With Iris, iZotope has given digital musicians something exciting to explore! It's one of those synths that truly deserves to be termed as "innovative". Toby Pitman puts it to work on drum loops.
Apogee have risen to the challenge to create an affordable studio quality interface for the discerning iPad & iPhone wielding guitarist. Rounik Sethi put JAM to the test!
One of the most popular requests by Reason users over the years has been for 3rd-party plug-in hosting. The 6.5 update has delivered just that with a focus on elegance, stability and performance.
IK Multimedia have been busy behind the scenes cooking up something guitarists and Slash fans will love: AmpliTube Slash for iPhone, iPad and Mac/PC. Read on to find out more...
Adding some distortion to your sounds can be done directly in Ableton using Redux. Rishabh Rajan explores an alternate method using Max for Live's Degrade~ object with unique results!
You've just played the performance of a lifetime but Logic was in playback, not record, mode. All is not lost! Rounik Sethi shows you how to recall your last played MIDI or audio performance!
The original hardware Oberheim SEM was a much loved subtractive synth in its day. Arturia have recreated the SEM as a soft synth'¦ so how does it measure it to past glories and present day competition?
Can an iPad plus GarageBand for iOS replace a traditional MPC-style hardware controller? Rishabh Rajan gets down to the groove in this hands-on walk-through.
The MPV & McDSP Remix Contest RESULTS are in! Did you win $1495 worth of audio plug-ins.
In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 3 (of 3), focuses in on the Major scale for those heroic journeys.
Liine and Livid announce Hybrid Control '" Liine's Griid, now Core MIDI compatible, and Livid's Code join forces to present powerful Hybrid Control for Ableton Live'¦
In this short MPV Hub series, Toby Pitman explores how the best Hollywood composers convey emotion in their musical scores. Part 2 (of 3), focuses in on the Diminshed scale.
You can never have too many options for creating distortion effects. Toby Pitman crushes, crumples, squeezes and mangles sounds using McDSP's Futzbox plug-in.
Logic Pro has some excellent scoring to movie features'¦ David Earl demonstrates how to set up a project to spot to cues for an efficient and easy to navigate composing workflow.
If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.