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    Intel's Latest CPUs: Which One's Best For Audio?

    Benchmark Testing Intel’s Latest CPUs

    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.

    Reviews Oct 2016
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    Apple 9.7-Inch iPad Pro

    Tablet Computer

    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.

    Reviews Jul 2016
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    Apple’s iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Vs Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4

    Screen Test

    Both Apple’s and Microsoft’s flagship tablet devices are large, powerful and elegant. But which is best for musicians?

    Reviews May 2016
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    Windows 10 For Musicians

    All You Need To Know Before Upgrading

    Microsoft’s latest OS offers potential benefits for musicians and recording engineers — but is now the right time to move to Windows 10?

    Reviews Nov 2015
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    Microsoft Surface 3

    Tablet Computer

    The baby brother of the Surface Pro 3, this is the first non–Pro Surface tablet to run full Windows 8.1...

    Reviews Sep 2015
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    CPU Performance Tested

    The Need For Speed

    Our benchmark tests show you which CPUs offer the best audio performance, whether you’re on a budget or money’s no object.

    Reviews Jul 2015
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    Apple iPhone 6


    While the iPhone 6 might not be the most aesthetically pleasing device Apple have made, it’s obviously the most powerful so far and with the largest displays yet seen on an iPhone.

    Reviews Dec 2014
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    MEL Lab Cel4 & TX3

    Reference Microphone

    The Cel4 is a reference microphone with a built-in 3.5mm four-pole connector and has been optimised for use with laptops, tablets and similar devices.

    Reviews Oct 2014
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    Tablet-controlled Mixers


    In the world of live sound, the tablet revolution is much more than just hype: it really does have the potential to turn front-of-house mixing on its head.

    Reviews Jun 2014
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    Making Music On The Move

    Apple iPad Air • Mellotronics M3000

    Reviews Feb 2014
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    Multitrack DAWs For iPad


    Thinking of turning your iPad into a mobile recording studio? Check out our round-up of multitrack recording apps first!

    Reviews Jan 2014
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    Muse Research Receptor VIP.

    Muse Research Receptor VIP

    Virtual Instrument & Plug-in Host

    Muse Research continue to refine their Receptor virtual instrument player.

    Reviews Apr 2013
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    Apple iMac


    Apple have dramatically revamped the iMac — and have made it a tempting choice for the studio.

    Reviews Mar 2013
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    A studio in the palm of your hand. For music and audio apps, the iPad Mini offers roughly the same performances as the third-generation iPad, but in a lighter, more slender and cheaper package.

    App Works

    Making Music On The Move

    This month we look at the new iPad Mini, Microsoft Surface and Borderlands Granular Synth app.

    Reviews Jan 2013
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    Chillblast Artiste Mozart

    Audio Computer

    Mainstream PC builders Chillblast have made an impressive debut in the music computer market.

    Reviews Oct 2012
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    Scan 3XS Intel SAX6 PowerDAW PC

    Music Computer

    Scan’s new hex-core machine offers huge amounts of processing power and RAM. Is it the perfect studio PC?

    Reviews Aug 2012
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    Rain Recording Event Muse

    Silent PC For Music Recording

    If you want a computer that’s completely silent, yet portable and powerful enough for location recording, look no further.

    Reviews Jul 2012
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    Inta Audio i7 Ultimate Music PC

    Studio Computer

    Does this luxuriously specified audio PC justify its premium price tag?

    Reviews Mar 2012
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    World’s Smallest PC WS645F

    Fanless PC

    It’s not the cheapest PC around and it’s not the most powerful, but this machine might just help you make better recordings.

    Reviews Jan 2012
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    Using Apple’s iOS Devices For Music

    Power Pads

    Apple revolutionised music‑making with the Macintosh computer, and now their tablet devices are poised to do the same. We offer the first in‑depth exploration of the potential of iOS devices for music.

    Reviews Jun 2011
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    Apple MacBook Air

    Laptop Computer

    If you were to cross a MacBook with an iPad, would the offspring provide the mobile musician with a powerful convenience or a crippled luxury?

    Reviews Jan 2011


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