Virtual Instruments reviews with award

  • A review of the U-He Hive virtual synth
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    A review of the U-He Hive virtual synth - Hive: Be Careful, It Stings!

    09/14/15

    Hive, the latest instrument from u-he, does not claim the precision of Diva the richness of Zebra 2, or the modularity of Bazille or Ace. No. Hive looks and feels simple, is easy to use, and provides a fat sound. Mission accomplished?

  • Sonokinetic Capriccio review
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    Sonokinetic Capriccio review - Sonokinetic Plays a Capriccio

    03/24/15

    The supply of virtual orchestras has become more and more abundant. There's a seemingly never-ending rise in the number of samples, instruments and content available, in general. But what about how they're used? Sonokinetic has come up with a unique answer with Capriccio.

  • Toontrack EZdrummer 2 Review
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    Toontrack EZdrummer 2 Review - NextGen Virtual Drums

    03/18/14

    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

  • Native Instruments Monark Pro Review
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    Native Instruments Monark Pro Review - The King Talks

    03/27/13

    In the domain of analogue synthesizer emulation, the race for fidelity continues. The biggest breakthroughs have not necessarily originated from the top editors. One of them, Monark, is reacting with a promise of the most faithful recreation of an old analogue hero, the Minimoog.

  • iZotope Iris Review
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    iZotope Iris Review - At Your Beck and Call

    07/02/12

    iZotope is famous for its effects, audio processing and restoration tools. Now, the manufacturer enters the world of virtual instruments with the launch of Iris, its first synth. Knowing iZotope, we expect nothing but a very original approach. Are we wrong?