If you're running a DAW or Audio Unit host and you haven't yet checked out SineVibes effects, then now may be a good time. Darren Burgos puts 7 of their effects plug-ins through their paces.
When you get called up to play a long set, you know you've arrived! But there are things you need to consider. Here's a guide from Sara Simms on how to program music for a longer set.
Are you in the market for a compact MIDI controller with a built-in step sequencer and a few tricks up its sleeve, at a budget price? The Arturia BeatStep may fit the bill. (Watch the video demo too).
Creating effective and interesting transitions can turn a solid track into an unstoppable one! In this tutorial, G. W. Childs demonstrates the power of reverse cymbals for transitions in Ableton Live.
Meris have released its new 440 Mic preamplifier specifically for the 500 modular series format. Find out more about its "warmth and classic American tone" in the video.
If you can't help but tap your foot when listening to funk (let's face it, who can resist funk grooves??) then this library from Freshtone will be right up your street.
You've probably come across Harmor's resynthesis mode. But did you know about the image synthesis functionality? If you like odd, weird and random soundscapes then this could be for you.
The iMPC Pro for iPad from Akai Pro & Retronyms is close to release. And the good people at Retronyms are showing a sneak peek of one of the new features: Flux Link. Watch the video to learn more.
We've been waiting for the latest and greatest 8 voice analog drum machine from Elektron with baited breath. And now the Analog Rytm is available from retailers and shipping. Interested? We are!
Is Waldorf's Nave the most advanced wavetable synth available for iPad? Quite possibly so. But the real question is how good and musical this app really is. Mo Volans gets hands on.
Flex Pitch in Logic Pro X can be used to correct imperfect melodic recordings, or help you transcribe recorded audio parts. You can also use it to double up an instrument and Toby Pitman shows how.
Got an Ableton Push and want to be inspired? Then check out this video from code:Mono and Rishabh Rajan featuring Edya Enessa on vocals covering Happy by Pharrell Williams.
His Buchla’s LPF has no resonance (and Steve H likes it that way!) Find out why in his latest insightful exploration into the innovations occurring in the world of synthesis.
With 50% off Waves Trans-X transient shaper plug-in and 60% discount offered on the Waves Signature Series, there's something here for every producer this Easter! Grab the deals while they're hot...
So, what exactly is the OFD Guitar microModeler? This baby has 12 classic tones in one box, is easy to use and supposedly sounds awesome! We put Toby Pitman on the case to find out more.