Put down that keyboard - there are some weird and wonderful MIDI controllers around that can make you see recording and triggering in a completely new light. Here are six of the best.
The interconnects you use can be just as important as the gear at either end of them. Here, Sara Simms checks out two great-looking sets of cables - but how do they sound?
Focusrite's Clarett marque crosses from Thunderbolt to USB models with the Clarett 2Pre USB and its siblings. Hollin Jones finds out what all the fuss is about.
Nektar has always been at the forefront of DAW mapping for MIDI controllers. So how would Hollin Jones get on with the Impact LX+?
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).
Learn how to squeeze every last drop of performance from your audio or video production computer in this essential guide by Matt Vanacoro.
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.
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