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Review: MIDIVolve

This Max For Live arpeggiator, riff generator and sequencer turns even the simplest of MIDI patterns into an evolving musical continuum. G.W Childs puts it to the test.

Review: Metagrid for iOS, Improving Your DAW Workflow

Macros and shortcuts are one of the best ways to speed up your DAW workflow. Metagrid for iOS aims to bring control of all your DAWs together in one handy location.

Review: Endorphin.es Grand Terminal Eurorack Module

This unique Eurorack module has Scott Riesterer all in a spin. Would he find it took his music to new heights, or brought it back down to earth? Let's hope the Grand Terminal was all plane sailing.

Review: Black Lion Audio MicroClock MK3

Could adding this small but powerful device to your hardware rig really improve clarity, latency and audio performance? Matt Vanacoro road tests the Black Lion Audio MicroClock MK3.

Review: ESI U168XT Audio Interface

ESI's U168XT high speed recording interface couldn't sound as good as it looks, could it? G.W Childs puts it through its paces to find out. (Spoiler alert: he liked it).

Review: Toontrack Superior Drummer 3

Superior Drummer 3 represents a massive upgrade, with artificial intelligence just one of its major new features. In this world-first review, Shane Berry takes you in-depth with Toontrack's latest.

Review: Sensel Morph, The Controller That Fits All Your Needs?

This advanced touch-sensitive control surface works at a far higher resolution than a regular MIDI controller, and is also suitable for artistic applications. What's not to like?

Review: Sonuscore’s The Orchestra from Best Service

The latest offering from Best Service contains a wealth of multi-layered sampled orchestral instruments. Jay Asher put it to work creating some lush sounds for his productions.

Review: MODEL 1 Mixer

This fully analog 8-channel mixer designed by Richie Hawtin is intended to be a true DJ's performance instrument. Sara Simms took in on the road to find out if it fits the bill.

Review: Max For Cats Pallas

The latest Max For Cats release is a semi-modular modelling synth that runs inside Ableton's DAW. But did it manage to win over G.W Childs?

Review: Moog Subsequent CV 37

It might look outwardly similar to the Sub 37 but Moog's latest special edition - limited to 2000 units worldwide - has a lot more going on under the hood than meets the eye.

Review: ISOVOX 2 Portable Isolation Recording Booth

The ISOVOX 2 really takes things to the next level as far as acoustic isolation is concerned, providing an all-round solution for serious acoustic treatment. Lynda Arnold gave it a whirl.

Review: Black Lion Audio Universal Audio Mod

Modifying your audio gear can be a great way to make it perform to an even higher standard than it already does. Matt Vanacoro found out what Black Lion Audio could do to supercharge his Apollo 8.

Review: Writer’s Session, Essential App For Every Songwriter?

Bringing together a bunch of tools that can help you write and develop songs, Writer's Session offers most of its functions for free and lives on your iOS device. Matt Vanacoro checked it out.

Review: KRFT

KRFT from Studio Amplify is a multi-talented application that brings a whole new perspective on music creation and sequencing. Matt Vanacoro took it for a test drive...