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Pro Tools & Melodyne: Pitch-Shifting, But Better

Pro Tools now has a realtime "elastic audio" bundled in the form of Celemony's industry-leading Melodyne. Joe Albano puts its pitch shifting algorithms to the test.

Review: IK Multimedia Total Studio 3 MAX

IK’s latest mega bundle offers something for every stage of the production process, and it’s here to totally fill up your studio, as Hollin Jones discovered.

Review: Boss GT-1000 Core

So you want the full DSP power of the GT-1000 guitar effect system but in much smaller unit? Say hello to the Boss GT-1000 Core.

Top 5 Guitar Plug-Ins For Keyboard Players

Are you a keyboard player who just can’t wrap your head - or hands - around the guitar? Fear not, Hollin Jones has just the thing…

Dynamic vs. Condenser Microphone Shootout: Which is Better for Voiceovers?

There's a common misconception that the best voiceover microphones are condenser mics. But there are a number of fantastic dynamic mics available too.

Cool Hardware Synths You Can Get Cheap Online

In synth world, it’s easy to spend lots of cash on hardware. But it’s not always the right way to go and here, Hollin Jones shows you some affordable but cool instruments…

Review: Eventide Clockworks Bundle

So, you want to bring more modulation effects into your arsenal of audio effect plugins...? Matt Vanacoro checks out the new Clockworks bundle from Eventide - a rather tasty sounding collection.

Toontrack EZDrummer Electronic Edge Expansion Review

If you’re looking for something new and unique for your electronic productions, Tootntrack’s Electronic Edge might be just the ticket. Hollin Jones makes the beats…

Video Review: Rode Wireless GO II

Rode’s new Wireless Go II supercharges the compact, mobile recording system with some must-have new features. Hollin Jones spills the beans…

Review: Cherry Audio Polymode - Polymoog Classic As A $49 Plugin

Want the sound of a classic Polymoog without the hassle of owning one? Cherry Audio’s Polymode might be just the ticket, as Hollin Jones found out…

Review: CremaCaffe Asimov Synth & Music Machine Desk Stand

We take a look at the rather nifty Asimov, 2-tier laptop and synthesizer stand from CremaCaffe. How interesting and helpful can a stand really be? We find out.

Review: UpbeatMusicApp - The Simple Way To Have Virtual Concerts

Imagine having virtual concerts with fully synchronous rehearsals, useful tools for musicians without needing an engineering degree or pro equipment to set up... welcome to UpbeatMusicApp.

Review: Endlesss Studio: Socially Distanced Collaboration Station

Ableton Certified Trainer, Noah Pred, finds out how Endless Studio, the cloud-connected looping instrument designed to reduce workflow and be the hub of the collaborative studio measures up.

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…