Software developer Waves have shown admirable restraint (thus far) with the announcement of version 11 of their popular line of professional audio plugins to not throw in any off-hand Spinal Tap references, a task I often struggle with. Waves V11 brings with it a tantalizing
Apple’s macOS 10.15 Catalina update is due to arrive in October, and despite being packed full exciting interface and functionality enhancements, the underlying framework alterations can adversely affect compatibility with (and thus negate your ability to use) the music production software and hardware that you
If titles like Altered Beast, Alex Kidd, Streets of Rage and Golden Axe smack you right in the nostalgia gland and make you say silly things like ‘those were simpler times,’ or ‘they don’t make games like they used to,’ then maybe Inphonik’s new RYM
CRAFTsynth 2.0 is a monophonic wavetable synthesiser from Modal Electronics and shares the same form factor as their SKULPT synthesiser. Craft is considerably smaller and cheaper than SKULPT, but sounds dramatically different. There’s really nothing else that sounds like it anywhere near this price point.
Unless you’ve been involuntarily incapacitated for the past few days, you will no doubt have heard that Native Instruments’ Massive X, the long anticipated follow up to their classic ‘Massive’ software synth has finally been released. Dual engine Wavetable synths have seen a surge in
When Native Instruments added TRK-01 to their Komplete 12 suite of instruments a year ago, I was admittedly a little underwhelmed by the concept. What possible use could I have for a kick-drum and bass sequencer plugin inside a DAW that can already sequence and
With the recent release of Ableton Live 10 being the first major upgrade to the popular DAW in almost five years, with lots of new features, including a new synth called Wavetable, effects called Echo, Drum Buss and Pedal and Max for Live built in. There’s