If you are making dance music, industrial noise, or creating sound design for games that require a little more 'edge'... You’ll want to get hold of Rob Papen's RAW - a gnarly synth with attitude.
Outside of your DAW, there's not as many options available for mastering music as there used to be. Matt Vanacoro delves into Triumph by Audiofile Engineering to see if it fills the gap.
With stunning build quality, very detailed sound, and equally suitable for pro audio uses as for personal use, the Master & Dynamic MH40s really caught Hollin Jones' ears (and eyes).
A world of sonic mayhem in another plug-in from the twisted minds at Glitchmachines? Toby Pitman puts Cataract to the test and finds that it comes up trumps.
With a solid track record so far, Novation deliver another unique product to meet the needs of the live electronic performer. The Sound Tutor puts this unit to the test.
While it's easy to find complex apps for iPad which are musical sketchpads, Fiddlewax Pro promises to be a MIDI controller/sketch pad which is accessible, and simple to use. Hollin Jones checks it out
There's audio filters and there's audio filters. G. W. Childs shares his top 12 audio effect filter tools for the modern musician and producer in this essential read of an article.
We've given the Waves SSL 4000 plug-in a thorough review to see if lives up to its reputation of faithfully emulating the original SSL.
When we think of Native Instruments' Komplete 10, we may lust after the numerous synths and instruments… but what about the effects? Toby Pitman reviews the effects that make this a complete suite.
Here's five effect and utility plug-ins that come bundled with Logic Pro X that Matt Vanacoro feels you should not overlook. Do you agree?
Glitchmachines have made a name for themselves as creators of musically exciting plug-ins. And when reviewing their new multi-effect tool, Convex, we soon realized it's all about modulation. WOW!
In the market for a 1-XLR mic, 1-1/4’ audio interface with 192 kHz support that works with iPad and Mac/PC and comes with Cubase AI 7... for under $100 dollars? The Steinberg UR12 aims to please.
If you want to learn new music more quickly and more accurately than ever before and you have a Mac and/or iOS device, then Capo 3 and Capo Touch could be just what you didn't know you needed.
There seems to be a high-quality Kontakt instrument for most instruments, and Crypto Cipher want to make sure the tabla is well represented too. Lynda Arnold put this library through its paces.
Stories suggest Akai's analog drum machine, Rhythm Wolf, has divided user opinions to the extreme. Not one to shy away from controversy G.W. Childs reviews this drum machine from a neutral position.