SynthMaster 2.6 claims to be an "all-round" synth with most features you could want in one plug-in. G. W. Childs takes a close look at SynthMaster 2.6 and finds it more than lives up to the hype.
With some top quality and feature-rich DJ apps already currently available, DJ Mixer Pro looks to do something different by adding VJ capabilities too. Sara Simms investigates.
2014 saw the release of some tasty new audio interfaces catering to very different producers and engineers. Here's our pick of the bunch listed in alphabetical order.
So you're done mixing your tracks in the studio. Want to DJ them? Here's our favorite 7 hardware-based gear recommendations of 2014 for DJs (in alphabetical order).
Whether you are after analog emulation or cutting edge music mixing tools 2014 had something for everyone. Here's a run down of 7 of our favorites (in alphabetical order) which we reviewed this year.
In probably our most challenging music gear roundup of 2014, we shine a light on 10 of our favorite software-based instrument and synth plug-ins reviewed this year. (In alphabetical order).
Calling all Livid Instruments Base II owners. If you want to expand the functionality of your controller for Ableton, then Isotonik's Base II DJ template deserves a serious look.
2014 has seen the resurgence of music hardware. With plenty of capable hardware synths and drum machines hitting the headlines, we've collated our 7 favorites of the year (in alphabetical order).
Point 1 updates usually contain small bug fixes for most software DAWs. Not so with Bitwig Studio! 1.1 contains some new devices, sidechain and other features too.
Over the past year we've reviewed a lot of capable and unique MIDI Controllers here at AskAudio Mag. Here's our favorite 12 of the year (in alphabetical order).
Looking for speakers which are clean, loud, detailed, with a well-balanced sound but don't take up much desk space? Joe Albano finds out if Samson's Meteor M2 speakers fit the bill.
Software amp simulators have come a long way in the past few years. And many recording guitarists are now open to the idea of going software. Toby Pitman highlights five of the very best.
Is Sounds of Revolution Transformation a useful library for EDM producers and sound designers? Bill Burgess dives into the machine to find out.
If you thought controlling Ableton Live using your iPad had to be serious and limited, think again. touchAble 3 redefines how useful an iPad can be... and how fun it can be as an Ableton controller.
Are you ready to unleash the Metal Guitar God inside you? Toontrack's EZMix Metal Guitar Gods 2 threatens to do just that. And Toby Pitman rips his guitar to shreds in the process of the review.