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Review: Korg Volca Modular

It looks and sounds gorgeous, and Korg's new Volca Modular brings west coast synthesis to a battery-powered format. Rishabh Rajan was suitably impressed, as he explains in this video.

Review: Amadeus Symphonic Orchestra

A solid set of orchestral instruments and articulations for use in your productions, all for under $150? Jay Asher wonders if it can be true...

Review: Karanyi Synths DX For Kontakt

This collection of classic synths for Kontakt gives you a wealth of easy sonic options, and all for under $30. Matt Vanacoro reckons you'd be crazy to pass it up...

Review: Alex Audio Butler, The Audio Plugin Adobe Premiere Users Need?

Take the hassle out of ducking, mixing and leveling audio tracks in your Premiere projects with this time-saving audio plug-in. Hollin Jones summons Alex, Audio Butler.

Review: Steinberg Cubase Pro 10

Steinberg's flagship DAW turns 30 years old, and it's bigger and better than ever. With a host of new features, tools and technologies, Hollin Jones road tests Cubase Pro 10.

Review: iZotope Nectar 3

iZotope's Nectar 3 is a true swiss army knife for vocal editing, mixing and production. And this latest version really takes things to the next level, as Matt Vanacoro discovered.

Review: Korg Grandstage

Korg's Grandstage represents a new approach for the company, focusing on putting everything a live performer needs at their fingertips. Read on to find out what Matt Vanacoro thought of it...

Best of 2018: Max For Live Packs

2018 was a banner year for Max for Live development, with innovation manifesting in a variety of unusual Packs spanning many categories. It wasn’t easy to narrow down, but here’s our favourites.

Logic Pro X Reverb Shootout: ChromaVerb vs Space Designer

Logic's bundled reverb processors are among the best in the business. But which one should you choose? Joe Albano shares his thoughts...

Review: UVI PX V8

You may not have heard of the original Voyetra Eight, but Matt Vanacoro thinks you'll still love UVI's faithful recreation, the PX V8. Here's why.

Review: Rob Papen Explorer 5

Rob Papen's Explorer 5 is a bundle of great sounding, unique synthesizers and effects now including Master Magic, RAW Kick and Go2. Noah Pred unwrapped it, and here's what he discovered.

Review: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A25

Native's new A Series of Komplete Kontrol keyboards have many of the features of the S series, but at a price that may surprise you. Hollin Jones took the smallest sibling, the A25, for a spin.

Review: Qu-Bit Electronix Synapse

Synapse is a crossfading switch with a signal path that can be rearranged on the fly, capable of turning static waveforms into evolving soundscapes. Scott Riesterer took it for a spin.

Review: Devious Machines Texture

Enhance and expand your sounds with this multi-talented effect plugin that beats with the heart of a synth. Hollin Jones explored the many capabilities of Devious Machines' Texture. Enhance and expand

Review: Universal Audio Apollo X6

With upgraded clocking and converters, 6-core DSP for UAD's plugins and upcoming 5.1 surround monitoring, could the UAD X6 be the interface of Matt Vanacoro's dreams?