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What Could Apple's 16 Inch MacBook Pro Mean For Musicians And Producers?

An extra inch of screen space doesn't sound like much but there are other ways in which the software and hardware could evolve to make your music life easier. Here are some of them...

5 Apple MainStage Features Every Non-Keyboardist Should Know

Apple's powerful live performance software isn't just designed for keyboard players. Here are 5 ways non-keyboardists can use it to its fullest potential.

Apple Is Merging Mac And iOS Apps - But What Will This Mean For Musicians & Producers?

Feature parity across Mac and iOS devices makes sense for developers, but at what cost for the people who rely on pro software to make music?

5 Reasons You Need An iPad Pro For Music - And 5 Reasons To Try Cheaper Alternatives

Apple's latest iPad Pro models are the most powerful it's ever made, and have a new design. Should musicians and producers take the plunge, or look elsewhere?

Native vs Powered Processing For Music Producers: Stacking Them Up

In this head to head shootout, Matt Vanacoro pits his native plugs against DSP-powered models to see how the sound quality and CPU requirements compare.

4 Reasons Musicians & Producers Shouldn’t Care Apple’s iPad Pro 2018 Has No Headphone Output

is the new iPad Pro 2018 Apple announced yesterday really able to replace a modern laptop? How will musicians and producers and DJs cope without a headphone connection on this premium machine?

Logic Pro X: Understanding Signal Flow Is Key To Great Audio Recordings

Understanding the fundamentals of how digital audio recording works is the first step to making great recordings in Logic Pro X. Booker Edwards Jr is here to show you how it's done.

5 Ways macOS Mojave Will Benefit Musicians & Producers

There's plenty to get excited about in macOS Mojave previewed by Apple yesterday at WWDC. Along with the consumer level bells and whistles there are features that will impact music makers too.

Real World Producer's Guide: Switching from Mac to Windows

It's a topic that arouses emotions in many people, but the fact remains that there isn't one perfect system for everyone. Matt Hepworth shares how he switched from a Mac to a Windows system.

How To Use Logic Pro X’s Built-In Plugins Only For Mixing And Mastering

Logic Pro X ships with one of the most all-encompassing instrument and effect bundles of any DAW. But is it enough to fulfil all your musical needs? Joe Albano finds out.

Modular Apple Mac Pro Coming In 2019: The Options For Musicians & Producers

With Apple's new modular Mac Pro now not coming until 2019, what are your options for getting a high-powered Mac in the meantime? Hollin Jones lays out your choices.

Apple Dropping Intel Chips: What This Might Mean For Mac Musicians

All the signs point to Apple transitioning its Mac computers away from Intel and onto its own processors. And the implications for musicians could be huge.

Musicians & Producers: Would You Pay For An Apple Software & Hardware Subscription?

An all-in-one subscription to Apple's software and hardware ecosystem is an interesting idea. Is this something that could help keep your gear current while keeping costs manageable?

What is Convolution Reverb?

Convolution reverb plug-ins have become the go-to reverb type in recent years. But what exactly is it? How does it work? And why does it produce realistic spaces? Richard Lainhart explains all.

Recording Dialogue And Voice Over With MetaRecorder

MetaRecorder is an iOS app that goes above and beyond what many similar audio recording apps can do. Matt Vanacoro found it changed his whole approach to recording voiceover.