Cool Tools

Many years ago when I built my first recording studio in Maul’s basement it included a “live room” (really a booth) mostly intended for recording drums, guitar amps, vocals and the occasional ommni...
Darth Fader's new video blog focuses on audio interfaces. Will the recording force be...with you?
I usually don’t write reviews in first person, but this time it is personal.  Currently I am in four projects, three of which are relatively new.  With all the new material I’m learning, I...
The PreSonus Central Station studio-monitor control system and its CSR-1 remote control are widely considered standard equipment in commercial and personal studios, providing outstanding audio...
Earlier this year, TC Electronic launched five new guitar pedals with an amazing trick up their sleeves: on-board USB ports allow guitarists to upload ‘TonePrints’ to their pedals. These...
BOSS is now shipping the RC-30 and RC-3 Loop Station pedals, the latest additions to its industry-leading lineup of pedal-based loop recorders. Featuring high-powered digital signal processing,...
KMI today announced KeyWorx, a software application for Mac or PC, is now bundled with SoftStep, the worlds first Multi-Touch foot controller. KeyWorx can select programs, control the cursor, mouse...
SuperMegaUltraGroovy announces the immediate availability of Capo 2.1 for Mac OS X 10.6. In this release, Capo has gained the ability to export MIDI transcription data, the waveform representation of...
EASTWEST announces their distribution of Best Service Modern Pop Multi-format Sound Library in the US market. Modern Pop is a passionate and inspiring sound journey that combines the distinctive...
Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, has published The Complete Pro Tools Shortcuts ($29.99) by Jose “...