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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.

Native Instruments Launches KOMPLETE FRENZY Sales Special

You've got until 31st August to take advantage of the latest sale from the good people at Native Instruments providing savings of up to $300 / €300 on Komplete Ultimate.

Review: Glitchee

Weighing in at a mere $16 USD, Glitchee is a cool Kontakt instrument that'll get your tracks glitching out in style. G. W. Childs gives it a spin to see exactly what it's capable of.

Better Mixing with Automation Instead of Compression

If you want to take your mixes to the next level and are willing to put in a little time and effort, automation instead of compression is going to give you the edge you’ve been looking for.

Up to 40% Off Samples, Loops and Presets in ModeAudio Summer Sale

Looking to pick up some cool loops, samples and/or presets to use in your favourite DAW and audio software? Want it at bargain prices? Sure you do. ModeAudio are here to help.

Aira SH-101 Plug-Out Synth, Watch the World Premiere

Roland just launched the much anticipated AIRA System-1 synth and you've probably heard about the SH-101 plug-out... um plug-in software synth in recent days. What happens when you put them together?

Review: CME Xkey

It's light, metal, portable with full-sized keys and polyphonic aftertouch. But how does the CME Xkey MIDI controller keyboard really perform in the studio and on the road? Andy Bowen finds out.

6 Audio Editing Tips for PreSonus Studio One

PreSonus Studio One makes sculpting and manipulating audio to make it sound like you need it to a breeze. In this tutorial Gary Hiebner share 6 top tips for the audio editors among us.

FREE Massive Patches: Urban Cyber Drum

Urban Cyber Drums is a cool collection of dirty, lo-fi drum patches, designed for glitch, hip hop, dubstep and any genre you can throw your compositional hat at. Oh, did we mention they're FREE?

Steinberg Updates Nuendo to 6.5

The latest point update for Nuendo post and audio production software adds refinements and new features designed to help serve the demands brought to post-production engineers.

Review: Waldorf 2 Pole Analog Filter

Will Waldorf's 2 Pole analog filter give you more warmth than your average plug-in? Are its modulation options flexible for any studio integration? Mo Volans finds out in this review with video.

Setting up a Monitor Mix with a Click Track in Reason

If you're a Propellerhead Reason user and you use it when performing live, G. W. Childs (self-confessed Reason junkie) shows some useful tips for setting up a monitor mix. Essential info.

Tuna Knobs Bring DJ Controls to TouchScreens

Would it be cool be able to position tactile rotary encoders on your iPad or Android tablet's screen? Would it create a better DJ app platform? Tweetonig, the creators of Tuna Knobs think so.