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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
A good reflection filter can solve a lot of issues when recording vocals in an untreated room like your bedroom. Aston have announced their new Aston Halo, a reflection filter with some great tech.
Focusrite have teamed up with Softube to offer new owners of Scarlett, Saffire and Clarett audio interfaces an exclusive Time and Tone plug-in bundle — all for free. And Drawmer S73 is now included.
Waves Trans-X is a transient shaper that offers more than a traditional compressor or transient shaper does. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores how to adjust attack transients when mixing drums.
One of Martin Sitter's favorite products at NAMM 2016 was the vinyl cutting machine by VinylRecorder.com. He interviewed the men behind the company to find out how it works and more in this video.
Jordan Rudess, aside from being an amazing musician, is all about forward-thinking technology. In this video you'll experience just how expressive the ROLI Seaboard RISE is as a keyboard instrument.