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Make Drum Patterns Interesting with Ultrabeat's Step Mode in Logic Pro X

Now we're not saying your drum patterns aren't interesting... but, here's a way to breathe new life into them using Step Mode in Logic Pro's Ultrabeat drum synth/sample plug-in powerhouse.

FabFilter Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with Discount Sale

10 years on and FabFilter is going strong! To celebrate their anniversary they're kindly offering a discount of 40% on all their bundles and plug-ins! Grab 'em fast as this end 24th April 2014.

Getting Started with In-Ear Monitoring

On the surface, in-ear monitoring solutions may appear expensive, but Keith Crusher explains why the cost could be justified and how they can positively affect your next live performance.

IK Multimedia Releases New ENGL Models in AmpliTube Custom Shop

IK Multimedia tell us their new high-gain ENGL E650 and Powerball amps give players more power tools for crafting their metal and rock tones in their DAW. Find out more.

Four Great Portable Audio Interfaces

You want portable? We've come up with four excellent audio interfaces designed for the on-the-go musician, producer or DJ. Sara Simms shares her personal top-quality picks for audio interfaces here.

Review: MeterPlugs L-Cast Loudness Meter

So, you want your tracks louder, fatter, beefier? Well, maybe not all the above—but if you're looking for a loudness meter, MeterPlugs' L-Cast is under the microscope in this review by Mo Volans.

7 MIDI Editing Tips for Reason 7 Users

Want to discover tips that'll help you get editing MIDI faster and more efficiently in Propellerhead Reason? G. W. Childs, Reason guru, shares 7 workflow enhancing MIDI editing tips for Reason 7.

GlitchMachines Releases Scope, modular sound generator Plug-in and Sample Library

Calling all experimental sound designers and electronic music producers: GlitchMachines Scope will appeal to those modular types and includes its own sound generator and sample library! [Watch video]

123creative.com Releases Multiband Noisegate NX3



The good folks from 123creative.com are back with their latest plug-in, a multi band noise gate, perfect for special creative effects on beats and for slicing melodic loops too.

Have You Taken Your Vitamin? Waves Releases Vitamin Sonic Enhancer Mixing Plug-In

If you need a multiband tone-shaping harmonic enhancer plug-in, then it's time you took your vitamin! Waves are responsible, both for resulting puns and an alluring mixing plug-in.

Review: Softube Console 1

You might think you know about hands-on mixing systems, but Softube has come up with something that might change your mind. Hollin Jones unwraps Console 1…

5 Essential Vocal Recording Tips

The old adage GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) is arguably most important when recording vocals for your music productions. In this article Joe Albano shares 5 essential tips for recording good vocals.

Control WaveDNA’s Liquid Rhythm v1.3.4 with Ableton Push

It's time to combine Liquid Rhythm and Ableton Push. Since the former's 1.3.4 update and the new MIDI script, you can now control the software directly from Push. Check out the video to see more.

triqtraq Updated with Visual Metronome, Sample Kits and More

If you're an existing triqtraq for iOS user, then this free update has lots to be excited about. If you're not familiar with triqtraq, then now is the perfect time to check it out!

Review: Focusrite Red 1 500 Series Preamp

In the quest for a great looking and sounding preamp for his studio, Matt Vanacoro picked up the Focusrite Red 1 500 series... And doesn’t want to let it go. Find out why.