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Price Live Intro £69 / $99 | Live Standard £319 / $449 | Live Suite £539 / $599Contact Ableton Live has always been different from other DAWs. In many respects, it’s probably more accurate to describe it as a DAW-instrument hybrid, especially when you factor in Ableton’s hardware controller Push 2. In Session View, you […]

Waveform Free is touted by Tracktion as “the world’s best, fully-featured, completely unlimited DAW” and says that it’s now even better. The 2021 edition of Waveform Free brings new editing and performance improvements for a streamlined workflow. Tracktion is introducing the Welcome Screen, which offers project templates, training material, new product news and swift set-up […]

Price £50Contact Mastering the Mix Minimum system requirements OS X 10.8.5 or higher Windows 7, 8 or 10 64-bit AU, VST 2/3 or AAX host Using reference tracks is arguably the most effective way to improve your mixing skills and calibrate your ears to the sonics of a professional-sounding mix. Several tools have been released […]

Have you ever collaborated with someone who’s using a different DAW to you and found yourself endlessly bouncing out audio to work with? Dylan Tallchief of Jukeblocks has made a conversion tool for FL Studio and Ableton Live so you can switch between DAWs and retain MIDI, plug-in and arrangement information. Converting the FLP to […]

Ableton Live 11 beta brings us new devices and updated devices – some are instruments, some are audio effects – yet the updates are not always obvious at first glance. There are other flagship new features in Live 11, such as track comping, to name an obvious example, and we’ll be delving deep into that […]

With a promise of a “faster, more precise and free” update to FL Studio, Image-Line has brought the beloved DAW into version 20.8. Some key new features include Frequency Splitter, Instrument Tuner, plus updates to Parametric EQ, Maximus, FLEX, Transistor bass and further workflow enhancements. FL Studio 20.8 comes free to owners of the DAW […]

Nuendo 11, the latest major update of Steinberg‘s post-production DAW, has launched. This edition’s features place much emphasis on Dolby Atmos and production for Netflix. Dolby Atmos ADM Authoring Optimisation for Dolby Atmos means you won’t need external hardware or software to work in the format. An integrated renderer and ADM authoring module – developed […]

BandLab Sounds is a new service that gives producers access to an massive library of royalty-free samples and loops to create with – all fully downloadable and ready to use in any DAW. Launched by social music-making platform BandLab, the service features over 10,000 sounds – built up by an array of top-flight artists and […]

Avid‘s latest launch of its new Pro Tools | Carbon interface yesterday (12 November) coincided with the release of Pro Tools 2020.11, the latest edition of its flagship DAW. From a sleek new Dark Theme to free access to Melodyne 5 Essential, here’s a look at some major additions. Dark Theme A suave new Dark […]

It appears that DAW makers have held off until this week to reveal the latest updates to their software. Steinberg’s Cubase 11 has arrived hot on the heels of Ableton Live 11 and a teaser video from Avid that says big news is coming on 12 November. Before we get over-excited and start trialling all […]