOS applications!
Arturia has turned its engineering firepower towards beats and created a fully analog monster with bags of connectivity. Enter DrumBrute!
Imagine a Christmas tree keyboard, a modular synthesizer and a whole lot of special brew being guzzled by a drunk Santa. Yes, you've entered the Look Mum No Computer Xmas special musical grotto.
It's almost Christmas time and Roland have responded by releasing an early present for System-8 owners. The latest 1.11 update includes a Juno-106 ACB emulation plug-out amongst other improvements.
Virtual guitar amp emulations are becoming better and better. Does that mean the hardware amp days are numbered? Rich Tozzoli weighs in on the pros and cons of recording with vintage guitar amps.
DRC from Imaginando is a powerful, beautiful sounding synth for iOS, Android and for computer plugin platforms. GW Childs puts it to the test.