These neat little modules offer far better performance than you’d expect at this price. Is there anything not to like?
Akai break from tradition with their new all–analogue lupine groove–maker.
AKG’s new luxury cans represent a big step up in quality from their previous flagship design.
Does Alan Parsons’ latest book add anything useful to his video tutorial series?
A Fender Tweed Deluxe with a significantly lower noise floor — what’s not to like?
iOS / Mac products: Apogee MiC 96k, Jam 96k and The ONE.
Can Polish speaker makers APS tempt you with their new point-source Coax monitor?
Can you resist the sound of this Syren’s song?
Newcomers Cymatic look set to revolutionise the world of live recording and playback with this remarkably affordable new device.
These active, noise-cancelling pickups employ a radical new construction technique and offer not one, but two classic single-coil tones.
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Can speakers of this tiny size deliver anything like the signature Genelec sound?
iZotope have upgraded and expanded their graphical synthesizer Iris. We see what’s new.
Loopmasters have teamed up with the Dubstep Onslaught label for this self–titled set of bass-heavy dubstep samples.
Networked audio is becoming ever more popular and affordable, as with Merging’s Hapi.
Gefell have long been respected in the studio, and now they’re hoping to tackle the live-sound market, too.
If you fancy learning more about how synths work — and obtaining a cheap Moog into the bargain — the Werkstatt ø1 could be just the thing.
Just when you thought you’d seen every possible permutation of the 1073 preamp, Neve offer up something a little different.
Why ‘review’ a record company? Well, I believe that Opus 3 are unique in offering quarter-inch tape copies of their analogue tape masters.
Leslie-style rotary speakers are mechanically simple, but sonically complex — hence the attention to detail in PSP’s plug-in recreation.
The market for tablet-controlled mixers is heating up. Has QSC’s new range got what it takes to fend off the competition?
The Tossover’s thoughtful approach to routing and filtering should leave your processing options limited only by your imagination.
Resident Audio’s mid-price Thunderbolt interface has some nifty tricks up its sleeve.
Something remarkable can sometimes happen when vocal samples are used in a track.
How many of us have been put off from sampling a fantastic drum break on an old record because of the difficulties and cost.
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With its titanium-sputtered diaphragm, this mic is supposed to respond better to fast transients. We put that theory to the test.
Sound Radix’s novel plug-in provides new ways of controlling the dynamics of drum recordings.
The hardware sampler market might be dwindling, but it’s not dead yet! Here’s our pick of the currently available options.
Cubase 8 combines powerful tools from Nuendo with new features such as VCA faders and the ability to render audio in place.
Sugar Bytes’ simple but effective production tool helps you turn your ideas into music — fast!
We check out Latvian mic company Violet’s affordable new capacitor models.
Zero-G have given us bangs, crashes and wallops in thunderous variety with their recent Impact Designer library for Kontakt but now we get Whoosh!
Rolling your own loops can breath life into your compositions — especially if they can stretch and shrink on demand.
Producer and engineer Rob Kirwan oversaw Hozier’s commercial breakthrough — by concentrating on the least commercial aspects of his music.
We offer an introduction - or a refresher - to the mysteries of Live.
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Nerve 9: we show you how to add depth and body to a basic mix.
Build complex patches in Logic with MIDI plug-ins and Track Stacks.
Manipulate REX loops with ease in Sonar.
There’s plenty you can do in Studio One to stop loop–based music being repetitive and dull.
We take a look at Propellerhead’s new sharing and collaboration initiative and recap your options for playing with others.
This is the story of the fall and rise of a unique Mellotron with an equally unique history.
Many of Pro Tools’ editing tools offer useful alternative modes. Here’s how to get the best from them.
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The transition from rock to pop isn't always easy — unless you're Matt Rad. We talk drum recording, Eric Valentine and how to stay relevant in this exclusive video interview.
We caught up with the man who’s spent nearly half a century in charge of live sound for one of the biggest bands in the world.
Recently, I’ve been adapting my studio to create enough space to make videos, with a view to covering review products and recording techniques.
Are students too far removed from the nuts and bolts of music-making?
In their 39–year career the Fall have always embraced chaos, but perhaps nowhere more so than in the studio.
This month we examine some recent hits by Pentatonix, Ed Sheeran, Pink Floyd and Mark Ronson. Plus our Classic Mix, Survivor's Eye Of The Tiger.
This month we look at a famous South American studio which has occupied its current premises for an impressive 55 years.
Surrendering control of your music is never easy, but supplying stems creates myriad new opportunities for disaster.
Vocal tuning is a process many of us take for granted, but it hasn’t always been so easy.
Each year, at the end of January, the NAMM exhibition in California brings together music equipment and pro-audio manufacturers from all over the world to show off their latest and greatest products.