In this video tutorial on Ask.Audio Academy, Bill Burgess shows how to create complex, grooving sequences using dual arpeggiators all inside Spectrasonics' Omnisphere 2.
Roland tell us their new SYR-E84 is a durable case and power supply for AIRA Modular Synths and other Eurorack gear. And they go perfectly with the new SYSTEM-500 Modular pieces also released.
With the recently released Esspresso turning heads (we've a review coming soon), KlevgrÃ¤nd are not resting on their laurels. Their envelope shaper, Kuvert, is both in VST-AU plug-in and an iPad app.
If you want your MIDI controllers to work in tandem, then Isotonic's LaunchSYNC series 2 of Max for Live devices is going to appeal. Especially now they've added Push 2 & Akai MIDMix support!
If you're considering purchasing a Focusrite Scarlett, Saffire or Clarett audio interface then this offer, in conjunction with Softube, might seal the deal. We review the Time & Tone plug-in bundle.
A computer that behaves badly when you're trying to make music can be a real pain. Here are five things you can solve without calling in the PC doctors (or the Mac doctors!)...
Splice tell us they are the first service to allow dynamic previews of presets before purchase so you can hear them in mono, poly and more modes, withÂ exclusive presets from Mike Hawkins and 7 Skies.
Roland tell us their new M-100 AIRA headphones offer "incredibly detailed sound quality for AIRA owners"... but we're convinced they're also for non-AIRA owning producers and DJs too ;-)
Bringing together sampling and sequencing is something only a handful of companies can do successfully. Korg's Electribe Sampler includes some power features in an easy-to-use machine.
Studio One v3 continues to entice studio musicians and producers into its fold. Innovative features like the Arranger and Scratch Pad are two prime reasons for this. Gary Hiebner looks at both, here.
Want hands-free phrase looping on your iPad with the ability to create long or short decaying echoes and sonic patterns? You're in luck. For less than the price of a beer Ostinator makes it easy.
One problem for live sound engineers is balancing the sub and tops in small and medium sized venues. Waves Audio tell us their new Sub Align plug-in is an easy-to-use survival tool for FOH engineers.
CINEMORPHX from Sample Logic promises big things. We've been hands-on with it through the final weeks of its development and are mightily impressed with its sound design capabilities and flexibility.
Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) are the hub for 99% of all modern musicians and producers. It's where our ideas, feelings and collaborations start to take form. So which is the most popular DAW?
Tim Exile, innovator and electronic musician, has created something rather unique for NI Reaktor, Flesh. Designed to create full tracks from just rhythm tracks it's well worth checking out.