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Review: Avid Complete Plug-in Bundle for Pro Tools
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?
Jan. 16, 2019
Review: Karanyi Synths DX For Kontakt
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...
Jan. 10, 2019
Review: Steinberg Cubase Pro 10
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.
Jan. 7, 2019
Review: iZotope Nectar 3
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.
Dec. 28, 2018
Review: Rob Papen Explorer 5
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.
Dec. 14, 2018
Review: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A25
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.
Dec. 12, 2018
Review: Qu-Bit Electronix Synapse
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.
Dec. 9, 2018
Review: Devious Machines Texture
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
Dec. 8, 2018
Review: Sample Logic Xosphere 2
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.
Dec. 4, 2018
Review: Elektron Analog Heat MKII
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.
Dec. 3, 2018
Review: Novation SL Keyboard Controller MKIII
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?
Nov. 29, 2018
Watch ContinuuMini Portable Synthesizer In Action
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.
Nov. 29, 2018
Review: Antares Auto-Tune Pro 9
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.
Matthew Loel T. Hepworth
Nov. 28, 2018
Review: Joué, An Expressive, Modular MIDI Controller
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...
Aug. 13, 2018
Review: Denon DJ SC5000 Prime
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.
Jul. 7, 2018
Review: Yamaha TF-Rack Mixer
Yamaha's latest live sound mixer has a ton of I/O, a great touchscreen and can be remote controlled from an iPad. But that's just the start, as Joe Albano discovered.
Jun. 25, 2018
Review: Squarp Instruments Hermod
With polymorphic tracks, dynamic MIDI effects, a MIDI / USB / CV interface and extensive sequencing capabilities, Squarp's Hermod really is a modular brain, as Jade Wii found out.
Jun. 22, 2018
Review: Pittsburgh Modular Microvolt 3900
The latest release from specialist designers Pittsburgh Modular is an all-in-one tabletop semi modular synthesizer. Scott Riesterer explored the Microvolt 3900.
Jun. 5, 2018
Video Review: Moog Subharmonicon
Warning: Watching this video review will probably make you want one of these new Moog synths which you currently won't be able to buy as it's not available. Watch and lust after it at your peril.
May. 23, 2018
Review: Plankton Electronics ANTS! Semi-Modular Analog Synth
ANTS! is a semi-modular analog synth that not only looks cool, it sounds great too. Find out much more about it in this video review.
May. 15, 2018
Review: Teenage Engineering PO-33 And PO-35
The latest additions to the Pocket Operator family bring sampling, voice synthesis and much more to the table. Hollin Jones popped in some batteries and got to work...
May. 13, 2018
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