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Review: The Sonnet Echo Express Pro

What is the Sonnet Echo Express Pro and how can it impact your studio workflow in a positive way? Logic Pro author and guru, Jay Asher, seeks the answer in this review.

Review: Ableton Push: Instrument and Much More

How far does Push redefine the boundaries of composition for Live users? Just how good is this revolutionary instrument for beat making and melody creation? Noah Pred explores the pull factor.

Review: Ableton Live 9

Arguably the most revolutionary of all recent DAWs just got an upgrade. How does Ableton's Live 9 fare in a real-world review? G. W. Childs puts it through its paces and finds out.

Ableton Live 9 Tutorials Now at AskVideo & macProVideo

Need to learn Ableton Live 9 & Push? Want the knowledge & techniques streamed direct to your brain? You’ve come to the right place! Your Ableton journey of mastery starts here.

Review: Pioneer DDJ-WeGO DJ Controller

Pioneer's new DDJ-WeGo controller packs a mean punch in a small package. At first glance it's affordable, feature-filled and portable. Hollin Jones finds out how "pro" can WeGo ... (sic).

Review: UR22: UR So Beautiful

In a seemingly crowded field of entry-level audio interfaces, does the Steinberg UR22 have the stones to compete? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth delves deeply in this feature review.

Review: Traktor DJ for iPad

Native Instruments scored a hit with iMaschine for iOS beat makers. And for DJs? Traktor DJ for iPad has hit the app store! Hollin Jones takes this app for a spin in this exclusive review.

5 Essential Apps for the Modern Music Classroom

When faced with teaching music using iPads in a school, college or other setting, which apps should you turn to? There are so many apps! Lynda Arnold chooses 5 essential ones every classroom needs.

Review: XILS Oxium

It sounds amazing, it’s begging to be tweaked, and it’s brighter than an orange dahlia field. What is it? XILS-Lab's new Oxium soft synth of course! G.W. Childs takes this colorful beast for a spin.

Review: Curve 2: Sonic Geometry

How often have you hankered for a synth with a plethora of wave-shaping features, you know, something really unique? Cableguys’ Curve 2 to the rescue! Noah Pred follows the curves in this review.

Novation Twitch Review

Need a controller compact enough to throw in a rucksack, featured enough to control all popular DJ apps, and with good build quality? Mo Volans scratches below the surface of the Novation Twitch.

Genelec SpeakerAngle App for iOS

Amongst the most renowned of audio monitor manufacturers, Genelec have created an innovative iOS app to help all studio musicians. Rory Dow tests out SpeakAngle for iPhone.

Review: Sugar Bytes’ Cyclops

Got a hankering for creating dubstep synth sounds? Then you really need to check out Cyclops by Sugar Bytes! Gary Hiebner couldn't resist taking this instruments for a spin and tests it to the limit.

Review: EZ Mix 2 Metal Guitar Gods Expansion

We all love guitars! But where do you go to get heavy, full-on metal guitars? Toontrack of course! Toby Pitman gives the Metal Guitar Gods expansion pack for EZ Mix a comprehensive workout.

Review: Phoenix II by Crane Song

Avid's new AAX plug-in platform has become very popular in a short space of time. Rishabh Rajan puts Crane Song's Phoenix II to the test. Find out if this tape saturation plug-in is the real deal...