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Noise Cancelling Microphone: Sing Loud Without Disturbing the Neighbors

You've heard of noise-cancelling headphones, here’s a noise-cancelling microphone designed for Karaoke enthusiasts who don’t want to disturb the neighbours and might extend to recording musicians?

AAS Releases the Strum GS‐2 Acoustic Guitar Plug-In

Applied Acoustics Systems' popular Strum GS-2 has just been reworked. The acoustic guitar strumming instrument features a host of new features and options. Watch the video below for more info.

Using Hardware Synths in a Virtual Environment

It's official, using hardware synths is über cool. But at some stage you're going to want to hook them up, sync them, record them, mix them in your software-based DAW. Matt Vanacoro shows how.

Kevin Saunderson Finds Sounds and Inspiring Rhythms at Ford Assembly Part

Kevin Saunderson, the man behind techno, should need no introduction. Ford Cars also... So what happens if you put Kevin Saunderson in a Ford assembly plant with a portable recorder? Watch this video.

Elysia xpressor 500 in ‘Coffee & Cream’ Limited Edition

Elysia's best selling compressor, in 500 rack format, the Xpressor is now available in "coffee and cream" - the luxury edition!!

Review: Sonokinetic Capriccio

Capriccio from Sonokinetic is their largest cinematic sample library to date. Lynda Arnold delves into this unique product that provides high-quality orchestral sounds to composers of all levels.

Avid Announces Availability of Pro Tools 12

Including Flexible Licensing Options for the Next-Generation Digital Audio Software, Avid's Pro Tools 12 is now available!

Create Expressive String Parts in Logic Pro's EXS24 Using Articulation IDs

If you want to make your sample libraries in Logic Pro X behave and perform more realistically, then you'll want to understand how to use the EXS24's Articulation IDs. Joe Albano shows you how.

Fiedler Audio release AD 480 Reverb RE Rack Extension for Reason

Interested in getting that classic “big machine” rich and dense reverb sound? Want it inside Propellerhead Reason? The Fiedler Audio AD 480 Rack Extension might be just what you're looking for.

Toontrack Release EZX Hip Hop, a Beat Machine Feast

The Hip Hop EZX from Toontrack is a massive EZX that explores all aspects of Hip Hop drums and percussion. It's probably one of the most comprehensive sets ever created for the genre. Check it out.

Studio Acoustics Part 3: Reflections I: Phase Interference & Comb-Filtering

In part 3 of our series of the science of studio acoustics, Joe Albano delves into issues related to mid- and high-frequency reflections.

Watch Todd Barton Perform the Buchla 252e Polyphonic Rhythm Generator

Synth Heads take note. Put down your cables and watch this video of Todd Barton performing on the 11 sequencer-capable Buchla 252e Polyphonic Rhythm Generator. Oh and stop drooling! ;)

Audiohand Syncs Multiple iOS Devices for Multi-Tracking Recording

With its focus on helping more bands create (and record) more music, Audiohand introduces an innovative way to make that happen using multiple iOS devices and automatic sync and mixing.

Review: Black Lion Audio Sparrow MKII White

Black Lion Audio's Sparrow MKII is a snug-sized analog to digital converter with Word Clock and great sound quality. Sara Simms finds out there's lots to like here.

Trailer for New DJ Documentary Film, Above Ground Level, by Dubfire

Find out what it takes to be a successful DJ and electronic artist in Dubfire's documentary film, Above Ground Level. Featuring interviews with industry peers this is his aspirational story revealed.