Newest Articles

/ 8102 Articles

Native Instruments Launches Twice As Nice Maschine Expansion Sale

"Twice as nice" is an alternative way to say "buy one, get one free". However you frame it, this is a great deal for Maschine owners wanting to get expansion packs.

PreSonus Introduces AudioBox iTwo Studio Recording Kit

Whether you're starting out as a PC, Mac or iPad (or all of the above) musician, PreSonus have you covered with their new AudioBox iTwo Studio Recording kit. All you'll need is in the box.

Top 5 Things to Have in your Gig Bag Before the Show

Be prepared for every eventuality - well almost - with this convenient collection of things you need to have in your gig bag before your next performance suggested by G. W. Childs.

Dave Smith Instruments Debuts DSM01 Curtis Filter Module

Highly acclaimed synth designer, Dave Smith Instruments, have introduced their first-ever module for modular systems. The DSM01 Curtis filter aims to provide a saturated, brash and powerful sound.

Review: NI Session Horns Pro

Does Native Instruments' Session Horns Pro instrument do a good job or an excellent job at giving you realistic horns for your next track? Hollin Jones finds out.

Tascam Introduces CG-Series Clock Generators

Over at Summer NAMM 2014, Tascam have released their new CG-series clock generators. They tell us the new master word clock generators are the most accurate available!

Useful Tips for DJing with Push, Part 2

Continuing with his tips on DJing using Ableton Push, Tadhg Leonard look at how to get looping and implement DJ FX in the second part of this mini-series.

Novation Launch Control XL: The Ultimate Mixer and Controller for Ableton Live?

We all want to produce the perfect mix and Novation feel they've got the answer for Ableton Live users in the new Launch Control XL. All the details, pics and videos are below. Time to drool ;-)

Modern Grooves by Black Octopus: A New BreakTweaker Expansion Pack From iZotope

If you're into glitch or any kind of creative beat processing, then you'll likely be familiar with iZotope's BreakTweaker. So, how can you make a good thing better? The Modern Grooves expansion pack.

Review: Focusrite iTrack Dock

With iPad software becoming more powerful all the time, Focusrite reckons it might have the studio hardware to complete the package… Hollin Jones checks it out.

6 Tips For Studio Monitoring

You can have the most awesome recording gear and mixing plug-ins in the world, but what's the point if your studio monitors are not up to scratch. Joe Albano shares 6 tips for effective monitoring.

Blue Microphones Announces Mikey Digital Premium Microphone for iPhone, iPad

Mikey Digital from Blue Microphones is an ultra-compact stereo microphone that connects directly to iPhone or iPad to capture CD-quality audio for video, voice or music. Check out the video below.

The Return of the Pioneer DJ Turntable

Vinyl loving DJ enthusiasts take note! Pioneer have announced the new PLX-1000 professional turntables for those that love the feel and performance of vinyl playback. Looks like vinyl is back!

Bonham Beats Drums for Zimmer’s 2nd Spitfire Sample Library on Hollywood Home Turf

Spitfire Audio are back with Hans Zimmer Percussion Los Angeles, their second software instrument instalment of Zimmer's take on his innovative and distinctive approach to cinematic percussion.

Review: Alesis Vortex Wireless Keytar

There's normally two camps at music school: guitars and keyboards. But what happens when the two worlds collide? Alesis feel this would bring reason for a keytar, and a wireless one at that!