There's no doubting the joy of using a real hardware synthesizer. The tactile controls are difficult to beat. But when it comes to sound these 7 virtual synths more than hold their own.
If you haven't already picked it up, here's a nifty, FREE Max4Live synth courtesy of Meta Function and SonicState that's going to make Ableton users pretty pleased..
Musicians, producers (and other creatives) rejoice! Here is a solution to Apple's removal of all the useful ports from the new MacBook Pro... and it won't have you tangled up in a mess of cables.
The award-winning GeoShred musical instrument for iPad now includes MIDI/MPE support. Check out our full review with video showcasing the new features.
Here's some song archetypes for live musicians and performance.
Imagine being able to have your tracks mastered in an instant automatically to match a reference track of your choice. In essence that's exactly what Matchering does and you can try it for free.
Whether you're a modular synth beginner or a well-versed noise maker, the Bastl Kastle mini modular synth has something to offer. It's more powerful than both its size and price suggest.
iZotope Neutron brings intelligent analysis and automatic mixing functions to the mixing process. Here we look at the Masking Meter in this new plugin which solves frequency masking issues.
Disfunktion shares the secrets of creating big room house and so much more in this revealing interview.
Working with busses in Ableton Live just got a whole lot more fun and interesting thanks to Isotonik Studios Bussification Live pack. Check out the video below to see it in action.
What could it possibly be? This new product that AKAI Pro want to tell you about, but are waiting until NAMM to unveil. Well this video shows what artists think about the new product...
This is an interesting tool for editing audio and vocals especially. Absentia DX is designed for those with spoken word recording that want to have unwanted hums and artifacts removed automatically.
New portable musical keyboards from Roland offer a nice twist. The concept is these are for novices and music lovers who don't have any formal music training. But there's much to them also.
Repro-1, like Diva, wants to give you an authentic analog-sounding synth in software. Modelled on the famous Pro One synth, U-He have taken their synth plugin above and beyond the original.
A sprawling Logic project with a billion tracks and regions and a mixer that takes 2 minutes to scroll through might look cool. There's easier ways to make compelling EDM grooves in a single region.