Issue 180 - Autumn 2006
Korg Kaoss Pad 3
Exclusive first review of this hands-on effects unit
Audio Damage Reverence
This might be your best soft option if you're after a vintage plate reverb
Novation Remote Zero
This auto-mapping offering is sure to take control
Fancy tinkling the ivories? Now here's a good reason...
EXH Flanger Hoax
Another great looking pedal - from the kings of the boutique
The ultimate studio desk? We find out.
Do the legends of mic design still have what it takes?
Ueberscall Liquid Horn Section
Can virtual horns sound so sweet you want to drink their liquid goodness?
Ultimate Sound Bank deliver a huge library
Host all your Audio Unit plug-ins in this virtual rack
World music sounds at your finger tips
Compact controller keyboard round-up
We tell you which portable controllers you should spend your wedge on
Gadgets, gizmos and other stuff you want
Gibson Digital Guitar
Guitars take the next evolutionary step past USB, a full-blown 6-channel ethernet output
Steinberg Cubase 4
We catch up with the boys at Steinberg to give us the latest on the popular DAW update
N.E.R.D's influential sound gets Classic Album status with In Search Of...
We jet over to Oz to check out Studios 301. Beaches, a private pool. And some top-notch kit.
Five minutes with...
DJ/Producer James Zabiela tells us about the three bits of kit he couldn't live without.
Rock Production Masterclass
Steve Evans tells us about choosing the right distortion, creative feedback and getting those bass recordings just right
With the right programming technique people will think you have a real-life, drooling hairy drummer on your tracks
A dozen essential tips that every aspiring studio-boffin should memorise.
Another incredible way to get your music heard, or just rant on about anything you want. Karl Foster explains all...
From banjos to childrens' toys, Tunng records it all. We were lucky enough to get into their studio as Tunng creates an entire track especially for our DVD
Fragile State's finest talks to us about string arrangements with exclusive DVD footage to boot
48 Hours In...
The Big Chill. Come with us as we kick back, relax and take in the friendliest festival in the UK
On the DVD
1,000 Percussion samples From bodhrans to bleeps, we cover all your percussion needs
2 hours of music production video Tunng make a track, Pretz talks strings and Rock Production Masterclass part 3
10 Reader demos Your best tracks of the month
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