Here’s what you missed at Bigsound 2019 last week in Brisbane. Noisegate’s senior contributor Leroy, jamming with Ableton’s Push 2 controlling hardware synths and drum machine.
JBL, with a long and storied history in building studio monitors, have a product to suit every level of budget and spec. What’s unusual about JBL’s range is that the R&D and tech that goes into their top-of-the-line products makes its way through the entire
Last night Roland surprised everyone with a bunch of new product releases aimed squarely at electronic music producers and keys players. Here’s the rundown. MC-101 & MC-707 Grooveboxes That’s right, Roland’s Groovebox line is back! The first ‘MC’ products since the mammoth MC-909 finished production
In the not too distant past, Propellerhead shook up the computer based music production world with the news that Reason 9.5 would be adding VST plugin support, a move somewhat antithetical to their initial design philosophy as a one stop, self-contained environment emphasising flexibility and
‘3 Delays You’ll Actually Use’ is the latest addition to Arturia’s existing line of devices with purportedly imminent practicality such as ‘3 Filters You’ll Actually Use, ‘3 Preamps You’ll Actually Use’ and ’3 Compressors You’ll Actually Use’. If you’ve never been one to get particularly excited
It’s a special type of person that gets excited about EQs, and to be honest, it isn’t usually me. The minor character differences between different EQs that mix engineers get excited about are fairly often lost on me — I’m just not that good at
Today a very useful free MaxForLive device called Velo2VolcaD landed in our inboxes from a couple of absolute Ableton wizards — Pete MIDI and Tobi Hunke (aka Ableton Drummer). The idea is, you have a pad controller like Ableton’s own Push or Arturia’s BeatStep that
Denise has certainly kept their promise of releasing great little plug-ins that are easy to use, loaded with tons of character while creating surprising results and their newest release “The Sweeper” doesn’t disappoint. The Sweeper is a tool for dynamic frequency Sweeping that sets its
Oscillator Sink has made a super handy online patch editor for Korg’s Volca Drum synthesiser. The editor is free to use and gives you control of all parameters of both layers across all 6 available parts. It also includes control over the Waveguide resonator effect.
To those new to the game, monitors tend to be a bit further down the wish-list for those looking to build up their recording rig. To the uninitiated, it’s easy for the humble monitor to get lost amongst the allure of knobs and faders, effects