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…
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.
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…
Following the release of the mosh worthy, Metal Guitar Gods 3 EZmix Pack, we took a break from head-banging to ask the hugely talented metal media managing, tech savvy Keith Merrow and masterclass running, guitar shredding Ola Englund all about their involvement, and what to expect. We also chat about Keith’s most recent EP release, and Ola’s work with Swedish metal band ‘The Haunted’. Read on to find out more!
The annual deals spectacular that is Black Friday is looking bigger than ever this year with huge savings to be made across virtual instruments, effects plugins and samples from many of our top brands. More offers are being announced as the days go on, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled on our dedicated Black Friday page as most of them will be available for a limited time only!
Essex born Melodic metallic quintet Forever Never are back! Earlier this year they ended their 3 year hiatus by smashing sets and packing tents at Takedown, YNOT and Isle of Whight festivals, their comeback single ‘Never Giving Up’ spending 9 weeks in the Kerrang! rock chart and their next single ‘One Life’ is looking to eclipse that. We grabbed frontman Renny to talk, Toontrack, influences and the Forever Never takeover
The last 12 months have been busy for Chasing Cadence, from tours and festivals to a whole new worldwide fan base opening up to them. We caught up with them shortly before their recent tour and learnt how they turned their drummer in to a human drum machine, tour essentials and Toontrack.
The nominees are in for this years Sound on Sound awards and our brands have done us proud yet again. The SOS editorial team and writers, got together and reviewed hundreds of products, whittling them down to the very best and now its down to you to choose the outstanding product in each category.