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Review: DJ TechTools Midi Fighter Twister

Don't settle on another boring DJ MIDI controller, check out what DJTech Tools' Midi Fighter is capable of. Sara Simms finds its step sequencer for Traktor and other creative features very appealing.

Review: Waves MetaFilter

What makes Waves' MetaFilter stand out from the already saturated filter plug-in marketplace? Mo Volans got hands-on and found its analog style sound, amongst other qualities, especially alluring.

Review: Tascam UH-7000

Being a regular audio interface is only half of what Tascam's UH-7000 offers. It’s also a high-quality dual mic preamp, with Phantom Power. Joe Albano discovers how well it performs on both counts.

Review: ModeAudio Trailblaze, Loops and Samples for Trap Music

If you're looking for a tidy bundle of audio, MIDI and REX samples and loops for the Trap genre then ModeAudio have you covered. GW Childs puts their latest pack, Trailblaze, to the test.

Review: Akai Pro MPK249

Lights? Check. MIDI? Check? MPC pads? Check. Studio and live performance Ableton Live controller you won't be able to keep your hands off? GW Childs finds out in our in-depth review.

Review: Wave Alchemy Digital Revolution Drum Machine for Kontakt

Wave Alchemy are well-known for their beautifully sampled and constructed Kontakt instruments. Digital Revolution, a vintage style drum machine, is no exception as G. W. Childs discovers.

Review: Algoriddim djay 2.5 with Spotify Integration

Algoriddim's djay 2.5 has received an interesting update for any Spotify subscribers out there. And there's more that just full integration of this music streaming service as Tadhg Leonard discovers.

Top 4 Audio Interfaces You Need To Take A Look At

Matt Vanacoro, recording musician, live performer, trainer and writer, takes us on a tour of 4 exceptional audio interfaces we ALL need to know about.

Review: NI Traktor Audio 2

The new Native Instruments Traktor Audio 2 interface for iOS is much more compact than we realized, and doesn't skimp on stellar sound quality either. Hollin Jones takes it for a spin.

Review: Spatial Audio Designer, Mixing in Surround Just Got Easy

Have you ever wanted to transform your stereo mix into a full 5.1 surround sound experience? Enter Spatial Audio Designer which can produce startlingly good results with no fuss!

Review: Meris 440 Mic Preamp

If you're looking for that classic American mic pre tone, the Meris 440 Microphone Preamp (for the 500 series) could be for you. Matt Vanacoro discovers it sounds better than the price suggests.

Review: Final Touch Mastering App for iPad

The days of moving from your iPad back to a desktop to master your tracks may be over… Hollin Jones adds the extra shine to his mixes in .

Review: Addictive Drums 2

Hot on the heels of Toontrack's EZdrummer 2 release, comes XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2, a very popular and realistic drum kit solution. Jay Asher finds out whether it takes drums to a new level.

Review: AmpliTube Orange for iPad

Orange Amplifiers have been a long-time favorite among guitarists and the new IK Multimedia AmpliTube Orange App allows you to take the legendary Orange rig and effects with you on the go.

Review: Line 6 AMPLIFi

Back in January at NAMM 2014, Line 6 unveiled their new modelling vintage guitar amp, AMPLIFi. Matt Vanacoro spent two weeks testing this bad boy out, and lived to tell the tale.