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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.

Video Review: Korg Volca Mix

The Korg Volca synth range has reached a new level of maturity thanks to the addition of volca mix that syncs multiple volca machines. Here's the first video review of Volca Mix.

Review: Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite Mic Preamps

A high quality preamp can make a world of difference to your recordings. But would the Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite deliver? Matt Vanacoro found out...

Review: Artiphon Instrument 1

Going far beyond what a regular MIDI controller can offer, Artiphon's Instrument 1 opens up a whole new world of performance. G.W Childs is suitably impressed...

Review: Antelope Audio Discrete 8 and Edge Mic

Antelope's new interface promises next-level mic modelling alongside premium audio recording. Matt Vanacoro falls in love all over again...

5 Excellent Hardware Synths for Live Performance

Sometimes only a real hardware synth will do when it comes to live performance. Here are 5 classics that have served G.W Childs well over the years.

Review: Expert Sleepers Disting Mk4, Swiss Army Knife Of Eurorack Synth Modules?

Packing a colossal number of algorithms into a tiny package, Expert Sleepers' Disting could well be your go-to module for all kinds of sounds. Scott Riesterer explains why...

Review: IK Multimedia ARC 2.5

No studio monitor is inherently flat, but ARC 2.5 can give any speakers a neutral response, plus it has some other tricks up its sleeve. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth gives it a smooth review.

Review: LESound Groove Extractor

A third party audio-to-MIDI extractor tool can be just the ticket for getting more control over your tracks. So how would LESounds' Groove Extractor measure up?

Review: Roland Go: Mixer

This self-powered mixer has multiple channels and is perfect for recording all your sources. Jade Wii finds out if Roland's Go: Mixer could be the ultimate in portability.

Review: Soda, A DJ App Unlike Anything Else

Could it really be true that an iPad DJ app has more features and flexibility than desktop alternatives? Hollin Jones seeks out the truth...

Review: Wicked Audio Raider Wireless Earbuds

Wireless earbuds are becoming more common as phones ditch more and more ports. Hollin Jones road tested Wicked Audio's Raiders, in walnut finish...

Review: U-He Repro 5: Polyphonic Prophet

This virtual recreation of the classic Prophet 5 is new from accomplished Berlin-based developer U-He. Noah Pred road tested the Repro 5: Polyphonic Prophet.

Review: iZotope Spire Studio

A portable recording interface that can be self-powered, with seamless software integration? Watch Matt Vanacoro's video review to find out if iZotope Spire Studio delivers all it promises.