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Review: Zerodebug d(- -)b for iPad

There's lots of solutions for iPad DJs now. But the clever team behind touchAble, Zerodebug, have come up with a unique "modular" alternative: d(--)b. Mo Volans delves in deep.

New Gear Highlights from Musikmesse 2013

Didn't make it down to Frankfurt for the Musikmesse 2013? Here's a roundup of some of the most enticing gear that caught our eye while walking the floor... from software to hardware & synths of course

Review: Heavyocity AEON Collection

Heavyocity are back and this time with something bigger than before: The AEON Collection. In this exclusive FIRST online review, Toby Pitman puts it through its paces.

Review: Audiobus: "Rewire" for iOS Audio Apps

If you wish to route audio and MIDI internally on a Mac, there are a number of useful options. On the iPad/iPhone platform, however, it becomes more tricky... that is until Audiobus arrived!!

Review: Blue Microphones Spark Digital USB and iPad

USB microphones have matured over the past few years, and Blue Microphone's Spark Digital is proof that you don't need to compromise when it comes to looks and audio quality.

Review: Audio Damage Bitcom

Audio Damage has built up a reputation of producing audio plug-ins that live up their name (in a good way!) Toby Pitman discovers their latest offering, Bitcom, provides many levels of destruction.

Review: iMashup for iOS

Mixed in Key's iMashup for iOS is designed to make making mashups much more manageable! Sara Simms takes it for spin in this feature review for MPV Hub.

Review: Z3TA+2: Galaxy of Sound

Cakewalk are known for creating excellent tools for PC musicians. Now the Z3TA+2 synth is available for Mac! Once you've finished rejoicing, read the review by Noah Pred & download the 30 day trial!

Review: MixVibes CrossDJ Free

There are suddenly more software solution for DJing than ever before. MixVibes have been in the field for a while, and have released CrossDJ Free recently. Mo Volans checks it out in this review.

Review: iZotope Nectar Elements

iZotope's Nectar Elements is designed for the singer/songwriter/producer recording vocals on a budget. Lynda Arnold plugs in and tests out this suite. Find out if she sings its praises in this review.

Review: Echobode RE by Sonic Charge

Does Sonic Charge's Echobode Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason give you all the echo/delay you'll ever need? G. W. Childs puts this plug-in to the test repeatedly.

Review: Livid CNTRL:R

Designed by Richie Hawtin and Livid Instruments, is CNTRL:R the next evolutionary step for music production controllers? DJ and producer Sara Simms investigates.

Review: Native Instruments Action Strings

Looking for a better solution for strings samples, that don't sound like they've been played on a keyboard? Enter Action Strings. Hollin Jones checks out their character and sonic quality.

How Sound Affects You: Using Drones in Your Music

Most, if not all, of us "feel" emotions when listening to music. In this article, Lynda Arnold explores the use of drones and how they could be used not just for healing music, but all music genres.

Review: IK Multimedia iRig Stomp

The iRig Stomp from IK Multimedia allows you to use your guitar with your iPad... without cracking the screen with your foot! Mike Watkinson puts his foot down in this revealing review.