Inspired by the original (and rather expensive) EMS Vocoder 5000 hardware, XILS have released a software version which will get you adding vocoded vocals and beats to your tracks for a lot less!
Forget your plug-ins, DAW or even iPad apps. If you want to make beats fast to while away a couple of minutes during your downtime this Christmas, Ableton have the solution.
Are you ready to unleash the Metal Guitar God inside you? Toontrack's EZMix Metal Guitar Gods 2 threatens to do just that. And Toby Pitman rips his guitar to shreds in the process of the review.
If you're having trouble with, or haven't fully explored, Groove Templates and Groove Tracks in Logic Pro X, then Jay Asher is here to help. Goodbye rigid quantization, hello swing!
Softube have something very relevant for digital musicians wishing to enjoy the festive season without opening their wallets: a free modeled saturation knob plug-in. Watch the video & download it now.
It's day 5 in our Xmas gift giveaway! Fancy some RnB bass and riff loops? In REX format, these 20 pumping loops will add extra spice to your music tracks.
We've all used samples. And when it comes to using a sample-based MIDI orchestra, there's a number of techniques and tricks we can use to make them sound more realistic. Peter Schwartz to the rescue.
And we're half way through our Xmas Gift giveaway on Day #4. If you're a Logic user, then this one is for you. Download these free synth presets now. Simply login or sig up for free to do it.
MIDI Controllers. How to choose the right one? Which has the knobs, encoders, faders and features you actually want? Controllers.cc is a great new site that helps you find your ideal controller.
Welcome to #3 of free Xmas gifts for you!! Today you've got free drum loops from master sound designer, G. W. Childs. The focus is on low end, smooth and edgy hip hip drums. Enjoy!
Looking for some inspiration for your next music track, maybe it's time to cultivate and embrace chaos. Noah Pred explains and shows how to randomise drums in Ableton Live.
Designed to be a super easy to use, accessible cutting-edge synth for EDM synth users, RAW has arrived from one of the top synth sound designers, Rob Papen. Check out the video to see it in action.
With such a vast range of guitar pedals available, how to narrow down your search to the ultimate few? Toby Pitman is here to lend a hand and his experience with his top 5.
It's day 2 of 7 of our Xmas Gifts 2014... and we have something VERY special for you. An incredible ebook (with audio & video) for sound designers using NI's Massive synth by Rishabh Rajan.
Cyclone Retwisted is a completely new versin of Sample Logic's Cyclone. Featuring their Step and FX Animator and dual-voice additive synthesizer this Kontakt instrument is a sample synth powerhouse.