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    Apple MacBook Air 2020

    Laptop Computer

    How does the new version of Apple's entry-level laptop fare in a music and audio-based environment?

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Arturia OB-Xa V

    Software Synthesizer

    Arturia's latest instrument is a software recreation of Oberheim's pinstriped polysynth.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    G-Sonique Technol HN1

    Software Instrument

    G-Sonique's Technol HN1 offers bread-and-butter techno sounds in an easy to use format and at a bargain price.

    Reviews Aug 2020
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    Nextmidi Divisimate

    Arrangement Software

    Suffering for your orchestral arrangements? Divisimate can help.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Q. What gear and software do I need for sample-based soundtracks?

    I'm looking for advice as to what I should be considering as my next move, to give me the 'oomph' for creating music that uses the best sample libraries for orchestra...

    Sound Advice Aug 2020
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    Soniccouture Blanks

    Software Drum Instrument

    Soniccouture deliver a powerful drum sampler engine where you provide the samples.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    XILS Lab X505

    Software Synthesizer

    XILS Lab have recreated a classic Roland string synth, and made a few improvements to boot.

    Reviews . Aug 2020
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    Core Wars! AMD & Intel CPUs Tested

    Which Is Best For Your Music PC?

    AMD's third-generation Ryzen chips have reignited the CPU arms race with Intel — but which is best for a music-production PC?

    Sound Advice Aug 2020
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    Stay-at-home deals

    Software to keep you sane during self-isolation

    We round up some of the best software bargains and freebies to help get you through the quarantine.

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    Celemony Melodyne 5 - EXCLUSIVE FULL REVIEW

    Pitch & Time Manipulation Software

    Although it's now been around for two decades, Melodyne is still the stuff of science fiction. In our exclusive review, we explore version 5's new superpowers.

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    10 Years Of The Apple iPad

    Influencing How We Make And Record Music

    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.

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    Modartt Organteq

    Modelled Virtual Pipe Organ

    Does Modartt's Organteq do for the pipe organ what Pianoteq did for the piano?

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    NI Session Guitarist Picked Acoustic

    Virtual Guitar Instrument

    Is Native Instruments' virtual picked acoustic guitar better than the real thing?

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    Toontrack EZbass

    Virtual Bass Instrument

    Toontrack's virtual bass player should have its human counterparts very worried indeed.

    Reviews . Jul 2020
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    Apple set to ditch Intel?

    Rumoured switch to ARM could be announced 22nd June

    Unconfirmed report suggests the switch to ARM CPUs will be announced later this month.

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    AudioSourceRE update DeMix Pro to v2

    Unmixing software gets a major upgrade

    Update to the powerful source-separation suite includes enhanced separation algorithms, and is free to existing users.

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    Hit'n'Mix Infinity updated to 4.7

    New version brings more interface and workflow improvements

    Newest version of spectral unmixing app brings interface and workflow improvements.

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    The article author Paul Baggott with Mac Pro below his studio desk

    Diary Of A Mac Pro Upgrader

    The Journey Is The Reward?

    Like many SOS readers, Paul Baggott's studio centred around the original 'cheesegrater' Mac Pro tower but in 2020 he could hold off no longer and needed to upgrade. In our 'web-only' feature, we thought you'd enjoy reading the trials-and-tribulations tale of Paul's journey and his real-world experiences as this producer bites the bullet and buys a new 2019 Mac Pro.

    People Jun 2020
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    Rhythmic Robot Audio Dark Machine

    Kontakt Instrument

    Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. From a damaged, poorly-maintained Soviet-era monosynth that suffers from crackles, frequency drift and other problems, RR saw an opportunity to create an unusual polysynth...

    Reviews Jun 2020
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    StaffPad

    Notation Software For iOS & Windows

    Pen-based input devices have been sadly neglected in music software. The StaffPad notation app reminds us why they're cool!

    Reviews . Jun 2020
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    The Hidden Dangers Of Vintage EQ

    Pultec EQP‑1A & Models

    Plug‑in models of classic hardware can sound great if you feed them the right level. But what level is right?

    Sound Advice . Jun 2020

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