Logic Pro X's Patches feature allows you to quickly bring up a collection of audio effects with settings with one-click. But do we need that many, and should we be more selective when mixing down?
G Lab Design Fidelity presents BLOCK which brings some seriously lovely visual design elements to the world of extremely high-quality audio. It's not cheap, or for everyone, but we love looking at it!
Tonelux Tilt EQ & Valley People Dyna-mite from Softube and Universal Audio have been in the testing labs here at AskAudio... and here's Matt Vanacoro's verdict of these plug-ins for the UAD platform.
Bring some bling to your Hip Hop tracks using ModeAudio's new Golden Temple presets pack for Massive. From rolling basses to driving leads and percussive plucks, there's something here for everyone.
Interested in intricate particle sound design or creating crazy glitch-out effects in your Electronic tracks? Gitchmachines new VST/AU plug-in, Cataract, is designed to satisfy your needs.
Recording guitar (or any instrument) in your home studio is great. There's less pressure than a conventional studio. But you may learn some nifty tricks in the later, as Rich Tozzoli explains.
Plugin Boutique have released VirtualCZ - a new plug-in inspired by an iconic series of digital synthesizers made in the 1980s. If you're looking for a synth based on the classics, this could be it.
Whether you're applying compression to beef up, even out, or pump up your EDM tracks, these top six software-based compressors, recommended by Sara Simms, can help you get the job done.
Shipping early October and compatible with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs, new UA Satellite line promises improved performance at higher sample rates and reduced plug-in latency versus FireWire.
iRig Pads is the new affordable, ultra-portable, universal MIDI groove controller for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and Mac/PC from IK Multimedia. Check it out in action in the video below.
Does Ensemble Drums from the Heavyocity Master Sessions series continue their trend of making larger than life sounds for Kontakt users? Matt Vanacoro finds out that "big" doesn't describe them at all
If you've used Ableton Live 9's Warp features and don't rate it highly, you might be doing something wrong! Noah Pred shows how to warp audio effectively and error-free in this essential tutorial.
Impact Soundworks has just released a new Kontakt sample library, featuring a highly comprehensive set of symphonic percussion recorded with 3 mic positions!
Combining modern DJ tech and the classic design of turntables, the Reloop RP-8000 has plenty of features that are likely to turn the head of many DJs. Sara Simms investigates in this in-depth review.
In part 2 in this exploration of Logic Pro X's Arpeggiator MIDI plug-in, Gary Hiebner shows how to export Arp patterns, use the Grid mode, and use more than one arpeggiator together.