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Review: Harrison Mixbus 4.2

A DAW with a twist, MixBus 4 recreates the sonic personality of the Harrison hardware consoles. But how accurate is the sound? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes 'The Bus' around the block.

How To Edit & Tighten Up Multitrack Drums In Cubase

Working with multichannel drums doesn't have to mean headaches when editing. Here, learn how to align, cut and quantize drum tracks without losing sync.

Pittsburgh Modular Releases Lifeforms Micro Sequencer

If you're missing a simple, hands-on 8-step eurorack sequencer module then Pittsburgh Modular's new Micro Sequencer, part of its Lifeforms series, should appeal.

Review: Kilohearts Carve EQ

This clever EQ can extract curves from your favourite hits to let you see how they have been processed. How would G.W Childs get on with Kilohearts Carve EQ?

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Manipulate Audio With This Ableton Max for Live Device for FREE

It's time to manipulate your audio in weird and wonderful ways in Ableton Live thanks to Isotonik Studios who are giving away MicroChaosDelay Max for Live device for FREE.

How Processing Order Affects Your Sound In A DAW

The order in which you add plugins can make a significant difference to the effect they have on your sound. Joe Albano explains why, and how to avoid getting it wrong.

Review: Steinberg Cubase 9.5

The latest update to Cubase brings a raft of changes across the board from instruments to workflow. Hollin Jones spent some time getting to know what's new in Cubase 9.5.

Working With Vocalists: 8 Top Tips on Getting the Most From a Singer

Getting a great vocal performance isn't just about your technical skills, all kinds of human factors play a part too. Matt Vanacoro shares his experiences with these 8 top tips.

FREE DX7 Instrument: The Best Sounding FM Synth For iPad?

The original Yamaha DX7 synthesizer was a mainstay for popular sounds through the 80s and 90s. Now you can get a faithfully multi-sampled DX instrument for iPad... for FREE!

Recording vocals? Here's The Best Way To Set Up A Pop Filter...

Are you using your pop filter as effectively as possible? Here's a live action video explaining how to set it up correctly for different kinds of vocal performance.

The Decline And Fall Of Dubspot - What Really Happened?

Once highly rated, the US-based DJ and electronic music school suffered a dramatic reversal of fortune. So what happened, and why?

EDM Mastering In Pro Tools Explained

When you're getting ready to master in Pro Tools, make sure your mix is up to scratch! Alex Solano explains the ins and outs of preparing for the mastering process.

Polyend Releases SEQ Hardware Step Sequencer 1.3 Update

The latest 1.3 firmware update for the impressive Polyend SEQ hardware sequencer adds new and improved functionality for number of functions. Here's what's new.

FabFilter Releases Pro-L 2 Limiter

Now available from FabFilter is Pro-L version 2 limiter plugin with new algorithms, true peak limiting, loudness metering, surround support and more.