Will Waldorf's 2 Pole analog filter give you more warmth than your average plug-in? Are its modulation options flexible for any studio integration? Mo Volans finds out in this review with video.
If you're a Propellerhead Reason user and you use it when performing live, G. W. Childs (self-confessed Reason junkie) shows some useful tips for setting up a monitor mix. Essential info.
Would it be cool be able to position tactile rotary encoders on your iPad or Android tablet's screen? Would it create a better DJ app platform? Tweetonig, the creators of Tuna Knobs think so.
Handcrafted by Jason Cushing and Yan Doiron of SoundMorph, this 2.9 GB library from Twisted Tools is sure to add some darkness to your edgy cinematic tracks in Reaktor, Live, Logic, NI formats
Have you ever wanted to play 2 or more instruments in Logic Pro X on different octaves of your MIDI controller keyboard? If you haven't tried this, you should! And Darren Burgos shows you how.
Hands up who isn't on the look out for lots of supremely well created drum samples and patches. No hands, I see... well, you'll probably be interested in ModeAudio's latest Power Tools sample pack.
The deeper we delve into the digital direction for music production, the more we seem to crave that analog, unpredictable, warm treatment for our sounds. Joe Albano shares 6 ways to achieve this.
Get your acoustic guitar based pop hits going with this beautifully crafted library from In Session Audio. Check out the video for more info.
One of the most legendary concert grand pianos ever, the Yamaha CFX Concert Grand, has been sampled by one of the most reputable software instrument makers, Garritan. Hollin Jones checks it out.
Oh yes! Something new from Sugar Bytes to help you get your groove on… Along with Egoist is a video trailer well worth watching. Find out more now!!
Originally viewed as a problem, distortion is now one of the most used creative effects in music productions. Joe Albano adds some warmth and crunch to the proceedings in this enlightening tutorial.
The Summer 2014 issue of AskAudio Magazine (print) is simply gorgeous to hold and packed full of the best music tuts, reviews and interviews. Plus, get a one year subscription for at 50% discount!!
featuring over 700 new patches, a new patch browser, sample editor, 5 new filter styles and 16 new effects, Tone2's physical modelling synth, Electra2, might be on your shopping list come July.
A good piano instrument doesn't depend only on the sound quality of its samples… Lynda Arnold argues that usability is important which is why NI's Giant wins for her every time.
Cubase is excellent for scoring to film and games. In this tutorial Hollin Jones explores how to get the best out of your system when working with video in Steinberg's popular DAW.