Sibilance can be a major problem when recording vocals, regardless of your studio setup. Hollin Jones puts Fabfilter's Pro-DS de-esser to the test on some suitably hissy sounds in this review.
The DJ world is fast embracing iPad, and many of the large DJ companies and developers are following suite. G. W. Childs puts Numark's iDJ Pro through its paces with an iPad and djay by Algorriddim.
Want an audio and MIDI interface for your Mac and iOS devices? Tascam have an all-in-one solution in the iU2. Mike Watkinson tests it out to the max in this MPVHub review.
Ableton announce Live 9's new features and Push - a revolutionary new instrument / controller with 64 pads and a whole lot of potential goodness.
What do you get when you cross Reason's Rack Extension technology with Rob Papen's killer synth, Predator? Predator RE!! G. W. Childs explores how much depth this will add over existing Reason synths.
Take a tour of Glitchbreaks for iOS with Mike Watkinson. Find out if this nifty app is the ideal way to cut, glitch and loop your beats on your favorite Apple mobile devices.
Most DAWs come with their very own convolution reverb plug-in these days. So, what makes McDSP's Revolver different? David Earl puts Revolver through its paces and discovers wonderful spaces.
Mike Watkinson lets his hair out & gets ready to shred using JamUp Pro for iOS. Before he does, he's kindly written an excellent review of this guitar amp and effects simulator! Read on.
Has it been a long week? Need to de-stress and find a way to really relax your mind? Check out this review of White Noise for iOS devices - a background ambient music app.
Ever dreamed of playing the flute on your iPhone? Even if you haven't, check out this review of the FREE Songbird app for iOS and TooT - the mouthpiece. Discover your inner ocarina player!
Big news for DJs has arrived just before BPM 2012 kicks off in UK. Serato announce Serato DJ - promises the best feature set for all-in-one Controllers. Pioneer announce DDJ-SX: first for Serato DJ.
Native Instruments have released a new colorful upgrade to the super popular Maschine hardware controller. Mo Volans explores all the new software and hardware features that make up Maschine Mk II.
The Access Virus can be found in pro studio worldwide. A truly versatile tool, it never stands still long. Ruari Galbraith puts its latest OS 5 beta to the test in this in-depth review.
Looking for a way to breathe new life into any sound? Grab hold of FXpansion's Etch (or Etch Red for Reason 6.5) and go wild. G. W. Childs explores the finer points of this filter-tastic plug-in.
Despite wanting to mix totally in the box, many musicians rely on much loved MIDI hardware… but how to keep everything in sync with your DAW? Enter Innerclock System Sync-Gen II Pro. Rory keeps time.