Recording

PreSonus Studio One 5 review

PreSonus Studio One 5 cements the DAW as a professional-tier, full-fledged alternative to the so-called industry standards.

The USB-C iLok you need for your Mac is finally here

Now that many computers, including all new Apples, have shifted to USB-C ports, Pace created a new version of iLok that is USB-C compatible.

Akai Professional gives the MPC a throwback look with MPC One Retro Edition

Akai gave the MPC One a vintage makeover with the MPC One Retro Edition. Offering the same functionality with a unique appearance.

The best DAWs money can buy

Looking for a new DAW? There are a ton of great options out there, and some are better than others. Here are the best DAWs out there.

DAWs and plug-in formats explained

Confused on which DAWs support which plug-ins? And what the different plug-in types are? Here's everything you need to know.

Best computers for recording

Looking for a great computer for recording? There are a ton of options out there. Here are the best computers for recording.

Best free EQ plugins

EQ is one of the primary tools in the engineer's arsenal. Whether you need surgical or something else, here are 7 of the best free EQ plugins.

Best Budget Gear for a Bedroom Studio

There are so many fantastically affordable products on the market that finding the best budget gear for a bedroom studio offers more than a few options.

Best 500 Series Preamps

500 series units let build out your dream signal chain without needing a console. Here are some of the best 500 series preamps.

Best Budget Channel Strips

If you are looking for some different options for front end than what comes with your interface, these best budget channel strips are a great start.

Best budget preamps

The best budget preamps come in a variety of formats and offer an upgrade in sound quality to the preamps that are built in to recording interfaces.

Best Audio Interfaces for Beginners

It’s never been easier to make quality recordings affordably, at home. Here is a guide to the best audio interfaces for beginners.