Audio & music gear reviews

  • 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...

  • Klanghelm SDRR Review
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    Klanghelm SDRR Review - Karma Saturation

    01/12/14

    SKnote, Valhalla DSP, Sonimus… Over the last years, the plug-in world has seen the birth of many "small" independent developers who offer some damn good products.

  • Spitfire Audio BML Series Review
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    Spitfire Audio BML Series Review - Orchestral Outbursts

    01/07/14

    Whenever we deal with a virtual orchestra, we usually end up talking about East West or the Vienna Symphonic Library. However, there are some other publishers that are just as exacting in terms of quality, including one that is gradually underway to creating an imposing orchestra. We are talking about BML by Spitfire Audio.

  • Waldorf Rocket Review
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    Waldorf Rocket Review - Monster Sound

    01/05/14

    While we impatiently waited over a year for the Pulse 2, this small module named Rocket came out offering us an open sound buffet in early 2013. Fire it up!

  • iZotope RX 3 Review
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    iZotope RX 3 Review - Threesome

    01/01/14

    After adding the RX to its software catalog in 2007, iZotope has made a name for itself in the audio restoration world. The second version came out in 2010 and really drove it home making the software a reference in this domain.

  • Hercules DJ Monitor 5 Review
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    Hercules DJ Monitor 5 Review - Give me Five!

    12/22/13

    Well-known for its interfaces and control surfaces for DJs, Hercules surprised us with the XPS 2.0 DJ Monitors and their excellent value for money. If you are curious to hear the DJ Monitor 5, which cost twice as much and in terms of features, price and yellow woofers certainly tread the terrain of KRK's Rokit RP5…

  • Presonus Sceptre S6 Review
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    Presonus Sceptre S6 Review - Helter-Sceptre

    12/18/13

    During the last NAMM, Presonus came out big and introduced two new series of monitor speakers: the entry-level Eris, which were very convincing in the review we previously did, and the Sceptres, whose price puts them in the midrange category. We recently received a couple of Sceptre S6 that we will review for you today. Will the Sceptres perform a…

  • Waldorf Pulse 2 Review
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    Waldorf Pulse 2 Review - Ace Of Hearts…

    12/17/13

    Introduced in Frankfurt 2013 in its almost final version, Pulse 2 marks the return of Waldorf to its analog passions. The brand recently lent us one, just when its first commercial models are hitting the market... gulp!

  • Applied Acoustics Systems Ultra Analog VA-2 Review
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    Applied Acoustics Systems Ultra Analog VA-2 Review - Ultra Ultra?

    12/14/13

    AAS renews its virtual analog synth by adding VA-2 to its name. But that is obviously not the only change. Here's a detailed overview.