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Review: Avid Complete Plug-in Bundle for Pro Tools

Avid has bundled almost all its virtual instruments and effects into Pro Tools Ultimate, and other Pro Tools users can get it fairly affordably too. But should you take the plunge?

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