In part two (the final part) of this mini-series, Shane Berry looks at Hi-Fi vs. nearfield monitors and the pros and cons of adding a subwoofer to your project studio speaker setup.
Great news for FX enthusiasts: dynamic custom signal routing has arrived thanks to Isotonic's NOISR FX effects suite for Ableton.
So you want a new keyboard to control your synth but can’t decide how many octaves you want? No problem. Now you can 3D print your own controller keyboard, modular-style.
It's a myth that you need BIG speakers (or monitors) for your studio. In this two-part mini-series, Shane Berry explores the reasons you should go small, and the benefits this could bring you.
Steinberg are back with a new signature VST Sound Instrument Set by drum and bass producers Rawtekk. Neuro Mindset brings electronic Bass music styles to Groove Agent.
Get iZotope Trash 2, the ultimate distortion toolbox, for a whopping 68% off discount (and with 2 free expansions). All courtesy of Time&Space.
If you're working in the dub techno genre then Native Instruments' latest expansion pack for Maschine is for you: Lone Forest. You can hear a playlist of tunes created by Deadbeat too.
A wireless, handheld microphone designed for live performance is essential even in the studio. DPA's d:facto II vocal supercardiod microphone is given a full workout by Matt Vanacoro in this review.
Bitwig are on tour this summer, and they're coming to the UK from 23rd July onwards courtesy of Bitwig Certified Pro and Nektar demonstrator, Tim Chandler.
In his new advanced course on using external MIDI in Logic Pro X, Booker Edwards shows how to go multi-timbral and use vintage audio processing hardware and get them all in sync in Logic Pro X.
Good news for those who want their acoustic or electric guitar to sound like two, courtesy of the recent crowdfunding campaign for the Submarine pickup. It's been funded!
TKFX 2, from Imaginando, now runs on phones as well as tablets, making it easier than ever to control Traktor. With a nice GUI, memory banks and easy controller assignment, Hollin Jones tests it out.
If only producers had analog sounds with the convenience of real-time software control… Thanks to Elektron’s Overbridge (in BETA) we’re almost there. And of course, Electron want to tell us about it.
Steinberg Cubase 8 has all the tools you need to get the perfect arrangement. Hollin Jones shows you how with these eight excellent tips.
Designed and built in UK, Modal Electronics synths, including the new Modal 001 are designed to do more than your average hardware synth. Here's a video showing it interfacing with a modular synth.