Introduction to sidechain compression for music producers

Get to know the basics of sidechain compression in music producing with our quick intro.

6 ways to use compression in music production

Using a compressor will help fix mistakes in your mix. Learn more with our top 6 tips for using compression as a producer.

Reason+ – $19.99/month for Reason with weekly new instruments, effects and building blocks

Reason+ is the new subscription service from the music production software company, combining the full DAW with weekly inspiring sound packs.

iZotope plugin sale – 75% off VocalSynth 2 & 93% off Iris 2

Plugin Boutique are currently holding two massive sale for some of their most popular plugins. Get iZotope VocalSynth 2 for $49 and iZotope Iris 2 for $9.99. The sales make these powerful tools available to…

KnobCloud – buy and sell plugin licenses for free

KnobCloud claim to be “The first dedicated marketplace for audio production software licenses.” KnobCloud allow sellers to list their unused audio software licenses on the database, and buyers to browse, search and purchase discounted plugins….

Get retro video game sounds in this free plugin from Teenage Engineering’s OP-1

Channel your younger self with the classic sounds of chiptune sound effects completely free to create with and use in your music. There’s a lot of love for old video game sounds online and it’s…

The 4 best FREE VST synth plugins

Discover a world of possibility with these incredible, diverse and awesome synthesizers that are free to download. Now as many of you will know, there are a huge range of plugins free and paid for…

Korg’s classic Poly-800 synth is now available as a free plugin

Who doesn’t love a classic synth, especially when you can download its sound for free and instantly use it in your music. Back in the 80’s Korg launched an oft-forgotten, but much-loved at the time,…

80% off Nebula 4 multi-effect plugin from Acustica Audio

Acustica Audio are currently offering the Nebula 4 for just 79€, down from 399€. N4 emulates and replicates several types of audio equipment. Nebula 4 emulates the warm character and personality of expensive and bulky analog hardware…

Splice may be developing music making apps

Sample, loop, preset, plugin and DAW project sharing site Splice have recently acquired Superpowered, a company that helps developers build audio functionality into apps. Subscription based service Splice has been a favourite for producers sharing…