383 Views· Posted 05/08/2018
In this video, AB looks at the Sound Devices MixPre 10M, a multichannel recorder and USB interface with features that enable musicians to make simple, professional-sounding recordings. From overdubbing parts to bouncing tracks, the 10M gives you the versatility of a simple DAW without need for a computer, though it is extremely capable as a USB audio interface. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide
2,829 Views· Posted 10/26/2017
The new iZotope Spire Studio is the perfect piece of technology for tracking and recording music or musical ideas while on the go. This mini studio features an omnidirectional mic, a soundcheck feature for adjusting gain, built-in effects, and an easy-to-use mobile app for additional options.
813 Views· Posted 10/19/2017
Join B&H’s Rob Rives as he introduces us to Toontrack Superior Drummer 3’s endless possibilities for performing, honing, shaping, and molding drum tracks without any thinkable creative restraints. For this latest iteration of the software, audio pioneer and award-winning engineer George Massenburg teamed up with the company to put you in control of a complete virtual drum studio with a level of quality, flexibility, and authenticity
411 Views· Posted 05/25/2017
In this hands-on review, B&H’s Rob Rives tests the iZotope RX 6, a music and post-production tool that helps repair unwanted noise in a variety of circumstances. Modules tested in this review include De-Bleed, De-Plosive, De-Clip, De-Wind, Mouth De-Click, Vocal De-Noise, De-Rustle, and Dialog Isolate. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other
1,220 Views· Posted 10/05/2016
In this video, B&H’s Rob Rives test-drives Output Exhale and Output Signal in various configurations, showing you how to create EDM tracks, soundtracks, and music beds with these exciting virtual instruments, powered by the Native Instruments Kontakt engine. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other
205 Views· Posted 07/18/2016
In this video we show you how to automate a delay plug-in to add spice to an EDM break.
1,529 Views· Posted 01/26/2016
Join Enrique Martinez as he composes a dance track—on the spot—using the Novation Launchpad Pro with Ableton Live. Though it’s been designed specifically for Ableton Live, the Launchpad will work equally as well with any DAW or hardware MIDI device. The enhanced RGB LED back-lit pads are velocity and pressure sensitive, allowing for fluid expression and creativity when composing and performing. The layout is designed to keep your
383 Views· Posted 06/24/2015
In the following video, B&H’s resident audio guru, Rob Rives, demonstrates the Arturia Virtual Collection 4, an amalgam of 13 of the company’s 64-bit virtual instruments. Rives runs through a handful of demos, giving you a taste of what some of the included virtual instruments’ capabilities, as well as how their sounds can complement each other while building a track. He also demonstrates some of the included presets
1,359 Views· Posted 09/09/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives takes a look at the Alesis Control Hub MIDI interface, and shows how it might be integrated into your Mac or PC-based creative workflow. The video explores its MIDI I/O, as well as its functionality as a headphone amplifier for your computer. We illustrate some of the options for its 1/4" footswitch input, and its plug-and-play functionality. We hope you enjoy
257 Views· Posted 06/12/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, presents an overview of the new Bitwig Studio Music Creation System. Rives explores some of the software’s key features, including the dual side-by-side arrangement and clip launcher views, VST sandboxing, Hybrid MIDI and Audio Tracks, Layered Editing, and Histogram editing. The video also examines Bitwig’s unique container effect routing system and some of the
1,430 Views· Posted 03/24/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates the QCon Pro DAW controller from Icon Digital, and how it is capable of streamlining your workflow when tracking and mixing. The video explores the unit's compatibility and functionality with a variety of common DAWS such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and Ableton Live, including its mapped controls. Rives discusses how the QCon Pro's eight touch-sensitive, motorized faders can be used to control different
1,443 Views· Posted 01/22/2014
The new Studio model is the largest of NI’s Maschine controllers and ships with the 2.0 version of the software. Featuring pads for playing drums and melodies, sequencing, sampling, effects, and an 8GB library of drum sounds, loops, and instruments.
442 Views· Posted 10/15/2012
This ultra-lightweight controller is sensitive in multiple dimensions; making it an expressive controller for DJing, VJing, performing, and more.
2,292 Views· Posted 01/25/2012
These keyboards play virtual and MIDI instruments and they have encoder knobs, drum pads, and transport controls for your DAW and plug-ins.
3,185 Views· Posted 06/22/2011
With firewire ports, an extensive software package, and a lot more; this mixer makes live mixing and recording to your DAW easy.