The more we dug into the Roland JD-Xi polyphonic synthesizer, the more trouble we had putting it down. This hybrid instrument is more powerful than its price tag suggests. Find out more here.
Intellijel/Cylonix Rainmaker is a 16-tap stereo spectral rhythm delay and comb resonator in eurorack synth module format. But due to its vast feature set is so much more than the sum of its parts.
If you're looking for a solidly built bus powered USB2 audio interface with class A Audient console mic pre's that runs up to 24-bit/96 kHz for under $150 the Audient iD4 deserves your consideration.
ARPS is an arpeggiator instrument for Kontakt that uses 4 separate layers of sampled percussive sounds to provide rhythmic patterns. GW Childs discovers why big name composers rave about it.
Matt Vanacoro got hands on with the new UAD 8.7 software and put the two new plugins, plus the re-introduction of the Roland emulators too.
If you're looking for something a little different to add to your arsenal of tools, and are tired of just another VST effect or instrument, I'd like to introduce you to Color Bots for Ableton Live.
29Palms have come up with an ingenious plugin. Levels is designed to analyse what's wrong with your mix and help you fix it in a very visually attractive way. Joshua Casper puts it to the test.
The Minimoog Model D Reissue has received a lot of attention and brief, hands-on demos across the web. But we've decided to give this powerful classic analog synthesizer a real-world review & video.
BlinkSonic has two innovative Reaktor ensembles, Aetonz and Ruidoz 2, bundled together as Duoz, for use with Native Instruments' Reaktor 5 and 6. But, how inspiring are they?
Jay Asher (the reviewer) told us that becoming familiar with Acousticsamples B-5 organ was a case of not knowing that he was unhappy with what he had until he found something better. Read on...
Want an inspiring sound library for sound design, film & game scores and effects and useful for music productions with a lot of customisation options? Welcome to Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres.
Mixing on headphones? Most mixing engineers will laugh at the idea. So how do Avantone's Pro MP1 Mixphone headphones, designed for mixing, fare? We put them to the test with interesting results.
Imagine being able to book and pay for a DJ using an app on your phone... AGNT does that and a whole lot more. Whether you need to book a DJ for club, disco or wedding, AGNT can make life easier.
The 3rd version of Apogee's popular ONE audio interface with built-in microphone is now available and with a few extra cables removed, the price has come down nicely too. Matt Vanacoro checks it out.