M-audio axiom air 25 midi controller review

M-Audio Axiom Air 25 Review & Producing Test

The M-Audio Axiom Air 25 has been around for awhile, but we got hold of a unit and did a review on it. The Axiom Air we put our hands on is a 25-key model. This review, however, can be closely related to the other Axiom variants, from the M-Audio Axiom Air 49 and 61. […]

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Samson CO3 Review – Budget Recording Studio Microphone

We put the Samson CO3 budget condenser microphone to test and reviewed the microphone. In this review, we compare the sound of the Samson CO3 to a more expensive mic, the Rode NT1-A. The Samson CO3 Condenser Microphone Price: The Samson Co3 is a budget condenser microphone aimed towards beginners in recording. The microphone has […]

Korg microKEY2 Air Review – No More Cables in Your Studio!

I finally got my hands on the Korg microKEY2 Air last week (check out the video below), and I want to share a review with you. So what’s new in the compared to the previous microKEY? Besides some design update to the existing rectangle-designed MIDI controller, the microKEY2 now comes with a wireless capability. You […]

Review: Audio Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone

Advertised to be ideal for podcasting, home studio and voiceovers, the appears to be a microphone made for voice projects. Featuring a large diaphragm condenser powered via USB from your computer (PC or Mac), the ATR2500-USB is a solution to those looking to achieve studio quality sounding recordings without the hassle of learning technical knowledge. Watch […]

Review: Frei:raum by Sonible

I’ve always wondered if people still need to make 3rd party EQ plugins, when there are already great EQ plugins built into most standard DAWs. When the makers of frei:raum EQ asked if I would like to review their latest EQ plugin, I thought alright, but what was I going to say? An EQ is an EQ right? […]

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Review: Samson SR850 – On A Low Budget?

A review on the Samson SR850 studio headphones, a clone of the Superlux HD668B . Priced at only $49.90 will the Samson SR850 be able to save your mixes in the studio? First off, I want to admit that I’m a producer who doesn’t like using headphones. I understand the benefits of using headphones in […]

Review: BLOQ Vintage Synth by Sample Magic

Buying vintage synthesizers and drum machines these days can be very expensive. It’s also a lot like betting on your purchases as many of us buy vintage gear over the internet without testing it out. The frustrations of having to look and audition samples from classic synthesizers can take a long time and be harmful […]

Five Best Headphones for Music Production on a Budget

Want to produce good music but constantly hit by not being able to monitor accurately? When I first started out I had two main setbacks. I was mixing & producing music in an untreated room. (My bedroom to be exact) I couldn’t afford good studio monitors With these two setbacks I had early on, I […]

Review: CME Xkey MIDI Controller

We got the CME Xkey MIDI Controller in the studio the other day, so here is a review on it. There were few reviews on the CME Xkey on the internet but I dug in deeper. How playable is the Xkey? Would you and can you really use the Xkey for some serious music making? […]