With a little knowledge of FM synthesis you can create sounds you may not have imagined possible. Noah Pred shows how to make huge bass tones, textured pads, rises and more in Ableton Live's Operator.
New UAD Software v8.3 includes two Ampeg SVT bass amplifier plug-ins from Brainworx, and the Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection from Softube. Check out all the details below.
There's 1 Month to go for your chance to win a fully restored OSCar synth courtesy of the good people at Novation. Check out the video of it in action below.
One of the most popular power synths, Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 has been updated with simplified user sound sharing and Library Publishing for third-party development amongst the many additions.
The new 40-input Soundcraft Si Impact is a digital mixer with 40 inputs, mixing via iPad with built-in STagebox Connectivity, Ableton Live 9 Lite included, and so much more!
Sound designers and advanced synthesists are going to love the new generative synth from Sugar Bytes. It's a deep, deep instrument that mimics the complexity of a modular system. Find out more below.
NI's Battery is an incredibly powerful sample-based drum machine but it's easier to get to grips with than you might imagine. We show you how to edit one of the many preset kits and make it your own.
There's been a resurgence for 3D of late, especially in cinema. But it hasn't exactly caught on for music makers. MIDITrail sets out to make your flat MIDI data look more sexy, and it succeeds.
Strezov Sampling releases Distort 2 for Native Instruments Kontakt 5 Sampler. Designed for composers with MIDI keyboards who want to play guitar riffs more easily, Distort 2 includes Distort 1 & more.
Coded by Tom Erbe, the latest synth module from Make Noise is tELEHARMONIC, a 3 voice additive harmonic synth. Below you'll find a video demo and the information about this module.
While Native Instruments launch the new STEMS open file format into the world, with support for Traktor hardware and software, Pioneer DJ have their own excitement in a box.
Combining 8 acclaimed Unison preamps and onboard DSP for plug-ins, we tested the new Universal Audio Apollo 8p. Matt Vanacoro finds out if it can be a worthy addition to your studio.
The Stems format has been much reported on over the past few months. And now, Native Instruments have introduced Stems support for TRAKTOR software and hardware, with a catalog of Stems releases too.
Recording electric bass can be more straightforward than drums or guitar, but there are still potential issues that can trip you up. Here's 10 tips & techniques to help you capture the low end.
Elektron present a variety of magnetic sounds. The samples were processed & mastered on 1/2-inch magnetic tape using home VHS recorder equipment, good for Octatrack, Analog Rytm & Machinedrum UW.