Optimising your Windows 10 PC for Audio

I got a new laptop, very fast and swanky. So how come my audio latency is higher than on my old machine (given that it’s the same OS, same USB audio interface and the same device driver)? Turns out I needed to do a few optimisation tweaks, which I’d already done on my old machine…

Introducing: Novation Circuit

Got a mailout from Novation promoting their new Circuit gadget. Combining two polysynths and a four-part drum machine, this hands-on groovebox can be used entirely stand-alone or with your DAW and other hardware. It looks like a lot of fun and, apparently, is really quick and intuitive to get along with. Gotta say, I’m intrigued….

Does Your Gear Support OSX 10.11?

DJ software and gear manufacturers have warned against Apple’s latest OSX 10.11 update. Here’s a status list of what’s supported and what’s not. Source: Does Your Gear Support OSX 10.11? Our Compatibility List

ORBAN Loudness Meter

Found this awesome free tool – really useful for checking your finished masters for comparative loudness. Check it out: ORBAN Loudness Meter.