Computer Music reviews

  • Antelope Discrete 4 Synergy Core review
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    Antelope Discrete 4 Synergy Core review - When Antelope goes for greater Synergy

    07/26/19

    About a year and a half ago, Antelope released the Discrete, a new range of Thunderbolt & USB interfaces including discrete preamps, their famous FPGA module as well as the stack of audio effects that would usually come with it. Now back in June 2019, Antelope releases a new version of its Discrete 4, this time providing dual DSP chips in …

  • LiquidSonics Seventh Heaven Professional Review
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    LiquidSonics Seventh Heaven Professional Review - The reverb from heaven?

    07/10/17

    The second version of Reverberate, LiquidSonics' flagship product, completely blew us away with its Fusion-IR technology because it actually provided an unheard-of flexibility and audio quality in the small world of convolution reverbs.

  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII Review
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    Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII Review - Yet another step forward

    02/06/17

    Three years ago Universal Audio introduced the Apollo Twin, a more friendly priced desktop version of their Apollo flagship audio interface.

  • EarMaster ApS Earmaster 6 Review
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    EarMaster ApS Earmaster 6 Review - Ear to Ear

    09/22/16

    EarMaster Aps is a small Danish company founded in 1994 specialized in the development of a very particular software: EarMaster, whose goal is to train your musical ear and reading skills.

  • A review of the Universal Audio Fender ’55 Tweed Deluxe plug-in
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    A review of the Universal Audio Fender ’55 Tweed Deluxe… - Tweed Indeed

    06/16/16

    Universal Audio has released plug-ins for quite a few guitar amps in the last couple of years, but its new Fender ’55 Tweed Deluxe is its first foray into the Fender amp world, and it’s a doozy. The plug-in, which is officially endorsed by Fender, recreates a mid-‘50s-era Deluxe model 5E3, a vaunted amp that could deliver everything from warm clea…

  • A review of the PSP 2445 Digital Reverberator plug-in
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    A review of the PSP 2445 Digital Reverberator plug-in - A Powerful Ambience

    06/06/16

    With the release of version 1.2 of its 2445 reverb, PSP now has the official blessing of EMT, the company that made the outboard reverb units modeled in this plug-in. We figured that was a good reason to take this baby for a test drive.

  • Video review of Audified MixChecker
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    Video review of Audified MixChecker - Check Please!

    05/31/16

    The MixChecker plug-in from Audified makes it possible to reference your mix on a wide range of simulated speaker types to see how it translates. How well does it work? Find out in this video review.

  • A video review of the new synth from Lethal Audio
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    A video review of the new synth from Lethal Audio - Killer Sounds from Lethal

    05/21/16

    Lethal Audio recently released Lethal, a crisp-sounding "rompler"-style software instrument with a heavy emphasis on EDM, but which will also be useful for pop, rock, hip-hop, and film scoring.

  • A review of IK Multimedia's Lurssen Mastering Console
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    A review of IK Multimedia's Lurssen Mastering Console - Mastering Made Painless

    04/21/16

    The Lurssen Mastering Console is new mastering software from IK Multimedia that was created in conjunction with Gavin Lurssen at Lurssen Mastering in Los Angeles, a high-profile facility that’s responsible for mastering multiple Grammy-award-winning albums, and Oscar-winning film scores and more. The product lets you access a software emulation o…

  • A video review of Eventide Anthology X
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    A video review of Eventide Anthology X - A Big Bundle of Processing

    03/21/16

    The Eventide Anthology X bundle ($999 street) offers users a large collection of effects processing plug-ins. Although there's an emphasis on the harmonizer/delay type effects that Eventide is famous for, you also get EQs, channel strips, a reverb, phase alignment plug-ins, and more. Many of the processors are digital recreations of analog hardwar…