Microsoft to lift limit on how many plug-in DLLs you can run in your DAW

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No, we didn’t know there was a limit either. But as computers have got more powerful and projects more complex some users have discovered that at a point in their project the DAW simply refuses to load any more unique plug-ins. This has something to do with Fibre Local Storage (FLS) and how DLLs (Dynamic […]

Is Windows 10 S Mode any good for music making?

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Windows 10 S Mode is a streamlined version of Windows 10 that only allows software from the Windows Store to install and run. This has the potential of being a very slick and uncluttered computing experience – but is it any good for music makers? Windows 10 S Mode This is cropping up on a […]

Transform the Microsoft Surface Dial into a MIDI controller with Elephant

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The Microsoft Surface Dial is one of those fabulously designed pieces of tech that struggles to find an interesting use for itself. Outside of turning the volume up and down on your laptop or Surface, or scrolling web pages it’s never found the ability to be musically created. And that’s a shame because in music […]

Virtual Guitar Amp Software Round-up Part Two: Positive Grid BIAS Amp 2

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In Part Two of my Virtual Guitar Amp Software roundup, I will be covering the recently released Positive Grid BIAS Amp 2. This new updated version of the software includes some pretty handy new IRs including the option for some licensed Celestion models of speakers, amongst other things. The first part covered Line 6 Helix […]