Audio

App of the week: SoundForest

App of the week: SoundForest

In a forest, under the sea, and in the jungle, animals are banging out thumping beats in this brilliantly bonkers music app.
By Craig Grannell Sep 18 2017, 12:08PM
Ashampoo Music Studio 7 is your one-stop music center

Ashampoo Music Studio 7 is your one-stop music center

Making music for the rest of us.
By Chris Wiles Aug 31 2017, 11:31AM
Pharrell Williams’ innovative app book will (literally) make you Happy

Pharrell Williams’ innovative app book will (literally) make you Happy

It might seem crazy what I’m about to say…
By Craig Grannell Jul 4 2017, 11:11AM
App of the week: Groovebox

App of the week: Groovebox

Get into the groove with Novation’s latest box of music-making tricks.
By Craig Grannell Jun 26 2017, 10:41AM
Spotify 'might ditch an IPO in favour of direct listing'

Spotify 'might ditch an IPO in favour of direct listing'

Report - move would see the company bypass institutional investors.
By Adam Shepherd Apr 10 2017, 11:17AM
Wavosaur 1.3 released

Wavosaur 1.3 released

Quirky audio editor Wavosaur (32-bit) has hit version 1.3 with some major additions and extensions.
By Mike Williams Feb 27 2017, 10:41AM
5 reasons why the new GarageBand for iOS needs your attention Read

5 reasons why the new GarageBand for iOS needs your attention Read

A superb new synth, a pile of effects, and AU support: anyone would think this was a spendy desktop app.
By Craig Grannell Feb 6 2017, 11:05AM
Spotify has been overworking your hard disk since June

Spotify has been overworking your hard disk since June

For five months, a bug in Spotify for desktop has been writing hundreds of gigabytes per day to subscribers’ hard drives.
By Alan Martin Nov 15 2016, 11:25AM
Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations

Google Play Music gets smarter music recommendations

Google Play Music (Android, iOS) is being revamped to deliver more intelligent context-sensitive playlists and recommendations.
By Mike Williams Nov 15 2016, 10:29AM
Spotify still leads streaming - but can it turn a profit?

Spotify still leads streaming - but can it turn a profit?

Spotify recently announced it had reached 40m paying customers, but with Apple Music breathing down its neck can it survive?
By Staff Writer Sep 23 2016, 8:58AM
DarkAudacity gives Audacity’s classic audio editor a UI update

DarkAudacity gives Audacity’s classic audio editor a UI update

DarkAudacity, a mildly redesigned branch of the classic open-source audio editor Audacity, has been released for Windows.
By Mike Williams Aug 29 2016, 8:46AM
Audio editor Wavosaur gets first update since 2013

Audio editor Wavosaur gets first update since 2013

Windows audio editor Wavosaur has just been updated to version 1.2, its first release for almost three years.
By Mike Williams Aug 18 2016, 11:03AM
Spotify's new family pricing makes it an equal match to Apple Music

Spotify's new family pricing makes it an equal match to Apple Music

Now they're all even when it comes to subscription fees.
By Andrew Hayward May 24 2016, 10:43AM
Watch Tim Cook make sweet music with GarageBand’s Chinese-flavoured update

Watch Tim Cook make sweet music with GarageBand’s Chinese-flavoured update

GarageBand gets traditional Chinese musical instruments
By Elissa Loi May 18 2016, 12:09PM
No more playing favourites: Apple Music gets updated on Android

No more playing favourites: Apple Music gets updated on Android

Up to par with iOS for the first time
By Tom Morgan May 2 2016, 10:54AM
Kickstarter buys music streaming service Drip

Kickstarter buys music streaming service Drip

Indie streaming service Drip was about to call time, until Kickstarter stepped in.
By Staff Writer Mar 21 2016, 8:47AM
Apple Music reaches 10 million subscribers

Apple Music reaches 10 million subscribers

Apple's music streaming service has gone from strength to strength, but it still can't beat Spotify.
By Staff Writer Jan 12 2016, 12:04PM
Apple Music adding Sonos support on 15 December

Apple Music adding Sonos support on 15 December

It'll be a public beta before the full release next year.
By Andrew Hayward Dec 1 2015, 11:01AM
Adele's new album won't be on Spotify, Apple Music, or anything

Adele's new album won't be on Spotify, Apple Music, or anything

According to a report, she's skipping all streaming for 25 - even the premium kind.
By Andrew Hayward Nov 20 2015, 10:45AM
Streaming service Rdio is shutting down

Streaming service Rdio is shutting down

The lesser-known service will file bankruptcy, but its spirit may be revived.
By Andrew Hayward Nov 18 2015, 12:29PM