Where’s your head(room) at? Why do you have to be careful with levels? Here’s our guide to signal-to-noise ratio, gain staging, headroom and a lot more
Dance music legend Nick Bracegirdle is revisiting the blissed-out, Balearic beats he’s renowned for, produced with an all-digital computer music setup
Antares Auto-Tune is a remarkably dexterous suite of voice-manipulating software, and is now capable of far more than just pitch correction
Find out how to use Zynaptiq's Adaptiverb, a plugin that adapts its reverb to your source audio using artificial intelligence
This new plugin, free to Live 11 users, allows you to escape the boundaries of conventional tonality
In this tutorial we show you how to write a harmonically engaging four-chord cycle for use in ambient soundscapes
We deconstruct this powerful freeware synthesizer and show you how to build a patch from the ground up
Use Live’s Audio to MIDI conversion to creatively customise tonal characteristics and the sequence of an audio loop
Need more mic inputs and already have a suitably equipped interface? This unit could be ideal
This latest reverb plugin will take you to outer space, but only has a couple of controls to get you there. Can ‘simple’ really sound ‘great’?
The latest edition of Arturia’s popular bundle takes a slight left turn. We get Augmented
Endorsing the fact that “everyone should have a Minimoog”, Cherry Audio re-modes the early 70s classic into a highly desirable plugin form
If you need eight mic inputs, there aren’t that many USB interfaces to choose from. We plug up Audient’s EVO 16
With multiple new features, now could be a good time to try this impressive and competitively priced DAW
Get your hankie ready as Spitfire’s latest toolkit promises quick-fire access to devastatingly affecting instrumental flavours. But are Heirloom’s emotion-tickling samples worth your money?
Monitor controllers that mimic the capabilities of a console’s master section are increasingly popular. But in software? Listen up…
A longtime favourite for automated ducking in the EDM world, has Kickstart 2 got enough flexibility to appeal to users beyond the 4/4 realm?
Delivering a consistently sparkling vocal sound every take is the goal of this new algorithmically-directed vocal plugin