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    Renoise Renoise 3 - Review of Renoise 3

    by Nonstopbeats
    10-12-2014 00:31
    Renoise is one of the best tracking sequencers currently available and has now just launched it’s latest version. This version incorporates a selection of new features which have been added to the ...Read more on Audiofanzine

    PropellerHead ReCycle 2.2 - Review of Recycle 2.2

    by Nonstopbeats
    10-12-2014 00:28
    Recycle is a program that let's you import audio files and chop them into individual sections so that they can then be imported into sequencers and samplers that use the Rex file format. Recycle is...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 - Review of the Focusrite Saffire PRO 14

    by Nonstopbeats
    10-12-2014 00:25
    The Focusrite Saffire PRO 14 is an audio interface which has been designed to work with a modern home studio so that the engineer can record sounds into a computer effectively and of a high quality...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Applied Acoustics Systems Ultra Analog VA-1 - A Virtual Analog workhorse!

    by TreDay
    11-25-2014 00:02
    Ultra Analog VA-1's installation and setup process uses a standard challenge and response registration system. Once you start to use it, the user interface is immediately familiar if you've ever u...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Samson Technologies Graphite 49

    by chromaticism
    11-21-2014 23:13
    The ultimate MIDI controller probably has it all in one package: a keyboard with piano-sized keys an decent action, simple USB connection, a wealth of assignable knobs and sliders, and flexbility f...Read more on Audiofanzine

    TC Electronic Desktop Konnekt 6 - Compact quality

    by ledude153
    11-17-2014 00:02
    Home studio, guitar & vocals This soundcard has a sample rate of up to 192khz!! [b]UTILIZATION[/b] I use it with Garageband, cubase, audacity,..the best. [b]GETTING STARTED[/b] Very easy to us...Read more on Audiofanzine

    FabFilter Pro-DS - Sibilance be gone

    by S2D
    11-11-2014 00:51
    De-esser's are very common these days, it seems every audio company under the sun have their own version of a De-esser plugin. They all do pretty much the same thing - eliminate sibilant 'esss' and...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Renoise Renoise 3 - The King of Trackers

    by TreDay
    11-10-2014 23:43
    Renoise is available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. Installation is a snap, with no dongles or online authentication license managers. After installation, configuration is straightforward--You set...Read more on Audiofanzine

    MakeMusic Finale 2014 - Just buy Sibelius

    by bgallaghermusic
    11-10-2014 23:09
    Well here we are again, Finale. I don't know why I expected better of you because you never deliver. Too be honest I only even have this software so that I can still look at work I did in Universit...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Waves Renaissance Reverb - Solid Reverb but too Pricey

    by bgallaghermusic
    11-10-2014 18:12
    I received this reverb plug-in as part of a bundle when I started studying production at Berklee in 2007. I would say it's been a steady, although not usually first choice, part of my setup since t...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Ableton Live 9 Suite - The Standard DAW For Electronic Music

    by chromaticism
    09-11-2014 09:32
    Among all the digital audio workstations (DAWs) that I have tried in my long years of exploring music technology, only one of them has proven useful for live performance and improvisation: the aptl...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Sibelius Sibelius 7 - Efficient Scorewriter Software

    by chromaticism
    09-11-2014 09:05
    In the scorewriter world, there are two software titles that go head-to-head to become the king of the hill. These two are Sibelius and Finale. In this piece, we’re going to take a look at Sibelius...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 - Solid bare essentials audio interface

    by TreDay
    10-22-2014 07:20
    The 2i2 features 2 XLR-TRS combo inputs with independent volume knobs that have an LED ring around them to indicate levels. These inputs can be switched between line and instrument levels independ...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Korg nanoPAD2 - White - Not so good velocity pads, great XY pad!

    by TreDay
    10-22-2014 07:04
    The unit is USB powered with one mini USB port. It features 16 velocity-sensitive pads and a single X-Y pad. It's very small, light, and portable. It's entirely plastic and a little flimsy. The...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Cakewalk Rapture - Extremely deep synth!

    by TreDay
    10-22-2014 07:02
    Installing Rapture is a snap with no extra license manager applications to install. That said, the interface can be a bit overwhelming to someone first loading it. There's a page for each oscilla...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Behringer FCB1010 Midi Foot Controller - For beginners I recommend it.

    by tomsonkiller
    10-21-2014 18:52
    I began to discover the magic of MIDI + rack efekty.Jak already have been written programming a bit more complicated (not all IT) but I understand the principle of the excess satisfied. A price /...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Steinberg UR824 - Very good choice

    by powellhaat
    10-19-2014 09:02
    Steinberg is a company with a long history in the music market so I was interested in their products. It's a very good interface, the preamps and converters are good. But if you buy this product i...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Standard - Grand-class Sequencer

    by nataleone
    10-18-2014 17:46
    Hassle-free installation, you only need to let yourself be guided through the process. The code is on the bag. The software comes with a short quickstart guide. But I haven't read it, which says it...Read more on Audiofanzine

    E-MU Proteus VX - This thing made pop pop in the 90's.. Now it's FREE!

    by sle_en
    10-16-2014 17:17
    This is definitely a piece of software that you have to read the manual to. It's a little clunky and most certainly isn't intuitive, demanding that you do your homework. Once you do though, there's...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Avid Pro Tools 11 - Wicked Fast!

    by avillarreal14
    10-15-2014 05:29
    I got Pro Tools 11 for free because I bought 10 when I was a student at LA Recording School. This was pretty sweet. I had it installed on my 2012 MacBook Pro with 4GB of Ram, and on the 5400 RPM 50...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Universal Audio Apollo Quad - The All-Rounder!

    by avillarreal14
    10-15-2014 04:54
    This is an excellent piece of hardware that would surely bring new sounds to your production. On one hand you have the massively acclaimed UA plugins, based mostly on their hardware counterpart and...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Behringer U-Control UMA25S - A fun bit of kit

    by Sikosis
    10-13-2014 20:10
    I was looking for something portable but functional. I'm mainly a guitar player so I didn't want to spend a fortune on a controller - so I was looking at the entry level market but still with enou...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Camel Audio Alchemy - A real treasure

    by Sikosis
    10-13-2014 19:15
    Camel Alchemy was fairly easy to install and setup. You need to set up an account with Camel and then download Alchemy plus all the presets and samples (5GB) - so it does take some time to install...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Cakewalk Sonar X3 Producer - Absolutely fantastic

    by wienryk
    12-09-2014 21:13
    Installation was nice and smooth, no problem at all. [b]SUITABILITY/PERFORMANCE[/b] I am using this DAW from very first version - Cakewalk for DOS. Working on Windows 8, i7, 16Gb - no problem at ...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Harrison Consoles Mixbus 2.0 - basic daw with lots of extras

    by angelie
    12-09-2014 21:12
    Daw for Windows,Linux and Mac. They use jack as audio engine which works perfectly on Windows. The basic version with no plugins supports the following per track : Input assign, direct output as...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Edirol PCR-30 - Don't buy it. Sucks.

    by dalan
    11-09-2014 22:46
    Pretty complete, cheap and plastic look like, lots of knobs, the keys are too soft. [b]UTILIZATION[/b] Not bad for config, cheap confection but normal considering the price. [b]OVERALL OPINION...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Cockos Reaper 4 - Light but powerful DAW at a low price

    by TreDay
    08-09-2014 19:30
    REAPER is a very small download and a quick installation. It could not be any easier to get on your computer and ready to use. The manual is lengthy, but with plenty of screenshots and diagrams e...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Native Instruments Maschine MKI - Fast and inspiring production workflow

    by TreDay
    08-09-2014 19:26
    Native Instruments has made sure that learning how to use Maschine is as easy as possible. The software and driver installation is the same as all other Native Instruments products, very standard ...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Eventide Ultra-Channel - A Nice, Flexible Channel Strip

    by TreDay
    08-09-2014 19:21
    Installation of UltraChannel is straight-forward, however, you will need to have an iLok account and install their License Manager software to register your copy. It’s not the most intuitive proc...Read more on Audiofanzine

    Behringer U-Control UMX490 - The umx490 doesn't work with Windows 8 pro

    by zergui
    07-10-2014 03:15
    It worked fine on Vista. It's good gear, especially for me as a novice. It's USB powered, offers lots of possibilities, but after I switched to windows 8.1 pro it's been catastrophic, the sound cra...Read more on Audiofanzine
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