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    EastWest Steven Wilson's Ghostwriter Review

    04-15-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/the-ghost-of-wilson-616.jpg" alt="" title="EastWest Steven Wilson's Ghostwriter Review" /></p>EastWest's latest production, Ghostwriter, is a virtual instrument that's the result of a collaboration with Steven Wilson, a key figure in the prog and ambient music scenes in recent years. Is Wilson's name there mainly for marketing purposes, or is this joint effort a true masterpiece?.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/multi-instrument-samplebank/eastwest/steven-wilson-s-ghostwriter/editorial/reviews/the-ghost-of-wilson.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    SoundToys MicroShift Review

    04-07-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/depth-of-voice-615.jpg" alt="" title="SoundToys MicroShift Review" /></p>Almost a year after releasing the free Little MicroShift, SoundToys has finally introduced its bigger sibling, a plug-in designed to add space and depth to a wide variety of sources. MicroShift is also the first SoundToys plug-in that offers authorization options beyond iLok... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/pitch-shifter-time-stretcher/soundtoys/microshift/editorial/reviews/depth-of-voice.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Ashdown Pibass -240 and Mi 12 Speaker Review

    04-03-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/240-watts-618.jpg" alt="" title="Ashdown Pibass -240 and Mi 12 Speaker Review" /></p>Ashdown Engineering's PiBass head is the signature model of Polish bass legend Wojtek Pilichowski. I tested it along with the Mi12, a cabinet featuring a 12&quot; speaker. The two products combine to make a 240-watt stack that costs under $900, and has a total weight of under 42 lbs, so it's not hard to see why Audiofanzine pushed me to do this review. .. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/bass-guitar-amp-head/ashdown/pibass/editorial/reviews/pi-240-watts.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Yamaha MOXF6 Review

    04-01-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/changing-of-the-guard-617.jpg" alt="" title="Yamaha MOXF6 Review" /></p>Incorporating most of the sound engine of the Motif XF, the MOXF aims to redefine the standard of mid-range workstations. A sound change?.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/workstation/yamaha/moxf6/editorial/reviews/changing-of-the-guard.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Palmer Kaputt Review

    03-30-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/kaputt-564.jpg" alt="" title="Palmer Kaputt Review" /></p>With our recent review of the Mutterstolz tube distortion in mind, the Audiofanzine editorial board decided to review some of the other models from Palmer's Root Effects collection. We've already posted our review of Automat, and here we'll focus on Kaputt... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/octaver-harmonizer-whammy/palmer/kaputt/editorial/reviews/kaputt.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Zoom iQ5 Review

    03-25-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/iphone-with-a-higher-iq-609.jpg" alt="" title="Zoom iQ5 Review" /></p>In addition to its H1, H2, H4, and H6 recorders, Zoom has created a microphone compatible with Lightning-equipped iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad models... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/zoom/series-iq5/editorial/reviews/iphone-with-higher-iq.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    AudioTouch C-Buss Review

    03-23-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/the-analog-virtual-symbiosis-594.jpg" alt="" title="AudioTouch C-Buss Review" /></p>In terms of hardware compressors, the latest products are too often expressions of the same theme, variations on a mythical device that has already proved its worth. Fortunately though, on rare occasions, a nice surprise arrives at your door. This is especially true in regard to today's topic since, for once, the innovation was right next door..... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/dynamic-processor/audio-touch/c-buss/editorial/reviews/the-analog-virtual-symbiosis.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Toontrack EZdrummer 2 Review

    03-18-2014 07:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/nextgen-virtual-drums-607.jpg" alt="" title="Toontrack EZdrummer 2 Review" /></p>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.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/toontrack/ez-drummer/editorial/reviews/nextgen-virtual-drums.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    KRK Rokit 8 G3 Review

    03-10-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/the-return-of-the-yellow-cones-596.jpg" alt="" title="KRK Rokit 8 G3 Review" /></p>Rokit speakers ─ the entry-level product range of Californian manufacturer KRK ─ have found their way into numerous home studios for many years. But until the recent release of the third-generation of Rokits, the yellow-coned speakers hadn't had an update in five years and were in need of a face-lift to keep pace with the ever-growing and stronger competition. We'll look here at the 8&quot; version, and see what features KRK has added in its latest Rokit launch... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/active-monitor/krk/rokit-8-g3/editorial/reviews/the-return-of-the-yellow-cones.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Universal Audio Apollo Twin Review

    03-09-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/twin-sound-606.jpg" alt="" title="Universal Audio Apollo Twin Review" /></p>&quot;It would be ideal if UAD offered a less expensive Apollo with only two mic preamps,&quot; we wrote in our review of the first Apollo almost two years ago, and also, &quot;Given the choice of transparent-sounding preamps, it would be no surprise to find vintage preamp emulations in the future. Just wait and see.&quot; The time has come now to welcome the Apollo Twin.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/external-audio-interface/universal-audio/apollo-twin-duo/editorial/reviews/twin-sound.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Korg Kross Review

    03-09-2014 07:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/entry-level-redefined-597.jpg" alt="" title="Korg Kross Review" /></p>Two years after Kronos, Korg keeps on developing its workstation range ─ this time with its most affordable model yet... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/korg/series-kross/editorial/reviews/entry-level-redefined.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    iZotope BreakTweaker Review

    03-05-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/tweaking-the-breaks-601.jpg" alt="" title="iZotope BreakTweaker Review" /></p>The partnership between artist BT and iZotope has resulted in a new plug-in, the BreakTweaker. Is it just another drum machine or a more advanced tool than it seems? .. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/virtual-drum-percussion/izotope/breaktweaker/editorial/reviews/tweaking-the-breaks.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Yamaha F370 Review

    03-03-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/folk-in-tune-563.jpg" alt="" title="Yamaha F370 Review" /></p>We took this new, inexpensive dreadnaught from Yamaha for a test drive. Here's what we found... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/yamaha/f370/editorial/reviews/folk-in-tune.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Native Instruments Maschine Studio and Maschine 2.0 Review

    03-02-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/ghost-in-the-maschine-595.jpg" alt="" title="Native Instruments Maschine Studio and Maschine 2.0 Review" /></p>The first Maschine made its debut in 2009. Consisting in a controller and an associated software application, it intended to provide mouse and screen fans the workflow of an MPC-type device, while providing the processing power of a computer to MPC hardliners... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/native-instruments/series-maschine-studio/editorial/reviews/ghost-in-the-maschine.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    TC Electronic BG250-210 Bass Combo Review

    02-26-2014 12:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/please-turn-on-your-cell-phones-583.jpg" alt="" title="TC Electronic BG250-210 Bass Combo Review" /></p>Yesterday I downloaded the free version of a mobile application that makes cats fly!.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/bass-guitar-combo-amp/tc-electronic/bg250-210/editorial/reviews/pro-review.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Palmer Automat Review

    02-24-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/distautowah-567.jpg" alt="" title="Palmer Automat Review" /></p>On the occasion of our recently published Palmer Mutterstolz distortion pedal review, your favorite website decided to revisit some of the German brand's Root Effects, and here we review Automat, an analog distortion/auto-wah that saw the light of day in February 2012... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/guitar-distortion-overdrive-fuzz/palmer/automat/editorial/reviews/distautowah.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Audio-Technica AT5040 Review

    02-22-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/at-a-premium-591.jpg" alt="" title="Audio-Technica AT5040 Review" /></p>Since its introduction, Audio-Technica's new high-end mic has provided plenty to talk about... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/electret-microphone/audio-technica/50-series-at5040/editorial/reviews/at-a-premium.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Tech 21 VT Bass DI Review

    02-21-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/a-new-bass-pedal-in-town-562.jpg" alt="" title="Tech 21 VT Bass DI Review" /></p>The VT Bass DI offers vintage tone and lots of handy features. How does it compare to Tech 21's other VT Bass products?.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/bass-amp-simulator/tech-21/vt-bass-di/editorial/reviews/a-new-bass-pedal-in-town.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    TC Electronic Ditto X2 Review

    02-20-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/the-return-of-the-same-thing-588.jpg" alt="" title="TC Electronic Ditto X2 Review" /></p>Following up on the success of the original Ditto, which had only two controls, TC strikes again with the X2, featuring more than twice that. Can it give the final blow to its competitors in the not-too-expensive loopers market?.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/guitar-delay-echo-phrase-sampler/tc-electronic/ditto-x2/editorial/reviews/the-return-of-the-same-thing.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Waves J37 Tape Review

    02-19-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/a-wave-of-saturation-543.jpg" alt="" title="Waves J37 Tape Review" /></p>As you probably have already noticed, tape saturation is really hip right now. Although already having plug-ins in the same genre, a leading publisher like Waves couldn't simply ignore the current frenzy for such products. And that's where the J37 Tape comes in. Can it stand out from the rest? That's what we are about to discover..... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/misc-fx-plugin/waves/j37-tape/editorial/reviews/a-wave-of-saturation.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Palmer Mutterstolz Review

    02-13-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/make-your-mamma-proud-561.jpg" alt="" title="Palmer Mutterstolz Review" /></p>Back in the day when fluorescent colors were in fashion, amps resembled fridges, all the songs on the radio had a guitar solo after the second chorus, and the Berlin Wall was still standing (Bingo!, the '80s), German brand Palmer made a name for itself among guitar players with products such as the very popular PI-03 speaker simulator in rack format with a gray and austere front panel... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/guitar-distortion-overdrive-fuzz/palmer/mutterstolz/editorial/reviews/make-your-mamma-proud.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    UAD API Vision Review

    02-12-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/a-look-into-the-vision-582.jpg" alt="" title="UAD API Vision Review" /></p>Since its inception, the plug-in family for Universal Audio UAD cards has been devoted to the reproduction of analog units. And that's how UA has come to being associated with the biggest names in the audio industry: EMT, Neve, SSL, Lexicon, etc... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/misc-plugin/universal-audio/api-vision-channel-strip/editorial/reviews/look-at-the-vision.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Zoom H6 Review

    02-09-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/six-inputs-of-separation-578.jpg" alt="" title="Zoom H6 Review" /></p>The H4n isn't the crown jewel of the Zoom recorder range anymore! The H6, with more inputs and interchangeable mics, has arrived to take its place... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/pocket-recorder-multitrack/zoom/h6/editorial/reviews/six-inputs-of-separation.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Nord Lead 4 Review

    02-05-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/life-in-red-534.jpg" alt="" title="Nord Lead 4 Review" /></p>Five years after launching Nord Wave, Clavia has once again updated its stage-synth range. What surprises does the Nord Lead 4 offer?.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/analog-modeling-synth/clavia/nord-lead-4/editorial/reviews/life-in-red.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Exclusive Line 6 AMPLIFI 150 Review

    01-28-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/the-blue-toothed-combo-572.jpg" alt="" title="Exclusive Line 6 AMPLIFI 150 Review" /></p>Line 6 enters the Bluetooth era with the new AMPLIFI series, which combines multimedia speakers and a modeling combo in a single box... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/modeling-combo-amplifier/line-6/amplifi-150/editorial/reviews/the-blue-toothed-combo.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Focal Spirit Professional Review

    01-25-2014 15:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/the-professional-spirit-532.jpg" alt="" title="Focal Spirit Professional Review" /></p>A little over a year ago, the French brand Focal, well-known for its range of speakers, introduced its first pair of headphones: Spirit One. Although portable and fairly nice, they weren't really apt for use in a home studio. Fortunately, Focal has come back with a model proudly sporting the &quot;Professional&quot; tag that promises to deliver a neutral sound for mixing. So, how do they actually perform?.. <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/studio-headphone/focal/spirit-professional/editorial/reviews/the-professional-spirit.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Review

    01-19-2014 15:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/stellar-sequel-529.jpg" alt="" title="Cakewalk Sonar X3 Review" /></p>The year has just begun and, as usual, the new Sonar has arrived with a bunch of new features on the rack... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/general-sequencer/cakewalk/sonar-x3-producer/editorial/reviews/cakewalk-sonar-x3-review.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Gibson N-225 Review

    01-18-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/gibson-s-fine-ear-541.jpg" alt="" title="Gibson N-225 Review" /></p>Gibson, to whom we own a lot of legendary guitars, decided to introduce several months ago a guitar with an original shape (something that doesn't happen every day): the N-225. With a hybrid look halfway between the SG, Les Paul standard and the ES series, we just couldn't resist it..... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/misc-shape-guitar/gibson/n-225-faded-cherry/editorial/reviews/gibsons-fine-ear.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Klanghelm SDRR Review

    01-12-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/karma-saturation-527.jpg" alt="" title="Klanghelm SDRR Review" /></p>SKnote, Valhalla DSP, Sonimus… Over the last years, the plug-in world has seen the birth of many &quot;small&quot; independent developers who offer some damn good products... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/plugin-distortion-overdrive/klanghelm/sdrr/editorial/reviews/karma-saturation.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>

    Spitfire Audio BML Series Review

    01-07-2014 06:00
    <p><img src="http://img.audiofanzine.com/images/u/en/article/main/orchestral-outbursts-528.jpg" alt="" title="Spitfire Audio BML Series Review" /></p>Whenever we deal with a virtual orchestra, we usually end up talking about East West or the Vienna Symphonic Library. However, there are some other publishers that are just as exacting in terms of quality, including one that is gradually underway to creating an imposing orchestra. We are talking about BML by Spitfire Audio... <a href="http://en.audiofanzine.com/virtual-orchestral-instrument/spitfire-audio/sable-vol1/editorial/reviews/orchestral-outbursts.html">Read more on Audiofanzine</a>
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