There are a growing number of pocket-sized microphones aimed at musicians you can attach to your iPhone. Matt Vanacoro took the iQ5 out for a spin. Find out if it's the best of the bunch!
We all know about the high-quality mixing tools that Waves make. Their effect plug-ins are industry standard, but what if Waves made a software instrument? Welcome Waves Element.
What do you look for when choosing a virtual piano instrument? Well sampled and rich sounds? Efficient CPU performance? Matt Vanacoro finds out if the Kawai-EX Pro meets the grade in this review.
Find out why Matt Vanacoro can't hide his smile after testing out the Baby Bottle from Blue Microphones, a cardioid condenser which can be grabbed for less than $500.
Looking for a new pair of high-quality DJ headphones? Sennheiser's HD8 DJ could be for you. With their modern design and heavy hitting sound, Sara Simms tries them on for size.
There's tons of Kontakt instruments available. Seems like there's new ones being released every week! And the RealiWhistle catches the ear as being different as Jay Asher discovers.
It's taken a while, but finally we've got Toontrack's EZdrummer 2 in our hands! Toby Pitman has put this through its paces to find out if the wait has been worth it.
If you're looking for a high-quality large string section library then you might be tempted to explore Spitfire Audio's BML range. Toby Pitman puts Mural Vol 1 to the test.
If you were trapped on a desert island (apparently with a laptop and electricity!) which would be your 3 must-have synth plug-ins? Toby Pitman narrows it down and shares his essential ones.
Sometimes 'simple' is overrated. Especially in the world of granular synths, it can be more satisfying to spend time getting to know a synth in-depth as Noah Pred discovers with Madrona Labs' Kaivo.
If you’re a dance producer, composer, or DJ, you’ll likely be extremely interested in AIR Music Tech's Hybrid 3. It’s a synth that can fill many different roles as G. W. Childs discovers.
Continuing our exploration of the Max for Live community's vast offerings (for Ableton Live 9 users), we'll take a quick peek at four cool devices destined to spice up your work flow.
Are you a fan of super complex effects setups or monster instrument stacks? If this sounds like you then you may want to check out BlueCat Audio’s PatchWork. Mo Volans connects the dots.
Calling all guitarists... we've got a treat for you to help you make the most of your guitar tuning, setup & playing skills. Here's 6 cool gadgets for your guitar, recommended by Toby Pitman.
Imagine an accurate scale coach tutorial with you wherever you are. Well, imagine ScaleCoach for iPhone and you've immediately got a very capable app to do just that, in the palm of your hand.