Music hardware is officially back in fashion. If you're looking for your next (or first) hardware synth, but want to go easy on your wallet or purse, check out these 4 synths for under $500 USD.
Are you just screeching the surface of Native Instruments' Traktor? Well, it's time to dig deeper and take your DJing skills to the next level, courtesy of Sara Simms.
It's time to rejoice... Developed by Softube, Legendary Tonelux Tilt EQ and Valley People Dynamics Processor are now available on the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform!
Perhaps not considered as one of the top DAWs available, Tracktion holds its own on many levels'¦ Weighing in at sub $60 USD Tracktion is easy to use thanks to its single screen interface.
The newest DAW on the block, Bitwig Studio, has some nifty features and effects to help you take your tracks through the mixing process. Mo Volans shares ten top tips for the mixing stage.
Audiffex have released the next version of ampLion Pro for AAX, AU, RTAS and VST3 hosts. Plenty of sweet features for those looking to provide software simulation of guitar amplifiers and effects.
You'll see more inputs than its smaller sibling, the UR22, but the real power of the Steinberg UR44 is found in what you don't see. Matt Hepworth puts the UR44 to the test.
Grab your guitar, launch Pro Tools and get the Eleven plug-in on screen now! Joe Albano takes us through 5 meaty tips for using this excellent guitar amp simulator from Avid.
Grab yourself 50 high-quality cinematic impact... for FREE, thanks to the generous folks over at 99Sounds.com. Listen to demos from the sample library below.
The recently announced Electra2 from Tone2 Audiosoftware has now been released! Check out all the major and minor new features included in this physical modelling synth.
French company XILS, in what must truly be a labor of love, has resurrected the VCS 3 modular synth, as the XILS 3, Joe Albano takes a deep look at their recent v2 update, now the XILS 3.2.
Even if you know how to create a multi-output setup for Logic Pro X's Ultrabeat, you should read this excellent tutorial by Darren Burgos with some advanced tips on how to make multiple outputs easy!
Available to U.S residents only, Apogee are offering 44% discounts on their audio interfaces until Tuesday July 8th, 2014. Now is the time to pick up a bargain!
Looking to bring a distinctive robotic/metallic flavour to your Dubstep or Drum and Bass tracks? 123Creative are here with a helpful preset bank for Native Instruments Massive, Cyber Factory.
In part 1 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold explores its foundation and looks at harmonic and melodic variations of the 12-bar blues form.