The iPad revolution is happening, albeit at a steady, measured pace. Soon all the most important synths and effects plugins will be available for our favorite tablet! And CakeWalk's Z3TA+ is now too.
If you're in the market for a digital mixer that's easy to use, with enough options for customization too, then Line 6's StageScape M20d is worth your attention. Mat Vanacoro gives it a full test.
Despite Reason being such a powerhouse all by itself (and with the help of some excellent Rack Extensions) there's still times you might want to ReWire it to another DAW. Hollin Jones shows how .
Positive Grid's iOS BIAS amplifier simulator has come to iPhone! It was a hit in iPad form and this version has "optimized" features over its big brother.
Despite the excellence of Audiobus, switching between apps on iOS to create music can be a drag. Wouldn't it be nice if there was one app with a good range of synths inside? Enter Korg Gadget.
We all love using big, resource hungry synth and effects plug-ins... but they come with a cost. Or do they? G.W Childs shares a quick tip to keep your Live sessions running smooth no matter what.
Imagine the otherworldly atmospheres that Iceland (the country) evokes in you. Now cross that with Came Audio's Alchemy for desktop and mobile and you'll find this new sound library of interest.
If you get the chance to record your band with Grammy award-winning Guy Massey at the world famous AIR Studios, would you turn it down? Of course not! Enter the Focusrite contest for your big chance.
Probably the biggest factor in the final sound you get when recording guitar is the mic you choose. Veteran recordist and guitar player, Rich Tozzoli, examines the guidelines you need to consider.
Jay Asher is here to show how to take Logic Pro X's killer feature, Drummer, to the next level. Interestingly, Jay takes Drummer patterns into Ultrabeat to seek more R&B and Pop beat options.
The big brother to Soundtoy's much loved Little MicroShift is now available. Aptly named, Microshift, you can grab this plug-in for a reduced price if you're quick!
Novation announces M4SONIC video interview, free M4SONIC soundpack, and competition to win Launchpad S, Launch Control, and M4SONIC masterclass.
Pioneer's DDJ-SR doesn't only look the part, as Sara Simms discovered, it also happens to be well designed and roadworthy, all while giving you complete creative control in your DJing exploits.
If you grew up watching Reading Rainbow then your childhood was influenced by SteveH, the musical director (and now publisher for macProVideo.com). Watch this video on how he made the music in 1983!
If you're searching for a Hammond/Leslie organ soft instrument that not only sounds convincing but is fun to play, then the DB-33 in Pro Tools could be for you. Joe Albano gives it an in-depth whirl.