Black Friday 2017
October 31, 2017

Music Production Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – what’s in store?

It’s almost that time of year again, where deals and offers on music software, sample packs, software instruments, and hardware are aplenty. That’s right, we’re talking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Every year there’s always a wide range of deals and cheap virtual instruments available from some of our most popular brands. So, we thought we’d take a look at last year’s deals, and try and predict some of…

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Free and budget plug-ins
October 24, 2017

Eight plug-ins for producers on a budget

Tightening the belt… Everyone loves plugins, and everyone loves saving money. Thanks to a great choice of free plugins and cheap plugins on the market today, it’s not always necessary to spend big bucks to get some super charged software, so we’ve compiled this list to give you guys an idea of where you can get the most for your money. All of these plugins are less than £40 or…

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Sound on Sound and Music Tech awards
October 10, 2017

Sound on Sound & Music Tech awards nominations announced!

The nominations for both the Sound on Sound Awards, and the Music Tech Awards for Gear of the Year have now been announced, and we’re delighted to reveal that fourteen of our brands’ products have been nominated for awards! Every year Sound on Sound gives it’s readers the chance to decide who will get the coveted top slot in each of the dozens of major product-group categories. Voting takes place through…

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iZotope Ozone 8 and Neutron 2
October 5, 2017

iZotope Neutron 2 and Ozone 8 – the top new features

With the release of iZotope’s Neutron 2 and Ozone 8 your mixes are about to get a lot better, a lot quicker. Revolutionising the way that engineers approached mixing, Neutron took the audio world by storm with it’s creative UI and processing. Ozone has been a heavy hitter in the industry for years. With the introduction of some new features you can be sure it’s going to carry on being a…

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macOS High Sierra compatibility guide
October 3, 2017

MacOS 10.13 – Should you upgrade?

Apple have recently launched their latest macOS ‘10.13 High Sierra’. Although many of you who are Apple users may be keen to update your macs to the latest software, we strongly recommend that you hold off in doing so. That is at least until you have checked that all of your software and hardware will still work! Due to the changes that come with each update, some software/hardware will not…

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September 26, 2017

We take a first look at the new iZotope ‘O8N2’ trailer

iZotope have just released a new video that which will inevitably get the hearts of mixing and mastering enthusiasts worldwide racing. The video serves as a teaser trailer for what iZotope are describing as ‘O8N2’, which could perhaps stand for Ozone 8 & Neutron 2… Considering the impact their predecessors have had on the world of mixing and mastering it’s no wonder anticipation for these products is sky high. iZotope promise in…

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iZotope RX 6 reviews
September 15, 2017

iZotope RX 6 audio repair software – the press verdict

Originally released in 2008 iZotope’s RX audio repair software quickly became an indispensable tool for anyone working with audio. Over the last few years, its updates have provided a wide range of new, innovative features which revolutionised the world of audio repair and drastically reduced the amount of time it took to fix broken audio. Whether it be background noise from a noisy AC unit in a recording session, rustling…

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iZotope RX 6 rescues Real World Studios
September 7, 2017

iZotope RX 6 saves the day at Real World Studios recording

Conceived by Peter Gabriel and set in stunning rural surroundings near the city of Bath in South West England, Real World Studios is a unique residential recording facility, where artists, producers, and engineers can escape their daily distractions and focus solely on making music. Real World’s versatile recording and mixing, post-production and rehearsal rooms are some of the best sounding and most acclaimed in the world. They house an array…

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