Avid's Sibelius First 8

Avid produces lighter version of Sibelius

October 26, 2016 in Gear, News

Music composition and notation software, Sibelius First 8 offers beginners and intermediates a new ‘lite’ option with flexible cloud subscription… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Steinberg UR22mk2 Recording Pack

Steinberg offers up a new recording bundle

October 15, 2016 in Gear, News

The new UR22mkII Recording Pack offers entry-level songwriting producers an audio interface, headphones, mic and music production and editing software… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Spitfire Audio Joey Santiago

Joey Santiago goes digital

March 30, 2016 in Gear, News

The Pixies’ innovative lead guitarist gets the Spitfire Audio treatment with a namesake Signature sample library of mutated Santiago sounds… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

PreSonus Studio One 3.2

Studio One gets another boost

February 28, 2016 in Gear, News

PreSonus enhances the DAW software with a free update to version 3.2, adding more than 50 tools and workflow improvements… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

EZKeys Grand Piano

Review: Toontrack EZKeys Grand Piano/Upright Piano

August 21, 2014 in Gear

Perhaps best known for its EZDrummer beat-making packages, Toontrack introduces a brace of virtual pianos with handy songwriting tools built-in… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Tracktion 5 EQ shot

Review: Tracktion 5

May 26, 2014 in Gear

Tracktion 5 is a MIDI and audio sequencer from the Tracktion Software Corporation that carries an astonishingly low price tag… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Reason 7

Review: Reason 7

June 14, 2013 in Gear

Propellerhead have released the latest incarnation of their popular DAW and recording package. Long-term user Ian O’Shea test-drives Reason 7… Tags: , , , , , , ,