The new Cakewalk SONAR is out and comes with some extremely useful tools and effects, a new interface, vocal sync and mix recall modes. Gary Hiebner discovers how this PC DAW stacks up.
Probably the best way to get the most out of using Logic Pro is with a control surface. And, if you have an iPad, Apple's free Logic Remote app is an extremely versatile surface and controller in one.
Fancy getting your hands on a vintage Moog Libration synth? The Bob Moog Foundation are holding a raffle for this key tar shaped synthesiser. And it's a once in a lifetime chance to enter...
This mini-series sees Joe Albano demystifing the science of studio acoustics. In Part 2 we look at low-frequency standing waves which can get in the way of getting a well balanced mix.
Do you want to meet the pioneers of the Bristol music scene, and experiment with the latest electronic music-making gear? Novation and Elevator Sound are making this possible very soon…
Cakewalk tell us that version 7 of Music Creator has new, easy-to-use features to put professional sounding recording within the reach of all musicians with a Windows PC; includes touch enhancements.
If you're looking for a great sounding, easy to use, CPU efficient filter plug-in that recreates an historic piece of gear, then Softube's Mutronics Mutator is for you! Matt Vanacoro checks it out.
Learn from the pros: Olav Basoski, veteran legend of the dance music scene, shows how he produced the iconic bass line in his hit remix, "Duende". Check out the video.
Enter a world of beautiful and terrifying sonic soundscapes with Siren Audio's granular synth, Generative 2. Does this atmospheric synth press all of G. W. Childs' buttons? Find out in our review.
Everyone loves their Korg Volca Beats (who wouldn't love this analog drum machine?) G. W. Childs shows how to sync it with Ableton Live and pan the drum sounds for a fuller, more professional mix.
Swedish hardware manufacturer Elektron unveils musical collaboration with Görkem Şen, inventor of the acoustic instrument Yaybahar. Elektron Jam Session 7 is here for your visual and aural pleasure.
Two apps from the clever folks at zerodebug allow us to stream audio and MIDI date between iOS and Mac via USB cable. For music making this is a pretty exciting development. Video shows more.
With three bass distortion circuits ranging from low-end crunch to smooth overdrive and all out fuzz attack, the AfterShock Bass Distortion pedal from Source Audio sounds great. Check out the video.
If you're after some insanely fun to use, great sounding, portable synths with excellent onboard effects that can sync together or to your DAW and are affordable, read this review now!
With an insight into the gear used to create his signature guitar sounds, Sara Simms delves deeper to demonstrate how you can re-create tones inspired by the one and only Jimi Hendrix.