01 Jan 2022 in TechThe sounds of legendary producers and musicians in your DAW: Here are 6 great signature effects for mixing by Waves, Eventide, Softube and Neural DSP.
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01 Dec 2021 in GuitarWe took a deep dive into the sounds available on Harmony's H605 retro-styled tube amp, with a range of pickups and pedals. Here's what we found.
11 Sep 2021 in GuitarKnow your EL34 from your KT88? Here's our condensed primer on guitar amp tubes, from preamp and power amp valves through to rectifier tubes.
09 Apr 2021 in GuitarNeed a compact amp for home practice sessions or as a songwriting tool? Here are nine of the best-value guitar practice amps on the market.
02 Apr 2021 in GuitarThe best FRFR cabinets for your digital rig! These boxes cover all price points, from budget-conscious to audiophile, and everything in between.
21 Feb 2021 in StudioOn 12 February, Rupert Neve, the “godfather of modern recording”, passed away. Today we look at six of his most iconic creations and their lasting impact.
12 Dec 2020 in TechInject some new creativity into your mixes with these 6 must-have plug-ins that let you get creative with dynamics and EQ.
06 Dec 2020 in TechThis week: A vocal set from Sri Lanka, an ancient instrument crafted from an apricot tree, ambient techno loops, laid back hip-hop samples and free industrial samples.
22 Nov 2020 in TechCool new new sample packs for you: millennial metal drums, heavy bass, Caribbean marimba and vibraphone vibes and female house vocals. Check 'em out.
15 Nov 2020 in TechA harp for Kontakt, heavy techno and thick synths, Afro-Cuban rhythms, 70s-style rap and hip hop beats and a traditional Vietnamese instrument. Phew!
13 Nov 2020 in StudioThese plug-ins go way beyond boring standard effects and will help you open up new horizons: Here are the Best Creative Reverb and Delay plug-ins!
25 Oct 2020 in TechThe best sample packs this week include scenic sounds created with unusual objects, emo beats, dubstep vocals, instruments that help you paint a daydream, and jazz breakbeat drums.
18 Oct 2020 in TechSuper cool new samples! An impressive foley sounds collection, a swathe of authentic Chinese instruments, funk and disco sounds for house productions, and the sound of the British Invasion!
11 Oct 2020 in TechWe've got some awesome sample packs for you this week: beatbox magic, a Nordish organ, eastern ethnic instrumental fusion sounds, and morphing pads.
04 Oct 2020 in TechSome great new sample packs for you this week: drum samples for Sample Tank recorded by Neil Peart, ambient guitar swells, a prog house sample set, a 100 person choir, and a Motown Wurlitzer! Phew!
02 Oct 2020 in StudioNeed more creativity in your tracks? These tools can manipulate and mutilate your sounds in innovative new ways! Our Top 10 creative filter plug-ins will change your life (or at least your songs).
26 Sep 2020 in TechAwesome new sample packs this week: Led Zeppelin drums recorded by Eddie Kramer at one of London's most famous studios, winter in surround sound, Manga melodies and an 80 retro synth pack.
20 Sep 2020 in TechWe've got some awesome sample packs for you this week: dark cinemascapes, versatile lo-fi loops, a free collection of brass instruments, and a raft of sounds you need to create sound design for film.
12 Sep 2020 inMore great sample packs this week: a collection of nature and atmospheric sounds, a melodic drum that is simple to dial in, a surprising music box and a complete set of disco funk samples.