Avid has bundled almost all its virtual instruments and effects into Pro Tools Ultimate, and other Pro Tools users can get it fairly affordably too. But should you take the plunge?
This collection of classic synths for Kontakt gives you a wealth of easy sonic options, and all for under $30. Matt Vanacoro reckons you'd be crazy to pass it up...
Steinberg's flagship DAW turns 30 years old, and it's bigger and better than ever. With a host of new features, tools and technologies, Hollin Jones road tests Cubase Pro 10.
iZotope's Nectar 3 is a true swiss army knife for vocal editing, mixing and production. And this latest version really takes things to the next level, as Matt Vanacoro discovered.
Rob Papen's Explorer 5 is a bundle of great sounding, unique synthesizers and effects now including Master Magic, RAW Kick and Go2. Noah Pred unwrapped it, and here's what he discovered.
Native's new A Series of Komplete Kontrol keyboards have many of the features of the S series, but at a price that may surprise you. Hollin Jones took the smallest sibling, the A25, for a spin.
Synapse is a crossfading switch with a signal path that can be rearranged on the fly, capable of turning static waveforms into evolving soundscapes. Scott Riesterer took it for a spin.
Enhance and expand your sounds with this multi-talented effect plugin that beats with the heart of a synth. Hollin Jones explored the many capabilities of Devious Machines' Texture. Enhance and expand
With an incredibly diverse library and Sample Logic's expertise behind it, could Xosphere 2 be the only cinematic scoring tool you ever need? Matt Vanacoro finds out.
The newest upgrade to Elektron's Analog Heat stereo analog distortion hardware brings smoother, more accurate encoders, enhanced live performance features and more. Jade Wii took it for a spin.
With comprehensive DAW integration as well as plenty of realtime controls and the ability to interface with your CV-controlled gear, could Novation's SL MkIII be all the controller you ever need?
The ContinuuMini is a smaller and more affordable version of Haken Audio's Continuum. Loopop loved the original, and here, he road tests its smaller sibling to find out what it has to offer.
Auto-Tune has been the long-established standard in pitch correction. But what does it offer that built-in DAW tools don't? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth will answer that question.
Joué is a unique MIDI controller with an emphasis on creativity and expression. Steve H found that it pressed all the right buttons when he put it through its paces...
Denon's pro-level DJ player has a 7-inch HD display with multi-touch gestures, 8-inch rugged metal jog wheel and much more besides. Sara Simms put it to the test.