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Review: Moog Minimoog Model D Reissue

The Minimoog Model D Reissue has received a lot of attention and brief, hands-on demos across the web. But we've decided to give this powerful classic analog synthesizer a real-world review & video.

Review: BlinkSonic Duoz Reaktor Ensembles: Aetonz and Ruidoz 2

BlinkSonic has two innovative Reaktor ensembles, Aetonz and Ruidoz 2, bundled together as Duoz, for use with Native Instruments' Reaktor 5 and 6. But, how inspiring are they?

Review: Acousticsamples B-5 Organ

Jay Asher (the reviewer) told us that becoming familiar with Acousticsamples B-5 organ was a case of not knowing that he was unhappy with what he had until he found something better. Read on...

Review: Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres

Want an inspiring sound library for sound design, film & game scores and effects and useful for music productions with a lot of customisation options? Welcome to Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres.

Review: Avantone Pro MP1 Mixphone Headphones

Mixing on headphones? Most mixing engineers will laugh at the idea. So how do Avantone's Pro MP1 Mixphone headphones, designed for mixing, fare? We put them to the test with interesting results.

Review: Canyons Nature Recording Library

Review: AGNT, Suddenly DJ Booking Process Just Got Easy

Imagine being able to book and pay for a DJ using an app on your phone... AGNT does that and a whole lot more. Whether you need to book a DJ for club, disco or wedding, AGNT can make life easier.

Review: Apogee One for Mac

The 3rd version of Apogee's popular ONE audio interface with built-in microphone is now available and with a few extra cables removed, the price has come down nicely too. Matt Vanacoro checks it out.

Review: FXpansion Geist2

Positioned as a creative beat-making, rhythm production environment featuring deep sample manipulation, arrangement and modulation capabilities, we investigate how well FXpansions' Geist2 performs.

Review: Sugar Bytes Factory

A safari ticket to the wilderness of sound..? This is how Sugar Bytes describe their new modular synth plug-in, Factory. Darren Burgos is on the hunt for powerful sounds and Factory comes up trumps.

Review: Sculptor Live Impacts for Kontakt

If you're designing sounds for action movies, game soundtracks, or want that blockbuster movie sound in you music productions, Sculptor Live Impacts is calling your name. Hollin Jones gets stuck in.

Review: Fluid Audio FPX7 Monitors

Fluid Audio’s latest monitor, the FPX7, combines a 7” woofer with its AMT ribbon tweeter in a coaxial design, for a good-sounding console-top speaker at a reasonable price. Let’s take a closer look.

Review: Wave Alchemy Spectrum Synth

Spectrum is a hybrid waveform Kontakt instrument from Wave Alchemy based on 14 iconic vintage analog synths. Noah Pred gets under the hood in this detailed review.

Review: Softube Modular

Softube want to make the Eurorack modular synthesizer accessible for everyone with their Modular plug-in. Rishabh Rajan dives in deep to discover if Modular sounds as good as the real thing(s).

Review: Ploytec PL 2 Leukos USB Subtractive Synthesizer

So, you want a hardware synthesizer, preferably subtractive, but it needs to be extremely affordable and able to fit in even the smallest pocket? Ploytec's PL2 aims to please as Timo Preece discovers.