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Review: Avantone Abbey Studio Monitors

400w of power and more detail than you would believe - but would Matt Vanacoro find space in his studio for the behemoths that are the Avantone Abbey Monitors?

Ableton Live 10 BETA Preview

Ableton Live 10 has been announced and though it's a little way off being released publicly, we have been exploring the beta and found some awesome new features. Here's what to expect...

Review: iZotope Neutron 2

With auto-mixing features and a wealth of other new tools and tricks, could iZotope's latest version of Neutron be just what the doctor ordered? Joe Albano gets into the fine detail.

Review: Resolume Arena

Resolume Arena is a fully featured package for VJs, light-based performance and much more. G.W Childs digs in to what it can do, and the results might surprise you.

Review: Tim Exile's SLOR

Tim Exile's software creations are reliably offbeat, interesting and unique. What would Noah Pred make of his latest multi effect, SLOR?

5 Creepy Kontakt Instruments for Suspense & Horror

Halloween is right around the corner. It’s time to get creepy with five awesome Kontakt instruments that might just make your skin crawl.

Review: iZotope Ozone 8

O8 (AKA Ozone 8) is the newest element on the iZotope periodic table, but will people bond with it? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes a look at its properties.

Review: Propellerhead Reason 10

Reason 10 has landed with new instruments, effects and a bunch of brand new loop content, making the bundled content bigger and better than ever. Hollin Jones spent some time getting to know it.

Review: Soniccouture Canterbury Suitcase

The Fender Rhodes sound has never gone out of fashion but real models are out of reach for many people. Hollin Jones , an ex-owner, road tested the Canterbury Suitcase to see how it measured up.

Review: Endorphin.es Shuttle Control

If you’re looking to integrate your home or mobile studio with your eurorack system, could endorphin.es have come up with the perfect USB/CV interface? Scott Riesterer finds out.

Review: NI Maschine MK3

With the latest generation of Maschine hardware, NI has made great strides in enhancing and streamlining the capabilities and power of the system. Hollin Jones dives deep into the new features…

Interface Design For Electronic Music Instruments Explored With Push Turn Move Author Kim Bjorn

This extract from the live Masterclass delves into the fascinating world of interface design for music. Who decides how our gear should work, and how do they go about making it? Find out - for free!

Review: Yamaha SessionCake

These ultra portable, personal monitoring mixers offer private monitoring on the go in a range of situations. But could Matt Vanacoro have his SessionCake, and eat it?

Review: Sample Logic Trailer Xpressions

Even if you're not already composing music to picture, Matt Vanacoro thinks Sample Logic's latest instrument will inspire you to start. It is called Trailer Xpressions, after all.

6 Acoustic Drum Plug-Ins Worth Exploring

Using a sample-based acoustic drum instrument can be a lot easier than recording a real drum kit. Joe Albano takes you through some of the best on the market.