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.
There's 3 new models of active near field monitors which offer the Focal quality-sound with home studio affordability now shipping in the US and Canada.
IK Multimedia are back with a universal tablet and smartphone mic stand supports for stage, studio and much more. The iKlip Xpand and Xpand Mini can hold any 7-12.1" iPad or Android tablet!
Looking to spice up your digital sessions with unusual organic content? Paper Stone is here to help with a 1 GB Kontakt library including 20 instruments. Noah Pred puts it through its paces.
Finding it hard to tame the sounds in your mix? Hitting your head against a sonic brick wall? Here's some timely advice from Paul Wickliffe on using de-essers, side chain limiters and more to help.
If yo fancy creating some beautiful, elegant, dreamy glitch music in NI's Kontakt, AudioModern's Glitchee II is something you NEED to check out now.
The popular amp designer and modeller plug-in for iOS devices, BIAS, is now coming to a Mac and PC desktop near you! Check out the amp matching videos below. Very impressive.
Need help when looking at your computer screen? Stop squinting (assuming you can read this ok) and start living! Francesco Schiavon shows how to make your digital devices more visually friendly.
For less than $150 (at time of writing it's on sale for just $99!) you can get the lush, expressive vocal library of a pro in Kontakt! Jay Asher gives Realitone's RealiVox Blue an in depth test.
Shooting a band using multiple cameras with multi tracked audio is within everyone's grasp now. Matt Vanacoro, master musician, photographer and trainer, shows you how.
Fiedler Audio tell us their new AD 480 for iOS is the first professional reverb effect for iOS Devices with a unique parameter set and a vast sonic spectrum. Excited? Curious? We are too!
Curious to try out the Waves plug-ins most used and loved by Dave AudÃ©? Well, now you can with the Waves Dave AudÃ© Electronic Music Producer bundle. And all for a very reasonable price.
Logic users are spoilt with the number of ways to program drums: Ultrabeat's step sequencer, the Piano Roll, Hyper Editor... and also the main window. Darren Burgos explores the path least used.
When Dave Smith comes out and personally states they raised the bar with their latest hardware synth, we've every right to be excited! This hybrid mono synth looks and sounds great.