Getting a good matched pair of microphones when recording audio in stereo is crucial. sE Electronics' sE5 provides a solid base from which to start and at a price that won't hurt your wallet.
We've heard it all before, right? Innovative synth... Truly unique... something different... but RayBlaster from Tone2 Audio Software looks set to actually live up to the marketing hype!!
If you haven't heard of sE Microphones before then 1) where have you been the past 15 years? And 2) you need to visit AskAudioMag.com more often! Hollin checks out their USB X1 and is impressed.
Could this be the most impressive and realistic sounding piano instrument ever... that doesn't require you to buy a new hard drive to fit it all on? Matt Vanacoro puts PianoTeq 5 under the microscope.
Back in January in a small residential house in Anaheim being rented by Livid Instruments we saw an early version of Guitar Wing in action. And today, we're still impressed by this cool controller.
Want some superbly crafted deep house and garage loops, MIDI patterns and hits? Sara Simms puts Wave Alchemy's impressive sample pack to the test.
This update to Steinberg’s workhorse mastering program offers significant new features, but do they represent enough value for current WaveLab users to pay for the upgrade?
There's certainly no shortage of good quality studio microphones of late, and the good news is you can pick up a decent condenser mic for a very reasonable amount too, like the sE Magneto.
iZotope and BT's BreakTweaker caused quite a stir earlier this year when it was released. If you've had a chance to play with it, you've probably enjoyed yourself a lot. Get ready for the next level.
It appears USB mics are now being accepted as potentially good recording solutions in many home studios. Does Samson's "budget" C01U Pro USB mic defy its price?
What could make Twisted Tools excellent loop remixing sampler, Ultraloop, better than it already is? There's 3 possible answers and they come in the form of expansion packs which may blow your mind!
If it's anything like their much loved Machinedrum, Elektron Analog RYTM promises to a huge hit. Noah Pred sold his Machinedrum and put RYTM through its paces in this in-depth review.
If you're not intrigued by the title then really, what are you doing on the internet? ;-) Max for Cats brings Christian Kleine's Max for Live skills to two unique instruments for Live 9 users.
Expanding your range of mics to include a lavalier is a good thing if you record dialogue and interviews. And how much more convenient can you get than a lab mic for iPhone? Enter the Røde SmartLav+.
With a unique oscillator section, a big sound, quality keyboard and enormous potential for sound designers and performers, the Nord Lead A1 synth is likely to appeal to most of us out of the box.