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Review: Get Connected with Korg iPolysix for iPad

Korg's iPolysix for iPad has been around for a few months, but that doesn't means it's not ripe for review! Lynda Arnold gives this app a spin and explains why it pushes her buttons.

Review: IK Multimedia Adds Three New Modules to T-RackS

IK Multimedia has added three new modules to its T-Racks Custom Shop Mixing and Mastering plug-in collection. Mike Watkinson sets out to see how masterful these three new modules are.

Review: Numark Mixtrack Pro II

How can you improve upon an already successful DJing solution like the Mixtrack? G. W. Childs discovers the Mixtrack Pro II provides more 'bang' than its low 'buck' suggests.

Review: Hot Hand USB MIDI Controller

Can you ever have too many MIDI controllers? Of course not! Tadhg Leonard gets hands...in (sic) the Hot Hand USB MIDI Controller for some Sci-Fi style wearable tech control. But how effective is it?

Review: Nine Volt Audio Ultimate REX & RMX 30,000 Bundle

30,000 hand-crafted musical loops in REX and/or Stylus RMX format from as little as $399 US? Nine Volt Audio must be crazy, right? G. W. Childs checks out this quality library.

Ultimate Guide to FREE Mixing and Filter Plug-Ins Every Producer Needs

In the mixing stage? Need some different audio plug-ins for filtering? Darren Burgos shares his list of ultimate freebie audio plug-ins to add to your collection.

Review: Rode Procaster: A Versatile Dynamic Broadcast Microphone

Looking for a reasonably priced dynamic broadcast quality microphone for under $230? Gary Hiebner gives the Rode Procaster a thorough workout and compares it against more expensive alternatives.

Review: Ferrofish B4000+, Hands-On Hammond Organ Experience

So, you want an authentic sounding Hammond organ instrument and software emulations just aren't doing it? German company Ferrofish may have designed the perfect solution...

Review: Using The Orchestra for iPad in the Music Classroom

The Orchestra for iPad by Touch Press, is an interactive entry point into the fascinating world of orchestral music. Adam Goldberg experiences every aspect in this review.

Review: Soundprism Pro

One developer known as Audanika thinks that they’ve developed a new instrument interface that alleviates the need for any prior training in music. Have they succeeded? G. W. Childs finds out.

Review: Sample Logic Assault

Does the Sample Logic Assault library come up trumps? Toby Pitman sets out to discover whether it assaults your sonic senses in a positive way!

Review: Traktor Kontrol Z2 Mixer

Native Instruments have a 2+2 channel DJ mixer? Yup! And as you'd expect it's designed for Traktor, but can be used as a standalone DJ mixer too. Sara Simms pushes and pulls in our full review.

Review: sE Electronics X1 Studio Bundle

For those in the market for a high-quality, budget condenser mic, reflection filter, shock mount cradle and pop shield, the sE X1 Studio Bundle ticks all the boxes. So how does this bundle perform?

Review: Native Instruments Monark

If you're looking for a synth with attitude for seriously cool bass and lead sounds you should check out Native Instruments' Monark. G. W. Childs gives it a thorough exploration in this review.

Review: Spitfire Audio Sable Vol 1 and 2

There's some good orchestral libraries... and then, there's some truly great ones! Toby Pitman discovers which category Spitfire Audio's Sable Volume 1 and 2 falls into in this review.