This single channel analog compressor and tone shaper is affordable and capable of everything from subtle to extreme sound coloration. Naturally, we couldn't wait to put it through its paces...
Omnisphere is one of the biggest and most all-encompassing instruments around, and now Spectrasonics has combined it with the awesome Keyscape library to make something truly vast.
The HPH-MT8 studio monitor headphones may be Yamaha’s boldest headphone design in years. How do they sound, especially when compared to the competition? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth ‘phones’ in the result
What do you get if you combine salt, pepper, sugar and chili? Something that smells interesting. Joshua Casper checks out Aroma...
It's a serious piece of gear with an amazing feature set that bridges the world of home and pro studios. Matt Vanacoro gallops ahead with the Antelope Audio Orion 32 HD.
What do you get if you cross loops from established artists with a video game-style music app, and make it free? Ninja Jamm takes no prisoners.
The trick with making a really believable string instrument is translating one playing style into a completely different one. Could Gothic Instruments have cracked it?
What does it take to make Matt Vanacoro opt for a hardware version of an EQ he already has in software form? The answer, is the BAE G10 EQ.
Now at version 6, Steinberg's HALion sampler can claim to be one of the industry's best-established tools. But would Matt Vanacoro be impressed?
If you can't get your hands on a real TB-303 you're not alone. Help is at hand though in the form of these great clones, at a variety of prices to suit most budgets.
Some virtual instruments cover fields you've never even heard of, and that is certainly the case with Fluffy Audio's Rinascimento. Let it open your eyes and ears to new possibilities...
The MPC family from AKAI is a legendary name, but how did Rishabh Rajan get along with the newest model, the MPC Live? Read on to find out.
When the engineering might of Pioneer meets the creative powerhouse of Dave Smith Instruments, the results are sure to be intriguing. Sara Simms road tests the DJ TORAIZ AS-1 Analog Synth
Focusrite has come up with a tiny audio interface for iOS that can phantom power from your phone or iPad. Matt Vanacoro welcomes an ultra portable solution.
Can a $20 iPad synth really sound as big and impressive as something costing much more? Matt Vanacoro set out to discover the truth... and was pleasantly surprised.