Bringing music making tools to the masses is something IK Multimedia have done successfully in recent times. So how does their iRing gesture based music controller stand up? Lynda Arnold finds out.
In this video interview with Electronic Beats, Fort Romeau talks about his take on music making and how he approaches it with samples and synthesis. Well worth a watch.
Buy any Blue Mics enCORE live performance microphone and get a second for free at participating dealers '" Save up to $199!
You can now bring Hip Hop grooves into your EXDrummer 2 workflow with the latest expansion pack from Toontrack. Toby Pitman puts it to the test.
Roy Furr is back by popular demand with these timeless arranging and production secrets for making tunes DJs will want to play over and over again.
Single Cycle Audio have released Vintage Drum Elements, an AU'‹/'‹VST plugin based on the Yamaha RX5 vintage drum machine. It's available via Bandcamp as an album and can be downloaded for free!
You can now customize your iRig Pads setups and tailor the ultimate ultra-portable, universal MIDI groove controller to suit any production style or performance workflow.
I like when you open a guitar plug-in, play a few notes to sound check, and say '˜whoa' to yourself'"in a good way. That's just what happened when I plugged into the new Marshall Plexi Super Lead amp.
Cubase is one of the best-looking DAWs around, but its interface also has some hidden secrets to help you speed up your workflow! Hollin Jones showcases five tips every Cubase user should appreciate.
Electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder has joined forces with Novation to release a limited edition synthesiser, the MoroderNova. Just 500 are being made so grab one now...
A sibling of the Jupiter 4, Roland tell us the new ProMars PLUG-OUT synth is a perfect reproduction of the vintage version with Analog Circuit Behavior (ACB) technology and an advanced arpeggiator.
There's some sad news for the wanting to get hold of the much-loved and much respected Moog Music MF-104M Analog Delay. But the Minifooger and 500 series are still available.
Wouldn't it be great if Glitchgmachines made a 3-channel distortion processor plug-in based on five effects, designed to "decimate" the frequency spectrum for a nasty, aggressive feel. Oh, they do!
We love innovative tools that help us make music / distract us from anything other than music making... so, we love typedrummer, a free online drum tool that turns ASCII into beats.
StereoMonoizer from Soundizers promises to become the best friend for anyone preparing their audio files for a mix. Jay Asher explores this useful app and finds out if it comes up trumps.