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The MOTOR Synth MKII by Gamechanger Audio is out now and available in limited quantity!

The MOTOR Synth MKII by Gamechanger Audio is out now and available in limited quantity! Gamechanger Audio first announced the groundbreaking MOTOR Synth concept back in 2019, and the electro-motorised instrument was…

EastWest Releases String Machine

Hollywood, CA (November 3, 2022) – EastWest Sounds is proud to announce the arrival of String Machine, a vintage string machine with a modern twist.  Paying homage to the great vintage string…

AWARD-WINNING ‘SERIES BLACK’ FAMILY OF LAUTEN AUDIO MICROPHONES EXPERIENCE UPGRADES

San Jose, CA— October 18, 2022— Lauten Audio announces the V2 release of its award-winning Series Black family of microphones, including the LA-120 transformerless condenser, LA-220 FET condenser, and LA-320 Tube condenser…

JZ Microphones Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation. Black Hole Series Continues Impressing Experts

October 2022 marks JZ Microphones’ 15th anniversary of revolutionizing microphones. The company’s birthday coincides with that of the Black Hole Series, which has taken the professional audio industry by storm.   Resulting…

LEWITT announces DSP-powered Dual USB-C audio interface.

Today, LEWITT Audio announced a new product in their range, Connect 6. CONNECT 6 is a Dual USB-C audio interface with game-changing flexibility for creators and musicians. It features extensive analog and…

Music-Tech Alumni Launch Highnote, a Collaboration Platform for Audio Creators

October 4th, 2022 (New York, NY) — Highnote, a collaboration platform for audio creators, today announced its public release. Drawing on their deep music industry and product development experience at companies like…

Audiotonix Gets Even More Creative with Slate Digital Acquisition

Chessington October 3rd, 2022 — Audiotonix has announced the acquisition of Slate Digital, one of the world’s leading software plug-in developers for audio creation and production. With a brand portfolio that includes Allen & Heath,…

Finishing Move to give Keynote Speech at GameSoundCon 2022

Seattle, WA (September 27, 2022) – GameSoundCon, the largest professional conference for video game music and sound design, returns to the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, on October 25-26. This year’s…

Universal Audio’s Native Plug‑In Subscription Now Available for Both Windows and Mac Creators

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • September 27th, 2022 — Universal Audio Inc. (UA), a worldwide leader in audio production tools including Apollo and Volt audio interfaces, UAD plug-ins, UA mics, and UAFX guitar pedals,…

Austrian Audio on the road with Bon Jovi

Vienna, Austria – Austrian Audio mics were on tour with another super star earlier this year when Jon Bon Jovi kicked off their 2022 spring North American tour in Omaha, Nebraska. Traveling…

I Covered The Beatles’ Ticket to Ride With The NEW Volt 476P + Multitracks and Giveaway!

I am so excited to share with you our newest cover! This time, I am taking on vocals with Fernando Perdomo on drums for this awesome cover of The Beatles’ unforgettable tune,…

Waves StudioRack Is Now FREE And Accepts Third-Party VST3 Plugins

Waves Audio's StudioRack plugin rack, which for the first time will be able to host not only Waves plugins – but any VST3 plugin.  That's right, you will now be able to…

Audient’s Upgraded ASP4816-HE & New Look ASP4816-SE Now Shipping

Hampshire, UK;  Audient is delighted to announce that the ASP4816 Heritage Edition console is ready for shipping. Previewed back in June at this year’s NAMM show, it features a brand new look…

McDSP Make Significant Improvements in v7.1

The McDSP v7.1 release takes advantage of recent Mac OS improvements in graphics rendering optimizations for both the Intel and Apple silicon Macs. The results are significantly faster UI refresh rates and…

PSPaudioware Announces Multichannel Mixing Solution Series, PSP auralSeries

PSPaudioware proudly presents the first plug-in from the PSP auralSeries: PSP auralControl. PSP auralControl (AAX for ProTools only; AU & VST3 coming later this year) is an essental tool for surround tracking,…

The Rolling Stones traveling Europe on their Tour SIXTY. With Mics Made in Austria.

Vienna, Austria – The Stones keep on rolling! This year, they’ve brought their tour "SIXTY" to packed European stadiums. With them on tour: Austrian Audio mics, hand-made in Vienna. On July 15,…

Austrian Audio on Tour this Summer with Desmond Child rocking the Parthenon in Greece

Vienna, Austria – Over the past couple of years, Austrian Audio microphones and headphones have become a staple in the toolkit of many FOH engineers. So much so that Austrian Audio mics…

A Game-Changing Microphone On The Horizon: LEWITT Announces MTP W950

We've only heard really exciting new from LEWITT in the last few years and knowing their plan for later this year, it is clear that they are here to stay and branching…

Kali Audio Announces “Atmos Brunch” Event in Los Angeles, June 5

Kali Audio will be holding an educational brunch on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at The Village Studios in Los Angeles. The event is open to industry professionals who are interested in learning…

 

What’s the Best Microphone for Hi-Hats? [2023 Guide]

To keep time and carry the feel of a song, hi-hats are one of the most important parts of a drum kit. It isn’t enough to capture them with overheads or a nearby snare microphone. In order to get the…

The 20 Best Virtual Amp Sims in 2023 [Free & Paid]

A great amp sim can take your guitar recordings to the next level since not many of us can record a 100-watt tube head at home. There are attenuators, sure, and lots of modern amps are being built with direct…

Two-Tone and Ska’s HUGE Influence on Music
Written by Thomas Hanslowe In the late 1970s and early 1980s, a new sound emerged from Great Britain: two-tone ska, also known as “second wave ska.” Combining the attitude and aggression of punk rock with the danceable rhythms of Jamaican…
Metal Guitar Tone Masterclass With Ulrich Wild (Slipknot, Pantera, Deftones, Static-X)
What better way to show you the depth of this course than by sharing a snippet on How To Create Killer Guitar Tones! Your teacher, Ulrich Wild, has been one of the most sought after Rock and Metal producers in…
The 15 Best Filter Plugin VSTs in 2023 [Free & Paid]

Filter plugins are one of the easiest effects to use that can have a huge impact on how something sounds. As a form of EQ, filters help you shape the frequency content of an instrument. In the simplest terms, they…

The 15 Best Analog Summing Mixers for Your Studio in 2023

A summing mixer is a very interesting, if not often overlooked or misunderstood, piece of gear. Like most pieces of hardware, summing mixers vary in mileage; some have no more than a few knobs, while others have a slew of…

Marshall Code 50 Review: How Does It Stack Up?

Marshall is among the most recognized names in amplification. While best known and most favored for their iconic tube amplifiers, the company has never shied away from keeping current. Enter the Code series of digital modeling amps offering a variety…

Most Inspirational Plugin for Drums with Marc Daniel Nelson
Today, we have the amazing Marc Daniel Nelson demonstrating his favourite plugin for drums! In this video, Marc mixes the drums for a track by TJ Country, recorded at Dave Grohl's 606 Studio in 2013 with the late great Taylor…
Our Favourite Tracks Released in 2022 – Marc Daniel Nelson & Warren Huart (Reaction)
We all wish you a Marvelously Merry Monday after Christmas! We hope it was filled with the warmth of family close by wherever you are in the world.We are in the final week of 2022 - can you believe it? So, to…
Bill Withers ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ Cover & Multitracks – Roswell K47x and K67x Mic Review
Today we are reviewing the Roswell K47x and K67x Microphones and what better way to do so than with a really awesome cover of Bill Withers' Ain't No Sunshine! It was a pleasure to record vocalist McKail Seely, Bassist Clark…
Dining Room Drum Sessions With Bob Marlette
Today we have Multi-platinum producer and Grammy-nominee Bob Marlette (Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, Airbourne, Ozzy Osbourne) teaching you how to capture hard-hitting, unique drum sounds from your home! That's right, you'll learn how to get slamming drums for your Rock…
The Best Patch Cables for Your Guitar Pedalboard in 2023

When you’re trying to build out a neat and functional pedalboard, it’s the details that truly matter. Cables are definitely the least interesting part of the board, but choosing the right ones can make connecting everything — in an orderly…

The World’s Best-Selling Single, “White Christmas,” and the Changing Landscape of the Music Industry in the 1940s
Written by Caitlin Vaughn Carlos In 1942, Bing Crosby introduced a new Christmas classic to the world - “White Christmas.” The masterpiece of the legendary Tin Pan Alley composer Irving Berlin, “White Christmas” not only broke sales records for the…
Finding the Best Pop Filter for Recording Vocals

If you’ve recorded vocals and wondered why you heard loud bursts of air when the singer hits certain consonants, then you already understand the use of a pop filter. While it isn’t the most earth-shattering piece of studio equipment we…

Tips for Mixing Top 40 Hits with Grammy-Winner Bob Horn
Bob Horn is a multi-platinum, Grammy-winning mix engineer who has worked with artists in a variety of genres, including R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Rock, Adult Contemporary, and Jazz. He has also collaborated with musicians from all over the world, including…