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Review: Rode Procaster: A Versatile Dynamic Broadcast Microphone

Looking for a reasonably priced dynamic broadcast quality microphone for under $230? Gary Hiebner gives the Rode Procaster a thorough workout and compares it against more expensive alternatives.

Review: Ferrofish B4000+, Hands-On Hammond Organ Experience

So, you want an authentic sounding Hammond organ instrument and software emulations just aren't doing it? German company Ferrofish may have designed the perfect solution...

Review: Using The Orchestra for iPad in the Music Classroom

The Orchestra for iPad by Touch Press, is an interactive entry point into the fascinating world of orchestral music. Adam Goldberg experiences every aspect in this review.

Review: Soundprism Pro

One developer known as Audanika thinks that they've developed a new instrument interface that alleviates the need for any prior training in music. Have they succeeded? G. W. Childs finds out.

Review: Sample Logic Assault

Does the Sample Logic Assault library come up trumps? Toby Pitman sets out to discover whether it assaults your sonic senses in a positive way!

Review: Traktor Kontrol Z2 Mixer

Native Instruments have a 2+2 channel DJ mixer? Yup! And as you'd expect it's designed for Traktor, but can be used as a standalone DJ mixer too. Sara Simms pushes and pulls in our full review.

Review: sE Electronics X1 Studio Bundle

For those in the market for a high-quality, budget condenser mic, reflection filter, shock mount cradle and pop shield, the sE X1 Studio Bundle ticks all the boxes. So how does this bundle perform?

Review: Native Instruments Monark

If you're looking for a synth with attitude for seriously cool bass and lead sounds you should check out Native Instruments' Monark. G. W. Childs gives it a thorough exploration in this review.

Review: Spitfire Audio Sable Vol 1 and 2

There's some good orchestral libraries... and then, there's some truly great ones! Toby Pitman discovers which category Spitfire Audio's Sable Volume 1 and 2 falls into in this review.

Review: Meet the MoogerFoogers

Do you feel like you've been in a studio rut lately? Have you been using the same pedal boxes and effects for what seems like a lifetime? We checked out the MoogerFooger pedals and were impressed.

Review: Arturia Spark LE

Arturia's Spark was critically acclaimed by Mo Volans earlier in 2013, so how doe the slimmed down, more portable Spark LE perform? Find out in our detailed review.

Logic Pro X Review: Top 5 New Features

The new Logic Pro X has finally arrived!! Martin Sitter, the original Logic courseware designer gives it a thorough review and delves into his top five features for new and old Logic users alike.

Review: Twisted Tools MSMAX for Reaktor

If you want to super-charge your NI Reaktor experience, you owe it to yourself to check out Twisted Tools. Their new MSMAX, a powerful Mid/Side Matrix, is examined by G. W. Childs.

Review: Turnado for iPad

From DAW plug-in to iPad app, Sugar Bytes have designed something rather special for the digital mobile musician in Turnado. Hollin Jones gets mangling with this iOS processor powerhouse.

Review: EarWizard: The Ultimate Ear Training iOS App?

Wizdom Music Apps founder and music maestro and imagineer, Jordan Rudess, is back with an intriguingly titled iOS app: EarWizard. Designed to train your ears we gave it a thorough workout.