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Distortion Mistakes To Avoid: Don’t Confuse Input Gain & Amp Gain

Confused about the different types of gain on guitar amp sim plugins and on the guitar itself? What's the best way to match input and amp gains? All this and more is revealed in this video tutorial.

XOXX Composer Mechanical MIDI Music Box Makes Sequencing Magical Again

We reported on the XOXX Composer earlier this year and were impressed by its potential for giving MIDI sequencers a new lease of life! This new video on the unique XOXX shows its magnets in action.

Logic Pro X 10.2.4 Update: Focus on Stability & Performance

Logic Pro X 10.2.4 has been released by Apple! Before you get excited looking for new plug-ins, this update seems primarily for stability and performance and bug fixes. Which is of course good too!

Review: Mixfader, a Wireless Crossfader Controller

Mixfader is the world's first wireless crossfader. It claims to reinvent the way you mix and scratch and open new creative possibilities using the dedicated app. Hollin Jones puts it to the test.

Listen To Full Aphex Twin Cheetah EP Here

I’m currently listening to the entire Aphex Twin Cheetah EP. And you can too. Live streaming for Cheetah exists. More info below.

Aston Launch Custom Rycote Shock Mount (Hint: It's Purple)

The Aston Microphones Custom Rycote shock mount makes use of Rycote’s patented vibration-resistant Lyre mount and makes it easy to quickly mount all Aston microphones. And it's purple!

Getting Started With Logic Pro X’s Smart Controls

Logic X's Smart Controls provide a tremendous customizable interface that mean you no longer need to have multiple plug-ins open to control them. But they do a whole lot more as Joe Albano explains.

Top DJ, Sven Väth, Caught Watching Football on iPhone While DJing at Awakenings Festival

We’re not here to judge him or any DJ… but watching football while DJing at a big festival? Surely that’s risky? Is it like working in an office while watching Netflix? You’d never do that, right?

BAE Audio G10 EQ Graphic EQ Delivers Analog Goodness When Recording & Mixing

This 10-Band Equalizer from BAE Audio features Balanced Input and Output and Hi/Low-Pass Filters they tell us is the ultimate hands-on sound shaping tool for tracking, mixing, or mastering.

Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite USB DSP Accelerators Now Shipping

The good folks at UA tell us the rich analog sound of UAD Powered Plug-Ins are now widely available over USB 3 for Windows-based PCs. All non-Mac users can now wave their hands in the air!

This Apple Patent Could Deactivate Your iPhone Camera During Concerts

Have you ever taken a photo or video at a concert using your smart phone? This patent from Apple could enable them to disable your camera at certain venues and could change everything.

Review: Empirical Labs Arousor Compressor Plugin

Following on from their hardware compressor, Distressor, some 20 years ago, Empirical Labs have released a great, smooth sounding compressor plug-in with some clever features in Arouser.

How To Make Ableton Live's Browser More Efficient & Effective

If you thought you knew the best ways to use Ableton Live's browser, you might be missing something. You can find out here in this useful tutorial on Ableton's browser by GW Childs.

Steady State Fate & Erogenous Tones GateStorm Eurorack Gate Generator Module Now Available

Videos of SSF & Erogenous Tones' GateStorm eurorack synth module are in the works. In the meantime, here's all the info you need to know at a glance for what this advanced gate generator can do.

Master & Dynamic High Quality MW60 Wireless Headphones Now in Black

The luxurious wireless over ear headphones from Master & Dynamic, MW60, are now available in black metal and black leather. These are headphones to lust after, with fantastic sound and build quality..