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10 Mixing Tips For Bitwig Studio Users

The newest DAW on the block, Bitwig Studio, has some nifty features and effects to help you take your tracks through the mixing process. Mo Volans shares ten top tips for the mixing stage.

Audiffex Advances AmpLion Software Guitar Processor to Roar like a Pro

Audiffex have released the next version of ampLion Pro for AAX, AU, RTAS and VST3 hosts. Plenty of sweet features for those looking to provide software simulation of guitar amplifiers and effects.

Review: Steinberg UR44, Audio Interface for Computers and iPad

You’ll see more inputs than its smaller sibling, the UR22, but the real power of the Steinberg UR44 is found in what you don’t see. Matt Hepworth puts the UR44 to the test.

5 Tips for Working with Pro Tools Eleven Guitar Amp Simulator

Grab your guitar, launch Pro Tools and get the Eleven plug-in on screen now! Joe Albano takes us through 5 meaty tips for using this excellent guitar amp simulator from Avid.

99Sounds Releases FREE Cinematic Sound Effects

Grab yourself 50 high-quality cinematic impact... for FREE, thanks to the generous folks over at 99Sounds.com. Listen to demos from the sample library below.

TONE2 Audiosoftware Releases Electra2

The recently announced Electra2 from Tone2 Audiosoftware has now been released! Check out all the major and minor new features included in this physical modelling synth.

Review: XILS 3 v2.0 (VCS 3 Modular Synth Recreation)

French company XILS, in what must truly be a labor of love, has resurrected the VCS 3 modular synth, as the XILS 3, Joe Albano takes a deep look at their recent v2 update, now the XILS 3.2.

Making Multi-Out Setup Easy in Logic Pro's Ultrabeat

Even if you know how to create a multi-output setup for Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat, you should read this excellent tutorial by Darren Burgos with some advanced tips on how to make multiple outputs easy!

Apogee Electronics Announces "Born in the USA" 4th of July Summer Sale

Available to U.S residents only, Apogee are offering 44% discounts on their audio interfaces until Tuesday July 8th, 2014. Now is the time to pick up a bargain!

123Creative Releases Cyber Factory Preset Bank for NI Massive

Looking to bring a distinctive robotic/metallic flavour to your Dubstep or Drum and Bass tracks? 123Creative are here with a helpful preset bank for Native Instruments Massive, Cyber Factory.

Music Theory: The Blues, An Introduction Part 1

In part 1 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold explores its foundation and looks at harmonic and melodic variations of the 12-bar blues form.

AskVideo Shows How to Build NI Kontakt Sampler Instruments

Did you ever wonder how Kontakt instruments are created? If so, you’ve discovered the right course! Learn everything you need to know about creating your first sample instrument in Kontact.

Mixing: A Guide to Modulation

What is modulation? How can you make use of it in your musical compositions? The late and great Richard Lainhart wrote this piece for AskAudio Mag which explores modulation in Logic Pro.

Getting That Hollywood Sound for Orchestra…On a Budget?

Is the much talked about "Hollywood sound" attainable in your studio on a budget?Is it even desirable? Joshua Aker blasts this utopian ideal out of the water in this enlightening read.

5 Glitch Tips for Ableton Live

Give your Ableton Live glitch effects that extra something with these five incredibly useful tips from Gary Hiebner.