Native Instruments have launched EFFECTS SERIES – CRUSH PACK, a follow-up to the critically acclaimed MOD PACK. Comprising three plugins there's a wide palette of tonal distortion sounds to play with.
Join Infected Mushroom for a free live MasterClass as they show you how they work in the studio, in this exclusive online session that will reveal the secrets of their plugin workflows.
The next generation of Waves plugins is here. Waves V10 is for existing users and will help future proof your sessions, continue to receive plugin updates and get new plugins in premium bundles.
There are tools that remove vocals from mixed music tracks using phase. Isola Pro FX, however, is more powerful for extracting any instrument from mixes and can be used to generate filter effects too.
Use the Boom, Punch, Squash and Air controls to shape your beats for a fat sound. There's even a live online demo for you to try out for yourself.
The famous Leslie speaker that gives the Hammond organ its unique sound has been much-emulated. So what can IK's latest release bring to the party? Hollin Jones finds out.
Aimed at pro studios, this bundle of limiter, normaliser, and analyser is intended to cater to all your mixing and mastering needs. Here's the details.
iZotope Creative Suite is designed for any producer, artist, or creative professional. And it now contains the new VocalSynth 2 with some innovative software tools for music producers.
A third party audio-to-MIDI extractor tool can be just the ticket for getting more control over your tracks. So how would LESounds' Groove Extractor measure up?
An EQ that automatically adapts itself to find the perfect settings for any source sounds too good to be true - but is it? Joshua Casper investigates.
The order in which you add plugins can make a significant difference to the effect they have on your sound. Joe Albano explains why, and how to avoid getting it wrong.
UAD brings yet more goodies to the table with its latest 9.3 software update. Matt Vanacoro tests it out and lets you know how he got on with these new and varied plug-ins.
What better way to expand your arsenal of instruments and effects in Ableton Live than with a great bundle of modules for under $70?
Some virtual instruments cover fields you've never even heard of, and that is certainly the case with Fluffy Audio's Rinascimento. Let it open your eyes and ears to new possibilities...
Oscillators are at the heart of many kinds of synthesized sound. In this video you'll see how they can be tweaked to make better pads, or indeed many other types of patch.