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Review: Yamaha UD-BT01 and MD-BT01 Bluetooth to MIDI Interfaces

The new UD-01 and MD BT-01 are wireless Bluetooth to MIDI interfaces which allow for greater portability and less risk of tripping over cables. Matt Vanacoro puts both to the test from a distance!

Review: eowave Ribbon 2, 12-Bit Digital Synth & MIDI Controller

If you’re looking for a new way to control all kinds of MIDI software and hardware, and want a 12-bit digital synthesizer, eowave’s Ribbon 2 might be just the ticket…

Review: K-Devices Modulators Max for Live Toolkit

K-Devices Modulators for Max for Live are designed to give you control of four devices, ideal for studio programming, live performance and DJing and a whole lot more. GW Childs puts them to the test.

Review: Keith McMillen K-Mix Audio Interface, Digital Mixer & Control Surface

K-Mix from Keith McMillen Instruments is a high-quality audio interface, programmable mixer, and MIDI controller combining their best tech know-how in one portable package. Timo Preece gets hands on.

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.