With such a vast range of guitar pedals available, how to narrow down your search to the ultimate few? Toby Pitman is here to lend a hand and his experience with his top 5.
Reloop's NEON Drumpad features RGB, velocity-sensitive pads. Ideal for drumming in theory, and Tadhg Leonard finds out how well this performs in reality.
An 8-in, 8-out audio interface for under $400? M-Audio's new M-Track Eight comes bundled with Cubase LE, has XLR combos for all channels with Octane preamps. But does it make the grade? We find out.
Are you looking for a well designed, easy to use MPC app for iPad? Akai Pro's new iMPC Pro app provides serious sampling and audio editing options, a great sequencer, cool FX and more!
JamHub TourBus helps you practice, rehearse, record and reflect on your musical performance. Matt Vanacoro put the JamHub to the test in a music school for a month and shares his findings here.
Christmas, or Winter Holidays, are upon us. And it's time to celebrate those close to us. If your nearest or dearest is a musician, producer or DJ then one of these 8 gift ideas will probably appeal.
So, you want some bluetooth headphones? Andy Bowen finds the highs and the lows in the new 808 Duo headphones and puts them on the table in this review.
Rob Papen's acclaimed synths have been making their way onto Propellerhead Rack Extension store for a while, but now QUAD RE has been built specifically for Reason users and we put it to the test.
Hollin Jones got hands on with NI's flagship DJ controller, Traktor Kontrol S8, and gave it a thorough workout. In our in-depth review we focus on how the S8 feels and works in the real world.
Designed for the fashion conscious DJ, Louder's Headliner and After Party sunglasses were big in Ibiza in the summer of 2014. Sara Simms puts both pairs to the test to see what the fuss is about.
Looking for an easy to use loop randomizing, processing, slicing effects plug-in? With great effects included, Sugar Bytes Looperator seems to have it all covered. Noah Pred takes a closer look.
Every synth plug-in claims to be different from the rest. But how many actually deliver? Matt Vanacoro puts Native Instruments' Kontour Reaktor ensemble to the test and has lots of fun!
Prime Loops are well known for producing loop and sample sets which are ready for... well, prime time! Their new Virtual Riot pack got our EDM, Trap, Dubstep and Glitch Hop juices flowing.
Toby Pitman puts the Frederic Effects Zombie Kome overdrive. Boost guitar pedal to the test against the original, but rare, Klon Centaur pedal. Find out why he's pleased with himself.
Cubase 8 comes in two flavors: Artist and Pro. Is version 8 really great, or is it just a bunch of bait? Matt Loel T Hepworth puts all the new features to the test.