Aston have added the multi-voiced Starlight pencil microphone to their lineup of condenser mics. But is the world's first laser-equipped mic useful, or a gimmick? Matthew Loel T Hepworth finds out.
We were excited to get our hands on Groovebox, the new music-making app from the team behind Launchpad for iOS. Happily, there's even more to it than meets the eye...
Custom built, this 64-button version of the much-admired finger drumming and performance tool is finally available. Rishabh Rajan put it through its paces.
The new F6 Floating-Band surgical dynamic EQ plug-in from Waves can be used for a wide range of applications '" and it's more affordable than you might be expecting.
Guitars have been among the toughest instruments to recreate authentically in virtual format. But as Joshua Casper discovered, Ample Sound may just have cracked it with Guitars & Basses.
The iRig Pro I/O aims to fulfil all your mobile and studio needs in an ultra-portable package and it comes with a generous software bundle too. Hollin Jones gave it a spin...
Rishabh Rajan has had a Behringer DeepMind 12 in his studio for a while, testing how it measures up against the competition. So how did it fare? Read on to find out.
If you haven't ever seen anything quite like the Expressive E TouchÃ© MIDI Controller before, you're not alone. Matt Vanacoro explores this highly adept and unique-looking MIDI controller device.
Audio for mobile video shooting hasn't exactly kept pace with the visual side of things. But as Matt Vanacoro discovered, Samson's Go Mic Mobile really takes things to the next level.
Matt Vanacoro is notorious for his exacting standards when it comes to Hammond sounds and instruments. So he was pleasantly surprised to find that the Acousticsamples B-5 V2 had it all...
With their new Vivo S7, Dexibell have mounted a strong challenge to Nord, Roland and other digital piano makers. Jay Asher tinkles the ivories.
When is a reverb more than a reverb? When it's Sinevibes' Emission, with a host of interesting controls to give you a fresh take on adding space and depth to your productions for just $29.
If you're after a multi-talented sample-based instrument that covers all kinds of composition and sound design uses, Zero-G's Ethera Soundscapes might be just what you've been looking for.
Hang on, guitar pedals for synths? Yes! Incorporating guitar processing into your signal chain can add new dimensions to your synth tones that you wouldn't have believed possible.
If you're looking for an affordable but versatile collection of instruments and effects to serve a range of uses from leads to textures, CinÃ©matique Instruments Mociula might have the answer.