Many of us talk about vintage synths. Sometimes without ever having lived, breathed and made music with them. In this article G.W. Childs shares his experience with his aged, but loved, Roland XP-50.
So you're an electronic producer or DJ and you want a new delay plug-in? But, you don't want to spend much? StageCraft's FREE DJ Delay plug-in might be what you need. Lynda Arnold investigates.
If you want to connect an iPad or iPhone into the hub of your music studio, you need to be be able to get audio and MIDI in and out easily. Hollin Jones investigates Music IO, a promising solution.
Hollin Jones finds out if Audient's iD14 high-quality, compact audio interface with excellent sound and a surprisingly flexible software control panel actually combines good sound and price.
G.W. Childs has been playing hardware synths for longer than he'll care to mention. But, on the plus side he's used some incredibly beautiful vintage synths. Here's 12 of his favorites.
Heartbeat is Softube's first foray into creating software instruments, in this case a drum machine modeled on vintage drum machines. G.W. Childs checks out how this one performs, sounds and feels.
Omnisphere 1 from Spectrasonics is an incredibly powerful software synthesizer with so many diverse sounds its dizzying. So how does Omnisphere 2 improve upon an award winning synth? Read on...
Tracktion 6 has always been big in the DAW world as being easy to use. Gary Hiebner puts version 6 through its paces to find out if this single screen music making app punches above its price point.
The MunroSonic Egg150s did very well in our recent review, so we're naturally curious how the Egg100s, designed for smaller studios, will fare. And they now come in black, white, and red.
A guitar tuner for iPhone used to be a revolutionary concept. But IK Multimedia want to take this further with UltraTuner for iPhone, iPad and... Apple Watch. How does it perform? Find out below.
There's no point hiding it. Our review for Sample Logic's Cinematic Guitars Infinity is very positive. The reason? CGI is one of the most impressive instruments/sample libraries we've encountered.
iZotope RX Loudness Control is designed to meet any global standard for broadcast audio making delivering your video project painless, no matter where it is going. Matt Vanacoro gives it a twirl.
Ahhh, the good old Casio CZ synthesizer, how we miss you. But wait. Plugin Boutique's VirtualCZ wants to bring those sonic memories back to your DAW. Noah Pred takes a trip down memory lane.
What could iConnectivity do to improve upon their already excellent MIDI interfaces? How about an audio & MIDI interface for iOS/Mac/PC? Matt Vanacoro breaks down in joy reviewing iConnectAUDIO4+.
Flux:FX is a new ingenious multiFX iPad app that provides real-time audio effects that GW says "can hardly be expressed in words." He manages though in this review.