This 16-voice FM synthesizer has a friendly look that hides a wealth of programming and sound shaping options. Rishabh Rajan explores the core of its sound generating tools.
The new plugin for mixing, mastering and sound design from Zynaptiq has a unique approach to audio processing. Using techniques found in facial recognition algorithms, it adds intensity to your sounds
Use this quick technique in any software or hardware synth to create a deep sub bass that can lend weight to the bottom end of your productions.
Transitions are a great way to bridge sections of a track when composing and arranging. Here are 5 ways to use them most effectively.
These two new sample-based instruments from Keepforest aim to cover all the bases for creative sound design for music, games, film and TV.
Join the developer of this unique sound design plug-in for a free, hands-on MasterClass where you'll learn how to turn any sample into a Foley effect - and more.
Sugar Bytes is known for innovative and unusual instruments and effects, so how will Rishabh Rajan find its latest synth, Aparillo? Read on to find out what he discovered.
TRK-01 from Native Instruments is a fast and powerful kick and bass sound design tool which includes intuitive sequencing and modulation features.
This latest soundpack and Kontakt instrument collection from Umlaut Audio, ARCUS, is hard to define. The atmospheres sound organic and are evolved from acoustic instrument performances.
Using Mechatronics - a blend of electronics and mechanical engineering, artist Andrius Šarapovas created this sound and light installation, and it's quite remarkable.
This new MaxforLive EQ device from Chaos Culture is so much more capable than the sum of its parts. Ideal for Ableton Live-based sound designers, Freak-Q is available to download now.
The new Dynamic Input technology, Transient Engine and a bunch of other new features make this unique processor an even more interesting proposition for sound designers.
How do you augment a piano? According to UVI, by almost destroying it to get some truly unique sounds and effects. Matt Vanacoro took it for a spin.
It can be a minefield out there when trying to negotiate the best deal for your work. Here's some invaluable advice from a producer who's seen all the tricks...
With 8GB of sounds and 400 presets, Soniccouture's Haunted Spaces is a sound design tool that could find a home in the studios of many producers. Lynda Arnold investigates...