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Review: Aroma by Ploytec

What do you get if you combine salt, pepper, sugar and chili? Something that smells interesting. Joshua Casper checks out Aroma...

Review: Fluffy Audio Rinascimento

Some virtual instruments cover fields you've never even heard of, and that is certainly the case with Fluffy Audio's Rinascimento. Let it open your eyes and ears to new possibilities...

Review: Black Rooster Audio VLA-2A Compressor

A power-efficient, great sounding and cool-looking compressor plugin that is also affordable sounds too good to be true, but Sara Simms knows the truth about the VLA-2A compressor...

Review: UVI UVS-3200 Brings Classic Korg 3200 Polyphonic Synth To Your DAW

Can't get your hands on a real Korg 3200? That's not surprising. But what might surprise you is the low introductory price of this amazing recreation of that classic synth from UVI.

Understanding Mono & Legato Mode in Synth & Sample VIs

Different playing modes can affect the way your performances sound. Joe Albano breaks down how mono and legato modes work in modern instruments.

Adding Analog - Style Tape Saturation Effects To Your Productions

The sound of tape can lend warmth and authenticity to your tracks. Here's how to get the analog effect using digital tools.

5 Vintage Keyboard Software Instruments You Should Consider

Get a great retro sound without the hassle of owning a hulking beast of a keyboard - go virtual!

NAMM 2017: IRCAM TheSnail Is An Audio Tuner Like You've Never Seen Before

Advanced audio analysis for your Mac or PC, and also your iOS device courtesy of IRCAM.

Review: Accusonus Regroover Pro

So you want to split a mixed down track to either remix or re-groove different sounds and instruments? But are finding it impossible? The Regroover plug-in is here to help you do the impossible.

Review: Stereo Savage by Plugin Boutique

We're not going to beat around the bush with this one. If you're looking for a stereo widening mixing plugin then Stereo Savage from Plugin Boutique is well worth your time and money. Here's why.

SampleScience Release Cinematika Instrument & Sample Library

SampleScience are back with a sampler library and instrument plugin (in AU/VST) called Cinematika with a focus on soft pads and ambient strings.

Review: Eventide Tverb

The new Tverb from Eventide uses three virtual microphones with the aim to simulate the reverb of a space. Each mic position can be adjusted and mixed. Joe Albano finds out how well this performs.

Sinevibes Alternator Brings Sequenced Sound Design to Monophonic Synth

The good folks at Sinevibes have a rather novel approach to their latest new synth plug-in, Altenator. Every control of this monophonic synth plug-in is sequenced. Yes, as in "step sequencers".

Logic Pro X 10.2 New Plug-Ins—More Than Just A Makeover

When Apple released a rather large free update for Logic Pro to bring it to 10.2.1 they included new features and plug-in designs. Joe Albano reveals these re-designs are more than just skin deep!

Review: Slate Digital Virtual Preamp Collection

The Slate Digital Virtual Preamp Collection aims to bring authentic tones of two vintage microphones to your DAW using Slate's modelling tech. Sara Simms puts this collection to the test.