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Review: Elektron Analog Heat MKII

The newest upgrade to Elektron's Analog Heat stereo analog distortion hardware brings smoother, more accurate encoders, enhanced live performance features and more. Jade Wii took it for a spin.

8 Wonderful Holiday Gifts For Musicians & Producers Under $330

Christmas is almost here. If your nearest or dearest is a musician, producer or DJ then one of these 8 weird and wonderful gift ideas (under $330) will likely appeal.

Review: Master And Dynamic MW07 Wireless Earbuds

Master And Dynamic’s MW07s are the NYC company’s first true wireless earbuds. Could they be the holy grail for hassle-free listening?

Review: Novation SL Keyboard Controller MKIII

With comprehensive DAW integration as well as plenty of realtime controls and the ability to interface with your CV-controlled gear, could Novation's SL MkIII be all the controller you ever need?

Watch ContinuuMini Portable Synthesizer In Action

The ContinuuMini is a smaller and more affordable version of Haken Audio's Continuum. Loopop loved the original, and here, he road tests its smaller sibling to find out what it has to offer.

Review: Antares Auto-Tune Pro 9

Auto-Tune has been the long-established standard in pitch correction. But what does it offer that built-in DAW tools don't? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth will answer that question.

Review: Traktor Kontrol S2 MkIII

NI's brand new family of Traktor controllers come with a raft of new features as well as the new Traktor 3 software. And the S2 will even natively connect to iOS devices. Hollin Jones went for a spin.

Native Instruments Releases New Expansion Packs, Plus Submit A Track And Win Hardware

Midnight Sunset and Mallet Flux join NI's growing family of loop and preset expansion packs. And there's the chance to submit a track and win an A-series Komplete Kontrol keyboard.

5 Delay and Modulation Plugins Worth Checking Out

Delay and modulation effects are a staple of almost any production, even if they might not seems so at first. Here are five essential delay and mod plugs you can try today.

Review: Apple iPad Pro 2018 - Finally, The Tablet For Musicians?

Apple's 2018 iPad Pro lineup is the biggest thing to happen to the iPad, well... ever. As fast as MacBook Pros, with USB C, Face ID and bigger screens, could they be the perfect musician's companion?

Review: Arturia Keylab MK II

The latest generation of Arturia's multi-talented MIDI controllers integrates with pretty much any MIDI software or hardware you can think of. Hollin Jones got plugged in.

Review: Roswell Pro Audio Colares Microphone

This high-end large-diaphragm cardioid condenser inspired by the Ela M 251 has a serious pedigree, but how does it sound? Joe Albano put it to the test and was suitably impressed.

Review: Qu-Bit Electronix Scanned Eurorack Module

The Qu-Bit Electronix Scanned Eurorack Module is one of the few places you can find scanned synthesis - but what is it, exactly? Scott Riesterer found out...

Review: Roland AX-Edge Keytar

The 80s are back, but with a decidedly modern twist. Join Matt Vanacoro as he breaks free from behind the keyboard and joins the guitarists up front with the Roland AX-Edge Keytar.

Review: Sinevibes Luminance

Leave it to Sinevibes to bring something new and fascinating to the reverb arena. Noah Pred finds out what makes Luminance so special...