The beauty of the App Store is how talented developers can create left-field music apps that might never have seen the light of day for desktop computer systems. Adam Goldberg tests out one such app.
The arrival of Apogee's Quartet review unit at MPV HQ literally resulted in a stampede. Mo Volans emerged from the fracas with himself & this gorgeous audio interface intact, and put it to the test.
If you're an iPad musician you'll be familiar with the iRig range of hardware accessories that turn your iPad into a portable studio. Mike Watkinson puts IK's iRig Keys MIDI keyboard to the test.
IK Multimedia are back with another music app for iOS: iGrand Piano. No prizes for guessing the focus of this app... but how does it measure up to the real thing? Mike Watkinson investigates.
Discover why NodeBeat and NodBeat HD for iOS have been turning heads in this review by master educator and musician, Adam Goldberg.
The original Cinematic Guitars by Sample Logic gained lots of fans, and rightly so... it's an excellent library. Toby Pitman delves deep into its successor and puts it to the test.
Using your feet to control an iPad? Of course you can... when you connect up a Griffin StompBox. Mike Watkinson tested this unit out fully, and pulls no punches in this feature review.
Native Instruments' Maschine has been a runaway success. And to stay on top of their game, NI have been releasing expansion packs for Maschine. Hollin Jones checks out Raw Voltage in this review.
Audio Raiders have worked with legendary EDM DJ and producer, Sasha, to create this sumptuous sonic pack of instruments, loops and FX. Mo Volans takes a voyage of discovery in this excellent review.
Are you prepared to be amazed by Moog yet again? G. W. Childs enters new dimensions of modulation madness with the MF-108M Cluster Flux.
Sibilance can be a major problem when recording vocals, regardless of your studio setup. Hollin Jones puts Fabfilter's Pro-DS de-esser to the test on some suitably hissy sounds in this review.
The DJ world is fast embracing iPad, and many of the large DJ companies and developers are following suite. G. W. Childs puts Numark's iDJ Pro through its paces with an iPad and djay by Algorriddim.
Want an audio and MIDI interface for your Mac and iOS devices? Tascam have an all-in-one solution in the iU2. Mike Watkinson tests it out to the max in this MPVHub review.
Ableton announce Live 9's new features and Push - a revolutionary new instrument / controller with 64 pads and a whole lot of potential goodness.
What do you get when you cross Reason's Rack Extension technology with Rob Papen's killer synth, Predator? Predator RE!! G. W. Childs explores how much depth this will add over existing Reason synths.