C-Tools from Heavyocity is a collection of three vintage style synths for Reaktor: a drum synth, hybrid mono & hybrid organ and string synth. G.W. Childs puts great sounding synths to the test.
Logic Pro's Retro Synth emulates the sound of four classic synthesizer types: traditional Analog; analog (Hard) Sync; digital Wavetable; and digital FM. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores Hard Sync.
Described as having 'less bark, more bite,' the new Slam Dawg plug-in from BeatSkillz looks to make mastering easier and and your mixes punchier, wider, and louder.
So, you've finished recording and arranging your song, and you're ready to mix. Don't feel daunted if you're wondering where to start. Joe Albano shares his tips on how to approach the mixing stage.
Is this the best live recorded performance of the year? Walk off the Earth's "Can't Feel My Face" is a very catchy song, but it's the Harpejji that also steals the show.
If you don't want a large run of your own vinyl pressed records, and want a cheaper option than doing it yourself, then Amsterdam based Vinylify has a hand-made online solution.
Is it possible to get excited about a new type of musical instrument cable? In this case, when the cable is optical (uses light) with zero capacitance and produces better sound quality, YES it is!
Never, ever underestimate GarageBand. Logic Pro's younger sibling is powerful and easy to use with club-ready synths, loops, and drum kits built-right in.
Calling all mobile guitarists and producers. PositiveGrid have announced their upcoming BT4 (bluetooth pedal) designed to work with iPod, iPad and iPhone and it starts shipping in October.
What can Yamaha do to make their brand spanking new range of TF mixers better than they already are? Well, the latest firmware update adds more languages to HELP and brings TF editor to Mac.
Back on 18th July we reported that FL Studio 12.1 was in BETA with a ton of features based on FL Studio users feedback. A few days back FL Studio 12.1.2 has been released for everyone.
The new Carbon Electra synth plug-in from Plug-In Boutique is a digital beast perfect easy to approach, yet complex for your sound design needs.
Confused about copyright in the music industry? Unsure how similar your song can sound to an existing one before you're infringing upon copyright? Jay Asher explores 5 common beliefs here.
The new Code Series MIDI controllers from M-Audio come in 3 models, all with X/Y controllers, 16 velocity sensitive, assignable pads, highly playable keyboard and much more.
Now here's something that looks really innovative for mixing engineers and producers alike: Waves' news Cobalt Sapphire plug-in helps you shape the harmonics in your mixes for greater cohesion.