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Rob Papen Concept Hardware Synth Controller. Coming Soon?

Let go of your mouse! That's the message from music hardware developers, and now the biggest software developers too, as Rob Papen's unveils his vision of a new synth controller: RP-Control.

ATC SCM150ASL PRO Makes Mastering Clear as Day at Jacob’s Well

Grammy nominated mastering engineer, Sangwook ‘Sunny’ Nam, has installed ATC's SCM 150ASL Pro loudspeakers at his studio and ATC want to tell us why he's chosen these!

Review: Cognitone Synfire

Do you need to get a bigger picture or idea of your songs with arrangements and progressions? Then Synfire might be what you're looking for. t explains how it works.

How to Set Up ReWire in PreSonus Studio One

Taking an inclusive approach, Gary Hiebner explores the ins and outs of rewiring PreSonus Studio One with other audio software.

IK Multimedia Releases Classic British EQ Models in T-RackS Custom Shop

IK Multimedia tell us that their new T-RackS Models EQ73 & EQ81 give engineers that "must have" sound of classic British consoles with added functionality. Intrigued? Read on...

New Native Instruments Massive Presets: Orbital SFX

We just reviewed one of ModeAudio's Massive Preset packs and found it to be very inspiring. They're not taking a break though and have released Orbital SFX with a space/sci-fi tilt.

Review: Numark NS7 II

How could Numark improve upon the original NS7? The NS7 II builds on great craftsmanship, intuitive design features and good audio quality, but do Numark have a hit on their hands? We find out.

A Guide to Songwriting on Smart Phones

Whether you're on Android or iOS, did you know your smart phone is a really useful songwriting tool? Andy Bowen explores the increasingly mobile occupation for getting song ideas from head to screen.

Bass Station II in the Studio with Orbital's Paul Hartnoll

Paul Hartnoll from award winning EDM pioneers, Orbital, explains why he has turned to using Novation's Bass Station II to help fix problem basses in his new album. [Video]

Plugin Boutique Releases BIG KICK Plugin

How often have you wished for your kicks to be... bigger, badder, fatter? Plugin Boutique apparently know your needs and have co-developed a new plugin with just that in mind.

Review: Waves Reel ADT

Abbey Road Studios is famous amongst other things for the sweet double-tracking vocals effects on The Beatles records. Now Waves bring that feel to your studio with Reel ADT. GW Childs checks it out.

Native Instruments Introduces RISE & HIT Plus Free Tutorial Videos

The big news is the new Native Instruments sample library for Kontakt, Rise & Hit. Also included are 2 excellent tutorial videos from AskVideo on how to create thrilling tension and suspense with it.

Get Creative with FX in Ableton Live using Novation Launchpad

Finding "happy accidents" in Ableton Live is useful for generating creative sounds. Tadhg Leonard explores how to use Novation Lanchpad with Live 9's FX to make vocal samples exciting. [Video]

AirTurn: Hands-Free and Wireless Foot Controller

The AirTurn BT-105 is a wireless pedal controllers. Designed to turn that sheet music page hands-free, the folks at AirTurn have come up with 10 more ways it'll change your musical life.

Universal Audio Releases Brainworx Chandler Guitar Amp Plug-In

Chandler Limited GAV19T Amplifier, bx_refinement, and bx_saturation plug-ins are now available on the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and they're retailing at $199 each.