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Review: Traktor Kontrol F1

Do you DJ using Native Instruments' Traktor? Impressed by the 64 slot Remix Deck feature? Then check out this review of Kontrol F1 and find out if it'll be the perfect compliment for your rig.

Review: Embertone instruments

With so many 3rd-party Kontakt sample libraries available, how do you know which to invest in? Read MPVHub of course! Hollin Jones gets straight to the sounds in this review of Embertone.

Review: In Seventh Heaven with Steinberg’s Cubase 7

Digital Musicians take note: Cubase 7 is here, with a sleek new look & tons of revolutionary new features! Matthew Loel T. Hepworth explores it in-depth in this massive review. A MUST-READ!

Review: Focusrite Forte

The battle for USB audio interfaces is hotting up just in time for winter holidays! And Focusrite's latest and greatest, the Forte, is inline for an in-depth review by Mo Volans,

Discover Your Music with MyMusic.com

The internet is a big place! Finding quality content on bands and music artists hasn't always been as easy as it could be. That's all changed with MyMusic.com. G.W. Childs checks it out.

Review: Mesa Sequencer

The beauty of the App Store is how talented developers can create left-field music apps that might never have seen the light of day for desktop computer systems. Adam Goldberg tests out one such app.

Review: Apogee Quartet

The arrival of Apogee's Quartet review unit at MPV HQ literally resulted in a stampede. Mo Volans emerged from the fracas with himself & this gorgeous audio interface intact, and put it to the test.

Review: iRig Keys

If you're an iPad musician you'll be familiar with the iRig range of hardware accessories that turn your iPad into a portable studio. Mike Watkinson puts IK's iRig Keys MIDI keyboard to the test.

Review: iGrand Piano

IK Multimedia are back with another music app for iOS: iGrand Piano. No prizes for guessing the focus of this app... but how does it measure up to the real thing? Mike Watkinson investigates.

Review: NodeBeat and NodeBeat HD for iPhone and iPad

Discover why NodeBeat and NodBeat HD for iOS have been turning heads in this review by master educator and musician, Adam Goldberg.

Review: Cinematic Guitars 2

The original Cinematic Guitars by Sample Logic gained lots of fans, and rightly so... it's an excellent library. Toby Pitman delves deep into its successor and puts it to the test.

Review: Griffin StompBox for iPad

Using your feet to control an iPad? Of course you can... when you connect up a Griffin StompBox. Mike Watkinson tested this unit out fully, and pulls no punches in this feature review.

Review: NI Raw Voltage Maschine Expansion Set

Native Instruments' Maschine has been a runaway success. And to stay on top of their game, NI have been releasing expansion packs for Maschine. Hollin Jones checks out Raw Voltage in this review.

Review: Sasha Soundlab

Audio Raiders have worked with legendary EDM DJ and producer, Sasha, to create this sumptuous sonic pack of instruments, loops and FX. Mo Volans takes a voyage of discovery in this excellent review.

Review: Moog Cluster Flux

Are you prepared to be amazed by Moog yet again? G. W. Childs enters new dimensions of modulation madness with the MF-108M Cluster Flux.