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Review: Proel Eikon EKD9 Dynamic Microphone

The new Eikon EKD9 dynamic microphone is cpmparable to the Shure KSM8 and other reputable mics. Jay Asher discovered the EKD9 performance mic punches well above its price tag.

Review: Polyverse Manipulator

The latest release from Polyverse and Infected Mushroom takes vocal processing into new realms. Hollin Jones finds out just how far it can go…

TC Electronic Master X HD-DT Native Review

Last month we reviewed the TC Electronics Brickwall Limiter. This month Matt Vanacoro puts the Master X HD multiband dynamics processing plug-in and HD-DT controller through its paces.

Review: GeoShred Pro 5.1 + SWAM

GeoShred 5.1 for iPad was impressive before, but how does it appeal to musicians after the SWAM update now that six world-class instruments from Audio Modeling are available? Find out here.

5 Free Or Budget Podcasting Tools You Might Have Missed

Podcasting is more popular than ever. Hollin Jones reveals his top picks for free or inexpensive software and hardware tools to get the job done.

Acoustic Samples B5 v3 Review

The Acoustic Samples B5 v3 is a stunning Leslie virtual instrument with an incredible amount of flexibility and control. Matt Vanacoro puts it through its paces.

Review: Steinberg Cubase Pro 11

Steinberg has released a major update to its flagship DAW focused on pro features and workflow enhancements. Hollin Jones gets under the hood of Cubase 11 Pro.

5 Of The Best Controllers for Ableton Live

Getting hands on with Ableton Live beyond your mouse or trackpad involves some kind of external controller. Here's 5 top controllers curated by Ableton Certified Trainer, Noah Pred.

Review: Auxy Pro Music & Beat Maker

This slick and futuristic beat-making app for iOS is addictive and sounds great. Hollin Jones can’t stop making tunes with Auxy Pro…

5 of The Best Max For Live Devices Available Now

Certified Ableton Trainer, Noah Pred, highlights five of his favorite Max for Live devices that can help your productions in Ableton Live shine through.

Review: Arturia V Collection 8

Arturia's V Collection is expanding year on year. Matt Vanacoro digs deep into the impressive collection of 28 historic, classic synth and instrument emulartions.

Review: IK Multimedia MixBox

IK bundles 70 of its premium FX and processors into a virtual rack system with a few tricks up its sleeve. Hollin Jones took it for a spin…

Video Review: Behringer 2600

Behringer has been on a roll with recreating synths of yesteryear and It was welcomed when they recreated one of the most popular synths of the 70’s, the ARP 2600. Let’s take a look and listen.

Review: Eventide Shimmerverb: A Glistening Decay

Eventide have made one of their most popular, classic reverb algorithms available for everyone in Shimmerverb that takes any source and makes it literally do what its name suggests.

Roland Fantom 8 Keyboard Workstation Review

Does the new Roland Fantom 8 drop a marker for other keyboard synth workstation makers to measure up to? Matt Vanacoro finds out and discovers there's some futuristic features inside.