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TKFX 2.0 Dedicated Traktor Effects Controller Now With New Design and Low Latency Support

The clever Imaginando people are back with a major update for TKFX, the NI Traktor effects controller. As well as USB wired support, there's a new design for phones and plenty more features too.

D16 Group Releases Antresol, Emulation of Classic Analog Stereo Flanger

Available from June 19th 2015, D16 have released Antresol, their incarnation of an iconic flanger stomp box they are sure you will appreciate...

Review: Plugin Boutique VirtualCZ

Ahhh, the good old Casio CZ synthesizer, how we miss you. But wait. Plugin Boutique's VirtualCZ wants to bring those sonic memories back to your DAW. Noah Pred takes a trip down memory lane.

4 Useful Console 2.0 Tips for Universal Audio Apollo

Ever wonder just what tricks Universal Audio's Console 2.0 is capable of? Matt Vanacoro is on-hand to share his four favorite workflow tips for UA Apollo users.

Musicrow Release 808 Syndrome for NI Maschine

Musicrow's '808 Syndrome' is an expansion pack for NI Maschine, and also available in WAV format (can be used with any DAW that supports WAV files). Lots of analog was used in its creation.

MixFader Portable DJ Controller Kickstarter Funded Early, Still Time to Get Yours

The funding goal has been met for DJIT's MixFader: a portable, wireless, hardware DJ fader for the discerning tablet and smart phone DJ. But there's still good reason to support this Djing device.

New GarageBand Synths Showcase Camel Audio Involvement?

What do you get when you bring a world-class music software development team into Apple? Apparently more synths, unique ways to control said synths, and promise for the future of GarageBand and Logic.

Review: iConnectAUDIO4+

What could iConnectivity do to improve upon their already excellent MIDI interfaces? How about an audio & MIDI interface for iOS/Mac/PC? Matt Vanacoro breaks down in joy reviewing iConnectAUDIO4+.

Exploring Pro Tools Distortion Effects

Become a master of distortion, and better still, the distortion effects plug-ins you'll find in the box with Avid's Pro Tools! Joe Albano gives you a tour of these with audio examples to boot.

Waldorf Nave Mac and PC Plug-in & Attack for iPad Now Available

Waldorf's new wavetable synth, Nave, is now available as a Mac & PC plug-in: VST, AU & AAX. But that's not all! They've also released their popular drum synth, Attack, for iPad wielding producers.

Watch Shigeto on Creating Unique Sounds With Simple Setups

Electronic Beats TV goes behind the scenes with Shigeto (Zach Saginaw) to look at how he sets up his unique drum based-tech music shows, his creative motivation, gear setup and his music philosophy.

Apple Wants iOS 9 iPad to be Your Music Studio Hub: Here's How

If you make music and own an iPad (capable of running the upcoming iOS 9) then allow yourself a wide smile. Apple are bringing audio units (you know effect and instrument plugins) to iOS 9 iPad soon.

Choosing A Vocal Mic For Live Recording

What are the considerations when choosing a vocal microphone for recording in a live setting? Which microphones will stand up to the task? Joe Albano provides a detailed exploration in this article.

Watch How to Arpeggiate Any Software Instrument Using Akai Pro Advance Keyboard

Oh, the joys of smart controllers! The Akai Advance is the latest MIDI controller to bear this label, but it does so with a swagger thanks, in part, to the well-designed VIP software.

Music Making Decisions: Hardware Vs Software

Music making is full of decisions. And choosing the equipment you employ to make music is no exception. G.W. Childs examines the recent trend towards hardware versus software-based solutions.