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Review: Xfer LFOTool
Imagine being able to create your own custom LFOs… in a plug-in… apply them to various effects and even integrate this with your DAW. Imagine no longer! Xfer LFO Tool does all this now!
Sep. 15, 2012
Review: Arturia Wurlitzer V
When Arturia's Wurlitzer V software instrument became available, G.W. Childs took it for a spin. Find out in this review why he gives it the big thumbs up!
G.W. Childs IV
Sep. 14, 2012
Review: U-he Diva
With musicians demanding more and more hardware analog emulations in software format, Mo Volans tried u-he's Diva on for size. To say he was impressed would be an understatement! Read more...
Aug. 19, 2012
Review: Scuffham Amps S-Gear
With a number of existing software amp simulation plug-ins already available, Toby Pitman plug-ins to Scuffham Amps S-Gear latest offering and discovers some very pleasing tones for just $75!
Aug. 18, 2012
Review: iZotope Alloy 2, Sound Shaping Power in a Plug-In
Every digital musician has a tool box of plug-ins they depend on. Could iZotope's Alloy 2 be the go-to dynamics and sound shaping plug-in you'll reach for no matter what? Hollin Jones sizes it up.
Aug. 14, 2012
Review: McDSP ML4000 ML4
Many DAWs come with a bundled Multi-band compressor… David Earl puts the McDSP ML4000 ML4 through its paces and discovers there's more to this plug-in than meets the eye.
Aug. 10, 2012
Using Guitar Rig As A Production-Based Processor
Is Native Instruments Guitar Rig designed only for guitarists? Simple answer: No! Mo Volans discovers just how useful a tool GR is for processing guitars as it is for a wide variety of other sources.
Jul. 30, 2012
Review: FXpansion Tremor
Although drum synths & samplers have become standard fare within most modern DAWs there’s still a huge appetite for 3rd party offerings. Hollin Jones trembles not and puts Tremor through its paces.
Jul. 14, 2012
Review: Twisted Tools S-Layer for Reaktor
Twisted Tool create some tasty Reaktor ensembles… so you can imagine our excitement when we received an early copy of their new S-Layer to review! Did it live up to our high expectations? Read on...
Jul. 11, 2012
Audition CS6: Exploring the New Plug-In Effects
Adobe Audition CS6 now supports all 3rd party VST and AU plug-ins and comes bundles with some nifty effects of its own. Hollin Jones gets under the hood and puts them to the test.
Jun. 22, 2012
NEWS: Get Arturia Minimoog-V Original FREE on June 21!
To celebrate World Music Day (June 21st, 2012) Arturia are offering their Minimoog-V Original as a free download (TODAY ONLY!) Read on for instructions on how to grab it...
Jun. 21, 2012
Using iZotope Iris on Drum Loops
With Iris, iZotope has given digital musicians something exciting to explore! It's one of those synths that truly deserves to be termed as "innovative". Toby Pitman puts it to work on drum loops.
Jun. 21, 2012
Reason 6.5: An Overview
One of the most popular requests by Reason users over the years has been for 3rd-party plug-in hosting. The 6.5 update has delivered just that with a focus on elegance, stability and performance.
Jun. 20, 2012
5 Tips For iZotope Stutter Edit
There's no doubt that iZotope's Stutter Edit is the go-to plug-in for glitch effects, both in the studio and when playing live. Here are 5 tips by Mo Volans to make Stutter Edit positively purr!
May. 4, 2012
Massive’s Performer And Stepper LFOs
NI's Massive is, for fear of stating the obvious, a HUGE synth! In this article, Mo Volans explores how to get the best out of its unique Performer and Stepper LFOs.
Mar. 5, 2012
Review: DMG Audio’s Compassion
STOP! Before you go plugin shopping, specifically for compressor plugins, take a look at this loving review by Gary Hiebner on Compassion by DMG Audio.
Feb. 18, 2012
Review: BitSpeek by Sonic Charge
I'll start off by making a confession: I am a plug-in junkie. I'm not the only one in the world. In fact, I'm just one number in an ever growing population of wide-eyed individuals peering anxiously t
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 6, 2011
Mastering Plug-in and Channel Strip Settings in Logic 9
Logic 9 comes bundled with masses of loops, instruments and effects. Best of all, the instruments and effects can be highly customized! Once you've made changes to the settings of any plug-in, it's cu
Dec. 5, 2010
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