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EXCLUSIVE Review and Competition: NLogPoly Synth for Mac OS X

TempoRubato is the developer of NLog Synth, which was among the first high-quality performance synthesizers for the iPhone. They've also recently updated their product line with NLog MIDI Synth and...

Review: iRig Mic and iRig Recorder

IK Multimedia are one of the companies that have stepped up to fill this gap and their iRig Mic has gone on to be a huge hit since it’s release. So I decided to put it through it’s paces...

Quick Review: Microtonic 3.0 by Sonic Charge

There are tons of virtual instruments out there that excel at any number of tasks. But one thing I've noticed is that there will always be one plug-in that will start a trend, then there will be hundr

Feature Preview: Apogee Duet 2

With the recent slew of exciting hardware announcements from Apogee (Jam and Mike) you might be forgiven for thinking that Christmas has come early! Add to that, their latest product announcement, the

T-RackS Review: Mastering for the Masses

Mastering is the post production phase where a completed mixed down track or CD album is treated through processes performed by a "Mastering Engineer". The Mastering Engineer readies the mix for wide

News: Create Cutting Edge Sounds with Razor by Native Instruments

Today my head's been turned... by the release of Razor by Native Instruments, a cutting-edge new software synth. It is of the additive variety with the ability to create some truly incredible and inno

Sonic Charge's Synplant Review: Organic Synthesis at your Finger Tips

Innovation is a word that is lost on many a developer, manufacturer, designer, and more. We live in a society that has begun to regurgitate, modify and slightly alter the designs of others for the qui

Reader Report: Steve H + Logic + iPad = The Future of Music?

Editor's Note: If you hang out on the macProVideo.com Forums, you've undoubtedly benefited from the expert software help from users like Adam Goldberg. Adam, as well as being a regular contributor on

Feature Review: GarageBand for iPad

My expectations were not particularly high when I was downloading the rather hefty 350+ MB app to my first generation iPad. After all, as a Logic user, I had been hoping for a iLogic or Logic Lite iPa

Review: Pump Up the Bass with MaxxBass by Waves

I once spoke with John Regan, the bass player for Peter Frampton. I asked how he liked his in-ear monitors and his less than enthusiastic reply stuck with me, "They're ok", and he said, and he went on

SquakAttack for real-time buffer, stutter and glitch

If you've got your ear to the ground, so to speak, in the music software scene, no doubt you've already heard, and have been chomping at the bit for Stutter Edit, new from iZotope and BT. And, yes, so

The Stutter Edit Revolution in Ableton Live

Few producers garner the attention that BT (Brian Transeau) commands at the helm of studio innovations. Years ago, BT was one of the first producers to make popular the sound of "stutter editing" - a

Review: BitSpeek by Sonic Charge

I'll start off by making a confession: I am a plug-in junkie. I'm not the only one in the world. In fact, I'm just one number in an ever growing population of wide-eyed individuals peering anxiously t

Review: iZotope's Stutter Edit

Stutter Edit is a great new plug-in that has been release by iZotope, and created by musician, composer and virtuoso, BT. I am a big BT fan and have been for 7 years because of how he continually push

Feature Review: Steve H's Apogee GiO Diary

Ok. So I'm waiting at the studio for the delivery truck (it's raining)... I know my new Apogee GiO has been shipped. Unfortunately I'm soon heading into NYC to meet with some friends and listen to...