Erica Synths' Acid box II is an emulation of a classic Russian synth's voltage controlled filter for awesome analog resonance sweeps. Don't take my word for it, watch the video to see it in action.
Steinberg scored a hit with the first-generation UR22. UR22mkII ups the ante with iPad-compatibility & software for Mac, Windows, & iPad. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes the new interface on a test run
The Roland AIRA TR-8 and TB-3 demand to be played, tweaked and performed with. In this tutorial for beginner users, Sara Simms shows how to create an Acid House beat and bassline using these machines.
Our sister site, macProVideo, is running their first ever free webinar on Monday December 21st, 2015 in collaboration with iZotope & Danny Wyatt. It's on The Art of Mastering & it's FREE!
Thursday 17th December saw the launch of one of the best Google Doodle's in my opinion. In this interactive musical puzzle you're tasked with rearranging some Beethoven classics. A must-try.
So you want some Mellotron M400 inspired samples for Kontakt? Newmello I from Wavesfactory is a beautifully sampled instrument that oozes warmth and feel of the Mellotron and takes it further.
Terra is the latest Max for Live polyphonic synthesizer from K-Devices... Joshua Casper puts it through its paces to see whether it'll send Ableton based sound designers and producers into a frenzy.
As if pattern sequencing 808-style wasn't already fun enough, Roland's TR-REC is a music game app that is set to bring music making (game-style) to the masses for iOS and Android users.
When you next rent a recording studio it pays to ask a few questions first so that you can concentrate on the music side of things when you get there and leave the other stuff to the studio.
Ever determined to make life easier for musicians using analog hardware in their modern studios, Elektron have released an Audio/CV split cable kit ideal for a bunch of workflows.
Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox DJ Plus now features a new way to use it: a monthly subscription. Basically it means you get access to high-end performance features when you need them only.
If you're looking for a capable iPad phrase looper that is Audiobus compatible and can be controlled via a MIDI controller, then Ostinator should be on your app shopping list. Watch the video demo!
One of the keys to a successful recording session is an optimized monitor mix for the recording musician. With the right balance you could transform an OK tracking session into something special.
What could be better than 30% discount on everything at the FL Studio store? Simple. A new update for FL Studio (12.2) that brings with it new interfaces for plugins, 1600 percussion samples and more.
Arturia have now added the huge and awesome V Collection 4 to their 2015 winter holiday sale. Comprising software synths and drum machines, this means you can grab it for half price!