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Review: Piezo for Mac

If you want to record the sound from an app on your Mac you could use Logic and Soundflower… or you could choose a more elegant approach. Mike Watkinson tests out Piezo by Rogue Amoeba.

Introducing Composition Using The Loopseque iPad App

Loopseque for iPad is a popular app for music exploration and composition in many contexts. Adam Goldberg reviews this app from a unique position as a musician and teacher for Special Needs.

Review: AudioTools for iPad

There are music creation apps aplenty available for iPhone and iPad, so when AudioTools released their audio measurement tools for iOS, Mike Watkinson was on hand to investigate.

Review: GarageBand 1.2 for iOS [UPDATED]

Despite the point release, this updated version of GarageBand for iPad & iPhone packs some intriguing new features. Mike Watkinson explores Smart Strings, MIDI editing and more.

Review: Skanner for Reaktor

Using Reaktor? Downloaded the free Skanner ensemble yet? If not, Toby Pitman explains, with sound examples, why this should be the next file to land in your Downloads folder.

Review: DMG Audio’s Compassion

STOP! Before you go plugin shopping, specifically for compressor plugins, take a look at this loving review by Gary Hiebner on Compassion by DMG Audio.

Review: Low Cost Metering Options

You don't have to mortgage your home to buy good metering tool these days. Mike Watkinson rounds up some freebies and economical plug-ins that every producer needs in the studio.

Review: Tascam iM2

Having released many successful digital field recorders and an iPad app (Portastudio), it comes as no surprise that Tascam has created a stereo condenser mic for iOS devices with a free app, too.

Review: Lemur for iPad and iPhone

The Lemur for iPad and iPhone has arrived in a big way! G.W. Childs outlines his previous iOS music controller setup and waxes lyrical about how the Lemur has come along and changed everything!

Using the Cubase iC Remote Controller App

Steinberg was one of the first of the major developers to create a dedicated iOS controller app for their own DAW. Hollin Jones take you through the setup and uses of the free Cubase iC app.

NAMM 2012 Interview: Big City Music

VIDEO: What do you get when you bring together excellently made analog gear like synths, drum machine, guitar pedals and more? Simple. Big City Music. Watch the interview inside...

Review: Sample Logic Fanfare

Find out what is so impressive about Sample Logic's latest and greatest brass library, Fanfare. Toby Pitman puts it to the test and shares why it has blown him away!

Review: Addictive Synth for iPad

Synths for iPad/iPhone are arriving with increased regularity. Find out what makes the Addictive Synth for iPad shine in this MPVHub review.

Review: Pro Audio To Go

iPhones are fast replacing consumer level point-and-click cameras as well as HD camcorders. But what about portable audio field recorders? G.W. Childs IV goes on the road to test out Pro Audio To Go.

Review: Recabinet by Kazrog

Kazrog has released a new version of their popular speaker simulation software and Toby Pitman puts his foot down in this in-depth test drive.