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.
The arrival of Apogee's Quartet review unit at MPV HQ literally resulted in a stampede. Mo Volans emerged from the fracas with himself & this gorgeous audio interface intact, and put it to the test.
So, you've finished your composition in Ableton, maybe you're releasing it or perhaps playing it live... Either way, it's a great and safe idea to archive your finished projects. Here's how.
If you're an iPad musician you'll be familiar with the iRig range of hardware accessories that turn your iPad into a portable studio. Mike Watkinson puts IK's iRig Keys MIDI keyboard to the test.
IK Multimedia are back with another music app for iOS: iGrand Piano. No prizes for guessing the focus of this app... but how does it measure up to the real thing? Mike Watkinson investigates.
Understanding the routing to paths and tracks in Pro Tools' is fundamental for producing a good mix. In this quick tutorial, Mike Watkinson takes us on a tour deep inside the Mixer...