M-Audio are famous for their USB audio and MIDI interfaces, so how does their M-Track Plus differentiate itself from the crowd? In our review we examine its mix of value, portability and power.
Generating patterns, drum beats & fills in Ableton Live has never been so satisfyingly easy, thanks to K-Devices M4L MIDI device: Autobeat. G W Childs puts this 8x 16-step sequencer device to the test
Metallic textures may conjure up cold, clanging or industrial soundscapes in your mind. There's more to metal in NI's latest Kontakt sample-based instrument as Noah Pred discovers.
Would you love a little analog in your life? Of course you would!! Korg's Volca series is designed for you! G. W. Childs couldn't resist and gets into Volca Beats in this in-depth review.
If you haven't played around with reversed sounds, you've got some satisfying sonic fun coming your way! Hollin Jones puts Output beautifully crafted REV sample instrument to the test.
iOS MIDI controller? Check! Wireless MIDI Controller? Check. Hands-free? Check! Looks like IK Multimedia have another hit on their hands aimed at iOS musicians with the iRig BlueBoard.
Novation's Launch series of controllers have proved very popular... but, will the smaller footprint of the Launch Mini series sink or swim? Hollin Jones puts the Launchpad Mini under the microscope.
At first glance you may think Akai's MAX25 is just another standard MIDI Controller... you'd be mistaken! G. W. Childs discovers all the interesting possibilities with this cute & capable controller!
Software developers Peff, have released Directre rack extension for Reason, a 14:2 style mixer which has the ability to be triggered by a MIDI controller. G. W. Childs checks it out.
It might not be new, but the Moog Slim Phatty still draws gasps of admiration from musicians everywhere. Mo Volans digs into this modern classic by Moog to find out how it stacks up.
Are classic analog synth sounds you've always wanted to achieve with software plug-ins really possible? Darren Burgos explores Spire by Reveal Sound and finds it is more than the sum of its parts.
Since the first Maschine, Native Instruments have captured the hearts and minds of musicians, producers & finger drummers! So what does Maschine Studio bring to the table? Hollin Jones taps into it.
There's loops upon loops all vying for you attention... so, what is it about Minimal Techno Revolution that helps it stand out from the crowd? G. W. Childs discovers more than he bargained for.
iZotope’s original Nectar plug-in gained a reputation as a one-stop-shop for vocal production. But will Nectar 2 be a sweet deal? Matt Loel T Hepworth dives deep inside.
Us producers are always looking for affordable and fresh sound libraries to add to our existing sonic palettes. Noah Pred checks out Wave Alchemy's latest focus packs designed to get your beats on.