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Review: IK Multimedia iKlip AV - Smartphone Broadcast Mount For Pro-Quality Audio & Video?

If you're shooting video using a smart phone or a DSLR and want better shots, less camera shake, mic phantom power and much more in an easy to use and clever device, then you need to check this out.

Review: UVI Thorus Polyphase Modulation Effect

Today UVI announced their latest audio effect plug-in, Thorus, a polyphase modulation effect. In this world-first review Joshua Casper discovers whether this truly is next evolution of chorus effects.

Review: AudioWerkstatt mini-midi-step-seq

German company, Audiowerkstatt, have come out with a rather nifty hardware MIDI step sequencer with some very cool features. G.W. Childs puts this the mini-midi-step to the test.

Review: iConnectAUDIO2+

Good for live or studio use, the iConnectAudio 2+ is a versatile 2-in 6-out audio & MIDI interface for musicians & DJs. Matt Vanacoro finds out just how good this interface is in this review.

Review: World by Ned Rush – Max Visual Performance Tools

Isotonik Studios and Ned Rush are well known for their Max for Live visual performance tools. So how does the new World Max for Live device stack up? Joshua Casper finds out.

Review: UAD V8.6 New Plugins

If you're looking for a jaw-dropping simulation of the Fender '55 amp, a versatile limiter, and a precise and subtle EQ, Universal Audio's UAD 8.6 has you covered. Matt Vanacoro digs deeper.

Review: UVI Attack EP88

Electric pianos can be found in many styles of music these days. So, UVI's Attack EP88 (emulation of Fender Rhodes) is sure to have universal appeal? Matt Vanaoro puts it to the test.

Review: Aston Halo, The King of Reflection Filters?

Reflection filters are a great way to tame echoes in a sonically untreated room. Aston Microphones have just joined the field with the HALO filter. Can they really make a better slap-back trap?

Review: iRig Mic Lav

If you're looking for an affordable microphone lavalier solution which are lightweight, plugs directly into your iOS device and has decent sound pickup, the iRig Mic Lav's might be for you.

Review: AKAI Pro MPC Touch

Akai Professional's MPC Touch looks to combine the best of tactile controls and touch-screen worlds in one music making machine. Hollin Jones finds out whether this MPC has the golden touch.

Review: John Diamanti Fox Solo Clarinet for Kontakt

So, you need a beautifully recorded solo clarinet software instrument with a lovely tone that is expressive with lots of control? Jay Asher puts the John Diamanti Fox Solo Clarinet to the test.

Review: Orange O Headphones

If you're looking for a pair of comfortable closed back studio headphones with nice stereo separation that are black and orange and under $200 the new Orange O Headphones are worth checking out.

Review: Flux BitterSweet V3

When it comes to editing audio, there's times you'll want to manipulate the transients of the waveform to make the overall sound either more or less present. Flux Bittersweet V3 does that for free!

Review: Madrona Labs Virta

Better known for modular style instruments and an OSC controller, Madrona Labs are now entering the audio effect world with Virta. This plug-in takes the concept of vocoding and turns it on its head!

Review: 4MS Spectral Multiband Resonator Eurorack Synth Module

If you're in the market for a eurorack module that can convert noisy sounds into something musical, then the 4MS Spectral Multiband Resonator should be on your shopping list. Here's why.