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Review: Native Instruments Komplete Audio 1 And 2

NI's latest audio interfaces come with a generous software bundle and hit new, affordable prices. Hollin Jones found out how they performed in the real world...

Review: Modal Electronics SKULPT

4 true polyphonic voices of synthesis, a stack of I/O and one of the most portable yet huge-sounding synths we've ever tested. Could Modal's SKULPT be too good to be true?

Review: RØDECaster Pro

Firmware updates have greatly expanded the functionality of RØDE's podcast-focused mixing interface and recorder. Iain Anderson put it to work.

Review: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol M32

NI's smallest ever keyboard punches well above its weight - and costs less than you might think. Hollin Jones went on the road with the Komplete Kontrol M32.

Aston Microphones Stealth Review

Aston's Stealth microphone has more to it than meets the eye. With both active and passive modes as well as multiple available voicings, Joe Albano found much to like...

Universal Audio OX Review

Universal Audio says its OX amp top box is the first system to accurately emulate speaker drive, breakup, and cone cry. Could it be the ultimate creative tool for guitarists? Rich Tozzoli found out.

Qu-Bit Nebulae V2 Review

With internal sampling, live input, two granular streams and the ability to work as a DSP platform, Qu-Bit's Nebulae V2 is a remarkable piece of gear. Scott Riesterer certainly thought so...

AVP Synth ADS7 Analog Drum Machine Review

A fully hands-on way to craft and create electronic beats, the ADS7 from AVP Synths is truly an old school instrument. Rishabh Rajan put it through its paces in this video review.

Yamaha CP73 Review

Yamaha's new stage piano offers an excellent balance of build, playability and sounds. Matt Vanacoro took it on the road to find out where it really shines.

Review: Elektron Overbridge 2

With Overbridge 2, Elektron takes a giant leap into perfecting a solid hybrid workflow. Dave Mech goes in-depth to show you everything it can do.

Universal Audio UAD 9.8 Review

Universal Audio's latest update brings three new plugins - a classic preamp, modern autotune and an amp sim. Matt Vanacoro put them to the test and here's what he discovered...

Review: VSL Synchron Player

This new software player for VSL libraries represents an improvement over its predecessor in every way. Jay Asher took it for a test drive.

Review: Gig Performer 3

A slick yet surprisingly feature-packed way to host all your plugins for live performance without a DAW? Yes please, says Matt Vanacoro.

Review: Drum Fury

Sample Logic is known for its huge sounding libraries, but could even they deliver on the promise of something called Drum Fury? Matt Vanacoro found out.

Review: Fluid Audio SRI-2

A rugged, well-featured and affordable audio interface that can also be powered from a new iPad Pro? Matt Vanacoro wonders if Fluid Audio's SRI-2 is too good to be true.