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Review: AudioThing Outer Space Reverb

Buying and maintaining a hardware Roland Space Echo is little more than an expensive dream for most people. Luckily, AudioThing's Outer Space Reverb might just offer an alternative...

Review: iZotope VocalSynth 2

VocalSynth 2 is a major update to iZotope's powerful voice processor with the new BioVox Module using a scientific model of the human vocal tract. Lynda Arnold sings its praises...

Review: Roland Go:Mixer PRO

JAde Wii from Ask.Audio gets hands-on with the new Roland GO:Mixer Pro and puts it through its paces in a real world jamming test with synths and music machines.

Review: Roland TD17KVX

Roland's TD17KVX V-Drum kit shares many features with its more expensive siblings, but at a much more accessible price. Matt Vanacoro asks if it makes any compromises.

Review: Samplitude Music Studio

The latest update to Samplitude from Magix brings a host of new features and technologies, all in a package that remains distinctly affordable. Hollin Jones put it to the test.

Review: Koma Electronik Field Kit FX

The Field Kit FX consists of three effects groups and three additional CV tools - all for under 250 Euro. Anatol Locker was blown away by this powerful, portable system.

The 5 Best Dynamic EQ Plugins (2 Are FREE!)

Beef up your production toolkit with these excellent dynamic EQ plugins. Here's why you should - and how to get some of them for free.

Review: Denon DJ SC5000 Prime

Denon's pro-level DJ player has a 7-inch HD display with multi-touch gestures, 
8-inch rugged metal jog wheel and much more besides. Sara Simms put it to the test.

Review: Yamaha Montage 2.0

Yamaha's free update for its Montage workstation synthesizer brings a ton of new features to the table. Matt Vanacoro has been playing with it, and here's what he discovered.

Review: IK Multimedia iRig Stomp I/O

IK's latest hardware unit is an iOS and desktop-compatible stompbox solution - but it's also much more than that, as Matt Vanacoro found out.

Review: Isla Instruments KordBot, MIDI controller that takes the chores out of chords

Take the hassle out of generating chords with this hardware MIDI unit that connects to your studio gear. Jade Wii explores the Isla Instruments KordBot.

Review: Umlaut Audio Tidal

A sample pack made up of plenty of synthesized drones and environments, Tidal by Umlaut Audio is an affordable way to fill gaps in tracks or even use for your own sound design.

Review: Output Arcade

Output's latest virtual instrument has a twist - it's cloud-based and delivers new content to you every single day. But how does that work in practice? G.W Childs found out.

Review: Yamaha TF-Rack Mixer

Yamaha's latest live sound mixer has a ton of I/O, a great touchscreen and can be remote controlled from an iPad. But that's just the start, as Joe Albano discovered.

Review: Squarp Instruments Hermod

With polymorphic tracks, dynamic MIDI effects, a MIDI / USB / CV interface and extensive sequencing capabilities, Squarp's Hermod really is a modular brain, as Jade Wii found out.