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Review: Fostex T60RP Headphones

A pair of good quality monitoring headphones are a must for any music producer. But was G.W Childs suitably impressed with the Fostex T60RPs and their mahogany cups?

Review: Rob Papen SubBoomBass 2

A longtime studio favorite among producers of all manner of electronic styles – from hip hop to techno and everything in between – Rob Papen’s Subboombass gets a much-anticipated refresh.

Review: Elektron Analog RYTM MKII

With better hardware controls, direct sampling and a whole host of other upgrades and improvements, could the Elektron Analog RYTM MKII be the best drum machine on the market?

Review: Mixed In Key Captain Chords

Need help making chords or getting compositional ideas? Sara Simms checks out Mixed In Key's Captain Chords plugin, which aims to let you do just that.

Review: Focusrite Clarett 2Pre USB Audio Interface

Focusrite's Clarett marque crosses from Thunderbolt to USB models with the Clarett 2Pre USB and its siblings. Hollin Jones finds out what all the fuss is about.

Review: Gatekeeper by Infected Mushroom and Polyverse

Gatekeeper is a truly versatile volume modulator plugin that can be used to shape your audio in a plethora of ways. If you’re into volume shaping creatively or precisely this is the plugin for you

Review: Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio Edition

Now in version 4, Reference Studio Edition brings more features and refinements for both headphones and studio monitors alike. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth dives in to test its potential.

1st In-Depth Video Review Of Elektron Digitone FM Poly Synth

When Elektron releases a new synthesizer there's always a lot of interest. And the Digitone is no exception. In this 23 minute in-depth review of the main feature Loopop puts it through its paces.

Review: Qu-Bit Chance

Adding randomization to the modulation of your CV signal is a great way to introduce all kinds of unexpected and pleasing new effects. Chance from Qu-Bit is a module that lets you do just that.

Review: IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD 2

IK's multi-purpose portable mic has had a facelift and some important upgrades. Hollin Jones takes to the road with the iRig Mic HD 2.

Video Review: Korg Volca Mix

The Korg Volca synth range has reached a new level of maturity thanks to the addition of volca mix that syncs multiple volca machines. Here's the first video review of Volca Mix.

Review: Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite Mic Preamps

A high quality preamp can make a world of difference to your recordings. But would the Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite deliver? Matt Vanacoro found out...

Review: Artiphon Instrument 1

Going far beyond what a regular MIDI controller can offer, Artiphon's Instrument 1 opens up a whole new world of performance. G.W Childs is suitably impressed...

Review: Antelope Audio Discrete 8 and Edge Mic

Antelope's new interface promises next-level mic modelling alongside premium audio recording. Matt Vanacoro falls in love all over again...

5 Excellent Hardware Synths for Live Performance

Sometimes only a real hardware synth will do when it comes to live performance. Here are 5 classics that have served G.W Childs well over the years.