Behringer wants to conquer the podcasting mic market with the new Bigfoot USB mic. The spec sheet seems very familiar, with three capsules and four polar patterns. Will it stomp on the competition?
SoundCloud has teamed up with Dolby to integrate an online mastering service directly into the streaming platform. After uploading your tracks, you have a choice of four mastering algorithms.
By giving artists 100% of the revenue and staying transparent, BandLab Albums wants to be what Bandcamp and other rivals are, for better or worse, not...
Microsoft is planning to rescue live music by mixing it up on their Mixer live-streaming platform as "RE:Surface" and bringing in audience participation, monetisation and really wild times.
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The Musicians' Union and The Ivors Academy targets streaming royalties with their Keep Music Live Campaign Is it time the streaming industry was reformed?
The Maonocaster is portable and affordable, two qualities which distinguish it from similar products by RODE and Zoom. Can it grab a chunk from the market?
Facebook introduces the ability to charge access to Facebook Live video events. Is this a great new income stream for artists? Or will artists once again be leveraged for corporate profits?
The beta testing is over: Elektron has released Overbridge 2.0 today. Does this mean that the DAW integration and USB streaming software for Elektron instruments now works as intended? We hope so!
Musicians are being hit hard by the Coronavirus crisis: Here are some ways to keep productive during lockdown, generate income and sharpen your skills for the time after Covid-19.
Styled in black and green, the EVO 4 and EVO 8 look like pieces of Razer equipment in your typical gaming setup.
Roland has announced the GO:LIVECAST live streaming studio for smartphones. It's a hardware/app combo for delivering live streams directly from your phone, without the need for other gear.
Alto Professional has announced the Uber FX portable PA system. With 2 mic inputs, bluetooth streaming, and internal effects, it looks like a good fit for street performers and other mobile musicians.
Blue seems very pleased with the development, citing Logitech's "vast resources" as capable of "supercharging" the company. We'll see how it's turning out for these two in the years ahead.
Elektron has announced that a beta version of Overbridge 2.0 does exist and they are inviting Elektron users to sign-up for the closed beta testing. Exciting times!
As Spotify is gearing up for an April 24 event, informed speculation arises that the music streaming giant is about to launch its first hardware device, reportedly an in-car controller or player.
Nugen Audio has updated its MasterCheck Pro mastering software to version 1.5. The biggest additions are support for Apple's AAC and native OS X codec, along with an update for the PSR...
Not content to own the streaming rights to all our music Spotify wants to own the tools that create the music. SoundTrap is a cool online DAW that runs on everything - I can see why they like it.
In a deepening partnership between Microsoft and Spotify, Groove Music ceases it's Music Pass streaming surface and invites users to take their music catalogue to Spotify Premium.
How loud should your master be? How will the loudness treatment effect your mix? MasterCheck Pro is a metering and quality-simulator plug-in here to help.
A report in the Financial Times says that Spotify and Soundcloud are in talks about a potential buy out. How likely and how helpful is that going to be?
Version 5 of EastWest's sample streaming interface Play brings better performance and a goodie bag of free stuff for all users
Plug it into your master bus and it routes your DAW ouput to any Windows application.
Small, powerful and space age: M-Audio's new USB to digital converter solves a range of potential audio headaches. What’s not to like?