The 80s are back, but with a decidedly modern twist. Join Matt Vanacoro as he breaks free from behind the keyboard and joins the guitarists up front with the Roland AX-Edge Keytar.
Leave it to Sinevibes to bring something new and fascinating to the reverb arena. Noah Pred finds out what makes Luminance so special...
This tiny Eurorack module just does one thing - but as Scott Riesterer found out, it does it very well indeed. But just what is the 2HP Pluck?
If you're after huge, ground shaking bass sounds for your drum'n'bass tracks, Parallax Kontakt Bass Engine from producers Drumsound and Bassline Smith will rock your world.
If you're in the market for a solid pair of mid-budget studio monitors that are as good for live tracking as for mixing, Adam Audio's SP-5s might be just the thing. Rounik Sethi tested them out...
Impulse Response reverbs can bring the sound of real world locations to your tracks. Joe Albano checks out SPACES II, the latest IR plugin reverb from EastWest.
Korg's nanoSERIES 2 brings a fresh look to the lineup of nanoKEY2, nanoPAD2 and nanoKONTROL2. And as well as looking great they're feature packed too. Here's what G.W Childs made of them.
Image Line's FL Studio finally gets its own dedicated hardware controller, and from no less a partner than AKAI Pro. Rishabh Rajan found out how fruity it really is...
With 8 ins and 4 outs, dual independent headphones and a generous software bundle, M-Audio's M-Track 8X4M Audio Interface has something for every kind of producer, as Hollin Jones discovered.
Zynaptiq brings its space-age tech knowhow and complex algorithms to a remarkably straightforward mastering, mixing and sound design plugin. Lynda Arnold put it to the test.
Yamaha's latest MODX keyboards pack amazing sound into an insanely portable package. Matt Vanacoro's dreams may just have come true.
Huge sample libraries can make finding individual files tedious. Sononym is a totally new way to organise and search your library and as Noah Pred discovered, it really works.
A keyboard mixer, USB interface and performance pedal in one single unit, Radial's Key Largo could be the answer to many keyboard players' prayers.
Blinksonic's latest Reaktor ensemble uses unusual samples and some clever synthesis to deliver results that are captivating, cinematic and often unexpected. Hollin Jones took it for a spin.
If you're looking for a hardware delay and modulation pedal that's as good with synths, beats and vocals as guitars, the Meris Polymoon might be just the ticket. Rounik Sethi puts it to the test.