Audio & music gear reviews

  • TC Electronic Ditto X2 Review
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    TC Electronic Ditto X2 Review - The Return of the Same Thing

    02/20/14

    Following up on the success of the original Ditto, which had only two controls, TC strikes again with the X2, featuring more than twice that. Can it give the final blow to its competitors in the not-too-expensive loopers market?

  • Waves J37 Tape Review
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    Waves J37 Tape Review - A Wave of Saturation

    02/19/14

    As you probably have already noticed, tape saturation is really hip right now. Although already having plug-ins in the same genre, a leading publisher like Waves couldn't simply ignore the current frenzy for such products. And that's where the J37 Tape comes in. Can it stand out from the rest? That's what we are about to discover...

  • Palmer Mutterstolz Review
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    Palmer Mutterstolz Review - Make Your Mamma Proud

    02/13/14

    Back in the day when fluorescent colors were in fashion, amps resembled fridges, all the songs on the radio had a guitar solo after the second chorus, and the Berlin Wall was still standing (Bingo!, the '80s), German brand Palmer made a name for itself among guitar players with products such as the very popular PI-03 speaker simulator in rack form…

  • UAD API Vision Review
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    UAD API Vision Review - A Look into the Vision

    02/12/14

    Since its inception, the plug-in family for Universal Audio UAD cards has been devoted to the reproduction of analog units. And that's how UA has come to being associated with the biggest names in the audio industry: EMT, Neve, SSL, Lexicon, etc.

  • Zoom H6 Review
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    Zoom H6 Review - Six Inputs of Separation

    02/09/14

    The H4n isn't the crown jewel of the Zoom recorder range anymore! The H6, with more inputs and interchangeable mics, has arrived to take its place.

  • Nord Lead 4 Review
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    Nord Lead 4 Review - Life in Red

    02/05/14

    Five years after launching Nord Wave, Clavia has once again updated its stage-synth range. What surprises does the Nord Lead 4 offer?

  • Exclusive Line 6 AMPLIFI 150 Review
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    Exclusive Line 6 AMPLIFI 150 Review - The Blue-Toothed Combo

    01/28/14

    Line 6 enters the Bluetooth era with the new AMPLIFI series, which combines multimedia speakers and a modeling combo in a single box.

  • Focal Spirit Professional Review
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    Focal Spirit Professional Review - The Professional Spirit

    01/26/14

    A little over a year ago, the French brand Focal, well-known for its range of speakers, introduced its first pair of headphones: Spirit One. Although portable and fairly nice, they weren't really apt for use in a home studio. Fortunately, Focal has come back with a model proudly sporting the "Professional" tag that promises to deliver a neutral so…

  • Cakewalk Sonar X3 Review
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    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Review - Stellar Sequel

    01/20/14

    The year has just begun and, as usual, the new Sonar has arrived with a bunch of new features on the rack.

  • Gibson N-225 Review
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    Gibson N-225 Review - Gibson's Fine Ear

    01/18/14

    Gibson, to whom we own a lot of legendary guitars, decided to introduce several months ago a guitar with an original shape (something that doesn't happen every day): the N-225. With a hybrid look halfway between the SG, Les Paul standard and the ES series, we just couldn't resist it...