We begin an in‑depth, two‑part examination of Apple’s M2 Pro and M2 Max chips, and the new MacBook Pro and Mac mini computers that house them.
There’s a lot to like about MiMU’s unusually gelatinous take on granular synthesis.
HALion is back, and it’s bigger, better and FMier than ever!
The MiniFreak V is every bit as good as its hardware counterpart.
Imaginando VS is a visual synthesizer designed for music and musicians.
Arturia’s colourful soft synth goes from strength to strength.
Hit’n’Mix add recording features to RipX with the new DeepCreate module.
Klevgrand introduce a new take on wavetable synthesis.
Choreographs is not so much a Kontakt instrument as a perpetual motion machine.
Sonarworks’ SoundID has improved stereo monitoring in countless studios worldwide. The new multi‑channel version is designed to do the same for immersive audio.
Can Dreamtonics really deliver a session singer in software?
MusicLab’s virtual guitars get a major overhaul.
EastWest give the classic string machine sound a modern twist.
Rating: 4/5 Stars. Fluffy Audio’s Simple Opera Singer may provide a compelling alto and soprano solution for your next musical needs.
Rating: 5/5 Stars. The latest release in Heavyocity's Mosaic Series, how does Mosaic Pads measure up?
If you are working in genres such as lounge, hip‑hop, downtempo or lo‑fi, Tympo's ‘performative drum instrument’ will be right up your street.
When is a piano not a piano? When it’s been ‘augmented’ by Arturia...
Cherry Audio recreate that rarest of beasts, the Elka Synthex.
Now in its third decade, MetaSynth is still a synthesizer like no other, and its companion sequencer Xx follows the same path...
Rating: **** 4/5 Stars. Vocalise 3 provides 7GB of vocal‑inspired sample data and runs in a dedicated front‑end within Kontakt 6.7.1.
Rating: 4.5 Stars. Fledgling company Vegas Audio’s new drum plug-in tempts you to take a chance on a roll of the fruit machine...
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