So you want a dose of rhythmic inspiration from a wide range of analog and digital hardware synths in Ableton Live? Then AfroDJMac's latest lovely sounding Live Pack is just what the doctor ordered.
The Aston Origin has caused quite a stir since it was introduced, but does it really live up to the hype? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth compares it head-to-head with three other popular microphones.
Tired of sloppy vocals? Here are several Tips on many of the various techniques for slicing & dicing vocal recordings to perfection by Joe Albano.
Â Drum Brain, a state-of-art Max For Live drum sampler featuring 6000 one-shot samples, external files import, an ultra-friendly interface and a solid set of synthesizer parameters.
Patchblocks. They offer so much in such a small package! If you're into synths, like connecting things, and you don't want to max out your credit card then Patchblocks synth modules could be for you.
Steinberg's Cubasis is one top DAWs for iPad, so we checked out version 1.9.8 which now supports Audio Units, 24 in/outs, unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, new instruments, effects and even automation.
Ableton Live's Session view is an excellent playground for generating ideas. The Arrangement area is a great place to arrange, edit, and finish your tracks. Here's how to turn your ideas into tracks.
Web browsers can do more than log onto Facebook or let you watch the latest kitten aspiring to be a DJ video. (Yes, the later does exist). Arpeggios is an excellent Chrome-based music tool you'll love
There's lots about RME music gear that many musicians love. Perhaps it's the high-end, but affordable features? At Messe 2016 Max from RME showcased four new products, including the Fireface UFX+.
One of the biggest and most interesting mixing plug-ins released in 2016 has been Waves' NX - Virtual Mix Room (Over Headphones). Waves are giving away 100 copies in a prize draw. Super easy to enter.
With Bias FX and Bias Pedal emulating classic guitar gear so well for iOS & desktop we had high expectations for the Positive Grid Pro Series compression matching plugins. So, how does it perform?
Curious about NI's Stems format but unsure how to get started? Mixing with Stems is easier than you think. Here's how to incorporate Stems into your performance using the latest version of Traktor.
Musikmesse 2016 served up a number of impressive audio interfaces. AmongstÂ our favorites at the show were the Goliath and Zen Tour from Antelope Audio.
Those who know Sinevibes plug-ins know they are cool, creative plug-ins for producers and music makers. Now you can grab seven of their most popular plug-ins as a bundle and save more than 50%!.
A mastering app for desktop and iPad, an iPhone portable holder and mount, an orchestral plug-in that combines synthesis with samples, and more were on show at IK Multimedia's booth at Musikmesse.