Extracting percussive content from a mix isn't easy. With most tools it feels impossible. YellowNoise Audio's DrumExtract promises to do a better job than the current crop, and the demo is impressive.
In this tutorial Ableton Certified trainer, Timo Preece, explores ways to make your compositions in Ableton Live more interesting using asymmetry, polyrhythms and layering different meters.
Fancy a synthesizer drum machine that sounds like your old vintage drum synth with plenty of tweakability as an audio unit plugin for iPad & iPhone? Welcome to Ruismaker. We were seriously impressed.
Perhaps it's better to describe this as more of a modular music workstation than a synthesizer. Either way the Voxarray 61 looks gorgeous and sounds as good as a Meeblip Anode for good reason.
You've finished recording for your track, the talent has gone home... but, the recordings have glaring flaws. What can you do to fix them in post? Joe Albano explores 7 tools and techniques to help.
Stardust make custom, handmade dust covers for synthesizers. Made from synthetic leather these are carefully and lovingly designed for a wide range of hardware models.
Pioneer DJ mixers, like the DJM-2000NXS, are well respected amongst DJs and FOH engineers. Why? They sound great. But what makes them sound so good? Sara Simms investigates...
Some people have been wowed by the new volca kick, others left unimpressed by its supposedly narrow sonic focus. We think it's great, but we'd also love a volca toaster, so what do we know ;)
Available exclusively in the MI and Pro sales channels, Blue's USB Studio Series systems include one of Blue's award-winning USB microphones'"Snowball, Yeti or Yeti Pro'"along with recording software.
IK Multimedia's SampleTank 2 for iOS has become an expressive, high-quality instrument suitable for studio and live performance. Matt Vanacoro was blown away by it. Find out why.
Sometimes, it pays to be bold when producing drums. One way is by using the classic 1176 LN Compressor/Peak Limiter, which can take an average sound and turn it into edgy, aggressive monster.
It's not everyday Spectrasonics release a new instrument. When they do, it's a big deal. Keyscape - Collector Keyboards brings 36 of the rarest and most valuable keyboards to life.
If you've been waiting for the latest version of Komlpete 11 to hit the stores (and your studio) then good news is it's now available with 7 new instruments. Here's what NI have to say about it.
The AIRA Bitrazer, Demora, Scooper & Torcido from Roland are 21HP eurorack synth modules and USB audio interfaces. And using the software editor they become very flexible indeed. We test them out.
Before you reach for your EQ and compression plugins to shape the sound of your snare drum consider adjusting the character by using multiple microphones and mixing those. It's a powerful way.