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Universal Audio Helios Type 69 Preamp & EQ Plug-Ins Brings Back That 70s Console Sound

The console that defined the sound of the 70s can now be yours in audio plug-in form for UA interfaces and the UAD-2 platform. Bring it on!

Now You Can Rent-To-Own iZotope Ozone 8 and Neutron 2

Spread the cost of buying these iZotope tools and end up owning the license. This new model looks like very good news for musicians and producers everywhere.

Universal Audio Releases A/DA Flanger & Friedman Buxom Betty Amplifier Plug-Ins From Brainworx

Available for UA Audio Interfaces and UAD-2 hardware, the new A/DA Flanger & Friedman Buxom Betty Amplifier plug-ins are part of UAD Software v9.5.

Review: pATCHES Strum, Free Max for Live Device

Strum is a Free Max Device that allows for guitar-inspired rakes across a series of MIDI notes! Dan Hilse, better known as pATCHES, is back with a very unique and free Max for Live MIDI effect indeed.

Using Native Instruments Flesh To Compose Music

If you're more of a producer than a player, NI's Flesh can help you build your rhythmic samples into whole tracks. G.W Childs explains how it's done.

Elektron Analog RYTM MK2: Thavius Beck Demonstrates How It Works

Understanding the way Elektron's Analog RYTM is put together will help you use it more quickly and efficiently and be making beats in no time. Thavius Beck shows you how.

TEM Mini is a Czech Analog Synth With MiniMoog Style Filter

Fancy a new 2-oscillator analog synth? There's another synth to choose between now that the TEM Mini from Czech Republic has entered the fray. Here's two videos and some details on this new machine.

Floats, The Controversial Synth Module For Open-Source VCV Rack Just Got A Big Update

The developer behind Floats, the module for VCV Rack, has given it a massive makeover. It looks even better than before, and has more features too. Here's what's new, plus a $10 off code.

Review: Altura Theremin MIDI Controller

If you're looking for a new way to play your hardware and software MIDI instruments, this intriguing Theremin-style device looks good. Hollin Jones checks out the Altura from Zeppelin Design Labs.

Why Just A Little Mastering Knowledge Can Be Dangerous

Knowing a little - but not too much - about mastering can lead you into some bad practices. Joe Albano shares his experiences of common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Wave Alchemy SYS-100 Drums Brings Iconic Japanese Semi-Modular Synth To Everyone

Soon after the release of the excellent Evolution drum instrument, Wave Alchemy have pushed out a new drum library, SYS-100 Drums.

Here's Why Wavetable Is Unique Among Ableton Live 10's Instruments

Wavetable is a powerful synthesizer that's new in Live 10. But it has one feature that sets it apart from Live's other synths - can you guess what it is?

Vocal Recording Tips: How To Get Singers Warmed Up & Ready To Perform

A careful blend of encouragement and tough love can be required if your vocalist turns up poorly prepared. Here are some tips to get them up to speed and get the best take possible.

Learn Essential NI Massive Synth Skills In This Video

Harness the power and potential of NI's workhorse synth Massive to make everything from huge basses to scary leads.

Musicians & Producers: Would You Pay For An Apple Software & Hardware Subscription?

An all-in-one subscription to Apple's software and hardware ecosystem is an interesting idea. Is this something that could help keep your gear current while keeping costs manageable?