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Reloop Tape 2 Review

In the minds of some, a DJ is only as good as their last set '" but what good is that if nobody can hear it? Enter Reloop Tape2, the retro-styled, portable recorder ideal for the modern world.

Review: iRig Pro Duo I/O

IK's new iRig Pro Duo IO lets you hook up your studio to whatever platform or device you use. Hollin Jones took it on the road'¦

5 Interesting MIDI Tools You Need To Know About

MIDI is about more than just pressing keys or drawing notes with a mouse. Here are 5 more left field ideas for getting creative with your MIDI tracks. 

Review: Arturia FX Collection - Audio Effects You'll Actually Use

The entire collection of Arturia's "Audio Effects You'll Actually Use" includes some choice plug-ins of important hardware emulations covering filters, preamps, compressors, delays and reverbs.

Review: Steinberg Cubasis 3 for iOS

Now in its third generation, Steinberg's mobile DAW has had a serious rebuild - and it's now available for the iPhone too. Hollin Jones put it to the test'¦

Review: Soundbrenner Core, A problem-Solving Smartwatch For Musicians

If you're tired of wearing in-ear monitors to hear a click track when performing, the Soundbrenner Core will be of great interest to you. Plus it offers inventive features for a Smartwatch.

Video Review: Polyend Tracker

Loopop is first up with an in-depth video review of the new Polyend Tracker. It's not only comprehensive and informative, but also sonically excellent. Sit back and enjoy.

Review: Ninja Tune Jamm Pro

NInja Tune and Coldcut have released what could be the most powerful sample sequencer ever built for iOS. Hollin Jones finds out if it's true'¦

5 Tips For Cloud-Based Music-Making

Most people know that it's possible to make music over a web connection, but how can you get the best results? Here are five top tips. 

Review: IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 MIDI Controller

IK has updated its iRig Keys MIDI controller with a new look and feel and even an audio output. Hollin Jones takes it on the road.

5 Of The Best Microphones for Voice Over Recording Compared

Which microphone should you be using to record narrative and voice over work? Matt Vanacoro takes a look at 5 of the best ones for varying budgets in this essential overview.

Review: Eventide Spring Reverb Plug-In

How good does Spring, the latest reverb from Eventide, really sound? Alongside the intuitive interface Noah Pred takes a look at how creative this reverb plugin really is.

5 Alternatives To Using A MIDI Keyboard

MIDI keyboards are the standard way to play and record MIDI data, but they're not the only method, Here are 5 alternatives that can give you different results.

Softube Console 1: In-Depth Review

Discover what Softube's powerful Console 1 hardware and software system can bring to your setup with this in-depth video review.

Icon Qcon Pro X DAW Control Surface Video Review

So, you want a DAW control surface that looks the part, and more importantly, speeds up your DAW music production workflow. Find out if the Icon Pro Audio Qcon Pro X ticks all the boxes.