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    NUGEN Audio SigMod

    VST3 Routing & Hosting Plug-in

    NUGEN Audio's SigMod VST3 plug-in is designed to be a sort of toolbox that provides an extremely flexible set of routing and...

    Reviews Jun 2019
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    RT60 iDrumTune Pro

    Drum Tuning App For iOS

    Almost four years ago I reviewed a drum-tuning app for iOS from RTSixty Ltd. Essentially a ‘guitar tuner’ for...

    Reviews Oct 2017
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    Mastering The Mix Levels

    Formats: Mac & PC AAX & VST; Mac AU

    Levels from Mastering The Mix is a refreshing alternative, presenting the metering tools that are needed in today’s loudness-normalised world in an affordable, easy-to-use package.

    Reviews Sep 2017
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    MeterPlugs Dynameter

    Dynamic Range Metering Plug-in

    What matters in today’s music business is not how loud your mixes are, but how dynamic. This clever new plug-in helps you get them into the zone.

    Reviews Aug 2017
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    Apple iPhone 7

    Smart Phone

    A numerical increase in a new iPhone’s name is usually representative of a significant change in the device’s physical design. The iPhone 7, however, breaks with this tradition and looks remarkably like the 6 and 6s models of the past two years. So what has changed?

    Reviews Dec 2016
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    Soundbrenner Pulse

    Multi-sensory Metronome & App Suite

    The world’s first wearable metronome for musicians offers an armoury of tempo-related features to help improve your timing and really get your groove on.

    Reviews Nov 2016
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    Audiofile Myriad 4

    Batch Audio File Processor [Mac OS]

    Audiofile Engineering’s powerful batch processor can really speed up those repetitive tasks for Mac users.

    Reviews Oct 2016
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    Windows 10 For Musicians

    All You Need To Know Before Upgrading

    Microsoft’s latest OS offers potential benefits for musicians and recording engineers — but is now the right time to move to Windows 10?

    Reviews Nov 2015
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    SuperMegaUltraGroovy FuzzMeasure 4

    Measurement & Analysis Software For Mac

    The first step towards treating room acoustics is identifying the problem areas — and that’s where FuzzMeasure can help.

    Reviews Oct 2015
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    Soundizers StereoMonoizer

    Audio File Utility

    This useful piece of software can help you streamline your projects and preserve precious system resources.

    Reviews Jul 2015
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    Suite Spot Studios Cleaver

    Audio-file Utility

    I discovered this very handy software, created by the makers of AA Translator almost by accident after searching for a way of batch–interleaving pairs of mono WAV files.

    Reviews May 2015
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    Nugen Audio MasterCheck

    Loudness Metering Plug–in For Mac OS & Windows

    It’s becoming ever more important to monitor the loudness of music mixes, and Nugen Audio’s MasterCheck makes it easy.

    Reviews Apr 2015
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    Cycling ’74 Max 7

    Media Programming Environment For Mac OS & Windows

    Learning Cycling ’74’s Max presents a challenge even if you’re used to other music software. Is this new version easier to get to grips with?

    Reviews Apr 2015
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    MeterPlugs K-Meter

    Metering Plug-in [Mac OS & Windows]

    An oft–overlooked advantage of analogue working methods is sensible metering. MeterPlugs’ K–Meter brings the same approach to your DAW.

    Reviews Oct 2014
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    MeterPlugs Perception

    Loudness-matching Plug‑in [Mac OS & Windows]

    An innovative new plug‑in makes it easy to tell when louder isn't better!

    Reviews Jul 2014
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    Apple's new Audiobus

    Apple Notes

    The new version of Audiobus is really going places. All aboard!

    Techniques Mar 2014
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    App Works

    Making Music On The Move

    Apps for your Tablet: Waldorf Nave synth, Pocket Audio Tools and Grain Science's granular synth.

    Reviews Oct 2013
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    Quartz Composer: OS X's Hidden Gem

    Apple Notes

    While Mac users continue to wait in anticipation for new Mac hardware and software, we explore a really neat application you might not realise you even own, which lets you create your own MIDI- and audio-based visual performances.

    Techniques Apr 2007
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    Masterwriter

    Songwriting/Rhyming Dictionary Tools [Mac OS X / Windows]

    Computers may have taken over every aspect of the recording process, but they still can't help you write a good song. Or can they? The people behind Masterwriter certainly think so...

    Reviews Oct 2006
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    Managing iLok Plug-in Licences

    Sound Advice

    There can't be many Pro Tools users left who have not had to invest in an iLok key in order to run their favourite plug-ins. But did you know that you can insure, transfer and even buy and sell iLok plug-in licences electronically? Find out more...

    Techniques Nov 2005
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    Useful Utilities For The PC Musician

    PC Musician

    Whether you're running a single PC in your bedroom or a bank of them in a professional studio, sometimes a tiny freeware or shareware utility can make the difference between frustration and elation. We round up some of the best and point you to places where you can find more.

    Techniques Sep 2005

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