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Review: Big Fish Audio Sequence

Big Fish Audio's latest Kontakt-based instrument delivers multiple classic drum machines, effects and a powerful sequencer. Plus it's affordable, as Hollin Jones discovered.

How To Create Impact Reverbs For Punchy SFX In Dance Music

Impact reverbs are a favourite trick of dance producers, but do you know how to create them for yourself? In this short video, Multiplier breaks down the technique.

Watch Push Turn Move's Kim Bjørn Free Class On Interface Design in Electronic Music Instruments

Everyone now has the chance to learn more about interfaces for electronic instruments, synths, drum machines, thanks to Push Turn Move author Kim Bjørn's free upcoming masterclass.

The ESI MoCo Is A Handy $89 Studio Monitor Volume Controller

German pro audio hardware maker, ESI, tells us their new device provides perfect playback volume control of studio monitors and is aptly named MoCo.

Review: Beatmaker 3

Portable DAWs have got really powerful over the years, and Beatmaker was one of the first on the scene. Now at version 3, G.W Childs finds out if this really could replace his desktop system.

Incorporating An External Synth Or Sampler Into Logic Pro X

Sometimes there's a sound or effect you can only get from hardware. It's easier than you might think to incorporate outboard gear into Logic, but there are a few rules to follow. Joe Albano explains.

Musicians & Producers: Should You Upgrade To Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra Yet?

macOS 10.13 High Sierra is being released today. If you're a music producer and you use your Mac with a DAW, music software or plugins we'd recommend you read this first before updating!

Xirid XS2: New, Advanced Hardware Sequencer Coming Soon

There's a new music instrument company bringing to market a new hardware sequencer. Though very little is known about the upcoming XS2 from XIRID, we do know it'll premiere at SoundMit soon.

Interview: Devious Gamers

What happens when a bunch of guys have an idea for a business, and actually go through with making it happen? G.W Childs finds out the story of game developers Devious Gamers.

This Utility Makes Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar Useful For Ableton Live

Got an Apple MacBook Pro with a Touch Bar? Got Ableton Live 9? From today they're both going to play better with each other thanks to pATHCES Ableton Live Touch Bar utility.

Sugar Audio Releases Filterizor Q Pro/Free 2D/3D Multi-Channel EQ, Filter & Effect Plugin

Sugar Audio has released Filterizor Q Pro & Free- the multi channel equalizer, filter & effect VST, VST3, AU & AAX audio plug-in, with an introductory discount offer.

Review: Figure 53 Go Button 3, Live Music Controller for iOS

Building up and controlling music or SFX cues for your live shows can be tricky without the right tools. Jay Asher road tested the specialised but still user-friendly Go Button 3.

Audiothingies Debuts 12-Voice Drum Synth & Sampler, DoubleDrummer

Priced at just €303 DoubleDrummer is a drum machine that combines a synthesis engine and sampler engine and plays nice with your software or hardware MIDI setup.

New Ableton Live Packs from Flintpope & Isotonik Studios

It's official. Flintpope, the maker of innovative sampler instruments and Live packs, is part of Isotonik Studios. Check out these two Ableton packs and here's what Isotonik tell us about them.

What is Convolution Reverb?

Convolution reverb plug-ins have become the go-to reverb type in recent years. But what exactly is it? How does it work? And why does it produce realistic spaces? Richard Lainhart explains all.