Can you imagine a DAW or a virtual synth without patches or presets? Strange question... but, in this article Jay Asher argues against Logic Pro X's Library when it comes to mixing.
There's something eternally enticing about a voice octaver effect on vocals. Auburn Sounds certainly think so and have created a beautiful looking voice processing plug-in for just that purpose.
It's Cyber Monday, and Waves Audio have an extra gift on top of the free plugin they gave to everyone on Black Friday. The video promo is well worth watching too.
Looking to be inspired? Then you're in the right place. Here are makers of alternative instruments who you need to know about. Whether you use their instruments or not, they are worth checking out.
Wave Alchemy have told us they are extremely excited to announce the release of Mutate - their next generation virtual hybrid synthesizer for Kontakt 5! Expect a review coming soon...
The latest addition to the Master Sessions range from uber sample library makers Heavyocity is the Metal Ensemble Collection. So is it shiny and chrome or a rusty old piece of junk? Let’s find out!
How well engineered is Ableton Push 2? Ableton take such care with how it looks and works with Live 9... but how well is it arranged and put together internally? This tear down video shows just that.
Save up to 84% on instruments, effects, and samples from our friends at Time & Space. Big names involved.
Don't put up with sibilance (extreme ssss hissing action) in your next vocal performance. Klevgrand have a new de-esser plug-in and iPad app, Esspresso, to help. G. W. Childs tries it out.
Editor's Keys have been creating their own music hardware for a while now. They already make microphones, so a vocal isolation booth seems like a good companion. Hollin Jones puts it to the test.
Online mastering service, LANDR, has a desktop app which expands its workflow features for bulk uploading, integration with D.A.Ws, and cloud storage so you can get your music mastered even quicker.
Black Friday is here which means mouthwatering deals and special prices designed to get us to part with our hard-earned cash. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.
If you want to gear up your music studio setup, or your skills, but are on a budget this list is here to help. From audio interfaces to DAWs, MIDI controllers to synths to mics: all under $100!
Vince Clarke's new Eurorack module is all about generating inspiring 1-bar patterns. It's an ingenious writing tool and can be fed MIDI note data from software or hardware. Check out the videos.
Microphone Parts say they've analysed the best vintage microphones and found a way to provide circuits and capsules that deliver the same tone at a fraction of the price. We check out the T-47 here.