The new version of Mixed In Key 7 looks clean and has some innovative new features, but how does it perform in the real world? Sara Simms takes it for a spin to find out.
It's all well and good knowing Cubase well enough to produce great songs and mixes... but staying organized, and knowing how to manage your media can be just as important.
A dedicated hardware sequencer with real-time MIDI effects and polyrhythmic capabilities. Sounds good? Squarp's Pyramid promises all this and more.
If you are making dance music, industrial noise, or creating sound design for games that require a little more 'edge'... You'll want to get hold of Rob Papen's RAW - a gnarly synth with attitude.
There are some meaty and capable synths available for iPad. Don't keep the iOS music platform separate from Logic Pro X. With a little know-how, you can integrate iOS synths directly into Logic.
UVI Scratch Machine, a highly-expressive scratch instrument previously exclusive to the Urban Suite bundle, is now available stand- alone with an enhanced library for $39 USD.
It's a dual-band transient shaping tool from Softube. What else do you need to know? OK, there's a video below to show it off in action.
One of the most influential innovators in the area of high-fidelity headphones and cartridges for vinyl and founder of Grado Labs has passed away. His story and that of his company is fascinating.
Do you want to win a Novation Launchpad S and/or a Novation Launch Control XL? Of course you do! Good news: it's easy to enter... simply answer the question below.
In this tutorial-video Liam O'Mullane (aka. The Sound Tutor) opens up with Machine 2.0 secret playbook to show how to create bass rhythms that sync perfectly with the kick drum and a lot more too.
In the space of a few short years online music collaboration software has begun to really take off. Gary Hiebner takes a look at the most interesting apps and services available for collaborators now.
The Apollo Twin was awarded Outstanding Technical Achievement in Computer Audio Hardware at the recent NAMM 2015 TEC awards ceremony. This wasn't a big surprise for us really!
If you've got (or are thinking of getting) the Moog Theremini, then this will make you smile. The Moog Theremini Advanced Software Editor gives you access to new layers of its synthesis engine.
Outside of your DAW, there's not as many options available for mastering music as there used to be. Matt Vanacoro delves into Triumph by Audiofile Engineering to see if it fills the gap.
You may not think of Dr Octo REX as a sound design tool but it actually has some great features you can use to tweak your loops and slices and make your tracks sound more unique and interesting!