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.
With so many 3rd-party Kontakt sample libraries available, how do you know which to invest in? Read MPVHub of course! Hollin Jones gets straight to the sounds in this review of Embertone.
If you're working on vocals, or any dynamic material, reach for Logic Pro's Enveloper plug-in to add a bit of spice to proceedings. Gary Hiebner shows you how!
Win a host of iZotope plug-ins, like Alloy 2, Trash 2 & Stutter Edit in this MPV SongCraft Remix Contest! Simply log-in / sign-up for FREE, download stems, remix & submit before end of Jan 20, 2013.
Digital Musicians take note: Cubase 7 is here, with a sleek new look & tons of revolutionary new features! Matthew Loel T. Hepworth explores it in-depth in this massive review. A MUST-READ!
In this quick tip Gary Hiebner demonstrates the finer points of creating tempo transitions in Ableton Live... using Dummy clips. Learn how to effortlessly ramp up the tempo in Session View.
The battle for USB audio interfaces is hotting up just in time for winter holidays! And Focusrite's latest and greatest, the Forte, is inline for an in-depth review by Mo Volans,
The internet is a big place! Finding quality content on bands and music artists hasn't always been as easy as it could be. That's all changed with MyMusic.com. G.W. Childs checks it out.
Got some drums that sound a bit flat? Open the door and welcome in Maschine's new effects! Mo Volans shows how to use these to give your drums more life, attitude, and of course, pump!
Not all DAWs are created equal... but that doesn't mean they can't perform admirably in their own way. In this article, Jay Asher debunks some common myths about Logic held by Pro Tools users.
The beauty of the App Store is how talented developers can create left-field music apps that might never have seen the light of day for desktop computer systems. Adam Goldberg tests out one such app.