Pen-based input devices have been sadly neglected in music software. The StaffPad notation app reminds us why they're cool!
Is it a drum loop player? Is it a drum sampler? Auddict try to do both, and more...
If you are looking for a source of instant drum parts for your latest electronic music production, UJAM's Beatmaker 2 collection might be just what you need.
Have Apple finally delivered the professional desktop system Mac-based musicians and audio engineers have been waiting for?
The ZenBook Pro Duo UX581GV has more screens and power than you can shake a stick at. Is it the perfect portable music machine?
Bassynth is all about big and meaty bass sounds. Its 11GB sample library comprises over 800 multi-samples of 'real' instruments such as brass, winds and bass guitar, plus synthetic sounds.
Apple's top-of-the-range laptop gains an extra inch and a lot more besides.
Monome's enigmatic Norns can be anything you want it to be — if you're prepared to put the work in...
Steinberg's innovative notation package reaches version 3 — and maturity?
Infinity is no ordinary audio editor, but one that allows you to manipulate the individual instruments within a mixed audio file in endless ways.
Neural DSP have bottled the guitar-recording wizardry of one of the hottest rock and metal producers around.
IK Multimedia follow up their highly acclaimed MODO Bass with a percussive counterpart.
With their first update since buying this innovative spectral editing software, Steinberg have integrated it into ARA-compatible DAW programs.
We find out how this new, lower-priced iPad fairs, in terms of real-world performance, against Apple’s top-of-the-line model.
Despite the iMac moniker, the iMac Pro is a very impressive machine. Is it the computer that Mac-based musicians and audio engineers have been waiting for?
At a special event held in Shanghai back in May, Microsoft unveiled the fifth-generation Surface Pro, which benefits from many of the lessons the Surface team learnt whilst developing the Surface Studio.
Apple unveiled the much-rumoured 10.5-inch iPad Pro at this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose.
Apple quietly introduced a new iPad in a press release towards the end of March — called simply iPad. It isn’t a new flagship for the company, more an affordable replacement for the iPad Air.
Intel’s whole CPU range has undergone a refresh over the last 12 months. We report on the performance of their new processors and their suitability for audio.
Apple recently unveiled their second model in the iPad Pro range: the smaller 9.7-inch iPad Pro with the same dual-core, 64-bit A9X system-on-chip as its big brother.
Both Apple’s and Microsoft’s flagship tablet devices are large, powerful and elegant. But which is best for musicians?
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