Every DAW has a mixer so what makes Reason 6's new mixing console stand out from the pack? Mo Volans breaks down each aspect of this console from the SSL-modeled format to the master bus compressor.
In the first article of our mammoth 6 days of Reason 6 Hub extravaganza, Mo Volans dives into one of the best music-making packages ever and explores what's changed and whether it's improved...
We've seen guitar amps, synths, sequencers and even mini and fully-featured Music Studios for iOS. Now there's an orchestral library that can fit in your pocket. Richard Lainhart tests it to the max!
There are a growing number of accessories and controllers aimed at the iPad-wielding digital musician. Mike Watkinson takes a close look at the new Alesis iO Dock and all it has to offer.
Good Vocoders can be hard to come and even harder to use. Find out how the TAL Vocoder sets itself apart from the rest of the crowd in this quick review by GW Childs IV.
I have just received my Novation Launchpad, and my oh my, what a controller! Coupled with Ableton Live, this is one mean live setup.
There's no doubt that GarageBand for iPad is a great app (see various articles) but are there any alternatives that are worth your hard-earned iTunes vouchers?
Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater, iOS App Creator and macproVideo.com Trainer) has done it again. After the huge success of MorphWiz, Jordan has created a new iOS App for music creation, SampleWiz.
There's a handful of musicians that really push the boundaries. For anyone that knows of Jordan Rudess, it'll come as no surprise that he is one of them! Jordan talks SampleWiz, Dream Theater and more
Choosing the right EQ for your DAW can be difficult with all the choices available. Mo Volans puts the Fab Filter Pro Q to the test. Is it a high cut above rest or one to be left on the shelf?
Fact: Grooveboxes are fun. All those knobs, faders and flashing lights can amuse most of us for hours but recently there seem to be less and less of them about.
May 2011 saw the release of a new EZX for Toontrack's EZ Drummer software called Number 1 Hits. Created by Grammy award-winning producer Niklas Flyckt...
Evolution is a controversial subject at best, and its premise has sparked debate since inception. However, its theory has been beneficial for technology in major ways.
It's rare that a piece of software carries nostalgia. To give an example of what I'm talking about take a look at Pac-Man: no matter what country you're from, if you grew up in the 80s...
Trying to get that 'Most High' Bass Guitar tone hasn't always been the easiest feat for me over the years, especially since I use a Midi keyboard for my Bass Guitar sounds. Luckily I've been graced...