NI's Reaktor is a playground for making simple synths and effects, but also caters for the incredibly creative sound designer looking for new ideas. That's where Tim Exile's Flesh joins the party!
If Star Wars fever has gripped you after watching The Force Awakens or you just want to make something cool in Reason, then this Lightsaber sound design tutorial is for you. May the force be with you.
We recently spotted that details of Korg's upcoming Minilogue synth had been leaked on the web. Now, before Korg have officially announced it, Sweetwater have released full details, pics and a video!
Positive Grid tell us the Pro Series offers 3 revolutionary profiling and component based compressors: FET, Tube, and Optical. It combines their DSP engineering and component level modeling expertise.
Ceremony tells us that Melodyne 4 introduces new technologies and a new degree of freedom for the entire Melodyne family. Includes 4 versions and a polyphonic spectrum shaper sound editor.
We've been told, "it's all about the bass"... and Sam Spacey's Epica Bass puts a vintage, analog slant on this thought by capturing some authentic legendary bass instruments for Kontakt users.
As the saying goes, "If you want to learn to be the best, learn from the best." We've discovered 4 traits from 4 legends of the sound design world that we're sharing with you here.
So you have some space in a 500 rack? The new Mercury 7 from Meris could fit in there. It is a reverb unit with analog mix and dry sign path... and more than any specs, simply sounds beautiful.
Blue Microphone's Mo-Fi headphones got a lot of positive feedback after passing through the Ask.Audio lab tests! So, how do the new (and more economical) Lola headphones fare? Matt Vanacoro finds out.
Keith McMillen Instruments are no strangers to making innovative MIDI controllers. The K-Mix takes that tradition one step further with a very capable audio interface included and onboard DSP!
Retrologue 2 is the latest version of Steinberg's virtual analogue synthesizer. Hollin Jones shows you how to build your own lead synth patch from scratch.
If Expressive E's claims that the upcoming reimagined TouchÃ© MIDI controller will revolutionize how musicians interact with synths and computer software is true, we're in for a treat.
Before NAMM has even kicked off, PioneerDJ have announced their new flagship CDJ and digital DJ mixer: CDJ-2000NXS2 & DJM-900MXS2 respectively. Watch the videos below for more info.
MthodRed's REXPlayer has always been a handy tool for REX file playback. Version 1.6 sees a useful feature addition make its way to this affordable music app.
Imagine having multiple playheads that can play back different MIDI patterns in different directions, tempos and pitch settings... on an iPad. Fugue Machine does that and more in a really novel way.