Reviews

/ 1179 Articles

Review: Maschine Mikro

How is it possible to make something as successful & popular as Maschine better? Easy: Make it smaller without compromising on functionality or usability. Mo Volans puts the Mikro to the test.

Audio Hijack Pro: Bringing Sampling Back to Electronic Music

If you want to sample snippets of audio on your Mac, like a YouTube video, don't get caught up in cables and interface ins and outs! G.W. Childs breaks through the tangled wires with Audio Hijack Pro.

Reason 6: The New Mixing Console

Every DAW has a mixer so what makes Reason 6's new mixing console stand out from the pack? Mo Volans breaks down each aspect of this console from the SSL-modeled format to the master bus compressor.

Propellerhead Reason 6 Review

In the first article of our mammoth 6 days of Reason 6 Hub extravaganza, Mo Volans dives into one of the best music-making packages ever and explores what's changed and whether it's improved...

Review: WI Orchestra for iPhone & iPad

We've seen guitar amps, synths, sequencers and even mini and fully-featured Music Studios for iOS. Now there's an orchestral library that can fit in your pocket. Richard Lainhart tests it to the max!

iPad Review: the Alesis iO Dock

There are a growing number of accessories and controllers aimed at the iPad-wielding digital musician. Mike Watkinson takes a close look at the new Alesis iO Dock and all it has to offer.

Audio Review: TAL Vocoder

Good Vocoders can be hard to come and even harder to use. Find out how the TAL Vocoder sets itself apart from the rest of the crowd in this quick review by GW Childs IV.

Review: Novation Launchpad

I have just received my Novation Launchpad, and my oh my, what a controller! Coupled with Ableton Live, this is one mean live setup.

Review: Music Studio for iPad

There's no doubt that GarageBand for iPad is a great app (see various articles) but are there any alternatives that are worth your hard-earned iTunes vouchers?

Review: SampleWiz for iPad

Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater, iOS App Creator and macproVideo.com Trainer) has done it again. After the huge success of MorphWiz, Jordan has created a new iOS App for music creation, SampleWiz.

Feature Interview: Jordan Rudess Talks SampleWiz, Dream Theater and Apple Logic

There's a handful of musicians that really push the boundaries. For anyone that knows of Jordan Rudess, it'll come as no surprise that he is one of them! Jordan talks SampleWiz, Dream Theater and more

Review: Find Out Why the Pros Rave About the Fabfilter Pro Q

Choosing the right EQ for your DAW can be difficult with all the choices available. Mo Volans puts the Fab Filter Pro Q to the test. Is it a high cut above rest or one to be left on the shelf?

Review: Korg iElectribe for iPad

Fact: Grooveboxes are fun. All those knobs, faders and flashing lights can amuse most of us for hours but recently there seem to be less and less of them about.

Review: Toontrack Number 1 Hits EZX for EZ Drummer

May 2011 saw the release of a new EZX for Toontrack's EZ Drummer software called Number 1 Hits. Created by Grammy award-winning producer Niklas Flyckt...

Review: Patternarium by Sonic Charge: How Your Vote Can Change Beats Around The World

Evolution is a controversial subject at best, and its premise has sparked debate since inception. However, its theory has been beneficial for technology in major ways.