In the first of a new series exploring why music-makers choose their DAWs, Chris Cartledge talks us through the reasons behind his affection for Ableton
Transpanner 2 updates the original version with an intuitive polar pad interface and a redesigned processing engine
The musician says that the number of tracks is “quite chill by my standards,” but probably not by anyone else’s
Ableton’s Accessibility Specialist Adi Dickens and blind musician Andre Louis speak to us about Live 12 and Note’s improved accessibility for the visually impaired
15 years after their early success, MGMT explain how they’ve got their mojo back on new album Loss of Life
Barcelona-based collaborators Raül Refree and Pedro Vian talk us through the making of their blissful, atmospheric new project, Font de la Vera Pau
Avery talks us through the making of his recently-reissued 2013 experimental electronica debut Drone Logic
If your mix just won’t gel, this technique could be just what you need to finalise your track’s core elements
Billie Eilish and FINNEAS have built some of the defining songs of the millennia. Here we break down their approach to vocal production, all thanks to Apple…
In the first of a new series exploring Computer Music's Plugin Suite, we prove that phase distortion synthesis doesn’t have to be perplexing, using the mighty BazilleCM
It's one of the most widely used effects for producers, synthesists and guitarists alike, but how does it work?
The mix bus provides the final stage to tweak your mix, and this month we look at how to EQ it effectively
Hardcore stamina! Here's our easy step-by-step tutorial for having it large with your DAW piano...
Let’s go beyond basic oscillators and simple modulation, to explore the more esoteric, adventurous sides of synth sound design
Looking for a high-end Windows-based laptop to handle all your music and video needs? We go PC
We discover Minimal Audio’s new reverb is at its best when pushed to the weirder ends of its capabilities
L-Acoustics looks to shape the future of mixing for total immersion. We test the latest version
From the very old to the über new, UVI’s latest library has been collated with care. We blow off the dust on some classics
Slicing and dicing samples is easy with Serato’s intuitive sampler. We're drawn to its new stem separation ability…
Distortion is a very broad church, spanning a huge range of effects and sounds. BLEASS’ innovative tool lets you delve into them all
News of a plugin this smart may rightly shake the mastering community; but LANDR’s latest is nothing to be feared
We are taught to not judge a book by its cover… keep this in mind when first looking at BinAmp
Native Instruments’ guitar rack modelling standard is updated with newly modelled amps and effects. Is it seventh heaven?