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Video Preview: Universal Audio Apollo Expanded

You may have seen snippets of news about Universal Audio's new Apollo Expanded, Console 2.0 and other new plug-ins. Be prepared for an in-depth exploration in our exclusive video.

12 Essential Audio Filter Plug-Ins

There's audio filters and there's audio filters. G. W. Childs shares his top 12 audio effect filter tools for the modern musician and producer in this essential read of an article.

Top 10 Highlights from NAMM 2015

Another NAMM has passed (and we still have videos from the show to share with you!!) Here's 10 products and events that we enjoyed the most from this year's NAMM (most with our video coverage too).

Native Instruments introduces PROSPECT HAZE Expansion for MASCHINE

If you want some laid-back, melodic sounds of the 90s East Coast hip-hop scene in Maschine, then Native Instruments' new Prospect Haze is bound to appeal.

Five Tips for Dealing with Large Sampled Instruments

It's a fact. Sample libraries are getting better and more realistic and expressive, but that means they're also getting bigger too. Here's some tips on how to manage big libraries from Hollin Jones.

NAMM 2015 VIDEO: First iConnectivity Audio Interface

Discover what's new and cool with the capable iConnectivityAudio4+ audio and MIDI interface in our exclusive video.

Create a Multi-Out Drum Kit in Bitwig from a Kontakt 5 Patch

Ever wonder how to use a multi-output Kontakt 5 drum patch in Bitwig Studio? Well wonder no longer as G. W. Childs is here to enlighten us all.

Interview: She Keeps Bees on Writing and Recording Eight Houses

We caught up with Jess Larrabee and Andy LaPlant who are She Keeps Bees, a 2-piece rock band with soul, passion, energy and great songs. They reveal their own music stories and production and live

NAMM 2015 Video: Welcome to Classic Synth Heaven

Yamaha have been at the fore-front of making synths that have pushed the boundaries of what musicians and artists for the past 40 years and our exclusive video lets you see and hear more.

NAMM 2015 Video: Gibson Les Paul Monitors

The release of new studio reference monitors at NAMM were given some color with the new Les Paul range from Gibson. We talked with them on video to find out more.

Review: Waves SSL 4000

We've given the Waves SSL 4000 plug-in a thorough review to see if lives up to its reputation of faithfully emulating the original SSL.

Creating DJ Filter Effects in Logic Pro X

Want to give your Logic Pro X productions a DJ-style filter sweep effect? Easy! Darren Burgos shows you how in this quick tutorial.

NAMM 2015: Blue Microphones Hummingbird

The new microphone from Blue is a Cardioid condenser capsule based on the heralded Blue Bottle B1 capsule with a 180 degree rotating head to make repositioning it a breeze. Here's our video from NAMM.

NAMM 2015 Video: Akai Timbre Wolf and Tom Cat in Action

The new Akai Pro Timbre Wolf and Tom Cat bring new elements to compliment the existing Rhythm Wolf. Daniel Gill explains and shows off the sounds in this video from the 2015 NAMM show.

NAMM 2015: Arturia AudioFuse Video Overview

One of the most highly anticipated announcements at NAMM 2015 was the introduction of Arturia's new audio interface, AudioFuse. We took a closer look at it in this video from the show floor.