Native Instruments’ Maschine Studio: A Bunch of Features Right at Your Fingertips

Out for nearly five years now, Native Instruments’ Maschine has set a new industry standard as a hardware-software beat-production workstation. Its functionality bypasses Akia’s MPC, while serving as a high-quality studio hub (but not a full DAW) with built-in sequencing, sampling, and loop slicing. Now considered Native Instruments’ top-tier groove [...]

By |2015-03-26T00:00:00-04:0003/26/2015|DJ Controllers, Reviews, Software, Studio Gear|0 Comments

Welcome DAW Newcomer: Bitwig Studio 1.0

The long-awaited Bitwig Studio has finally come out of its beta stages and into its first official release, but does this cross-platform digital audio workstation offer enough features to jump ship? For Linux users it most certainly does. Gone are the days of getting a DAW to run in an [...]

By |2014-03-28T00:00:00-04:0003/28/2014|News, Software|0 Comments

UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerator Review: Vintage Sounds Paired With Modern Functionality

If music throughout the 2000's and 2010's – and that’s pop, rock, and EDM specifically – had any specific characteristic, it’s this strange affinity for the old. It’s almost as if those late ‘90s disco compilations, somewhat tongue-in-cheek and somewhat attempting to disco-ize the Eurodance craze of the time, become [...]

By |2013-10-30T00:00:00-04:0010/30/2013|Reviews, Software, Studio Gear|0 Comments

Is It Time To Upgrade To Live 9?

Ableton Live 9 has been out for a few months now, and whilst many people have already upgraded, undoubtedly there are a few of you out there who are still mulling over whether it is worth stumping up the cash for an upgrade. We felt that maybe now was a [...]

By |2018-12-12T08:44:17-05:0010/16/2013|Opinions, Reviews, Software|0 Comments