by Danny Poit
If you are in the market for a quality MIDI controller without breaking the bank, this may be the one for you.
Novation’s Impulse line of MIDI keyboard controllers is a great option for composers and music producers who work heavily with virtual instruments and samples. It comes in three sizes: Continue reading
by Paul Bordenkircher, Mesa Sand Music
With the power of modern personal computers and the availability of recording software, most musicians and songwriters have started recording their own compositions. If you’ve just started your research, you’ve probably come along many different names for software in this category – Logic, Cubase, Digital Performer, Live and certainly, Pro Tools, to name just a few. Each of these is a type of software commonly known as a DAW – short for Digital Audio Workstation.
by Gary Wolk
Looking for a new DAW? Well, I wasn’t, but when the time came to by a new interface a few months ago, I picked up the PreSonus AudioBox 44VSL, which came bundled with Studio One Artist version software. I have been using Logic Pro for the past 3 years, and Cubase before that, and have to say I was very impressed with Studio One, right out of the box. In fact I am using it exclusively now for all of the projects in my home studio. Continue reading
by John Judd
Today I will focus on the overall strengths of the FL 10 D.A.W. In further installments I will discuss weaknesses and specifics of the application. Continue reading
By Jason Cullimore / November 09, 2011
Studio Drummer (US$169.00) is a sampled drum library published by Native Instruments. It is one of the first sampled instruments designed to be loaded exclusively into Kontakt 5 or the free Kontakt 5 Player. Those who have Kontakt 4 or earlier will not be able to load Studio Drummer unless they upgrade Kontakt to version 5. Continue reading