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Review: Steinberg AXR4

Steinberg's high-end Thunderbolt audio interface works with any DAW but is especially tightly integrated with Cubase. Matt Vanacoro put it through its paces.

Review: Steinberg Nuendo 10

Much like the jump from Windows 8.1 to 10, Steinberg also skipped version 9 and went straight to 10. This new version is loaded with new features, but is Nuendo right for you?

Review: Imaginando K7D Tape Delay

Imaginando's latest vintage delay plug-in for desktop and iOS is seriously affordable and brings a touch of retro to your productions. Hollin Jones put it to the test...

Superbooth 2019: Frapp Tools' USTA Is A 4x4 Track Hardware Sequencer

4 fully independent tracks with 2 gates and 2 CV each and complete track independence are just some of the things this new hardware module brings to the party. Here's what else...

Review: Propellerhead Reason 10.3

Propellerheads' 10.3 update to Reason is free for existing owners and brings big performance gains under the hood. Here's everything that's new.

Review: Synthogy Ivory 2 Grand Pianos

With 81GB of samples, impressive low latency performance and stunning pianos, could Synthogy's Ivory 2 be the ultimate sampled piano collection?

Review: Pioneer DJ SQUID Sequencer

Pioneer's new SQUID sequencer connects up every part of your studio from computer to Eurorack and beyond. In out exclusive video review, Rishabh Rajan shows you exactly what it can do.

Review: Big Fish Audio Ancient World: Instruments of Antiquity

Even though Matt vanacoro wasn't familiar with the Phorminx, he quickly learned that all manner of unusual and interesting world instruments could be found in this new collection.

Review: Instruo Cš-L Dual Voltage Controlled Oscillator

A powerful dual analog oscillator in just 26 HP with intelligent internal modulation routing and a huge range of timbral possibilities. Meet the Instruo Cš-L.

Review: Polyverse Music Comet Reverb

The latest reverb from Polyverse claims not to sound like anything you've heard before. But can it deliver the goods? Hollin Jones found out.

Review: Korg Gadget 2

Korg's Gadget 2 introduces new instruments and FX as well as more DAW functionality than ever. There's a reason why it's Matt Vanacoro's favourite fun way to make music...

Review: UVI Key Suite Acoustic

UVI's latest collection encompasses acoustic pianos, harpsichords and bells - and it's exactly what Matt Vanacoro has been waiting for. Here's what he thought about it...

Review: IK Multimedia iRig Micro Amp

A portable, battery powered guitar amp with high quality audio recording to your Mac, PC or mobile device sounds like the perfect solution for guitarists. Hollin Jones powered up the iRig Micro Amp.

Review: Sinevibes Stream

Combining a multi-tap delay with a sequencer, Sinevibes' Stream presents a fresh approach to delay programming. Noah Pred explores just what it can bring to your productions.

Review: MidiWrist - A MIDI Controller For Apple Watch

The first really serious MIDI and DAW control app for Apple Watch is here, and it's going to revolutionise your workflow. Hollin Jones explains why.