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Review: Heavyocity Scoring Guitars 2

Heavyocity have expanded upon what the original Scoring Guitars Gravity Pack brought us with version 2 which for $99 will add another feather to your cinematic cap.

Review: EboSuite Video Integration for Ableton Live

EboStudio has come up with a clever way to use video in Ableton Live just as creatively as audio and MIDI. Noah Pred put it to the test.

Review: Intellijel Morgasmatron

Intellijel's Dual Multimode Self-Oscillating VCF and Crossfader has enough sound shaping capacity to keep you coming up with new ideas for quite a while. Scott Riesterer checks out Morgasmatron.

EQ Shootout: Logic Pro 10.4 Vintage EQs VS UAD Emulations

The new Vintage EQ plug-ins that come with Logic Pro's 10.4 update may punch above their weight, but can they take on UAD's mighty DSP-powered emulations? Jay Asher finds out.

Review: Soniccouture Haunted Spaces

With 8GB of sounds and 400 presets, Soniccouture's Haunted Spaces is a sound design tool that could find a home in the studios of many producers. Lynda Arnold investigates...

Review: DreadBox Whiteline - Affordable Route Into Eurorack

Starting a modular synth system can be expensive. What to get, and how far to future-proof yourself? Jade Wii finds out if the Dreadbox Whiteline series balances sound and affordability.

Review: Folktek Mescaline

The Folktek Mescaline system is back on pre-order - let’s take a deep dive into this unusual (and somewhat crazy) modular synth and sequencing system.

Review: Arturia 3 Preamps You’ll Actually Use

Need the sound of a legendary console but without paying a fortune? Arturia has you covered with its 3 Preamps You'll Actually Use collection. Hollin Jones gets rolling...

Review: Yamaha EAD10

Could Yamaha's latest compact, multi-functional drum system really replace a whole drum mic kit? Matt Vanacoro found out when he road tested the EAD10...

Review: Apple HomePod

Apple's long-awaited smart speaker is finally here, promising premium audio quality and Siri integration. How would Matt Vanacoro find it when he put it to the test?

Review: Reason Backline Rig 3

Propellerhead has updated its Backline Rig bundle of Rack Extensions, instruments and effects with a whole bunch of new stuff, making it bigger and better than ever. Hollin Jones explores...

Review: Arturia 3 Filters You'll Actually Use

Taken from three of Arturia's flagship virtual synth recreations, these standalone filter plugins go beyond what the original hardware units could do. Hollin Jones puts them to the test.

Review: Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Micro Sequence

Pittsburgh Modular's Lifeforms Micro Sequence is unusual among modular gear in being specifically performance-oriented. Jade Wii got hands-on - read on to find out her verdict.

Review: Moog Music DFAM

The semi-modular Moog DFAM follows the form factor of the Mother 32. With a 24-point patchbay it can be used in standalone or modular eurorack mode. Rishabh Rajan investigates.

Review: ModeAudio Dark Mass Ambient Drone Samples

Layer, loop and be terrified by these dark ambient samples from ModeAudio, perfect for atmospheres, movie and game scoring.