Native Instruments recently added an 88-key model to Komplete Kontrol. Along with that release was Komplete Kontrol 1.5 (software) which adds a slew of tasty new features like 3rd-party VST support.
This smart, exquisitely crafted, retro-styled knob controller, called nOb, can do so much more than you might first think, and it could be a great addition to your music studio setup.
In this video tutorial dance music mixing and mastering engineer, Daniel Wyatt, shows how to compress a standard EDM kick, the settings to start with, and reasons behind them.
Eventide's recent Anthology X bundle includes the H3000 Band Delays plug-in... and now it is available outside of the bundle for just $99 until December 31st 2015. Check out the videos for more info.
Comprising of 700 samples, Cluster Sound's ARP Drums for Ableton Live is a carefully sampled pack of drum sounds created by a vintage ARP 2600 synth with a Moog 4012 ladder filter.
Getting high quality mic pres & A/D conversion with pristine sound quality from an Audient desk in a rack-based unit is now possible thanks to the ASP800. Hollin Jones gives this an in-depth review.
So you want to produce Dutch-style House music? Here's some tips from DJ and producer Sara Simms to get your big room sounds jumping.
The support popular DS-10 for Nintendo DS has had a major upgrade and is now available, as iDS-10, for iPhone. Check out the info and video for full details on this portable synthesizer studio.
The new AKG K182 closed-back monitoring headphones are designed forÂ e-drums, keyboards, studio monitoring and home recording. They are due to arrive in the UKÂ this month and are priced under Â£80!
M-Audio's new Songwriter Suite arms composers with award-winning software from AIR Music Technolgy, including Virtual Instruments for drums, piano and more. It represents excellent value too.
Do we need another EQ plugin? Rob Papen think so, and has created something rather special in RP-EQ featuring note isolation, XY modulation pad, real-time analysis and very useful "Air Band".
A new, or old, synth workstation keyboard can be a little daunting to get your head around... Here's some useful tips on how to program a music keyboard in 5 simple steps.
8.5 for Cubase Pro and Cubase Artist introduces new creative tools, workflow enhancements while taking online collaboration within Cubase to the next level. It's a good time to be a Cubase user.
If you want 20 of the world's best studio microphones without buying/storing them all... IK Multimedia's T-RackS Mic Room is for you. It brings new mic-modelling features to your PC/Mac based DAW.
When working with more than one MIDI device, like sequencers, keyboards and controllers, effects devices, etc., MIDI sync is hugely important. And that's where the Kenton THRU-25 comes into play.