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LTC-1 is a Free Lemur & M4L Mixer Touch Controller for Ableton Live

If you're looking for a free iPad touch mixer for Ableton Live which includes a Lemur template and Max for Live device and is FREE, then DSRT Sound's LTC-1 is for you.

Mixing Orchestra Tips: Pre or Post Fader Send Reverb?

When mixing your next project (especially orchestral) spare a thought for your audience. Using pre-fader sends, Peter Schwartz shows how to simulate how sounds will be perceived.

Mixing Tips: How to Improve Your DI Acoustic Guitar Recordings

Sometimes recording acoustic guitars and finding that sweet spot can be tricky. Joe Albano explains how to improve the quality of your recordings depending on the pickups used in the mix.

Taking 3 Universal Audio Stomp Box Plug-Ins on Vacation

With some choice hardware and plug-ins, even when you're out of the studio you can get some truly excellent sounding guitars. Rich Tozzoli uses his UA Apollo and 3 stomp boxes in UAD v8 to good effect

Review: Waves Audio dbx 160 Compressor

Looking for a tight, fast, VCA compressor, with a vintage character, a proven track record, and a punch sound? Joe Albano finds out if Waves dbx 160 hits the heights of its hardware counterpart.

Review: Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino

There's lots of string libraries to choose from but not many include muted samples. Numerical Sounds Universal Sordino provides IRs for convolution reverbs to simulate the muted sound you're after.

New Mixvibes Cross DJ 3.3: Track Match & 64-bit

Mixvibes introduces Cross DJ 3.3, a new version of its Mac/PC software, with huge performance improvements and a new feature to help selecting the next track.

Review: Allen & Heath Qu-24 Digital Mixer

Are you in the market for a compact, feature-rich digital mixer? Joe Albano finds out if the Allen & Heath Qu-24 can be the heart of any small studio.

AudioFile Releases Spectre 1.7

The latest major update to leading audio analysis suites, Spectre by Audiofile, is currently a Featured App and named a 'Best New App' on the Mac App Store. Find out more about it.

Soundtoys Releases MicroShift Plug-In For Bigger Vocals, Synths, Guitars...

The big brother to Soundtoy's much loved Little MicroShift is now available. Aptly named, Microshift, you can grab this plug-in for a reduced price if you're quick!

Softube Console 1 Released Today: New Approach to Mixing

Mixing music on your computer can be fun again, at least that's what Softube's Console 1 is offering. We saw Console 1 at MusikMesse 2013 and were wowed up the potential. Good news is it's out today!

Quick Tip : The importance of high pass filters

Whenever you need to remove low frequency from a sound, you may reach for your newest equalizer plug-in. This is fine but a simple high pass filter will often suffice. This approach can save time and

Hands-On Review: ARC System (Audio Room Correction) by IK Multimedia

Advanced Room Correction, or ARC by IK Multimedia is a software plugin that acts as a correction treatment without really having to "Treat The Room". It's a solution for those of us who are NOT in the

10 Essential Music Mixing Tips

Spacious. Interesting. Wide. Powerful. Clear. Cohesive. Punchy... These are some words that might be used to describe a good mix. But mixing is not a one-size-fits-all art or science. There is no one

Mixing: Creating 3D space in your Mix

If you have done research into how the Pro's approach Mixing, you've undoubtedly come across information such as to Mix at low levels, listening to your mix in mono and how important it is to give you