One of the favorite pastimes of many musicians and producers is to compare their DAWs features to another. Doing so you may find yours isn't so different for audio editing, for example, after all.
Mellotoon is the latest release in Toontrack's EZKeys range and brings you the sound of the original 1963 Mellotron in software format. Toby Pitman checks it out.
If you're into synths and the current trend of building your own musical devices, then the littlebits and Korg collaboration, Synth Kit, may be known to you. Now Korg are expanding its distribution.
With some cool tricks up its sleeve, Flux mode in Native Instruments' Traktor can transform your DJ sets with new unique and original sounds. Sara Simms show you how to make it work for you.
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How can Universal Audio improve upon their successful UAD-2 Satellite? Does adding a Thunderbolt connection, making it smaller, lighter and faster equate to better? We find out in our video review.
Certain types of compression can work wonders on most types of electric guitar parts. Armed with Universal Audio's TLA-100 plug-in, Rich Tozzoli is on a mission to make your guitar sound great.
Pianoteq's latest instrument is a virtual copy based on a Michelsonne toy piano, praised for its beautiful and unique sound. The instrument is included in the Celeste instrument pack for Pianoteq 5.
Since Apple pulled their Apple Loops Utility, there's been a void in the area of easy custom loop creation for Logic and all other DAWs. Does Audiofile Engineering's Loop Editor fill the gap?
Whether you're primarily a recording sound designer, or an in-studio, behind a computer or synth kind, here's nine types of software every self-respecting sound designer should own.
Free for existing users, version 1.6 of Blue Cat Audio's PatchWork can now be used standalone to host audio plug-ins and includes some improvements and bug fixes.
Whether you're using your laptop with a Pioneer RMX 1000, a NI Maschine, or another custom DJ setup, the new rotating UDG laptop stand looks flexible enough and rugged enough for most DJing needs.
Maschine users it's time to rejoice!! Maschine software 2.2 is out now and as expected provides support for Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboard, but also adds new melodic features via Smart Play.
It's time for some old school synth tips. If you've got a desire to create some house music stabs and you're a Propellerhead Reason user, then this one's for you.
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