iPhone with a Higher iQ - Zoom iQ5 Review
In addition to its H1, H2, H4, and H6 recorders, Zoom has created a microphone compatible with Lightning-equipped iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad models.
The Analog/Virtual Symbiosis - AudioTouch C-Buss Review
In terms of hardware compressors, the latest products are too often expressions of the same theme, variations on a mythical device that has already proved its worth. Fortunately though, on rare occasions, a nice surprise arrives at your door. This is especially true in regard to today's topic since, for once, the innovation was right next door...
NextGen Virtual Drums - Toontrack EZdrummer 2 Review
Eight years after releasing the first EZdrummer, Toontrack introduces version 2, which gently revolutionizes the virtual drum market. Far from trying to grow in terms of gigabytes, EZdrummer bets on the usability of its interface and, especially, the intelligence of its functions. The result: A good lesson to all competitors
The Return of the Yellow Cones - KRK Rokit 8 G3 Review
Rokit speakers ─ the entry-level product range of Californian manufacturer KRK ─ have found their way into numerous home studios for many years. But until the recent release of the third-generation of Rokits, the yellow-coned speakers hadn't had an update in five years and were in need of a face-lift to keep pace with the ever-growing and strong...
Twin Sound - Universal Audio Apollo Twin Review
"It would be ideal if UAD offered a less expensive Apollo with only two mic preamps," we wrote in our review of the first Apollo almost two years ago, and also, "Given the choice of transparent-sounding preamps, it would be no surprise to find vintage preamp emulations in the future. Just wait and see." The time has come now to welcome the Apoll...
Entry-Level Redefined - Korg Kross Review
Two years after Kronos, Korg keeps on developing its workstation range ─ this time with its most affordable model yet.
Tweaking the Breaks - iZotope BreakTweaker Review
The partnership between artist BT and iZotope has resulted in a new plug-in, the BreakTweaker. Is it just another drum machine or a more advanced tool than it seems?
Folk in Tune - Yamaha F370 Review
We took this new, inexpensive dreadnaught from Yamaha for a test drive. Here's what we found.
Ghost in the Maschine - Native Instruments Maschine Studio and Maschine 2.0 Review
The first Maschine made its debut in 2009. Consisting in a controller and an associated software application, it intended to provide mouse and screen fans the workflow of an MPC-type device, while providing the processing power of a computer to MPC hardliners.
Please Turn on Your Cell Phones! - TC Electronic BG250-210 Bass Combo Review
Yesterday I downloaded the free version of a mobile application that makes cats fly!