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Review: Waves Reel ADT

Abbey Road Studios is famous amongst other things for the sweet double-tracking vocals effects on The Beatles records. Now Waves bring that feel to your studio with Reel ADT. GW Childs checks it out.

Native Instruments Introduces RISE & HIT Plus Free Tutorial Videos

The big news is the new Native Instruments sample library for Kontakt, Rise & Hit. Also included are 2 excellent tutorial videos from AskVideo on how to create thrilling tension and suspense with it.

Get Creative with FX in Ableton Live using Novation Launchpad

Finding "happy accidents" in Ableton Live is useful for generating creative sounds. Tadhg Leonard explores how to use Novation Lanchpad with Live 9's FX to make vocal samples exciting. [Video]

AirTurn: Hands-Free and Wireless Foot Controller

The AirTurn BT-105 is a wireless pedal controllers. Designed to turn that sheet music page hands-free, the folks at AirTurn have come up with 10 more ways it'll change your musical life.

Universal Audio Releases Brainworx Chandler Guitar Amp Plug-In

Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier, bx_refinement, and bx_saturation plug-ins are now available on the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and they're retailing at $199 each.

Review: ModeAudio Critical Mass for NI Massive

If you're in need of some quick inspiration to help you get bigger beats from Native Instruments' Massive, ModeAudio can help. Critical Mass has drums a-plenty and G. W. Childs finds them banging.

8 Tools for Mastering on a Budget

If money is tight and you need to master your tracks, there are tools available which you can use at home/in your studio which won't cost you the earth, but can help when mastering.

Over 300 Fairlight Sounds Added to the Nord Sample Library

If you're a proud owner of a Nord Wave, Nord Electro 3/4, Nord Piano 2 or Nord Stage 2, prepare yourself for a tasty FREE download of 300 Fairlight sounds for your library.

Record and Perform with Within Temptation on WholeWorldBand

Within Temptation & WholeWorldBand have joined forces to offer fans a unique opportunity to perform and record with the band. Find out more!

Review: SBS SP-1 2UBE

You're on the lookout for gear to add subtle but serious sonic warmth to audio in your production studio? Need to enhance the depth and presence? SBS new SP-1 tube processor might be for you

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.