Apple's long-awaited smart speaker is finally here, promising premium audio quality and Siri integration. How would Matt Vanacoro find it when he put it to the test?
Making music with iOS is really convenient, but sometimes you do need extra tools to get the best results. Here are 5 useful accessories available for under $100.
Long gone are the days when the iPad was a mere sketchpad. Now, it really can be the heart of your music-making setup, as Hollin Jones explains.
IK's multi-purpose portable mic has had a facelift and some important upgrades. Hollin Jones takes to the road with the iRig Mic HD 2.
This self-powered mixer has multiple channels and is perfect for recording all your sources. Jade Wii finds out if Roland's Go: Mixer could be the ultimate in portability.
A portable recording interface that can be self-powered, with seamless software integration? Watch Matt Vanacoro's video review to find out if iZotope Spire Studio delivers all it promises.
2017 was a great year for making music on iPads and iPhones, with several major new releases. Here are some of our favourite tools for mobile music-making.
Korg's Gadget sequencer for Mac, PC and iOS is a fun and powerful way to make beats, record guitars and put tracks together. Here are two videos to get your skills up to speed.
When Korg recreates one of its own classic synths in iOS format, the results are always worth paying attention to. So how did G.W Childs get on with iMono/Poly for iOS?
Portable DAWs have got really powerful over the years, and Beatmaker was one of the first on the scene. Now at version 3, G.W Childs finds out if this really could replace his desktop system.
Building up and controlling music or SFX cues for your live shows can be tricky without the right tools. Jay Asher road tested the specialised but still user-friendly Go Button 3.
MetaRecorder is an iOS app that goes above and beyond what many similar audio recording apps can do. Matt Vanacoro found it changed his whole approach to recording voiceover.
This nifty iOS app combines finger drumming with loop sequencing, live fx and even sample editing. Best of all, much of its functionality comes completely free. Hollin Jones investigates Remixlive.
IK's latest combines full size keys, touch-sensitive MIDI controls, iOS and desktop compatibility with an HD audio interface and even battery power. Could it be the ultimate portable music interface?
Take control of your DAW over almost any kind of connection - customise controls and even trigger hardware synths. Knob Lab gets an update to version 1.6.