MODO Bass

IK MODO Bass Reviews and Demos Roundup (Videos)

IK Multimedia’s MODO Bass software was released a couple months ago, and everyone seems to really like it—all the early reviews have been very positive. Watching some YouTube videos gives a pretty good idea of how it sounds and works, so I decided to put together this quick post with a roundup of video reviews […]

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sunrizer synth

Best iOS Synth Apps for iPad and iPhone

The iPad and iPhone have become popular audio production tools, and you’d be surprised by the quality of some music-making apps. There are a bunch of different synthesizer apps for iOS. Some people even claim they are better-sounding than what you can get as VST plugins. Among the best iOS synth apps are Animooog, Sunrizer […]

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Bitwig_Studio 2

Bitwig 2 Gets Released in February, But New License Model Sucks

The upcoming release of Bitwig Studio 2.0 was just announced and it comes with a number of cool upgrades and a bombshell of a new licensing model. Bitwig is a newer DAW released in 2014 that works with Windows, macOS, and Linux. It’s geared more toward electronic music production but of course it can be […]

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flux-audio-analyzer

Flux Audio Analyzer Free for Focusrite Owners; 1st Gen Scarletts Clearance Sale

This month’s free plugin from the Focusrite Plugin Collective is now available to owners of Focusrite products. This time around they’ve got a free audio analyzer program from Flux. The analyzer itself isn’t a plugin; it’s a standalone program that uses a plugin to route sound to the Flux Studio Session Analyzer. To claim the […]

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british_invasion_bundle

Get Amplitube British Invasion Bundle FREE!

IK Multimedia is running a promotion where they are giving away three classic British amp sims with matching cabinets and a fuzz pedal for free. The amp sims are modeled after the Vox AC30, the Hiwatt DR103, and Marshall JTM 45. The Amplitube British Invasion Bundle is free for one week only (it normally sells […]

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Roland Rubix USB Audio Interfaces

New Roland Rubix USB Audio Interfaces Unveiled

Yesterday Roland announced the upcoming release of a new line of inexpensive USB audio interfaces for PC, Mac, and iPads. The new interfaces are called Rubix and there are three difference models, the Rubix 22, Rubix 24 and Rubix 44. The model numbers indicate the ins and outs, so the 22 is a 2×2 interface, […]

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Youlean Loudness Meter

Youlean Loudness Meter – Top Free Plugin

The Youlean Loudness Meter was the winner of the KVR Developer Challange in December 2016, and it has quickly become one of the top free plugins released last year. The Youlean Loudness Meter is available for PC and Mac in VST, VST3, and AU formats, with support for 64 and 32-bit systems. The plugin has […]

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JBL LSR305 Studio Monitors vs Alesis Elevate 5

JBL LSR305 Studio Monitors vs Alesis Elevate 5 Comparison Review

Last week I upgraded to JBL LSR305 studio monitors from Alesis Elevate 5 speakers while they were on sale at Musician’s Friend. I wanted to put together a quick comparison review between the two brands now that I’ve got both on-hand. I’m not going to do any in-depth tests and get all scientific about it. […]

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