GarageBand is more powerful than many producers give it credit for. Maybe because it’s free with every Mac? Here’s how to record different takes in one session and then comp them for perfect results.
IK Multimedia's new iRig Mic Lav mobile lavalier mirophone is out. And IK tells us you can chain two together, monitor them all on you mobile device. IK Multimedia's press release has more info.
Navi Retlav Studios have released a new experimental impulse responses library suitable for use in any convolution reverb unit available as Wav and ReFill.
If you'd like a studio condenser microphone with a raft of interchangeable capsules for a multitude of possible sounds when recording, then Blue Mic's Bottle Rocket Mic Locker might be for you.
Logic Pro X's Alchemy is a powerful synth in its own right. But, with its ability to re-generate user loaded audio samples and to spectrally synthesis images Alchemy becomes something truly unique.
Ableton Live. Probably the people’s fave DAW for electronic music production & performance. It’s lean, easy to use and powerful. But, maybe it's a good time for a new GUI? Vlad Shagov thinks so.
In this excellent video tutorial on displacement, from the full music theory rhythm explored course, Jordan Rudess shows how it works and how to use both accents and chords to good effect.
What do you get when you put 18 of the hottest modular synthesizer makers under one roof in Brooklyn on an October weekend? A synth fair called Machines In Music. Here's a video of the event.
Critter & Guitari's new hardware, Organelle, at first glance reminds us of Pocket Piano. However, Organelle brings the world of open-source PureData patching into the hardware synth world. Impressive.
Spitfire Audio tells us Albion One is everything you need to make "epic sounding, modern music." Well, it certainly is a well-recorded, usable Kontakt sample library. Watch the video below for more.
Designing sound for film, games or trailers? You've probably used instruments from Heavyocity. Their latest Kontakt player instrument, Gravity, is sonically stunning. Here's five tips to help use it.
We often talk about being "immersed" in music, and now SubPac have a new wearable version of their tactile system which literally lets you feel the bass and the music in your body.
Soundtoys 5 is officially available. Toby Pitman has done the upgrade and put the new features, including the new Effect Rack, to the test. Find out just how essential Soundtoys 5 really is.
If you've been avoiding the AudioSuite menu in favor of using real-time AAX plugins in Pro Tools, it might be worth investigating them again. Joe Albano shows the extra processing features on offer.
So, you want a new music instrument. Something that’s portable, inspiring and has an arpeggiator/sequencer you can go nuts about? Tangible Instruments’ Arpeggio might be for you.