Tec awards
September 23, 2016

TEC Awards 2017 nominations announced

The nominees for the 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards have been selected and 3 of our brands have managed to score up a total of 6 different nominations this year. The TEC awards are an anually held ceremony that recognise the technical innovations and creative achievements of companies and individuals. The upcoming awards will be held on the 21st of January 2017 where there are 31 different categories of…

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July 13, 2016

Win a complete vocal recording and production package

This month, we have joined forces with audio specialists iZotope and leading UK mic brand Sontronics to give you the chance to win a complete vocal recording and production package worth over £580! The grand prize includes: Sontronics STC-3X mic pack iZotope Nectar 2 Production Suite iZotope VocalSynth Plus two runners up will each win a copy of VocalSynth. To enter, click the link at the foot of this page….

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iZotope Product Manager Matt Hines
May 18, 2016

Cats, goats and Daft Punk – introducing iZotope’s VocalSynth effect plug-in

After some interesting teaser videos featuring cats and goats and the hashtag #thinkoutsidethevox, iZotope has unleashed its latest offering upon the music producers of the world – VocalSynth. We spoke to iZotope Product Manager, Matt Hines, to get the lowdown… Hi Matt, so tell us about VocalSynth, what is it? VocalSynth is a creative multi-effects plug-in that creates robot sounds, computerized or organic harmonies, electronic vocal textures, vocoder and talkbox…

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April 27, 2016

Which iZotope RX tools fit your audio needs?

Now at its fifth version, iZotope’s RX is well known as an industry leading tool for repairing, restoring and enhancing audio but did you know iZotope now offer a choice of RX solutions depending on the nature of the sound/project, the severity of the audio issues and the level of user experience? From the musician who just wants to remove an unwanted background noise from a recent recording session to…

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Andy Sneap interview
March 1, 2016

We talk to producer Andy Sneap about mastering with iZotope’s Ozone 7

Back in 2012, we spoke to Producer/Engineer Andy Sneap about why he loves using iZotope’s Ozone 5 mastering software. Over three years later, and now in its seventh version, Ozone remains a concrete part of the Grammy winner’s set-up so we caught up with Andy to see how he’s getting on with the latest features in the critically acclaimed software. And of course, we couldn’t speak to him without mentioning…

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January 26, 2016

We talk iZotope and Native Instruments with Flux Pavilion

Producer, singer-songwriter, DJ and label owner are just some of facets of Flux Pavilion, Flux caught the eye of Zane Lowe with the Radio 1 and Apple music DJ labeling his track ‘I Can’t Stop’ the ‘Hottest record in the world’ when he was only 21 and inevitable success followed in the form of 3 US tours, 2 UK tours, countless festival performances and collaborations with the likes of Dillon…

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January 7, 2016

Computer Music name their top products of 2015

Throughout 2015 the team at Computer Music have had hundreds of plugins, DAWs, sample libraries, interfaces and everything in between put in their laps for review, and who knows better than the makers of the world’s best selling music software magazine. The crack team of writers/reviewers/audio aficionados were given the challenging task of picking their favourites and singling out the software that impressed them the most this year.

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December 22, 2015

To buy or not to buy? Audition virtual instruments and effects plugins for free!

We understand that you want to make sure your hard earned cash isn’t wasted and many of our brands do too. That’s why you’ll find quite a few effects plugins and instruments from the likes of Toontrack, iZotope, Rob Papen and more, offering free demo versions – some with a time constraint of 30 days or less and others with unlimited use but with cut down features. Here’s a few of…

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