On a warm October New York day, we visited behind the scenes at the Heavyocity studio where so many of the magical sounds we hear in blockbuster movies are born.
Fresh from their labs, Focusrite's Saffire Pro 26 offers audio recording at 24-bit/96kHz with four Focusrite preamps, 18 in/8 out, using FireWire or Thunderbolt. Expect a review at AskAudio Mag soon..
IK Multimedia's AmpliTube Custom Shop for Mac/PC grows with Pinnacle Deluxe and Nirvana Chorus stomps from Wampler Pedals.
We all know about the high-quality mixing tools that Waves make. Their effect plug-ins are industry standard, but what if Waves made a software instrument? Welcome Waves Element.
Despite being a couple of years since its release, iZotope and BT's Stutter Edit is still one of the most versatile glitch tools for live EDM performance. Gary Hiebner explores how it works.
Apple have been VERY busy introducing fixes and features to the latest free update for Logic Pro X. Amongst the highlights: click, drag to toggle plug-ins on & MIDI CC7 and 10 can control instruments.
The version 1.2 update for Cakewalk's free iPad app, ScratchPad, includes numerous new features, improved user experience, and additional language support. Find out more...
What do you look for when choosing a virtual piano instrument? Well sampled and rich sounds? Efficient CPU performance? Matt Vanacoro finds out if the Kawai-EX Pro meets the grade in this review.
When it comes down to it, a working and functional score with lyrics is great, but one that looks good is even better. Jay Asher shows how to create lyrics nicely in Logic Pro X.
123Creative.com tell us that their new POD4500 is not like any delay effect plug-in we already know. So, what is it? What makes it stand out from the crowd? Is it for you?
Find out why Matt Vanacoro can't hide his smile after testing out the Baby Bottle from Blue Microphones, a cardioid condenser which can be grabbed for less than $500.
Rich Tozzoli takes a hands-on approach to using guitar effects in the box to find out which plug-ins will help you transform your guitar sounds from dry and uninspiring to rich and varied.
If you've never imagined using BFD with concert percussion for film scores and commercial compositions, FXpansion have a treat for you with their new BFD Orchestral expansion pack.
The Popular, affordable PA line from Mackie gets a huge power boost and adds a hard-hitting subwoofer with its latest revision.
Simmons tell us that the name that started it all (themselves!) have announced the next generation of electronic drums in the guise of the SD1500KIT.