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Cleaning Checklist: Preparing Your Audio & Video Workstation
To ensure a long life and efficient performance for your music or video computer, Matt Vanacoro recommends you follow these few simple tips. Read on to find out what they are...
Apr. 29, 2019
Is Apple's T2 Chip Ruining Music Producers' Recordings?
An increasing number of users are reporting issues when trying to record audio via certain audio interfaces on Apple computers that use the T2 secure chip. What is going on?
Feb. 8, 2019
Understanding Signal Flow In FL Studio In Less Than 4 Minutes
FL Studio works a little differently when it comes to signal flow, but it's easy to learn with this expert advice from FLS expert, Rishabh Rajan.
Sep. 24, 2018
Real World Producer's Guide: Switching from Mac to Windows
It's a topic that arouses emotions in many people, but the fact remains that there isn't one perfect system for everyone. Matt Hepworth shares how he switched from a Mac to a Windows system.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
May. 12, 2018
Modular Apple Mac Pro Coming In 2019: The Options For Musicians & Producers
With Apple's new modular Mac Pro now not coming until 2019, what are your options for getting a high-powered Mac in the meantime? Hollin Jones lays out your choices.
Apr. 8, 2018
Musicians & Producers: Would You Pay For An Apple Software & Hardware Subscription?
An all-in-one subscription to Apple's software and hardware ecosystem is an interesting idea. Is this something that could help keep your gear current while keeping costs manageable?
Feb. 11, 2018
Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar: The Present And The Future
The Touch Bar in the MacBook Pro has the potential to do great things, but is it being used by enough developers? Here's the state of play, and what could be done in future.
Sep. 9, 2017
Review: 2017 Apple iMac
Until the iMac Pro is released at the end of the year, the 2017 iMac is still the fastest Mac you can buy for most kinds of uses. Iain Anderson puts this 5K monster through its paces.
Jul. 30, 2017
Here's How Easy It Is To Make Beats & Loops In Korg Gadget
Korg's Gadget has come to the Mac desktop and in this short video, Hollin Jones guides you through adding modules, programming beats and synth lines to make a track in a couple of minutes.
Jul. 21, 2017
Review: Audulus 3
Building instruments and processors from scratch isn’t always easy but can be very rewarding. Audulus 3 might just be the tool that persuades you to take the plunge.
Apr. 8, 2017
macOS Sierra 10.12: Better News for Musicians & Producers
With this nifty workaround, you should be able to get some macOS Sierra 10.12 incompatible drivers and audio plug-ins working just fine.
Sep. 24, 2016
The Mac: Why Creatives Are Nervous
Ever since the Macintosh was introduced in 1984, artists have embraced the platform for its many capabilities. But is the Mac going the way of the dodo? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth looks at the Macscape.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Sep. 21, 2016
How to Set Up a New Mac
For new and more experienced Mac users getting to grips with the different ways of setting up a brand new Apple Mac computer can be a painless task. Iain Anderson shows you how.
Sep. 10, 2016
Sonar For Mac OS X Now in Alpha Plus LifeTime Platinum Updates
There's 3 major announcements Cakewalk have revealed for Sonar: It's coming to Mac OS X, lifetime upgrades and an expanded focus on performance and stability. Read more about all three below.
Jun. 2, 2016
How to Combine Audio Devices in Mac OS X for Logic Pro, Ableton Live Or Any DAW
If you have multiple audio interfaces, synthesizers, or even iPad interfaces, you can get them to all work as one virtual interface on the Mac. Here's how to combine them as an aggregate device.
May. 9, 2016
Review: OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock
The OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock promises to multiply your I/O options featuring 5 USB 3, Firewire 800, 2 Thunderbolt 2, HDMI, Audio in/out and Gigabit Ethernet ports! Matt Vanacoro plugs it in.
Mar. 29, 2016
Review: OWC Thunderbay 4 + SoftRAID
If you're looking for excellent Thunderbolt 2 performance with estimated performance of over 1.3GB/s, then OWC's Thunderbay 4 (with SoftRAID) is worth checking out. Iain Anderson goes in fast.
Nov. 14, 2015
Boxed Ear Hearken Is Fresh Take On Audio Recording For Mac
Boxed Ear have announced a new arrival on the music software scene! Introducing... Hearken: a fresh take on audio recording software for Mac. It's streamlined, efficient, and always ready to record.
Nov. 5, 2015
Apple Fix Audio Unit Bug in Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.1
Back on October 9th we reported about the BETA for OS X 10.11.1 with a fix for Audio Unit validation! Today OS X 10.11.1 has been officially released and Apple tell us all is well.
Oct. 22, 2015
How to Future Proof Your Creative & Digital Media
Many of us have embraced a digital lifestyle in regards to book, music, video and photos. But, in a world where formats and media keep evolving, how can you future proof your products for tomorrow?
Oct. 15, 2015
5 Reasons Musicians, Producers and DJs Should Avoid Updating to OS X 10.11 El Capitan Today
Musician? Producer? DJ? Before you update your Mac to OS X 10.11 El Capitan… read this! Here's four compelling reasons to avoid clicking the update button today and waiting for fixes.
Sep. 30, 2015
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