Hardware Reviews & News

Hardware Reviews & News
Arturia KeyLab Essentials

Arturia launches range of low-cost MIDI controller keyboards

Arturia Keylab Essential keyboards to provide everything you need to start creating and recording music in one neat package French hardware and software creators Arturia have...
Egosys' MI/ODI/O - candidate for the worst name in the history of digital audio - has an optical input on the backplane while the MIDI and S/PDIF connections run into one connector cable.

Egosys Waveterminal 192L digital audio cards

Is a high-quality, low cost digital audio card a possibility? We fight it out with our Ego... Information Products: Waveterminal 192L and MI/ODI/O Manufacturer: Egosys Prices: 192L  $269 ...
Audigy IO Hub

Creative Labs’ Audigy 2 ZS Platinum Pro

Creative Labs' new top-of-the-range sound card is the company's most advanced card yet. Is it a blast from the past or a fillip for...
Arturia MiniLab MK 2

Review: Arturia MiniLab Mk II MIDI controller keyboard

Arturia’s continuing advance into the hardware market knows no bounds and their new, portable controller definitely punches above its weight. Seemingly packed with everything...
Best SSD for making music

Best SSDs For The Money

Regular readers of the Making Music Newsletter will know we've discussed the pros and cons of SSDs - Solid State Drives - for use...
Studiospares S300 review

Review: Studiospares S300 Ribbon Microphone

From: studiospares.com RRP: £87.00 Cost (at time of writing): £59.00 (inc VAT) What are Ribbon Microphones? Originally designed for the film industry at the dawn of the ‘talkies’,...
Pioneer Steez STZ-D10S-L - Review

Pioneer’s Steez Music Players

If you like music and you like to move around while you listen to it, it can be hard to find a way that...
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Studiospares S300 Ribbon Microphone unboxing

That ‘classic, warm ribbon mic sound’ has, so far, been out of my reach financially for a number of years. Recently, several manufacturers have...
Arturia Step Black Edition

Arturia goes ‘none more black’ with Step range

Increasingly popular hardware manufacturers and software developers Arturia have revealed a limited edition of their KeyStep and BeatStep range.  Musicians will be able to...