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Review: Roland SH-01A

Roland's recreation of its classic SH-101 is the latest addition to the Boutique family and puts amazing sound and control at your fingertips. Check out Rishabh Rajan's in-depth video review here.

Review: Intellijel Plonk Percussive Eurorack Synth Module

As well as having an amazing name, this eurorack module offers up a whole world of percussive textures and even melodic sounds. Jade Wii meets the Intellijel Plonk...

Review: Earthworks QTC 50 Omnidirectional Microphone

Earthworks' QTC50 omnidirectional mic delivers a detailed and open sound, perfect for capturing sounds with no coloration. Rich Tozzoli uses his every single day...

Review: pATCHES Strum, Free Max for Live Device

Strum is a Free Max Device that allows for guitar-inspired rakes across a series of MIDI notes! Dan Hilse, better known as pATCHES, is back with a very unique and free Max for Live MIDI effect indeed.

Review: Altura Theremin MIDI Controller

If you're looking for a new way to play your hardware and software MIDI instruments, this intriguing Theremin-style device looks good. Hollin Jones checks out the Altura from Zeppelin Design Labs.

Review: Fostex T60RP Headphones

A pair of good quality monitoring headphones are a must for any music producer. But was G.W Childs suitably impressed with the Fostex T60RPs and their mahogany cups?

Review: Rob Papen SubBoomBass 2

A longtime studio favorite among producers of all manner of electronic styles – from hip hop to techno and everything in between – Rob Papen’s Subboombass gets a much-anticipated refresh.

Review: Elektron Analog RYTM MKII

With better hardware controls, direct sampling and a whole host of other upgrades and improvements, could the Elektron Analog RYTM MKII be the best drum machine on the market?

Review: Mixed In Key Captain Chords

Need help making chords or getting compositional ideas? Sara Simms checks out Mixed In Key's Captain Chords plugin, which aims to let you do just that.

Review: Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface

Focusrite's Clarett marque crosses from Thunderbolt to USB models with the Clarett 2Pre USB and its siblings. Hollin Jones finds out what all the fuss is about.

Review: Gatekeeper by Infected Mushroom and Polyverse

Gatekeeper is a truly versatile volume modulator plugin that can be used to shape your audio in a plethora of ways. If you’re into volume shaping creatively or precisely this is the plugin for you

Review: Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio Edition

Now in version 4, Reference Studio Edition brings more features and refinements for both headphones and studio monitors alike. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth dives in to test its potential.

1st In-Depth Video Review Of Elektron Digitone FM Poly Synth

When Elektron releases a new synthesizer there's always a lot of interest. And the Digitone is no exception. In this 23 minute in-depth review of the main feature Loopop puts it through its paces.

Review: Qu-Bit Chance

Adding randomization to the modulation of your CV signal is a great way to introduce all kinds of unexpected and pleasing new effects. Chance from Qu-Bit is a module that lets you do just that.

Review: IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD 2

IK's multi-purpose portable mic has had a facelift and some important upgrades. Hollin Jones takes to the road with the iRig Mic HD 2.