Sample–based Instrument For iOS. Psicada Earhoof and Synth App Arturia iProphet
If a title like ‘13’ didn’t give it away, then the subtitle of ‘Horror Loops & Sound Design’...
As iconic and extensive as it is, the Boss range of pedals has never included a proper guitar synth — until now.
When mixes are setting your teeth on edge, Brainworx’s mastering tool offers a soothing effect.
We check out this compact yet powerful 2.1 speaker system from Danish makers Dynaudio.
There’s more to Ear Trumpet Labs’ curious creations than the steampunk look — they sound great, too!
This book provides a great introduction to audio electronics
The final instalment of an ambitious orchestral sampling project sees the completion of EastWest’s five-year master plan.
Fluid Audio may not be a familiar name, but the man behind it has a rich history in speaker design. We check out their affordable new coaxial monitors.
Fostex aim to tackle the top of the closed-back cans market, with this premium new design.
Have Funky Junk put their secret cache of original dbx ‘Gold Can’ VCAs to good use?
We take a look at few different models on the market.
For this classy device, mic makers JZ enlisted the design work of outboard aficionados SPL. Is this a match made in heaven?
The latest addition to Korg’s cut-price Volca range takes a hands-on approach to sampling.
It might not be glamorous, but Little Labs’ Pepper could save you a lot of time and unnecessary compromise.
This innocent-looking combination of preamp and compressor holds a useful surprise up it’s sleeve...
As you might have guessed from its name, Xosphere is specifically designed for creating atmospheric sounds. Unlike products...
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Despite being aimed at the budget-conscious home-studio user, these speakers boast a ribbon tweeter.
There can’t be many preamps that offer this many channels for such a low price! But is it any good?
Tascam’s latest pocket–sized recorder introduces remote control via Wi–Fi and an innovative microphone capsule assembly.
Does this take on delay-pedal history merit a place in your pedalboard’s future?
Compact pedalboard? DI preamp? The perfect ‘B–rig’? This ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of guitar processors is all of those, and more.
The Mellotron is not lacking in software emulations, so what does EZkeys Mellotoon have to offer?
I reviewed Ueberschall’s Elatik-based Acoustic Guitar library back in the May 2014 issue of SOS and was suitably...
U–he’s Bazille is a complex synth capable of an astonishing variety of sounds.
The CP4 is Yamaha’s best stage piano yet, and it’s also significantly cheaper than its predecessor.
The new DBR series makes the technology from Yamaha’s established DXR speakers available at an even more wallet–friendly price.
Zero-G’s Impact Designer Cinematic Slam Creator is perhaps best described as part sample library and part virtual...
Zynaptiq’s innovative processors are claimed to address previously intractable problems with recorded audio.
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Ambient miking can really make your drum sound — even when you’re not blessed with the greatest of spaces.
For maximum effect, combine Studio One’s bundled distortion plug–ins in a parallel signal chain.
Add DJ–style effects to your Cubase projects with LoopMash FX.
Adding a master fader to Digital Performer’s Mixing Board makes many mixing and mastering tasks easier.
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Turn audio into automation data in Sonar.
Rise Singers & Army Of Redressers: Our engineer goes on location to record a full choir and band all in one room...
We show you how to get the most out of Logic’s oft-forgotten reverb plug-ins.
Get your mix ready for mastering in Live.
Getting the sound in your mix space right is crucial. But what is ‘right’, and how do you achieve it?
We continue our investigation into Reason’s ReGroove Mixer.
Latency can be a nightmare in digital recording. Here’s how to keep on top of it in Pro Tools.
I’ve found your Mix Rescue articles really useful, but I was struck by how much detail Mike Senior goes into. I get...
I have all the acoustic treatment I can fit into my home studio already, and have a decent amp and good–quality (PMC)...
I’ve put together a group of commercial reference mixes. I chose them because I liked the way they sounded, but I...
I recently attended a choir workshop in a large, square, empty church. The space had incredible acoustics and we measured...
Over the past few years, top audio professionals have been warning of a global music-quality crisis caused by the...
Few have contributed as much to the technology behind rock & roll as Charlie Watkins and his company, WEM. We celebrate the life of one of audio’s great inventors.
One of the most powerful of last year’s World War One centenary projects came from an unexpected source: legends of industrial music Einstürzende Neubauten.
Channelling their shared love of ’50s kitsch, Kevin Kadish and Meghan Trainor created 2014’s most talked-about hit single — and turned Trainor into a superstar overnight.
This month music from Unto Us, Future Funk Squad and Jeremy Govero.
The area between music and sound design is one worth exploring.
Watch our exclusive 22 minute video interview with award-winning British producer Paul Epworth talking about his North London studio.
We examine the production of some recent hits to help you brush up on your listening skills.
Founded in Buenos Aires in 1956, we go inside the recording venue which is sometimes called the ‘Abbey Road of Tango’.
You can find most things in the world of music for television, but don’t look for logic. Or dignity.
The question for the music industry is no longer ‘will it survive?’ but ‘what happens next?’