From a young age, Rob Papen set himself up as a musical pioneer. First with his involvement with band Peru and then as a sound designer for hardware synths and his own popular plug-ins.
M-Audio new M3-8 studio monitors sport a rich wooden veneer which is gorgeous to behold. They tell us these monitors leverage innovative coaxial engineering to deliver superior imaging. More below...
Want to modulate your sounds or a particular control on a synth or plugin in Ableton Live 9? Max for Live's LFO is here for exactly that purpose and Gary Hiebner is here to show you how to it works!
Built on the shoulders of its classic 20 year old predecessor, the 25-key Novation Bass Station 2 looks the part. Find out how this cute, analog, monophonic synth fares in our feature review.
There's been a flurry of activity from the good folk at Native Instruments of late. Their most recent release is Kinetic Metal, a Kontakt instrument designed for ethereal and unconventional textures.
Pro Tools 11 has added a bunch of new features and workflow improvements over version 10. Mike Watkinson shows you how to get your mixing chops up to scratch in Pro Tools 11 with this guide.
Sonokinetic have released the forth part of their orchestral instruments for Kontakt users. Minimal is designed to be perfectly suited for minimal (sic) styles as well as many others. More info below.
Alchemy Mobile just got an upgrade to support iOS 7 and inter-app audio. Also read, watch and listen to the new Water ($4.99). And, feel good about purchasing as 50% of proceeds go to Frank Water!
Reason 7's audio editing capabilities put it on par with some of the more "traditional" audio-based DAWs on the market. In this tutorial, Hollin Jones explores the many ways you can manipulate audio.
IK's popular guitar-playing and recording-studio app, AmpliTube has seen a nifty update which includes iOS 7 support and Inter-App Audio functionality. Here's what our friends from IK Multimedia say.
The Yamaha new HS series of studio monitors are here and Matt Loel T Hepworth gives them a good listening to and reveals how they stack up against a host of other available monitors.
For many useful advanced tasks in Logic Pro X we no longer need to delve into the Environment. Track Stacks are a prime example of how to create sophisticated patches in just a few steps.
D16's Sigmund fx plugin features 4 independent delay lines, flexible signal routing and high-quality delay line algorithm and even a mixer. Read the below & visit their site to download the demo.
Røde's REC app has been used frequently when recording on the go by yours truly. It's now received a free major update, adding a new interface for iPad users and more.
Sporting a rather radical interface and an impressive set of features, WOW2 by Sugar Bytes is a filter fx plugin that intrigued us immediately! Mo Volans investigates it further in this review.