Whilst Korg crown their latest synthesizer, Juno Plus is tasked with discovering how its royal duties are being carried out.
With hybrid software/hardware beat production solutions riding high in popularity, Arturia present their recently streamlined package. Rob Lee looks at the SparkLE.
Rob Lee looks at Moog’s latest analogue synth offering, the multidrive-enabled Sub Phatty.
With the popularity of simple analogue equipment on the rise, we look at a new analogue bass synth and sequencer, the TT303 Bass Bot.
Rob Lee investigates the latest addition to Faderfox’s growing family of specialist MIDI controllers, the Ableton focused UC3.
With Elektron’s impressive previous offerings, their new analogue synth offering comes with some degree of expectation. Rob Lee investigates the Analog Four.
We look under the hood of Focusrite’s new entry into the crowded USB audio interface market.
We take Ableton’s long-awaited update to their ever-popular Live software for a spin, and find out what it has to offer.
We offer our verdict on Numark’s freshly updated DJ controller offering, the Mixtrack Pro II.
We take a look at Apogee’s latest Mac-specific audio interface, the sleek, visually appealing Quartet.
We offer our verdict on Akai’s impressive MAX49 controller keyboard, whose features go a lot deeper than its flashy appearance would initially have you believe.
We give our opinion on the PM641s, the latest in Fostex’s range of affordable studio monitors .
We offer our verdict on Mode Machines’ latest piece of classic hardware emulation, the F-106 Juno filter.
We cast our eyes over Native Instruments’ latest piece of Traktor compatible hardware, the Kontrol Z2 mixer.
When it comes to high end studio monitors, ADAM have been a clear favourite for a while now. But somehow the high flying sound has eluded those of us on tighter budgets. Isn’t it time that ADAM got down and dirty with the rest of us?
Denon’s rugged media player, designed for the rigours of nightly use, gets an update. Rob Lee offers his verdict on the D4500 MK2.
They gave us the SuperNova back in the late 90s and it became a big hit with producers, then they offered us the UltraNova, with its updated sound engine and hands on tactile control. Now, Novation have given us the MiniNova which carries all the weight of its predecessor in a smaller package, with some added surprises.
Small companies that make boutique analogue synthesizers have been the domain of mainly German companies but the French are making tremors with Eowave’s Magma synth.