Will Audio for Mac become the new iTunes?

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Audio for Mac is a new macOS app for organizing file-based music collections. As the consumer market is rapidly shifting to streaming services, and Apple announced the death of iTunes, collectors and industry professionals are wondering how to keep track of the audio files on their hard drives. The Audio app, which was just launched […]

Blackstar gets rocked with Fly 3 Def Leppard Hysteria edition mini amp

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Blackstar has just announced a Def Leppard Hysteria edition of its 3-Watt Fly 3 mini amp – complete with the album artwork emblazoned on the amps front grill. Blackstar Fly 3 – Def Leppard Hysteria edition Hysteria was a phenomenally successful album for Def Leppard and sold bucket loads of copies worldwide. Now, Blackstar has chosen […]

NAMM 2019: new Sony PCM-A10 and PCM-D10 hi-res portable recorders

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Sony will cast its presence at NAMM 2019 with all it’s got to throw at audio professionals – mostly microphones, headphones, and hi-res audio solutions. It’s also bringing a pair of new HD audio portable recorders to the show – the PCM-D10 and PCM-A10. Sony is hailing these as geared for live music recording, podcasting, […]

Riffstation: Learn your favourite songs on guitar for free!

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Riffstation, a software designed to help you learn your favourite songs, is now available for free on both Mac and PC. And it actually works. Riffstation So what does it do? Load any MP3 file into Riffstation and it will automatically detect the chords and then sync the chord diagrams along with the music, enabling […]

Magix keep the audio furnace alight with Sound Forge Pro 12

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I think it’s remarkable that Sound Forge is still going after all this time. Most DAWs have ample audio editing facilities built in these days. Sony never managed to do anything creative with it when they bought it from Sonic Foundry in 2003. When Magix picked it up last year I thought it might disappear […]