The latest additions to the Pocket Operator family bring sampling, voice synthesis and much more to the table. Hollin Jones popped in some batteries and got to work...
The interconnects you use can be just as important as the gear at either end of them. Here, Sara Simms checks out two great-looking sets of cables - but how do they sound?
IK’s Total Studio MAX bundles practically everything the company makes for Mac and PC into one place. Hollin Jones tries not to drown in sounds…
The latest expansion for Heavyocity's NOVO sample-based instrument is a sound designer's dream. Matt Vanacoro explored NOVO Rhythmic Textures.
This multi-talented music sequencing and sound shaping environment could be one of the most advanced Kontakt instruments ever made. Hollin Jones explores its many avenues.
A 3-channel clock generator for modular systems, Rebel Technology's CLK has a few other tricks up its sleeve including polyrhythmic capability. Jade Wii got all fired up...
An EQ powered by algorithms that adapts itself to manage frequencies over 100 times per second sounds like the stuff of magic. Hollin Jones found out what Soundtheory Gullfoss Intelligent EQ can do.
If you were afraid that Loopop was only into making videos for super serious eurorack and hardware synths you'll be pleased to watch his latest video review for Korg Gadget running on Nintendo Switch.
Korg has finally made a volca to link all your other volcas together. But it can do more than that, as G.W Childs discovered.
The beauty of modular gear is its ability to be manipulated in almost infinite ways using control voltage. Could Mutable Instruments Marbles be the perfect way to do just that?
Korg's new Prologue synth is a powerhouse of an instrument, capable of huge sounds and with some cool features including an active oscilloscope. G.W Childs couldn't wait to try it out.
If you were disappointed with the Apple Watch's lack of serious metronome apps, here's a dedicated wearable for musicians that can't make phone calls - but can keep time. Matt Vanacoro explores.
Samson's G Track Pro is a serious yet affordable USB microphone. Mat Vanacoro found out how it stood up against even weightier competition.
Here's a really good video review of the Behringer Model D analog synth, clone of the the Moog Minimoog Model D. There's so much to love about this $300 synth and some points to be aware of too.
Positive Grid has a reputation for making uniquely powerful amp simulations with more features than most. Joe Albano put Bias Amp 2 to the test.