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Review: Sugar Bytes Looperator: Spice Up Your Loops

Looking for an easy to use loop randomizing, processing, slicing effects plug-in? With great effects included, Sugar Bytes Looperator seems to have it all covered. Noah Pred takes a closer look.

Review: Native Instruments Kontour

Every synth plug-in claims to be different from the rest. But how many actually deliver? Matt Vanacoro puts Native Instruments' Kontour Reaktor ensemble to the test and has lots of fun!

Native Instruments launches CLOUD 9 – MASCHINE Expansions $99 for 99 Hours

If you fancy picking up some expansion packs for Maschine, then you've got exactly 99 hours in which to choose from nine MASCHINE Expansions which cost only $ 99 / 99 €.

Create Stunning Rhythmic Sound Effects using Logic Pro’s Delay Designer

Logic Pro is a sound designer's paradise. With so many instruments and potential sounds, one way to make your own evolving patterns, risers and sequence FX is using the awesome Delay Designer plug-in.

Sugar Bytes Releases Looperator: Slicing, Dicing and Mangling Fun

Sugar Bytes just can't stop releasing new and innovative plug-ins! The latest one is Looperator designed to slice, process and mangle audio for Electronic producers.

Arturia Solina V Follows in Foosteps of Solina String Ensemble

There are a handful of companies we trust to create faithful software emulations of classic synths. Arturia is one of these! With the Solina V they've nailed the classic 70s hardware string synth.

Life After the Music Album

Since iTunes and the rise of digital music the album has been playing second fiddle to the single. Is the album a dying format? Are its days numbered? Andy Bowen explores the trends of the future

BIAS Desktop Gets Amp Match Presets

Major update for the BIAS giutar amp matching modeler now offers the exact same amp tones used in the studio by Mark Holcomb from Periphery, Ola Englund, and Rusty Cooley, amongst others.

DRC Brings Pressing Your Own Vinyl to Your Home Studio

Would you like your next release on vinyl, or to press a one-off vinyl from your home studio? A new Kickstarter may be about to make this a reality for you with the Desktop Record Cutter.

Review: Prime Loops Virtual Riot

Prime Loops are well known for producing loop and sample sets which are ready for... well, prime time! Their new Virtual Riot pack got our EDM, Trap, Dubstep and Glitch Hop juices flowing.

Arturia Brings Back Mighty Matrix-12 Analogue Polysynth as Authentic Soft Synth

Arturia's new Matrix-12 V software synthesizer take a look back to the past by emulating the classic sound of the Oberheim Matrix-12 analogue polysynth... with a few extra additions.

Review: Fredric Effects Zombie Klone

Toby Pitman puts the Frederic Effects Zombie Kome overdrive. Boost guitar pedal to the test against the original, but rare, Klon Centaur pedal. Find out why he's pleased with himself.

5 Top Secret Tips for Reason 8

Hollin Jones reveals some of his favorite insider tips, weird techniques and top tricks that you probably didn’t know about for Propellerhead Reason users.

Kurzweil Expand Artis Series Stage Pianos

Kurzweil have announced two new models in its Stage Piano range. The Artis 7 and Artis SE bring a host of new features. Find out more below.

Native Instruments Launches HEAVY HOLIDAYS – TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2 Sales Special

For a limited time only in December 2015 you can grab Native Instrument’s advanced DJ controller, Traktor Kontrol Z2, for $200 USD / £200 GBP off. More details plus video below.