New version adds emulations of classic Roland, E-mu and Oberheim instruments.
The hugely successful teleconferencing platform Zoom has had some small but significant updates, making it even more useful to musicians in lockdown.
Once again, iZotope have raised the benchmark for affordable audio restoration.
The processor that revolutionised home mastering is at last available in software form.
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As with the original versions, Royal, Mellow and Rowdy provide three style‑based variants in terms of bass tones and performances, and the three titles share the same engine.
If the 16‑inch MacBook Pro was too much and the MacBook Air too little, is this latest 13‑inch MacBook Pro just right?
Software instrument guru Rob Papen has released a sequel to his highly regarded additive soft-synth, Blade.
We round up some of the best software bargains and freebies to help get you through the quarantine.
Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. Built around a virtual eight-string guitar, Carbon offers a stylistic take on modern metal and rock.
Audio clean-up suite gets major update, with new modules for guitar noise removal, spectral recovery, and more.
German sampling experts NI have just announced a major update to their flagship software bundle Komplete, along with a new version of Guitar Rig Pro.
The free and open-source Jamulus app lets you play along with other musicians over the Internet in real time. We guide you through it.
Grunge pioneer teams up with Native Instruments to produce hard-hitting drum instrument.
In this exclusive SOS Video Feature, we talk to jungle producer Pete Cannon about how and why he’s still using Akais, Ataris and Amigas.
G-Sonique's Technol HN1 offers bread-and-butter techno sounds in an easy to use format and at a bargain price.
How does the new version of Apple's entry-level laptop fare in a music and audio-based environment?
Arturia's latest instrument is a software recreation of Oberheim's pinstriped polysynth.
Suffering for your orchestral arrangements? Divisimate can help.
Soniccouture deliver a powerful drum sampler engine where you provide the samples.
XILS Lab have recreated a classic Roland string synth, and made a few improvements to boot.
In 10 short years, the iPad has changed the way we make and record music. We explore what the current line-up has to offer, and what the future might hold.
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