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New Gear Review: Arturia DrumBrute
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New Gear Review: Arturia DrumBrute

As the market starts to fill up with analog reproductions and original synths at dirt cheap prices, Arturia continues to set a high bar in terms of sound and affordability. The company has successfully moved from the world of soft-synths into the hardware realm, releasing a string of synths that Read more...

New Software Review: Transify by Joey Sturgis Tones
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New Software Review: Transify by Joey Sturgis Tones

In recent years, a few companies have been filling a hole in the plugin world. In case you didn’t notice, compressors, multi-band compressors, limiters, expanders, and gates were not enough for your drum instruments or groups. The latest big ”thing” for drums is transient-shaping plugins.

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New Software Review: Soundtoys 5 Bundle
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New Software Review: Soundtoys 5 Bundle

Soundtoys 5 compiles all that Soundtoys has to offer, and adds in a new “Effects Rack” plugin.

Soundtoys, founded by a luminary effects designer who defected from Eventide after helping to develop some of their most iconic products, got its start making plug-ins that were a bit left of center. Read more...

Review: Novation Launchpad Pro

Review: Novation Launchpad Pro

If you’re a producer or engineer who hasn’t heard about the Novation Launchpad series by now, it’s likely you’ve either been dead, avoiding electronic music production at all costs, or living under a rock. (Or maybe some combination of the above.)

The new Launchpad Pro

With the release of the Read more...