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Review: Mojave MA-1000 Vacuum Tube Microphone

A vacuum tube microphone can give you great recordings. But can the Mojave MA-1000 really sound as good as mics costing ten times as much?

Review: BandLab, Cloud-Based DAW That Could Change Everything

If you thought that online DAWs were a pale imitation of the real thing, BandLab may very well be the one that makes you change your mind.

Review: Strezov Sampling Arva For Kontakt

Building your own choral phrases from sampled sources has been possible for a while, but can Strezov Sampling Arva For Kontakt stand out from the crowd? We find out.

8 FX / Processing Bundles Producers Would Be Crazy To Ignore

You can often save money when you buy a bundle of plugins rather than collecting them individually. Here are some of the best collections around today.

Review: Sonokinetic Woodwind Ensembles

Getting a great woodwind sound for your productions can be tricky, but Sonokinetic's new Woodwind Ensembles Kontakt instrument might just have the answers.

Review: Rupert Neve Shelford 5052 Mic Pre/Inductor EQ

The Rupert Neve Shelford 5052 Mic Pre/Inductor EQ carries the prestigious Neve label, but how did it fare in our tests? Read on to find out.

Review: Sonic Faction Hypermorph For Ableton Live

With a unique workflow and slick design, could Sonic Faction's Hypermorph Max For Live instrument be just what you've been waiting for?

Review: XILS-Labs PolyKBIII

This software synth based on an obscure classic ticks all the boxes. But what's the story behind the PolyKBIII? And more importantly, how does it sound?

Review: Befaco Crush Delay 2

Crush delay and digital circuit bending in a box that sounds as good as it looks? Scott Riesterer checks out Befaco Crush Delay 2.

Review: IK iRig Pro Duo

Making music on the move is more popular than ever. We checked out IK Multimedia's latest mobile-friendly audio and MIDI interface.

Review: Roswell Delphos Microphone

Hot on the heels of their successful Mini K47, Roswell have released their newest microphone, the Delphos. With a vintage voice and amazing sensitivity, will it find its way into your mic locker?

Review: NuGen MasterCheck Pro

Nasty surprises when streaming your own music could be a thing of the past thanks to MasterCheck Pro with advanced metering and realtime codec previewing.

Review: Akai LPD8 Wireless MIDI Controller

What could be better than a portable controller with genuine Akai pads? A wireless option, of course!

Review: Logic Pro X 10.3

New GUI, TouchBar support, and much more from selection based processing to track alternatives to more busses to improved workflow with sidechaining, Logic Pro 10.3 aims high. Does it hit the target?

Review: Samplitude Pro X3

Samplitude Pro X3 may not be the best known Windows DAW, but could it actually be one of the best performers?