IRCAMAX 2 is a collection of Max for Live tools based on physical modelling, spectral analysis and harmonic re-synthesis. Noah Pred put the whole collection through its paces in this review.
So you've mixed your latest production and it's time to master it? While mastering engineers are often the best option, if you want to master your own tracks in FL Studio here's 8 essential tips.
Producer Russ Russell shares his metal and other genre production workflows in this engaging video interview. No matter the genre of music you produce there's useful recording & production tips here.
Oh how I've missed the iZotope Vinyl plug-in which vanished sometime ago. But now this fan favorite for lo-fi sound has been re-released with a new spin down featureÂ and AAX/VST3 support. It's FREE!
A software emulation of two classic EMT reverb units, the PSP 2445 is inexpensive, CPU efficient, and easy to use. Jay Asher finds out if it sounds impressive too.
How high should audio engineers go? (We're talking about high-resolution audio of course!) Joe Albano explores one of the digital theory behind a divisive topic amongst music and audio professionals.
Caught up in a collage of cables? Weirded out when wielding too many wires? Then Yamaha's MD-BT01 could be the way forward for connecting your MIDI device to your Mac or iOS device.
Focusrite tell us their new A16R brings 16-channel analog I/O with redundancy to Focusrite's RedNet range of Dante audio-over-IP interfaces.
D16's Devastor 2 is a multiband distortion processor plugin that provides lots of control over how the signal is affected, and all in a retro-style GUI. Hollin Jones finds out just how flexible it is.
Whether these 6 new features in GarageBand 2.1 for iOS blow your mind or not there's no denying that Apple are raising the bar for music making apps on the iOS platform. We predict good times ahead.
We'd LOVE a legendary SSL console in our studio expect for the cost and space considerations. The Waves SSL 4000 plugin collection captures the quality and sound of SSL and is available for just $299!
A 2-oscillator modular synthesizer with a unique waveform mixer, PWM circuit, all based on two Polivoks inspired Black Varishape VCOs for extra fatness. The Erica Synths Black Classic System is here.
Artificial Intelligence in Music'"from complex natural sounding orchestral arrangements to an app that writes one-of-kind high quality songs in less than a minute'"this is the Status Report.
MIDI Chord instrument, step sequencer, arpeggiator. ChordBot from ISLA Instruments can be described as being all the above. Excited? This video shows soon to be released ChordBot controller in action.
Lynda Arnold, author and musician, often takes the alternative (more interesting?) path... and NAMM 2016 was no exception. Here are 5 of her favorite new innovations straight from the show floor.