Do you need an incredibly realistic and flexible virtual drummer to run in Pro Tools? Mike Watkinson checks out the superb Strike RTAS virtual instruments in this in depth review.
We've all heard it: rhythmic stutters on a Trance pad or a chopped-up pumping synth line. Wouldn't it be great to know how to make this effect? Darren Burgos demonstrates 3 ways to get gating in Logic
The famous Slash hairdo may be unobtainable, but his signature guitar tones are within reach for iOS users thanks to IK Multimedia. Mike Watkinson steps forward to test the shred power of this app!
Unless you've been living under a rock this past month (or just returned from an internet-free vacation) you'll have heard that Ableton released a 64-bit version of Live. So, what are the benefits?
Want to create that wobble effect, or learn how to use modulation for a host of other musical needs? David Earl, aka. SFLogicNinja, who's how in Native Instruments Massive.
[Video] The MPV & McDSP Remix Contest 1: Producing Lauren Balthrop was more popular than we ever imagined. Watch Al, Ben and Mike chat about (and listen to) the many quality remixes.
When it comes to road testing a glitch rack extension for Reason, there's no one better placed than G. W. Childs! He's so enthused by its potential he's also created a video tutorial on it for MPV!
MPVHub was fortunate enough to get hold of the first copy of FXpansion's new DCAM Dynamics pack. Find out why Hollin Jones finds this to be an excellent suite for the studio musician.
Get your groove on with Rory Dow as he shows how to bring essential swing to your tracks in Ableton Live.
The Korg Kronos is a true beast of a synth workstation. Peter Schwartz provides an insider's experience in this massively in-depth Kronos review for MPVHub. Get ready to have your mind blown!
Did you know there's a little known utility bundled with Logic Studio that allows you to create your own Apple Loops? Mo Volans gets looping with ease.
If you have Native Instruments' Komplete 8 and you haven't yet explored the Abbey Road Drum Series, David Earl (aka sflogicninja on YouTube) points out what you've been missing.
Although drum synths & samplers have become standard fare within most modern DAWs there's still a huge appetite for 3rd party offerings. Hollin Jones trembles not and puts Tremor through its paces.
In part 3 series on producing Hip Hop in Ableton Live, G. W. Childs shows how to make your own beats using Ableton Live's drum rack in an unusual way.
Mo Volans has produced 10 Logic Pro ES2 patches that contain a raw electric edge. You'll find pads, leads and basses in there covering a wide range of genres. log-in, sign-up (for free) and enjoy!