Are automated, AI-powered mastering platforms actually worth using and how do they stack up against the real thing?
Yes, he really is using using vintage hardware to emulate software that emulated the vintage hardware.
Sara Simms digs deep into the workings of this essential genre and shows you how to craft club-ready future techno classics
Heard the AI-generated fake-Drake song that hit the headlines this year? How about the "Oasis" album with AI Liam Gallagher on vocals? Here's how to do it yourself
You still have a chance to save on everything from keyboards and guitar pedals, to plugins and studio headphones
“I might show up at the football game and, yeah, we’re all getting girlfriends after this,” he promises
Recreating the impactful bass sound of pop hits like Jax Jones’ Whistle needn’t be difficult. Let’s learn how…
We use Universal Audio's superb plugin emulations of this classin compressor to lift up a mix in seconds
We use IK Multimedia's Black 76 plugin to recreate a classic effect from one of the most revered processors in recording history
Waves' Abbey Road Plates plugin emulates four different physical plate reverbs from the iconic London studio
Get the sound of the most revered preamp and EQ circuit ever designed with this faithful software emulation
This classic trick, recreated with an emulation of the vintage hardware, delivers a tight and characterful low-end
Distortion can be great for adding energy to your mix, and in this tutorial, we’re focusing on applying it to specific sounds
AIR Music Technology claims to have taken the multi-effect concept and made it refreshingly simple. We crack open a can of innovation
Spitfire Audio taps into the collection of one of the most iconic producers of the last 50 years. We find out whether it’s a gas or a pass…
Need to beef up your bottom end? This could be just the processor you need to make things phat. We get low, low low low…
If you thought optical compressors were predictable, UVI’s latest gem might get you thinking again…
Void and Vista’s first product to reach the market provides enormous scope for cinematic sounds and beyond. We pick up the Strands
The MT 48 could be the audio interface of the future, and has a futuristic price to match, but will it set a new recording standard?
Level up your control of the stereo field with this powerful and transparent-sounding width and depth plugin
Modus is a new physical modelling instrument for creating virtual models of instruments impossible in the real world. We get hands-on
The modulation-obsessed developer turns its attention back to its classic filter plugin. We get moving…
SSL’s latest plugin delivers a variety of classic compressor colours, but can it match dedicated emulations?