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3 Universal Audio Channel Strips to Love and Cherish (When Mixing)

When it comes to mixing, rather than choosing one plug-in at a time, why not go for a channel strip which includes multiple plug-ins! Matt Vanacoro shares his 3 favorite UAD channel strips to date.

Review: Jamstik Smart Guitar MIDI Controller

A Guitar, MIDI Controller and innovative learning tool all in one package? That's what Jamstik+ has set out to become. Andy Bowen puts every (virtual) string to the stress test in our review.

Steinberg Introduces Funk Essentials

Steinberg's new funk library of presets and styles adds 10 funk styles for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 drum software instruments. Time to get your funk on!

Universal Audio Releases Neve 88RS & Marshall Plexi Super Lead with UAD 8.1

New software for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo interfaces offers most powerful Neve channel strip emulation to date, as well as first genuine Marshall Plexi emulation plug-in in history.

Review: LK (iPad and Android Ableton Live & MIDI Controller)

The app formerly known as LIVKONTROL has had a BIG update and a name change. LK is more than an Ableton Live controller and more than an iPad app (it's Android too!) Here's what makes it great.

Mixing Tips: How to Improve Your DI Acoustic Guitar Recordings

Sometimes recording acoustic guitars and finding that sweet spot can be tricky. Joe Albano explains how to improve the quality of your recordings depending on the pickups used in the mix.

Aria Sounds Announce London Symphonic Strings vol.1

We're almost a month late with this one (got lost in the noise at Musikmesse). Aria Sounds London Symphonic Strings, volume 1. It's still on sale so check it out now!

Arturia Announces ‘Brutal Offer’ on MiniBrute Monosynth

By "brutal offer" Arturia mean a really good discount. So, if you're looking for a really good discount on a really good analog monosynth in the MiniBrute, then follow the links below!

Custom Novation “MORODER-NOVA” Synth in Latest Giorgio Moroder Deja Vu Video

The only sight of a synth in the latest Giorgio Moroder music video, Déjá vu, featuring Sia, is Novation’s popular MiniNova synthesizer, but with a slight brand name change. Can you spot it?

Review: Waves Butch Vig Vocals

One of the most influential producers ever, Butch Vig, has teamed up with Waves Audio to create one of the most interesting plug-ins designed to bring his signature vocal sounds to your mixes.

Loudness for Post Production and Broadcast Got Easier with iZotope RX Loudness Control Plug-In

iZotope tell us that RX Loudness Control delivers transparent, broadcast-compliant audio that automatically meets global loudness standards and it's designed for post and broadcast professionals.

6 Cubase Channel Strips Tips

The MixConsole in Cubase 8 has some powerful tools built into every channel. Tools that might even save you using third-party plug-ins…

Cakewalk Announces New SONAR Dorchester Release

SONAR “Dorchester,” is the 3rd major release in SONAR's membership program, includes new premium content, Mix Recall and VocalSync enhancements, and 50 fixes including workflow improvements.

Heavyocity Announces Cinco De Mayo 2015 Sale

The good folks over at Heavyocity are offering a big (up to 50% discount) sale on their award-winning instruments for 5 days only. That includes AEON, DM-307, Monoboy, BitRate II, and Ensemble Drums.

Review: SONiVOX Tony Coleman Drums

If you're looking for an easy to use, high-quality sampled drum instrument, then SONiVOX's new Tony Coleman Drums begs for you attention. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test to see if it's a hit.