Will Olympus' LS-12 field recorder appeal to the serious and price conscious musician and engineer? Hollin Jones finds out if this lightweight, well-built option excels in its sound quality too.
The Ableton Push just keeps on giving. Not only is it a perfect companion in the studio and live for drum programming and note entry, it can also satisfy your melodic step sequencing desires.
The new 1248, 8M and 16A audio interfaces from MOTU offer Thunderbolt, mixing and audio networking. Find out more below.
Looking for a large diaphragm condenser microphone to bring that classic valve sound into your productions? Want it to be affordable too? Could sE Microphones' X1 T be the perfect fit for your studio?
Take a journey into the depths of Logic Pro as Jay Asher shows how to create an expression lane in the Step Editor and explains how this will help you when composing your next track.
Mackie have just stepped up in the area of live sound mixing with a tasty price drop for their Mackie DL806 digital mixer with iPad control. The iOS app is free and the mixer is about 25% less!
Watch Berlin-based artist, Keychee, perform a cool set using Ableton Push as a "swing sequencer" in the video below. Then download the free Live set and have a go yourself!
Listen to some the most well popular EDM tracks out there with vocal parts and you'll likely notice some expertly implemented delay effects. Mo Volans shows how to bring these into your tracks.
Kickstarter isn't just a place to support those clever bods peddling new and innovative tools and stuff. You can now become part of a musical adventure, interactive style, thanks to Madd Wikkid.
macProVideo have released the latest top-notch video course for Logic users: Logic Pro X 403: Olav's Power Tools & Tips. If you're not familiar with Olav Basoski, you MUST check it out now.
With features such as MIDI channel filtering for VST,AU plug-ins and parallel processing chain enhancements, Blue Cat Audio's PatchWork version 1.4 looks to be a great update.
It's easy to get stuck in loops when making music. You know, composing and arranging everything in 8- or 16-bar looping segments. G. W. Childs explores ways to break out and complete the song itself.
If you've ever wanted to combine the best bits of two different patches in Logic Pro X and thought it wasn't possible, think again! Joe Albano shows how.
Make the most of a network of computer's processing power with Waves new SoundGrid System. Think real-time processing, low-latency monitoring and integration into DAWs. Videos below show it in action.
Yamaha updates their MG-Series mixers, but do they offer enough features to stand out in a crowd? Matt Loel T Hepworth finds out.