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Erica Synths Releases Acidbox III

The Acidbox III from Erica Synths brings the essential functionality from the stereo Polivoks VCF in a compact and affordable hardware effects unit.

Review: Roland DJ-202

2 channels, 4 decks and even a built-in sequencer. Could Roland's DJ-202 be the ultimate portable controller for DJs and performers? Sara Simms finds out.

Erica Synths Releases Special Edition Acid Simona VCF Module

Designed as a one-off celebration special edition, this awesome looking VCF module can be yours for a surprisingly affordable price...

How To Effectively Use In-Ear Monitors

In-ear monitors are a crucial tool for all kinds of live performers. But how do you choose the ones that are right for you, balancing price and functionality? Matt Vanacoro shares his experience.

Waves Release 3 Plugins For iOS, Available For Steinberg Cubasis 2.3

Waves' first plugins for iPad / iPhone is a big deal. When prominent brands put their confidence in the iOS platform it gives confidence to producers that their mobile device can be their studio DAW.

Review: Arturia Keylab Essential

Arturia's latest USB MIDI controllers have plenty of hands-on controls, come bundled with Analog Lab and integrate with the company's synths. Hollin Jones got to work with Keylab Essential.

10 Reasons To Upgrade From GarageBand To Logic Pro X

GarageBand shares a lot of its DNA with Logic, but the bigger app has a ton of features that GarageBand lacks. Here are 10 reasons to make the leap.

Black Friday Early Deal: Waves Bass Slapper for only $29

It's not even Black Friday yet but it is Bass Tuesday as Waves makes Bass Slapper available for just $29. So if you give a funk about great bass sounds, check it out!

Take Your Gadget Skills Up A Gear With These Videos On Korg's Flagship Sequencer

Korg's Gadget sequencer for Mac, PC and iOS is a fun and powerful way to make beats, record guitars and put tracks together. Here are two videos to get your skills up to speed.

Infected Mushroom and Polyverse Music Release Gatekeeper, Ultimate Gating Effect

They call it an "in-your-face gating effect" and a "volume modulator". But this very affordable effect plugin is greater than the sum of its parts and useful indeed for electronic producers.

Akai Pro Releases Official MPC 2.0 Software

The next generation of acclaimed flagship beat-production software, MPC 2.0, introduces a number of powerful new composition and performance features to the Music Production Center experience.

Softube Launches Fix Phaser

Softube's new Fix Phaser aims to provide all the sonic acrobatics your tracks will ever need and ensure you're never stuck for a bit of movement.

Mono To Stereo Plugins That Make Guitar Tracks Shine

Guitars generally work in mono but by adding stereo effects with these plugins you can increase the space and size of your guitar tracks. Read on to find out how it works.

Softube Announces Free Apollo Central: Control UA Apollo With Console 1

So you want to track / record with your UA Apollo interface and control it with your Softube Console 1, thereby making your mixing workflow more efficient? Softube Apollo Central does it for free.

Best Black Friday 2017 Deals For Musicians And Producers

It's that time of year when we give thanks for some crazy discounts on software and hardware that'll fill our music studios with joyful sounds. Here's our roundup of all the best Black Friday deals.