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Review: Kilpatrick Audio Phenol Patchable Analog Synth

A patchable analog all-in-one modular synthesiser cheaper than a Eurorack system? That's what Kilpatrick Audio's Phenol is, and it gives you all you need to get your modular synth itch scratched.

Review: iZotope Mobius Filter

When it comes to creative concepts for audio plug-in processors, iZotope have scored a winner with Mobius Filter that brings Shepard tone style effects and fat sounding filtering to your tracks.

Review: Valhalla DSP Reverbs

If you're searching for the perfect reverb plug-in and you haven't given Valhalla DSP Reverbs a spin, then you really should. Lynda Arnold takes a deep look at the four reverb units on offer.

Review: RHA T20i Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones

RHA tell us the T20i is a high performance in-ear headphone featuring DualCoil dynamic driver technology for excellent resolution, clarity and detail. We put these headphones to the test...

Review: Major Overbridge and OS updates for Elektron Analog Machines

Elektron are not resting on their laurels. Instead their latest update for Overbridge, Analog Keys, Analog Four and Analog Rytm see some prime time new features added. Timo Preece digs deeper here.

Review: Allen & Heath Zed-6FX

The Allen & Heath Zed-6FX promises to be a compact, budget mixer with good pre's and selectable headphone monitor outs, from a quality brand. Matt Vanacoro finds out how well it really performs.

Review: Tracktion 7, Powerful DAW With a Tiny Price Tag

Tracktion is extremely affordable, but don't let the price tag fool you. Tracktion 7 is a very capable and creative DAW for producers and musicians. Gary Hiebner checks out what's new and what's hot.

Review: Waves NX, A Virtual Mix Room For Your Headphones

Waves Audio's NX (virtual mix room for headphones) has caused a bit of a stir since it was released. Gary Hiebner checks it out, and quite frankly finds it very, very impressive.

Review: Meris Mercury7 Hardware Reverb for 500 Series

Imagine a gorgeous sounding, diverse reverb unit in a 500 series hardware unit with creative controls. Then Meris Mercury7 is one to check out. Watch and read our review below.

Review: Aston Origin Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Aston Origin has caused quite a stir since it was introduced, but does it really live up to the hype? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth compares it head-to-head with three other popular microphones.

Review: Cubasis 1.9.8 for iPad

Steinberg's Cubasis is one top DAWs for iPad, so we checked out version 1.9.8 which now supports Audio Units, 24 in/outs, unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, new instruments, effects and even automation.

Review: Positive Grid Pro Series Compressors

With Bias FX and Bias Pedal emulating classic guitar gear so well for iOS & desktop we had high expectations for the Positive Grid Pro Series compression matching plugins. So, how does it perform?

Review: AIR Music Tech Creative FX Collection Plus

The AIR Creative FX Collection includes 28 plug-ins in AU, VST and AAX formats. But is it worth the price of admission? Hollin Jones investigates.

4 Free Max for Live Synths to Spark Your Creativity

Noah Pred presents four Max for Live synths that are sure to kick-start your new track and get those creative juices flowing.

Review: Eventide Blackhole: Lost In Space

So, you're looking for a reverb plug-in that is easy to use but provides unprecedented quality? ... And presets from the likes of Richard Devine and Flood? Enter the Blackhole from Eventide.