10 Nov · Terrible acoustics, no one can hear themselves and the beer's always warm. Sound familiar? Pimp your rehearsal room with gear won in thomann's #PracticeRoomDays contest.
13 Oct · Online music gear retailer thomann is running an interestingly themed competition, #MyEpicMusicStory, with a main prize worth grasping for: a €200 voucher you can cash in on its online shop.
01 Sep · If you're a musician and VR enthusiast you're going to love this video: a song produced completely in virtual reality. But is VR music production the next big thing?
07 Jul · Intel is readying 9000-series processors for an upcoming refresh of its Cofee Lake generation. According to a leaked microcode update document, there will be five new models, with both quad-and hexa-core ...
22 Jun · Thanks to NVMe, Toshiba's newest 64-layer 3D-TLC NAND memory chips, and a custom controller, these SSD drives race at up to 1600MB/s - more than you need even for high resolution audio recording.
18 Jun · Apple may bestow USB-C ports on 2019 iPhones and iPads, ditching the long-standing Lightning port. Such a move won't be at all surprising considering the recent USB-C only MacBooks and MacBook Pros.
02 Jun · The new version of Steinberg's scoring software Dorico is now offered in two versions, Pro and Elements, the latter being priced for the amateur and entry-level market.
24 Apr · An extraordinary historical archive of environmental sounds and sound effects. From every day sounds like "Department store atmosphere" to "Geiger counters" and "Austin Maestro dashboard audible warnings".
13 Apr · Remember those Adidas TR-808 trainers from last year that you couldn't buy. Well Roland have no teamed up with Puma to offer some trainers that might actually make it to the shops. Thank goodness!
28 Feb · You're a musician or producer. You can write. And you live and breathe Apple hardware, including Macbook Pros, iMacs, iOS gear, the whole lot. We're hiring. So stop wasting time reading this and get in touch.
11 Jan · NAMM 2018 is nearing fast, and the first announcements and rumours are starting to seep through. We'll be covering all the latest developments as they happen - watch this space.
04 Jan · Panic ensues as security problems are reported on first Intel and now AMD and ARM processors. Patching "Meltdown" and "Spectre" at OS level could mean a performance hit of up to 30% - but is this true?
02 Jan · Want to try out a different EQ approach than your standard DAW EQ? 2018 kicks off with Analog Obsession's OAQ, a fixed-frequency plug-in with component modelling and a GUI to match.
28 Dec 2017 · Filterstation2, Audio Damage's newest release, is a collection of 12 filter topologies - among which are famous designs like the Korg MS20 filter. Is its good GUI concept going to be enough to tempt you?
25 Dec 2017 · Santa has early Christmas gifts for audio maniacs: three high-quality free plug-ins released just before the celebration: a tilt eq, a steel drum sampling instrument and a parallel compressor. Ho, ho, ho!
20 Dec 2017 · Acustica Audio has released an ambitious new compression and distortion plug-in to its Aqua series, saying that Crimson can do both "precise" and "colourful". We take a first look.