If 3D audio is the next step for music consumers and producers then Waves Audio have jumped ahead with NX Head Tracker and NX Virtual Mix Room. Matt Vanacoro explores all the dimensions in our review.
M-Audio brings control of your VST collection to its latest multi-talented USB MIDI controller keyboard, CTRL 49'¦
Aviary Arabic Strings Kontakt instrument is the culmination of six years working with professional Israeli Arabic musicians. It includes meticulously sampled classical instruments and synth keyboards!
While digital music has often resulted in less than optimum sample rates and quality, Prism Sound's Callia is a high-end digital to analog converter designed for pristine audio quality for your ears.
Reverbical is an inspiring sounding reverb with some innovative features like morphing between presets. Noah Pred puts it to the test in this shimmering review.
Bela D's Phantom Voice and V Alto Choir for Kontakt provide clean and polished sounds for anyone wanting interesting ways to recreate the human voice in their productions.
Audified have updated their popular U73b compressor plug-in to add several new features, including external side-chaining. Will the enhancements entice current and new users to jump onboard?
So you want an analog monophonic synthesizer for lead, bass and effect sounds for around $500 USD? Vermona's Mono Lancet '15 is a portable, upgradeable great sounding synth with lots of personality.
A professional orchestra sound module/sample library with effects for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch? Matt Vanacoro finds out if Crude Byte's iSymphonic Orchestra app delivers.
The BAE 1066DL is a 500 series module that does the work of 2 processors, providing both a 1073 style mic preamp and a vintage EQ. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.
Following on from their successfully DRONAR Kontakt Instruments, Gothic Instruments' Guitarscapes provides an excellent sound design platform for scores and much more.
Audio Ease's Indoor is a convolution reverb designed to take understated or over-done studio recordings and make them sound more real than you'll believe possible. Rich Tozzoli gives it a spin.
Is Quantiloop one of the most powerful and comprehensive loop pedal apps for iOS ever? Before we downloaded and it had promise, but how did it fare after we tested it extensively?
Getting inspiration from old school producers for contemporary music is what Irrupt's Flashback: Forward sample and loop pack is all about. There's musical riffs, FX, beats, percussion and more.
M-Audio are one of the most popular audio interface manufacturers. Their latest 2X2 and 2X2M (with MIDI I/O) look set to continue that trend for those running a simple, portable setup on a budget.