Two very handy 'accessories' come under scrutiny: PJB's Bass Buddy, a Bass Guitar Recording DI Box, and from Little Labs their STD Instrument Cable Extender.
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.
Little Labs' Redeye gets the GT once-over, while we also offer some handy tips and look at the latest ppedals from Eventide.
• Towersonic Speaker Stands • Book: The Insider Audio Bathroom Reader by Paul D. Lehrman • Book: Understanding and Crafting the Mix: The Art of Recording by WM Moylan.
This affordable wireless system offers some unusual features, including stereo operation and tablet and computer interfacing.
Ground loops are the bane of many people's home studios. If you're suffering, this little black box from Hall Electronic Devices offers a neat solution.
Mic stands are an essential bit of gear that few people spend enough time thinking about. Really well–engineered stands are frustratingly rare, though.
In the post-console world, some of us lack facilities we used to take for granted. These ‘Latency Killers’ aim to plug one of the gaps.
Study photos of recording sessions from the ‘60s and ‘70s, and you’ll often look in vain for a microphone shockmount.
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.
Flux FX ambitious iOS guitar effect processor. Cubase iC Pr controller app.
It’s becoming ever more important to monitor the loudness of music mixes, and Nugen Audio’s MasterCheck makes it easy.
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?
It might not be glamorous, but Little Labs’ Pepper could save you a lot of time and unnecessary compromise.
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