2017 was a great year for making music on iPads and iPhones, with several major new releases. Here are some of our favourite tools for mobile music-making.
EastWest’s Hollywood Series has been phenomenally successful and for years now has been my personal “go to.” The choirs are the latest entry in the series.
A forward-thinking drum sequencer with a wealth of powerful features and the immaculate samples Wave Alchemy is known for. Noah Pred falls in love with Evolution...
USB mics can sometimes sacrifice quality for convenience, but that's not the case with Sennheiser's latest portable. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.
RME's Fireface hardware is well regarded in the pro audio world, but how would Matt Vanacoro get on with the UFX+ and its wealth of I/O? Read on to find out.
Monitor mixing for several musicians isn't always paid the attention it could be. With the MyMix Personal Monitor System, could Joe Albano have found the answer?
These two multi-talented hardware instruments each have many fans in the music world, but how do they stack up against each other? Jade Wii pits them head to head.
Nuendo is Steinberg's flagship audio suite: more than a DAW, it's got feet planted firmly in the film and game audio worlds too. Matt Vanacoro wonders if he can live without it now...
A natural-hammer weighted keyboard with a huge sound library, slick sampler, loads of drums and amazing effects. It even has an audio interface - what's not to like?
Aston has made a name for itself with its innovative and affordable range of mics. But will the Spirit move Joe Albano? Read on to find out...
Elektron's Octatrack MKII brings hardware upgrades to one of the world's most serious sequencers. Timo Preece explores what's new, plus some unexpected goodies in the new software.
Steinberg's much-loved mastering and wave editing suite gets a facelift as well as some powerful new tools. Hollin Jones puts WaveLab 9.5 to the test.
This portable hardware synth has a computer brain, 15 voice polyphony and MIDI in and out. Hollin Jones found there’s more to EXP1 than meets the eye.
A DAW with a twist, MixBus 4 recreates the sonic personality of the Harrison hardware consoles. But how accurate is the sound? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes 'The Bus' around the block.
This clever EQ can extract curves from your favourite hits to let you see how they have been processed. How would G.W Childs get on with Kilohearts Carve EQ?