Creating effective sound design for film or TV doesn't require you to have the most expensive instrument libraries. In fact, Propellerheads Reason has more than enough for your atmospheric needs.
Coming soon is a new Kontakt instrument from Wide Blue Sound called Orbit and it promises a "fresh new approach to musical sound design". Intrigued? So are we.
The 6.1 update adds brand-new features, as well as some old favorites. And since it’s free, who wouldn’t update? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth reviews the newest 6.1 update.
Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad features force sensors so you can click anywhere and receive haptic feedback wherever your finger is on the surface. So how could this be useful for music making?
Who doesn't want the Butch Vig (producer of Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day, Garbage) signature vocal sound in a plug-in? Waves give you just that. Watch Butch explain the plug-in in this video.
DJing on virtual devices (like a touch screen device) is convenient, but potentially messy without touch-feedback of real faders. DJIT have a crossfader solution. It's portable and wireless...
It's coming on 31st March, 2015 and is described as an "engine"... if it's anything near the quality of REV, Output will make a lot of producers very happy indeed.
Synth-pop music genius, Vince Clarke, has collaborated with Analogue Solutions to produce a range of creative Eurorack modules. His first is Auto Tune and is a MIDI to CV converter. Video below...
Ableton have released a hardback book on Making Music by Dennis DeSantis. While not a manual guide for learning Ableton Live it presents solutions to common problems for electronic producers.
Making big, flowing arp synth lines need not make you sweat. Image Line's Sawer does the job, nice & easy... and best of all the demo of Sawer is included with the FL Studio installer. So get arping!
Expand your Reason Rack and save up to 80% on massive instruments and effects collections with Propellerhead's three new Rig bundles.
Zero Freitas from Brazil has over 5 million records in his collection. In this video interview with the BBC he explains how that happened and how he'd like to make it accessible for everyone.
Need a good gate? Not a garden gate... or your regular noise gate/trance gate. We're talking an audio gate that does it all: ducking, rhythmic and dynamics. G.W. hopes Unfiltered's G8 is up to it.
Got Push? Got Ableton Live? Got a glitch-hop beat in your head that needs to come out? Don't want to touch that mouse or trackpad? Perfect! Read this!! If only Push could control web browsers too...
You've probably recorded your drum kit in you bedroom or a studio... but have you tried a car garage or an underpass? Wondered what the natural reverb would sound like? Watch this...