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Review: Prism Lyra 2 USB Audio Interface

The Lyra 2 is Prism Sounds first offering into the travel friendly USB audio interface market. Bill Burgess runs it through its paces to see how it stacks up.

Review: Focusrite iTrack Pocket

The trend these days is to photograph ourselves doing, well whatever... Musicians are no exception. Now with an iPhone and an iTrack Pocket you can take excellent video and audio with no fuss.

Review: Akai APC40 MK2

Finally, the sequel to one of the most popular Ableton hardware controllers around. And, we've had a chance to test one out! In this review, I’d like to go over, with you, the new APC40 MKII.

Review: Isotonik Modular Series, Max for Live Plug-Ins

If you're on the look out for new Max for Live plug-ins for enhanced effects and tools, then Isotonik's Modular series is something you should check out. G. W. Childs puts them to the test.

Review: Native Instruments Komplete 10

Native Instruments Komplete reaches version 10 and has has some tasty new additions in the instrument and effect department. Hollin Jones reviews the whole package.

Review: Eventide UltraReverb

If you get excited by the arrival of new reverb plug-ins then you're in the right place! Matt Vanacoro explores what Eventide's UltraReverb has to offer that sets it out from the crowd.

Review: Allen & Heath Qu-24 Digital Mixer

Are you in the market for a compact, feature-rich digital mixer? Joe Albano finds out if the Allen & Heath Qu-24 can be the heart of any small studio.

Review: Xfer Records Serum Synth

With the handful of wavetable synthesizer plug-ins available today, is Xfer Records’ Serum anything special, or just a massive carbon copy?

Review: Sugar Bytes Egoist, the Ultimate Loop Slicing Tool?

We've already reviewed Sugarbytes' Egoist at AskAudioMag.com. However, it was so popular with us that Lynda Arnold also put finger to keyboard to explain just how cool this loop slicing tool is.

Eight of the Best Mobile Apps for DJs

If you're a DJ, or an aspiring DJ, then which apps (mainly for iPad) are worth your time and effort to use? Sara Simms pulls eight from her iPad which she highly recommends.

Review: TKFX, iPad Controller App for Traktor Pro

Native Instruments' Traktor is possibly the most popular DJ platform around. So it's no surprise that there's now an iOS based controller for Traktor Pro available. Hollin Jones puts it to the test.

Review: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S-Series

It looks like a regular, well-designed, MIDI keyboard, but Hollin Jones finds out there’s much more going on with Native Instruments’ Komplete Kontrol S-Series than meets the eye.

Review: Propellerhead Reason 8

How do you make a great virtual studio with a loyal and professional user base like Reason better? Propellerhead have focused on workflow enhancements. Find out if Reason 8 hits the spot.

Review: Voyage Air Guitar VAOM-2C

Traveling on trains or planes can be hard for guitarists. The idea of bending a guitar to fit a luggage space may seem absurd. But Pic 6 does just that. But does it play well too?

Review: UAD Tonelux Tilt EQ and Valley People Dyna-mite Dynamics Processor

Tonelux Tilt EQ & Valley People Dyna-mite from Softube and Universal Audio have been in the testing labs here at AskAudio... and here's Matt Vanacoro's verdict of these plug-ins for the UAD platform.