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iZotope Celebrates 15th Birthday with Re-Issue of Free Vinyl Plug-in

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!

Review: PSP 2445, Plug-In Reverb Emulation of EMT 244 / 245

A software emulation of two classic EMT reverb units, the PSP 2445 is inexpensive, CPU efficient, and easy to use. Jay Asher finds out if it sounds impressive too.

How High Is High Enough For Hi-Resolution Audio?

How high should audio engineers go? (We're talking about high-resolution audio of course!) Joe Albano explores one of the digital theory behind a divisive topic amongst music and audio professionals.

The Future of MIDI? Yamaha Debut Wireless Bluetooth MD-BT01

Caught up in a collage of cables? Weirded out when wielding too many wires? Then Yamaha’s MD-BT01 could be the way forward for connecting your MIDI device to your Mac or iOS device.

Focusrite Introduces RedNet A16R 16-Channel Analog I/O

Focusrite tell us their new A16R brings 16-channel analog I/O with redundancy to Focusrite’s RedNet range of Dante audio-over-IP interfaces.

Review: D16 Devastor 2 Multiband Distortion Unit

D16's Devastor 2 is a multiband distortion processor plugin that provides lots of control over how the signal is affected, and all in a retro-style GUI. Hollin Jones finds out just how flexible it is.

6 Features in GarageBand 2.1 for iOS That Will Blow Your Mind

Whether these 6 new features in GarageBand 2.1 for iOS blow your mind or not there's no denying that Apple are raising the bar for music making apps on the iOS platform. We predict good times ahead.

Get That Legendary SSL Sound In Your Mixes For Just $299 And Save On Studio Space!

We'd LOVE a legendary SSL console in our studio expect for the cost and space considerations. The Waves SSL 4000 plugin collection captures the quality and sound of SSL and is available for just $299!

Erica Synths Black Classic 2 Oscillator Synthesizer System Announced

A 2-oscillator modular synthesizer with a unique waveform mixer, PWM circuit, all based on two Polivoks inspired Black Varishape VCOs for extra fatness. The Erica Synths Black Classic System is here.

Musical Composition via Artificial Intelligence - A Status Report

Artificial Intelligence in Music—from complex natural sounding orchestral arrangements to an app that writes one-of-kind high quality songs in less than a minute—this is the Status Report.

ChordBot: Powerful Hardware MIDI Chord Instrument, Sequencer & Arpeggiator Coming Soon

MIDI Chord instrument, step sequencer, arpeggiator. ChordBot from ISLA Instruments can be described as being all the above. Excited? This video shows soon to be released ChordBot controller in action.

NAMM 2016: 5 New Inspiring & Innovative Music & Audio Products

Lynda Arnold, author and musician, often takes the alternative (more interesting?) path... and NAMM 2016 was no exception. Here are 5 of her favorite new innovations straight from the show floor.

Turn Your Shoes Into A MIDI Controller: BeatSneaks

Let's face it. MIDI controllers are cool. Shoes are cool. Music is cool. So, why not bring them all together? Here's how you can make your own musical MIDI controller shoes!

Review: KV331 SynthMaster 1.1 for iOS

KV331's Synthmaster 2 plugin for Mac and PC is a popular synth for modern musicians and producers. So, how does Synthmaster 2 for iOS fare? G.W. Childs puts it to the test.

Advanced Mixing Tip: Punchier Kicks With Multiband Saturation

MixMaster Danny Wyatt is back with a new course to follow up on his highly rated Mixing Dance Music 101 course… In this video from the 201 learn how to add punch to the kick with multiband saturation.