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Review: Glitchmachines Quadrant

Imagine an audio effects plug-in which uses the modular synth paradigm as its base... Glichmachines are one step ahead with Quadrant. Toby Pitman checks out whether it's as cool to use as it sounds.

Native Instruments Seventh Heaven Maschine Special

Now is a great time to buy a Maschine Studio or Maschine Mikro. Why? Aside from getting the hottest hardware rhythm and melodic controller around, NI will give you 7 Maschine expansions FREE!

Free: Complextro Kit Apple Loops

Create a free account (or sign-in) to grab this incredible collection of Complextro Apple Loops by Darren Burgos. These green Apple Loops contain MIDI and instrument settings for Logic Pro users!

Round Up: Best Cyber Monday Deals for Musicians and Producers 2014

Ah, Cyber Monday. It's the icing on the Black Friday weekend sales cake! There's 12 deals for musicians and producers we've collected for you. Enjoy and spend your money wisely!

TONE2 Audiosoftware Releases UltraSpace

An Ambience effects plug-in? If this sounds a little too esoteric for you... think of Tone2's UltraSpace as a multitap delay, echo and other multi-useful mixing tools in one convenient plug-in.

StudioLive AI Series Mixers and Nimbit Add 96 kHz Support

If you've been considering a new mixing desk then you'll likely have come across the PreSonus StudioLive AI Series. Here's the good news: the AI series and Nimbit now support 96kHz via a free update.

How to Create Realistic Guitar Sounds in Logic Pro’s Sculpture

Ever wondered just what kind of realistic sounds you can design in Logic Pro's Sculpture? Sure it can do the weird and wacky but here's how you can make an authentic electric guitar sound.

Buy Bitwig, Win Nektar Panorama Controller

Fancy getting down with the coolest new DAW on the block, Bitwig Studio? Have you had your eye on a Nektar controller? If you buy Bitwig before 31st December you've got a chance to win a Panorama P4!

Understanding Time Shifting Audio in Your DAW

One of the favorite pastimes of many musicians and producers is to compare their DAWs features to another. Doing so you may find yours isn't so different for audio editing, for example, after all.

Review: Toontrack Mellotoon

Mellotoon is the latest release in Toontrack's EZKeys range and brings you the sound of the original 1963 Mellotron in software format. Toby Pitman checks it out.

Korg and littleBits Make it Easy to Build Your Own Synthesizer with Synth Kit

If you're into synths and the current trend of building your own musical devices, then the littlebits and Korg collaboration, Synth Kit, may be known to you. Now Korg are expanding its distribution.

Traktor's Flux Mode: What Is It and How Does It Work?

With some cool tricks up its sleeve, Flux mode in Native Instruments' Traktor can transform your DJ sets with new unique and original sounds. Sara Simms show you how to make it work for you.

Round Up: Best Black Friday Deals for Musicians, 2014

Unless you've been living under a rock for years, aren't connected to the web, or don't live in the US, you'll know that on Black Friday you can find special money-off deals. Here's our top picks.

Video Review: Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt

How can Universal Audio improve upon their successful UAD-2 Satellite? Does adding a Thunderbolt connection, making it smaller, lighter and faster equate to better? We find out in our video review.

Mixing Tips: Applying Compression to Electric Guitar

Certain types of compression can work wonders on most types of electric guitar parts. Armed with Universal Audio's TLA-100 plug-in, Rich Tozzoli is on a mission to make your guitar sound great.