Sony have finally stepped up and introduced a completely new, native Mac OS X version of their popular audio editor, Sound Forge Pro. Sure, we hoped for it... but how does the Mac version measure up?
If you've been particularly good this year, take a look at this eclectic range of 12 tempting gifts for the musician / DJ in your life... or for you to receive... this festive season.
While other DJ hardware is becoming more portable, Numark's 4TRAK combines sturdiness with maximum control over Traktor. Mo Volans puts this baby to the test!
Simple can be super, as Ableton's Frequency Shifter Device proves. In fact, it's often overlooked for sound design purposes... when in fact, it could be exactly what you need. Rory Dow demonstrates.
When it comes to ravaging your audio, reach for FXpansion's Maul multiband distortion plug-in. As well as excellent tone shaping abilities, Maul is capable of masterful modulation madness.
Everyone needs to get paid! Even more so if you're a musician / in the music industry. So, how do you ensure you get your dues? G. W. Childs investigates how ASCAP can help on his way to to the bank.
Don't get slowed down dragging that mouse half way across your room ten times over to complete a task you can do with a key command or two! Jay Asher highlights some of his fave Logic ones.
Issue #4 of MPVHub Audio is here... and it's the BEST yet. Interviews w/ Paul van Dyk, Neil Davidge + more. 15 audio software & DJing tutorials, awesome gear reviews & DIY MIDI Controller feature...
Side chained devices in Propellerhead Reason 6.5 can only be fed by a single source, right? Wrong - and happily so! Mo Volans shows how to elegantly side chain with Reason's Spider.
In this exclusive interview with MPVHub, Paul talks about his exposure to music from behind the Berlin Wall, the gear he uses, his production techniques and creative process.
Some software synths rely on endless LFOs and complex filters, but don't get close to creating a wonderful sound... not so for Kilohearts' ONE! G. W. Childs discovers more.
Got a remix project on the go? (See the iZotope & MPV prizes on offer in the SongCraft Contest - ends 13-Jan-2013)... find out how Ableton's marker system will add to your box of tricks!
Most orchestrators and Sibelius users find that one day they're presented with a tricky task. Thomas Goss is not one to be put off, and shares real-world tips on creating awesome scores! (Part 2)
Do you DJ using Native Instruments' Traktor? Impressed by the 64 slot Remix Deck feature? Then check out this review of Kontrol F1 and find out if it'll be the perfect compliment for your rig.
If you're looking for a versatile, yet easy to use, soft synth... U-he's Zebra 2 deserves your attention. In this quick tutorial, Toby Pitman shows how to use Zebra 2's wavetable feature.