NI's brand new Komplete Kontrol 2 hardware and software bring a raft of updates and improvements to this powerful platform. Matt Vanacoro put it through its paces and liked what he found...
Pads or keys and how many of each? There are many factors to consider when choosing a MIDI controller with so many on the market. Here is some advice to help you make the right decision.
ESI's U168XT high speed recording interface couldn't sound as good as it looks, could it? G.W Childs puts it through its paces to find out. (Spoiler alert: he liked it).
A polyphonic sequencer and arpeggiator that's compatible with iOS and also has CV for incorporating modular synth gear? Rounik Sethi is suitably impressed by Arturia's KeyStep.
Guitarists - just like all of us - need buddies too. Fluid Audio now offer the Strum Buddy they hope every git-picker will chum up with. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth accepted the friend request.
iConnectivity are aiming to bring their best tech to a new interface that's sturdy, easy to use and very affordable. We got the inside scoop from the company at NAMM.
What could be better than a mixer that can handle USB audio interfacing and onboard recording too?
These hi-def USB2 interfaces are designed with a rugged, all-metal construction and some cool recording capabilities.
RME MADIface Pro is a 136-Channel MADI USB audio and MIDI interface. The follow-up to the successful Babyface Pro, it maintains the aesthetic of its predecessor while pushing the tech boundaries.
When recording or mixing, it's crucial to have "clean power" to avoid any unwanted noise creeping in. Enter Powerbus, a tiny clean power provider which Andy Bowen inspects thoroughly.
Keen to get everything in your home studio connected? Novation aim to provide a neat solution in the Audiohub 2x4, an audio interface and USB hub in one neat device.
Hands-up who wants low-latency and high performance multi-track audio recording on their Mac? Me too... as well as almost every Computer musician I've ever met! Until now Firewire and USB 2.0 have bee