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Review: Sontronics Podcast Pro

With podcasting more popular than ever, British mic specialists Sontronics have a sparkling new studio-quality mic that looks to fulfil your every need. Hollin Jones put it to the test.

New Apple Mac Pro Review: The Ideal Mac For Musicians and Producers?

Just how suitable is the super expensive new Apple Mac Pro for musicians and producers? Matt Vanacoro has tested one in his studio setup for a month.

Review: Novation Launchkey MK3

Novation’s Launchkey gets a major upgrade and a new family member with version 3. Hollin Jones takes you on a tour of this powerful MIDI controller.

Review: UVI JP Legacy Synth Plug-In

This new virtual instrument suite offers four meticulously sampled iconic Roland JP Synthesizers. Matt Vanacoro discovers it oozes both quality and playability.

Review: Universal Audio Luna DAW

Universal Audio want LUNA to transform their excellent Apollo interfaces into the most inspiring recording systems on the planet. Matt Vanacoro discovers whether it lives up to the hype.

Review: Tracktion Waveform 11 Free

Waveform 11 is a new free DAW from Tracktion that promises unlimited music-making capabilities. But can it deliver? Hollin Jones finds out.

5 Pro Headphones To Suit Every Budget

Whether it's simple tracking, mixing or even mastering, a good pair of headphones is absolutely essential to any music setup. Here, Hollin Jones picks 5 models to suit any budget.

Review: Arturia OB-Xa V, Legendary Synth Reborn

Arturia's latest soft synth brings back an all-time classic and is perfect for modern soundtrack work. Hollin Jones road tested the OB-Xa V'¦

Review: Arturia AudioFuse Studio

Arturia's latest interface has a dizzying array of features. Hollin Jones finds out if Christmas has come early'¦

Review & Tutorial: AI Synthesis AI008 Matrix Mixer

The AI008 Matrix Mixer is a four in, 4 out Eurorack Matrix Mixer. Scott Riesterer takes it on a proper walkthrough to discover some of what it is capable of.

Moog Music Subharmonicon: 1st-Look Video Review

The new semi-modular polyrhythmic analog synthesizer from Moog, Subharmonicon, just got a major, in-depth video review from Rishabh Rajan. This is the video you'll want to watch.

Apple Releases Logic Pro X 10.5: First-Look Review, New Features Explored + Videos

Logic Pro X 10.5 is here and it's a free upgrade for existing users. Will the new features like Live Loops, Sampler, Step Sequencer, etc. blow you away? We think so!

Video Review: Elektron Model:Cycles

Imagine a powerful 6-track groovebox with 6 FM synthesis engines and an Elektron sequencer with per-step automation and you've got the Model:Cycles. Watch this to find out if it's good for you.

Befaco Instrument Interface Overview Video

If you're interested in bringing audio via mics and other instruments into your modular synth setup you need to check out Beefaco's Instrument Interface. Scott Riesterer shows you why and how.

Nord Wave 2 Review

Find out how inspiring the new Nord Wave 2 keyboard synth really is in this in-depth review by music veteran, Matt Vanacoro.