The new Roland AIRA series initially received a mixed response from critics. But having played with the System 1 Plug-Out Synth for quite a while, Rennie Foster delivers his in-depth verdict.
Though not designed primarily as a standalone device, the Apple Watch could be a useful controller, recording tool and metering analyser for musicians and DJs. Can you think of any more uses?
Introduces AAX compatibility, workflow enhancements, free expansions, a built-in synthesizer from AIR Music Technology, and over 100 other enhancements, Akai's MPC software update is big!
Tone-shaping near field studio monitors for under $250 each? Find out if Samson’s Resolv RXA6 monitors hit the sweet spot at this price.
Whether you think about it or not, working with tempo is something you're doing every time you work in Pro Tools. Here are 4 excellent tempo tips to help you stay in time in your sessions.
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With Røde and Blue announcing their own high-quality stereo field recording microphones for mobile audio & video recently, IK Multimedia are here with their very own iRig Mic Field.
It used to be impossible to consider purchasing a good ribbon mic for $300 or less!. Hollin Jones sees whether sE Electronics' budget ribbon mic, the sE X1R, adds quality as well as value.
We've all heard them punctuating progressive house bass lines or uplifting trance pads... yes, we're talking synth plucks. Darren Burgos shows how to create and make them shine in Logic Pro X.
Hand built in the UK, the version 2 of the SCM20ASL active monitor (at a lower price point than its predecessor) and the SCM20PSL passive monitors are all new from ATC.
TED is an editable LFO. K-Devices tell us it can morph between several waveforms, and work on resulting signal with a sample and hold circuit, and effects. You can easily obtain complex modulations.
Ever wanted some tips on how to effectively come up with two-part chord progression arrangements? Lynda Arnold cuts through the choices to help you creatively evolve your song.
Korg's new electribe promises to satisfy the needs of DJs and producers with its step sequencer, trigger pads for beat making, synth engine, effects and groove templates & Ableton Live workflow.
Creators of cutting-edge instruments and effects for Native Instruments Reaktor platform, Josh and Igor have taken the industry by storm since forming Twisted Tools in 2008. We went behind the scenes.
In Ear Training 101 course we learned how to identify melodic notes and intervals. In this exercise-filled, 49-video course, Gregg Fine teaches us how to hear chords and harmonies. Educate your ears!