There are more monitor speakers coming to market for the home studio/bedroom studio music producer than ever before. M-Audio's latest offering, the AV42, are compact, well balanced and economical.
2 weeks back the NIÂ team gave me a private demo of the Maschine JAM... I came away mind blown and pretty excited by this sequencer instrument. Here's our first look video of the new Maschine JAM.
Get time-stretching (in real-time) in FL Studio 12.3 with this useful guide by Gary Hiebner.
The Keith McMillen K-Mix audio interface, programmable mixer, and control surface has just had an update to make it Windows compatible. Read more below.
With the release of the red and blue electribe 2 and electribe 2 Sampler Korg have updated the software to 2.0 bringing a number of useful features to these machines. G.W Childs shows his favorites.
Home or project studios are certainly convenient, but not always well-designed spaces. If you're interested in taking your home studio to the next level here's how to make the room nice and quiet.
In this video Alex Solano uses the SSL Duende Native's filters to clean up the low end and high end of a piano. Then he explains the different E and G series EQ modes and demonstrates them in action.
Focusrite's Plug-In Collective brings monthly plug-in deals to registered customers. So, if you're a Focusrite customer this month you can get the Eventide Stereo Room Reverb for free (normally $199).
Award-winning sound designer Christian Kjeldsen (Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption & Deadpool, Ex Machina, and Avengers 2 trailers), is back with a rather tasty creative library for Absynth 5.
The new iLoud Micro monitors are tiny, but IK Multimedia explain they sound bigger than they look, and are aiming for the music/producer market. Hollin Jones measures them up for size in our review.
These are the kind of Logic tips that can make your Logic Pro X sessions more satisfying. Using just one or two of these shortcuts can be a guaranteed time saver and help you focus on producing.
Extracting percussive content from a mix isn't easy. With most tools it feels impossible. YellowNoise Audio's DrumExtract promises to do a better job than the current crop, and the demo is impressive.
In this tutorial Ableton Certified trainer, Timo Preece, explores ways to make your compositions in Ableton Live more interesting using asymmetry, polyrhythms and layering different meters.
Fancy a synthesizer drum machine that sounds like your old vintage drum synth with plenty of tweakability as an audio unit plugin for iPad & iPhone? Welcome to Ruismaker. We were seriously impressed.
Perhaps it's better to describe this as more of a modular music workstation than a synthesizer. Either way the Voxarray 61 looks gorgeous and sounds as good as a Meeblip Anode for good reason.