Aston has made a name for itself with its innovative and affordable range of mics. But will the Spirit move Joe Albano? Read on to find out...
Imagine being able to sequence your hardware synthesizers and drum machines using a browser-based sequencer from any device that supports Chrome... that's what Modul does.
Resampling inside Live - and other DAWs - is a great way to quickly print down effects, edits and other changes to sounds, giving you a wide range of sound design options. Here's how it works.
If you're lucky enough to be planning your own recording studio or maybe building one for someone else, here's what you need to know about acoustics.
The SYNC24USB is a USB-MIDI to Roland Sync 24 interface. In short it allows you to sync a TB-303, TR-606, TR-808, TR-909 drum machine or any other SYNC24 Equipment to your DAW.
Elektron's Octatrack MKII brings hardware upgrades to one of the world's most serious sequencers. Timo Preece explores what's new, plus some unexpected goodies in the new software.
When someone thinks they have a handle on a process but they actually don't, bad things can happen. Joe Albano advises you how to avoid some of the most common production pitfalls.
There was only one way Eventide could have made Anthology X any better... Give it an extra numeral and make sure it contains everything, absolutely every plugin for fantastic value.
Steinberg's much-loved mastering and wave editing suite gets a facelift as well as some powerful new tools. Hollin Jones puts WaveLab 9.5 to the test.
With major Hollywood movie scores to his name, Kevin Blumenfeld has recently turned to the Moog Mother 32 for his latest TV show. Here he explains how it fits into his sonic world.
This state-of-the-art Max4Live synth, UltraKick, is designed around two oscillators and a noise generator to give you complete control for creating great sounding drum and percussive sounds.
The new real-time audio time stretching capabilities in Maschine 2.7 are simply going to change everyone's Maschine workflow for the better. This video demonstrates the power of the new audio module.
This portable hardware synth has a computer brain, 15 voice polyphony and MIDI in and out. Hollin Jones found there’s more to EXP1 than meets the eye.
Playing by ear can be tricky to master but it's a great skill to have. Here are 5 tips to help you on your way to being a more instinctive player.
One of the most unique and enjoyable synth and music software controllers, Touché, is now compatible with Windows 10. PC-wielding synthesists and producers rejoice!