home recording software

Songwriter’s guide to home recording: software

November 16, 2019 in Features, Gear, Tips & Techniques

Our music production guru Dave Chrzanowski is back to talk about the DAWs and VSTs you need to get started…

Abbey Road Studios

Get that Abbey Road sound!

February 7, 2017 in Features, Gear

A range of software and hardware products help you capture some of that Studio 1 magic in your own recordings…

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…

Steinberg Nashville screenshot

Get the Nashville drum sound

May 8, 2016 in Gear, News

Steinberg releases the Nashville drum expansion set for the Groove Agent software instrument, covering a range of country music styles…

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…

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…