There seems to be a growing trend by audio plug-in developers to focus on minimal interfaces with quality sound. GW Childs discovers KiloHearts' Faturator is an excellent distortion unit for all!
Guitar Rig 5 by Native Instruments is an awesome multi-effect plug-in for guitarists ONLY, right? Wrong. Hollin Jones thinks laterally and shows how to use it to process drum loops.
Imagine being able to create your own custom LFOs… in a plug-in… apply them to various effects and even integrate this with your DAW. Imagine no longer! Xfer LFO Tool does all this now!
When Arturia's Wurlitzer V software instrument became available, G.W. Childs took it for a spin. Find out in this review why he gives it the big thumbs up!
Max Cooper, DJ and producer, shares his experience on using Apple's iPad as a vital part of his live performance and studio setup. In particular he reveals how Lemur is the ultimate control surface.
Follow along with David Earl, aka. sflogicninja, as he takes you through a step-by-step exploration of Kontakt's flexible pitch and time features.
When the father of digital synthesis created PPG WaveGenerator for iPad, Rory Dow (being a self-respecting synthesist) stood up and put it through its paces.
Part 2: If you haven't yet used "Follow Actions" in Ableton you're in for a pleasant surprise. Get ready to be inspired as Rory Dow takes you through the ins and outs in with audio examples
There's a buzz surrounding iDevices in terms of music creation... And Apogee's MiC sets out to provide "studio quality" recordings for pro and amateur alike on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
Toby Pitman reveals the process behind creating sound-a-likes and re-records of popular songs for TV, DVD, stage and … a huge event we can't talk about...
Learn how to get some crazy pitch modulation effects going in Logic Pro with this step-by-step tutorial by Gary Hiebner. Traditionally used on guitars, who can apply them any type of sound you wish!
Loopy by A Tasty Pixel is possibly the solution for all live performers who create backing tracks using loops. So put down your hardware loop pedals and try this out now!
In this exclusive interview with MPVHub, Rik Simpson of Coldplay and Jay Z fame, talks about the Mac and iOS music platforms and his personal favorite music creation apps for iPad.
There's no doubting that Native Instruments' Skanner XT is an awesome instrument - albeit a hard one to categorize. Mo Volans peeks inside what's new in this synth/effects wonder plug-in.
What separates Logic Pro from Pro Tools and other traditional DAWs? Not just its high quality instruments and effects, but also the power in its Environment. Ruari Galbraith gets environmental.