Plugins vs. Hardware: Why Software Is Better than You Think

Ah, plugins vs. hardware… Forum dwellers have been battling out this…


10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying New Gear

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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Mod Your Gear

Rules were meant to be broken. Your gear is no exception. Modding your gear can…


How To Buy Used Gear Without Getting Ripped Off

Nothing beats the feeling of finding a great deal on a piece of gear…


Ask an Audio Engineer: The Mix Tip Mailbag

Mixing is tough. Sometimes the perfect sound can seem one tweak away, but…


Skeuomorphism: How Plugin Design Affects What You Hear

How much does the graphic design of a plugin influence your opinion of how it…


The 52 Best Audio Interfaces on the Market

Audio interfaces are essential tools for modern music production.…


How to Choose an Audio Interface for Your Home Studio

Your audio interface is the centrepiece of your home studio. It’s the…


The 16 Best New Gear Releases from NAMM 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—for gear addicts! NAMM…


Extended Chords: How to Add Color to Your Songs with Extensions

Chords are the pillars that hold up your songwriting. Along with rhythm and…