The original BeatStep from Arturia has been a big hit for those wanting to sequence synths and software. So, how does the BeatStep Pro compare with its multiple CV outs and standalone capability?
Dynamics are a hugely important part of the mixing process. If you've just started mixing your own projects or have not had any formal training, dynamics processing seem mysterious. Time to demystify!
Nunmark, one of the leading DJ manufacturers, has debuted a new DJ turntable at DJ Expo. Retailing at just £199 GBP / aprox. $299 USD the TT250USB has a classic heavy-duty feel with modern convenience
Pioneer DJ have been a busy bunch! Their latest Serto Controller is the DDJ-SB2 which, bundled with Serato DJ Intro and selling for around €259 is positioned as an entry-level 2-channel DJ controller.
Correctly setting up studio monitors is crucial to ensure your audio productions aren't awash with problems. In this enlightening read, Joe Albano discusses 7 things which can be avoided.
Detunized describe their new Farifiso Live pack and library as "a purely analog stringer" combining "a full polyphonic orchestral section and a monophonic synth section." Listen yourself and decide...
Do you wish for an easier way to find different progression styles for any key you’re playing/composing in? Wish no more. The free AutoChords (browser & iOS) is here to help.
Spektro Audio have released 3 new pieces of software for the modern producer: the new Beats pack, the new 2.1 update for CV Toolkit, and the CV Toolkit 2 – Complete Bundle. Here's what they tell us.
Not every track needs an ultra-clean feel. Sometimes you want things to sound older and warmer despite having been generated in a computer. Luckily Reason provides ways to add character to your tracks
Native Instruments have launched real-world sessions in four cities around the world bringing together NI users, product experts to explore music making with Traktor, Komplete & Maschine.
Although marketed as a jazz film scoring instrument, ProjectSam's Swing goes further and will appeal to singer songwriters and solo producers as Hollin Jones discovers.
Whether you perform live or produce in a studio, it's likely that you've covered a song or track before. That's a good thing! In this article G.W. Childs offers 10 tips to make your covers better.
New software for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo interfaces offers the only exclusively licensed and endorsed plug-in version of AKG’s legendary spring reverb. Bring on that indie sound.
Good news for those wanting excellent software emulations of a Hammond B3 and a grand piano in your DAW. Air Music Tech’s Mini Grand and DB33 have been remastered and are now in VST/AU formats.
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