So, you've got a drum pattern in your head that you want to get into your DAW, but are lacking a drum pad / MIDI keyboard. Enter Pulse controller which Toby Pitman discovers is a little known gem.
With a name like Mojito you may suspect this subtractive synth included with PreSonus Studio One is going to be rather tasty.Gary Hiebner explores how to create bass sounds, including dubstep wobbles.
Do you use (or lust after) Livid Instruments' many controllers/instruments? Have you ever wondered how they are made, and by who? What's it like inside Livid HQ? We snuck in to find out...
The PreSonus family of preamps/processors has a new member: RC 500. Featuring Class A mic preamps, PreSonus' popular analog circuitry, FET compressor and 3-band semi-parametric EQ, this is coming soon
Take a tour of Ableton Live 9's features that make transforming your studio masterpieces into perfect live performance sets a breeze. Tadhg Leonard explores all you'll need to get started.
Boxed Ear are back with another soundset, this time designed to compliment the Dave Smith Instruments (DSI) Evolver Synthesizer. Read the Press Release below to find out more.
Sometimes it's the smaller developers who create the biggest and most impressive instruments. Jay Asher examines Pettinhouse's Acoustic Guitar 2 for Kontakt and is left impressed.
Serious sound design on an iPad? Who'd have thought it truly is both possible and desirable - especially since Propellerhead released Thor for iPad! Here's how to create a big bass patch.
Happy days for Logic Pro users. Not only did Apple prove a lot of doubters wrong with the release of Logic Pro X, they've also added two minor updates in the space of a month. Find out more...
The Chord Track in Cubase 7 is a powerful new feature designed to help you transfrom your music quickly. Hollin Jones introduces some timesaving tips and hints in this tutorial.
Amplitube for iOS turns your iOS device into a seriously cool guitar amp and effects simulator... so how does Amplitube Studio - the multitrack DAW addition - fare? Mike Watkinson investigates.
New to Logic Pro X? You probably have some questions about one of the big new features: Track Stacks. Mo Volans explains the two types, shows how to use them both in the mix and when composing.
Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold takes an in depth look at how tuning forks can be used to tune and balance your mind, body and soul.
Building your ideal studio may be easier than you think... However, there are some crucial things to bear in mind during the build. Jim Pavett shares 5 tips to help you stay on track.
Korg's iPolysix for iPad has been around for a few months, but that doesn't means it's not ripe for review! Lynda Arnold gives this app a spin and explains why it pushes her buttons.