We featured the Dato Duo kickstarter back on May 27th (yes, well observed'¦ that's days before any other sites picked it up). And I'm pleased to announce they've met their Kickstarter goal already!
Akai Professional's MPC Touch looks to combine the best of tactile controls and touch-screen worlds in one music making machine. Hollin Jones finds out whether this MPC has the golden touch.
When it comes to mixing vocals, the devil is in the details'"here are 5 mistakes to avoid when blending vocal tracks into an arrangement.
If you'd like to quickly create basslines, hooks and melodic parts that will make any "wrong" notes sound right, you're in luck. MelodicFlow is designed to do just that, and it's easy to use.
Geert Bevin, who created the firmware for Roger Linn's LinnStrument - a music controller with 3D note expression, has figured out how to save desk space and make LinnStrument a QWERTY keyboard too.
So, you need a beautifully recorded solo clarinet software instrument with a lovely tone that is expressive with lots of control? Jay Asher puts the John Diamanti Fox Solo Clarinet to the test.
Curious about building your own amplifier but aren't sure where or how to begin? Here's a great place to start! Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project to make an amplifier on a budget.
Part of the Primo Collection from Strangelines sees Isotonik bringing us all the power to create wobble bass and synth sounds from ANY source. It's good fun and worth trying out.
If you're looking for a pair of comfortable closed back studio headphones with nice stereo separation that are black and orange and under $200 the new Orange O Headphones are worth checking out.
It's a question that never goes away, 'what's the correct order for effect processors in a channel strip?' While it often depends, there are reasons for suggesting an order. This video explains all.
Anyone interested in a Waldorf Blofeld or StudioLogic Sledge style synthesizer? Axel Hartmann's 20 is almost ready to ship. Here's some more details and pictures.
Lurssen Mastering Console for iPad from IK Multimedia is pretty darn good. Make no doubt about that. So we think many producers will be pleased to know it's now available for iPhone too.
When it comes to editing audio, there's times you'll want to manipulate the transients of the waveform to make the overall sound either more or less present. Flux Bittersweet V3 does that for free!
Since 2014 Umlaut Audio has been designing samples and virtual instruments for the biggest composers in the industry. Now you can get your hands on their new Kontakt instruments: Pads & Arps.
Korg have come out with something that iOS musicians and producers are simply going to love. PlugKEY is a portable audio and MIDI interface that every iPad and iPhone wielding producer will want.