Are you distracted by too many choices when it comes to mapping your MIDI controller to your DAW? Exerting too much effort on non-musical tasks? Timo Preece explores auto and manual mapping in-depth.
The new MIDI, CV and USB I/O modules for littleBits Synth Kit allows you to use it as a MIDI controller, sequence your DAW, control an analog synth, send audio to DAW or process audio and plenty more!
Damian Taylor has worked with artists such as BjÃ¸rk, Arcade Fire and The Killers. This video from his studio shows how he works and what he uses in his setup, focusing on Focusrite's ISA 428 & 828.
Blues Essentials is a new preset bank containing blues elements to add to the arsenal of styles available in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 drum software instruments.
It might not sound like much, but the ability to manage, organize and arrange plug-ins the way you want in Logic Pro X (10.1) is a big feature many pros have been wishing for. Here's how it works.
NI have been busy innovating. STEMS is a new audio file format that provides DJs, producers, and live performers the ability to mix with a track's different musical elements individually.
SPL are happy to tease us with pics of upcoming gear'¦ In mid-April at Musikmesse we can expect to see the new gear from SPL on show and we'll make sure to get hands-on with everything we can.
UVI Orchestral Suite is a complete symphonic orchestra toolkit that delivers over 60 instruments for just $199 USD. UVI call it, "The Essential Symphonic Orchestra Collection".
Magda and NYMA's first tech collaboration, a handmade and customised DJ controller called VERSUS, is soon to see the light of day. Here's more info and some tasty pics to feast your eyes on.
Part 4 of this informative series on the science of studio acoustics sees Joe Albano continue to explore reflections, and in particular flutter echoes and ambience and how to solve this problem.
Pittsburgh Modular's new (as yet unreleased) Patch Box promises fully modular effects for guitars and synths. Intrigued? We certainly are.
There's some truly excellent guitar amp emulation apps available for your iPhone or iPad that deserve a mention... and some have special hardware too. Here's 3 chosen ones for iOS.
There's plenty of useful tips and tricks for getting the timing of your productions just right in Eyal Amir's new Cubase video course. Here's one video showing how to musically adjust hit points.
iZotope tell us their new automatic loudness correction tool aptly named, RX Loudness Control, delivers loudness-compliant mixes at the highest quality. It's a plug-in designed for broadcast Pros.
Logic Pro X 10.1 has been out for a few weeks, but there's new features many Logicians may not be fully aware of. Joe Albano takes you through his top 7 improvements and explains how they work.