You don't have to mortgage your home to buy good metering tool these days. Mike Watkinson rounds up some freebies and economical plug-ins that every producer needs in the studio.
Having released many successful digital field recorders and an iPad app (Portastudio), it comes as no surprise that Tascam has created a stereo condenser mic for iOS devices with a free app, too.
The Lemur for iPad and iPhone has arrived in a big way! G.W. Childs outlines his previous iOS music controller setup and waxes lyrical about how the Lemur has come along and changed everything!
Steinberg was one of the first of the major developers to create a dedicated iOS controller app for their own DAW. Hollin Jones take you through the setup and uses of the free Cubase iC app.
VIDEO: What do you get when you bring together excellently made analog gear like synths, drum machine, guitar pedals and more? Simple. Big City Music. Watch the interview inside...
Find out what is so impressive about Sample Logic's latest and greatest brass library, Fanfare. Toby Pitman puts it to the test and shares why it has blown him away!
Synths for iPad/iPhone are arriving with increased regularity. Find out what makes the Addictive Synth for iPad shine in this MPVHub review.
iPhones are fast replacing consumer level point-and-click cameras as well as HD camcorders. But what about portable audio field recorders? G.W. Childs IV goes on the road to test out Pro Audio To Go.
Kazrog has released a new version of their popular speaker simulation software and Toby Pitman puts his foot down in this in-depth test drive.
What is the Amplitube Custom Shop and why should we care? Toby Pitman opens his wallet (or PayPal account) and delves in and discovers an Aladdin's cave just for digital guitarists.
It's official, GarageBand for iPhone comes highly recommended! Hollin Jones waxes lyrical about this iPhone version so it's time to put down whatever you're doing and find out what the fuss is about.
Mike Watkinson discovers how TwistedWave's latest audio editor for iPad brings welcome waveform editing to the world's favorite touchscreen tablet. Perfect last minute gift for Christmas?
What makes a 2nd generation audio interface even better than its highly-acclaimed predecessor? Rounik Sethi takes a look at just how impressive the Apogee Duet 2 really is.
Gary Hiebner has gone in search of accurate vintage synth sounds to use in Ableton Live and discovered Retro Synths by Puremagnetik. Find out why this sample pack collection won't gather dust.
IK Multimedia was one of first companies to treat the iPhone/iPad as a useful platform for music makers with iRig Mic & iRig (for guitarists). Mo Volans tests out their new iRig MIDI interface.