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Review: Black Lion Audio Revolution 2x2 Audio Interface

Black Lion Audio are synonymous with making audio interfaces from other manufacturers sound better, so how good will their first foray into the interface world be? Matt Vanacoro finds out.

Review: Focusrite FAST Plug-ins

Focusrite’s latest AI-powered dynamics plug-ins offer something for novices and expert producers alike. Hollin Jones tries out the FAST series…

Review: Steinberg WaveLab Cast

If you’re looking to get into podcasting or greatly improve your voice production skills, Steinberg’s WaveLab Cast has your back, as Hollin Jones discovered.

Review: Audient EVO Start Recording Bundle

Whether you’re a singer songwriter or a budding podcaster, you’ll need the gear to record your tracks. Audient’s EVO bundle aims to give you everything you need, as Hollin Jones found out…

Review: MOVO UM700 USB Desktop Studio Microphone

Capturing broadcast-quality voice takes doesn’t have to cost the earth. Hollin Jones tried out MOVO’s new UM700 USB microphone.

Review: UVI Quadra

Quadra is a very powerful instrument and sequencer. There's a staggering level of control available as Matt Vanacoro discovered. But who is it aimed at?

Review: Accusonus Era Pro Bundle 5

It’s not just music producers that need to repair audio, movie makers, podcasters and many others do too. Hollin Jones finds out how the new bundle from Accusonus gets it done…

Pro Tools & Melodyne: Pitch-Shifting, But Better

Pro Tools now has a realtime "elastic audio" bundled in the form of Celemony's industry-leading Melodyne. Joe Albano puts its pitch shifting algorithms to the test.

Review: IK Multimedia Total Studio 3 MAX

IK’s latest mega bundle offers something for every stage of the production process, and it’s here to totally fill up your studio, as Hollin Jones discovered.

Review: Boss GT-1000 Core

So you want the full DSP power of the GT-1000 guitar effect system but in much smaller unit? Say hello to the Boss GT-1000 Core.

Top 5 Guitar Plug-Ins For Keyboard Players

Are you a keyboard player who just can’t wrap your head - or hands - around the guitar? Fear not, Hollin Jones has just the thing…

Dynamic vs. Condenser Microphone Shootout: Which is Better for Voiceovers?

There's a common misconception that the best voiceover microphones are condenser mics. But there are a number of fantastic dynamic mics available too.

Cool Hardware Synths You Can Get Cheap Online

In synth world, it’s easy to spend lots of cash on hardware. But it’s not always the right way to go and here, Hollin Jones shows you some affordable but cool instruments…

Review: Eventide Clockworks Bundle

So, you want to bring more modulation effects into your arsenal of audio effect plugins...? Matt Vanacoro checks out the new Clockworks bundle from Eventide - a rather tasty sounding collection.

Toontrack EZDrummer Electronic Edge Expansion Review

If you’re looking for something new and unique for your electronic productions, Tootntrack’s Electronic Edge might be just the ticket. Hollin Jones makes the beats…