Waves Axis One

Waves Audio announces music PC

November 17, 2018 in Gear, News

Plugin developer creates a computer designed for studio and stage, in what could be the first move of its kind…

The new loop synth changing the game

June 17, 2018 in News

Shopping for loops is dull. Arcade delivers playable instruments directly to the plugin. Music production is about to change forever…

Tascam US-1x2 audio interface

Tascam releases new USB interface

September 11, 2017 in Gear, News

The US-1×2 promises to deliver pro-quality desktop recording for singer-songwriters, podcasters and small home studios with a Mac or PC…

black microphone recording

Five recording tips for entering a songwriting contest

June 1, 2017 in Competitions, Tips & Techniques

Here are a handful of useful pointers to help you record your song and produce the best possible competition entry…

Tunedly

Tunedly musician marketplace launches

May 1, 2017 in News

A new online platform now makes it possible to enlist hundreds of session musicians and manage remote studio recording projects…

IK Multimedia MODO BASS

IK Multimedia releases MODO BASS

December 5, 2016 in Gear, News

The digital music specialists claim to have produced the first physically modeled electric bass virtual instrument for Mac and PC…

Arturia MiniLab MkII

Arturia announces second gen MiniLab

November 21, 2016 in Gear, News

Grenoble’s gear brand readies MkII model of the petite controller keyboard with 25-note slim-keys and a space-saving, small studio-friendly size…

Cakewalk Sonar

Three major announcements for Sonar

July 10, 2016 in Gear, News

Cakewalk announces lifetime updates for Sonar Platinum, public alpha testing of Sonar for Mac and enhancements to the DAW’s performance…

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…

Cubase Pro 8.5 and Cubase Artist 8.5 pack shot

Introducing Cubase’s better half

December 22, 2015 in Gear, News

Version 8.5 of Steinberg’s music production systems, Cubase Pro and Artist, see enhancements to workflow, creative tools and online collaboration…

T6 Main

Review: Tracktion 6

July 20, 2015 in Gear

Tracktion gives you surprisingly powerful sequencing capabilities at a reasonable price. Matt Chapman takes the latest version for a spin……

NI Komplete Kontrol with Komplete Select

Native Instruments releases Komplete Select

May 29, 2015 in Gear, News

NI’s Kontrol keyboard now includes Komplete Select – a collection of 10 Komplete instruments and effects, giving producers a ‘complete’…

PreSonus Studio One 3 screenshot

PreSonus introduces Studio One 3

May 20, 2015 in Gear, News

The third edition of the music production software becomes available, offering hands-on editing, mixing and arranging via Mac/PC multi-touch displays…

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Studio

IK brings the large-diaphragm mic to mobile recording

February 1, 2015 in Gear, News

iRig Mic Studio is unveiled, boasting 24-bit A/D converters and high-definition preamp in an enclosure that’s smaller than an iPhone…

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…