Behringer drops acid-inspired teaser video.

Behringer drops acid-inspired teaser video.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp [embedded content] Behringer has been stringing out teaser videos for new products over the last two weeks, seemingly focusing on a new touchscreen-based device. But today, it looks like they’ve diverted from that course to share a potential launch date and audio demo of a new TB-303 inspired product. Going by […]

Massive X 1.1 comes with interface updates and new presets

Massive X 1.1 comes with interface updates and new presets

Native Instruments built up a lot of excitement leading up to its release of Massive X, 12 years after the inception of the original wavetable soft synth. While the new synth mostly received praise, it was evident that this was merely the very first version of Massive X, with improvement updates in the pipeline. Whether […]

MFB release SYNTH PRO, an eight-part analogue synth

MFB release SYNTH PRO, an eight-part analogue synth

MFB SYNTH ONE design, MFB Facebook MFB, a Berlin-based synth manufacturer founded in 1976, has launched SYNTH PRO. It’s an eight-part hardware analogue synth that is a more advanced, polyphonic version of its SYNTH II, which is now discontinued. SYNTH PRO uses components that were present in some of MFB’s designs 40 years ago, which […]

Point Blank get spooky and digs into horror movie scores

Point Blank get spooky and digs into horror movie scores

[embedded content] Point Blank returns with another video guide, this time keeping in theme with the season (although, it is beyond Halloween now). Advanced Composition lecturer, Claude Ruelle teaches you how to score a horror film, which is a segment extracted from Point Blank’s Composing for film and TV Module. Claude began his career as […]

Review: Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

Review: Spitfire Audio BBC Symphony Orchestra

Price £899 (Educational discount available)Contact Spitfire Audio Deep sampling of orchestral instruments has now become the norm, with some worthy products already adorning company catalogues, including Spitfire Audio’s very own celebrated line-up. But where this new package goes even further is with the sample capture of a world-renowned orchestra, reputed to be one of the […]

Finding Your Sound and Perfecting Your Workflow with Bronze Whale

Finding Your Sound and Perfecting Your Workflow with Bronze Whale

In this episode, I have a chat with Aaron and Benny from Bronze Whale. If you’re not familiar with their project, their music is a unique blend of pop, hip-hop, and electronic influences. Their debut album Shape of Things dropped earlier this year, and it really showcases their unique sound and style.  We spend a […]

A step-by-step guide to stem mastering

A step-by-step guide to stem mastering

1. Start by creating some mastering stems. Open up an existing project in which you’ve created a final mix – effects, automation etc. The stems you choose to create will depend on the material you’re working with – we’re using something from a band recording session. 2. Consider the instrumentation of the project and how […]

The Producer’s Guide to File & Sample Organization

The Producer’s Guide to File & Sample Organization

When you think of the perfect studio, you probably imagine something like this: But having your samples and files unorganized makes your internal studio look like this: When it comes to your music library, file and sample organization are paramount to good workflow, which will ultimately help you make better music. Yet when most producers […]

An introduction to stem mastering

An introduction to stem mastering

Audio mastering can mean many different things to many different people, and the specific processes involved can vary greatly depending on the nature of the material and type of production. The thing that all audio mastering disciplines have in common, though, is the aim of preparing and optimising the material for the next stage of […]

Lewitt Audio talk history and tease a new product that’s been “a decade in the making”

Lewitt Audio talk history and tease a new product that’s been “a decade in the making”

In terms of its history, Lewitt Audio might not be quite up there with the likes of Neumann (90-plus years) or AKG (70-plus years), but this Viennese company is punching well above its weight in terms of innovation. In just a decade, it has produced world-class microphones for both studio and live use including the […]