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Review: ClipMic Digital Lavalier Microphone for iOS

If you're looking for clip-on lavalier microphone, with a quality external signal converter, Apogee & Sennheiser's ClipMic digital brings pro mobile recording for iOS devices. Here's our video review.

Review: Arturia V Collection 5

Arturia's latest incarnation of V Collection includes a significant number of classic hardware synth emulations. How does version 5 of Arturia V Collection measure up? Hollin Jones finds out.

Review: Soulsby ODYTRON - a Transformer: More Than Meets the Eye

The Soulsby ODYTRON is a limited edition of the Atmegatron, an 8-bit hardware synthesizer built on the Arduino platform. It's versatile, lightweight, compact, sounds unique and is open source!

Review: Cinématique Instruments Marble

Cinématique Instruments have come out with a marvellous Kontakt based synth in the form of Marble. It's got a novel approach to step sequencing too. G.W. Childs is on a roll reviewing it.

Review: Garritan Personal Orchestra 5

Version 5 of Garrison Personal Orchestra is a major update, with more than 500 instruments that aims to put a complete symphony orchestra in your DAW. Gary Hiebner puts it to the test.

Review: Analogue Candy Sample Packs

Analog Candy is fairly new to the market with sample packs for musicians and producers. Sara Simms take a closer look and listen to Ice Choir and TR-LAX (6 classic processed TR drum machines).

Review: Korg volca FM Synth

Are you looking for a polyphonic portable hardware FM synthesizer with a sequencer and arpeggiator that can load old DX-7 patches for under $225? We get hands on with the Korg volca FM in this review.

Review: Output Movement Rhythm Processor Plug-In

With a plethora of audio multi-effects plugins available these days, what makes Output's Movement (a rhythm processor) stand out from the crowd? G.W. Childs finds out in this in-depth review.

Review: M-Audio M-Track Hub

The M-Audio M-Track Hub is a 3-port USB monitoring interface designed to make 24-bit audio quality accessible to every bedroom or home music studio worldwide. But just how well does it perform?

Review: Blocs Wave for iOS

Your iPhone, iPad, or iPad Pro is the perfect tool for getting musical inspiration on the move, and Blocs Wave is an app that wants to help you do it. Is this the start of a new wave for music makers?

Review: WaveLab Pro 9

If you're looking for pro audio mastering software, then WaveLab will be on your list. Version 9 adds more tools, smoother workflow, MasterRig, and a new interface to make mastering more manageable.

Review: iZotope VocalSynth, Quick & Easy Robotic Vocals

From Daft Punk to Imogen Heap, Kraftwerk to the Beastie Boys. If you want similar style creative vocal effects, then iZotope's VocalSynth might be all you need. Read our exclusive review here.

Review: Moog Model 15, A New Standard for iOS Audio Apps

These are incredible times.... A $10,000 classic Moog synthesizer as a $30 iOS app? You'd better believe it, but even interesting is just how very good and usable this analog synthesizer emulation is.

Review: Korg minilogue Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer

Korg's polyphonic analog synthesizer, minilogue, received many plaudits since its announcement at NAMM 2016. But just how good is this sub $500 synth in the real world? Find out in our video review.

Review: Wide Blue Sound Eclipse For Kontakt

We see the word "unique" used for many instruments. But Eclipse from Wide Blue Sound really deserves that term. Using an "orbital synthesis engine", Eclipse offers huge sounds and a fresh concept.