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Review: Songbird Ocarina for iPhone

Ever dreamed of playing the flute on your iPhone? Even if you haven't, check out this review of the FREE Songbird app for iOS and TooT - the mouthpiece. Discover your inner ocarina player!

News: Serato DJ and Pioneer DDJ-SX Announced

Big news for DJs has arrived just before BPM 2012 kicks off in UK. Serato announce Serato DJ - promises the best feature set for all-in-one Controllers. Pioneer announce DDJ-SX: first for Serato DJ.

Review: Native Instruments Maschine MK2

Native Instruments have released a new colorful upgrade to the super popular Maschine hardware controller. Mo Volans explores all the new software and hardware features that make up Maschine Mk II.

Review: Access Virus OS 5.0

The Access Virus can be found in pro studio worldwide. A truly versatile tool, it never stands still long. Ruari Galbraith puts its latest OS 5 beta to the test in this in-depth review.

Review: FXpansion Etch: Simply Filter-tastic!

Looking for a way to breathe new life into any sound? Grab hold of FXpansion's Etch (or Etch Red for Reason 6.5) and go wild. G. W. Childs explores the finer points of this filter-tastic plug-in.

Review: Innerclock Systems Sync-Gen II Pro

Despite wanting to mix totally in the box, many musicians rely on much loved MIDI hardware… but how to keep everything in sync with your DAW? Enter Innerclock System Sync-Gen II Pro. Rory keeps time.

Review: Pioneer RMX-1000

Pioneer’s RMX-1000 has caught the eye and ear since its release. Sara Simms puts it through its paces and discovers it's not just for live performance DJs.

Review: KiloHearts Faturator

There seems to be a growing trend by audio plug-in developers to focus on minimal interfaces with quality sound. GW Childs discovers KiloHearts' Faturator is an excellent distortion unit for all!

Review: Xfer LFOTool

Imagine being able to create your own custom LFOs… in a plug-in… apply them to various effects and even integrate this with your DAW. Imagine no longer! Xfer LFO Tool does all this now!

Review: Arturia Wurlitzer V

When Arturia's Wurlitzer V software instrument became available, G.W. Childs took it for a spin. Find out in this review why he gives it the big thumbs up!

Review: PPG WaveGenerator by PPG, Wolfgang Palm

When the father of digital synthesis created PPG WaveGenerator for iPad, Rory Dow (being a self-respecting synthesist) stood up and put it through its paces.

Review: Apogee MiC

There's a buzz surrounding iDevices in terms of music creation... And Apogee's MiC sets out to provide "studio quality" recordings for pro and amateur alike on iPad, iPhone and Mac.

Review: Loopy for iOS

Loopy by A Tasty Pixel is possibly the solution for all live performers who create backing tracks using loops. So put down your hardware loop pedals and try this out now!

Review: Skanner XT Update

There's no doubting that Native Instruments' Skanner XT is an awesome instrument - albeit a hard one to categorize. Mo Volans peeks inside what's new in this synth/effects wonder plug-in.

Review: RME UCX

RME are well known for their high quality audio interfaces. In this feature review Mike Watkinson puts the UCX through its paces and finds out that it has a useful trick up its sleeve.