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TONE2 Audiosoftware Releases Deep Space Soundset for Rayblaster

Tone2 Audio Software's popular Rayblaster modelling synth just got more ethereal thanks to the new Deep Space soundset. With over 200 intricate moody sounds, you've every reason to feel spaced out.

Review: Addictive Drums 2

Hot on the heels of Toontrack's EZdrummer 2 release, comes XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2, a very popular and realistic drum kit solution. Jay Asher finds out whether it takes drums to a new level.

Side Chaining Bass in Logic Pro

Become a side chain scientist in Logic Pro X, with this compact yet informative mixing technique on how to side chain bass in Logic Pro X. Matt Vanacoro makes side chaining accessible for all!

PreSonus Unveils the All-New Nimbit

Despite the plethora of online music stores from iTunes to Spotify, there's a big question mark over effective ways for musicians can make money and market to fans. PreSonus Nimbit might hold the key.

"Dude, Where’s My Data?" 6 Ways to Keep Your Audio Data Safe

Whether you're a musician, artist, videographer… in fact no matter who you are, good data management practice can save you on headaches further down the road. Paul Wickliffe explains how.

Album Production Notes: Recording and Mixing Tibetan Bowls

You might not think that recording and mixing the soothing sounds of Tibetan bowls will present much of challenge… Lynda Arnold explains how to take the stress out of it in this insightful article.

In Session Audio Releases Soundtrack Acoustic Guitar for Kontakt and Audio Loops

If you've ever used any Nine Volt Audio products, then don't be sad they've gone... In Session Audio are here with their new Kontakt and loops collection: Soundtrack Acoustic Guitar.

Review: AmpliTube Orange for iPad

Orange Amplifiers have been a long-time favorite among guitarists and the new IK Multimedia AmpliTube Orange App allows you to take the legendary Orange rig and effects with you on the go.

Review: Line 6 AMPLIFi

Back in January at NAMM 2014, Line 6 unveiled their new modelling vintage guitar amp, AMPLIFi. Matt Vanacoro spent two weeks testing this bad boy out, and lived to tell the tale.

Create a Simple Electro Bass in NI Massive

Why reach for the nearest preset in NI's Massive when you can design your own? Not only will this mean your sounds are unique, but you can learn lots and have fun in the process.

123creative.com releases DivineSun ES2 Soundset

Logic Pro's ES2 synth has been around for some years now, yet it's still highly regarded and used in hit songs to underground anthems today. If you want to supercharge it, here's 128 new presets.

Avid Introduces VENUE 4.5 for S3L

Now compatible with 64-bit Pro Tools AAX plug-ins, Avid's Venue 4.5, enables S3L users to easily share I/O over networked systems. Sound a bit too good to be true? Find out more below!

5 Excellent Underground Software Synths

With so many software synths available, we've sourced five lesser-known but fully capable ones to help make your tracks stand out from the crowd.

Stuart Price on Creating Hits for the Killers and Pet Shop Boys with Apollo & UAD Plug-Ins

The good folks at Universal Audio have interviewed producer and musician, Stuart Price, and find out about his influences, production techniques and use of UA gear (obviously!)

Review: Crystall Ball, Multi-Sensory MIDI Controller

We've been waiting for the theremin concept to evolve. And Naonext's Crystall Ball aims to bring motion and pad control to your studio or DJ set. Is this the future for music controllers?