The free 2.0 software update for Waldorf's Quantum synth adds a brand new fifth synthesis engine for even greater sonic flexibility. Here's what you need to know.
iCon Pro Audio have introduced the latest additions to their modular range of 'Platform Series' USB-MIDI DAW control surfaces.
Imperfect monitoring environments can affect any producer - but now ADAM Audio and Sonarworks are working on a solution. Here's what they're up to.
Connect your guitar, iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC and play, process fx and record with this ultra-compact new combo amp and interface from IK Multimedia.
Multiband compression can be one of the lesser-understood types of processing but used correctly, it's one of the most powerful ways to control a mix. Joe Albano explains how and when to use it.
Sound design, instrument creation, building multi layered patches - all these and much more are possible with Kontakt 6. See how it works in this short video.
An Elektron first, this machine offers a complete set of tactile controls, with one function per knob. It also has 6 audio tracks, 6 pads and and audio interface - plus it's incredibly portable.
One of the most highly anticipated eurorack modules as part of the Erica Synths Techno System is the new Sample Drum Module. Here's what you need to know.
Learn the fundamentals of Kontakt 6 from setup through library management, sampling and creating your own sampled instruments in this course with Matt Vanacoro.
This sampled brass instrument runs in the free Kontakt Player and brings the sound and feel of a lush horn section to your tracks. Jay Asher put it to the test.
With its striking new industrial design, accurate imaging and off-axis response, the FX series is a worthy sequel to the Fader Series.
These new in-ear reference headphones from Reftone and Stealth Sonics aim to bring a new level of sonic realism to your monitoring sessions.
Following on from the Platform M+ 8-channel DAW control surfaces, iCon Pro Audio have announced a matching USB 2 audio interface, Platform U22 VST.
In this head to head shootout, Matt Vanacoro pits his native plugs against DSP-powered models to see how the sound quality and CPU requirements compare.
With an impeccable sound, well designed presets and great choice of timbres, could this be the ultimate soul vocal instrument? Matt Vanacoro found out.