Hardware Reviews & News

Hardware Reviews & News
Bastl DUDE

Bastl announce 5 channel mixer – DUDE

These days there's a whole lot of musicians using what years ago may have been unkindly called 'lo-fi' synths.  The raging popularity of the Korg...
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...
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...
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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...
Bastl Kastle synth

Bastle Kastle synth – it’s here!

I've been wanting to tinker with analog synthesizers since accidentally watching the module synth documentary 'I dream of wires' on Netflix.  I've been a...
Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Review

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Review

PO-12 / PO-14 / PO-20 (rrp £55) Buy in the UK | Buy in the USA My first introduction to the world of Teenage Engineering was...
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...
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...
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 ...