The good folks at UA tell us the rich analog sound of UAD Powered Plug-Ins are now widely available over USB 3 for Windows-based PCs. All non-Mac users can now wave their hands in the air!
Have you ever taken a photo or video at a concert using your smart phone? This patent from Apple could enable them to disable your camera at certain venues and could change everything.
Following on from their hardware compressor, Distressor, some 20 years ago, Empirical Labs have released a great, smooth sounding compressor plug-in with some clever features in Arouser.
If you thought you knew the best ways to use Ableton Live's browser, you might be missing something. You can find out here in this useful tutorial on Ableton's browser by GW Childs.
Videos of SSF & Erogenous Tones' GateStorm eurorack synth module are in the works. In the meantime, here's all the info you need to know at a glance for what this advanced gate generator can do.
The luxurious wireless over ear headphones from Master & Dynamic, MW60, are now available in black metal and black leather. These are headphones to lust after, with fantastic sound and build quality..
If you were a upset about not being able to use your presets from Arturia's V Collection 4 in the newest version, it's time to rejoice. Arturia were listening and have released a preset converter.
Can you imagine an instrument using sounds created by Celldweller's vast array of analog and modular synths? Imagine no longer! Transport for Kontakt from his company, Refractor Audio, is here now.
The Reason platform from Propellerhead continues to be popular amongst music makers, performers and sound designers. GW Childs finds out what's new in Reason 9 that'll convince you to try it out.
You don't need to empty your bank account to make good music. With some clever gear choices you can kit out your studio on a budget and still have what you need. Here's how.
Ben Heck's video showcases the best of the Berlin MusicTechFest Hack Camp, a 24 hour challenge where teams build incredible machines and systems for musicians in one day.
If you want to play MIDI files quickly and easily on your Mac, with the choice of running the MIDI through MIDI compatible software or hardware, then MIDIPlayer X 2.1 is worth investigating.
Perfect Circuit Audio have shot a demo video showing what the Erica Synths Pico series (probably the world's smallest modular synth setup) is capable of from a single patch.
Building on their reputation with the 1073 preamp, BAE Audio have come out with the impressive 10DC compressor/limiter. Matt Vanacoro discovers if this compressor sounds as good as it looks.
If you use dynamics processors for corrective or functional purposes only you might be missing out on their creative use to control transients. Joe Albano is show you how to tame those dynamics now.