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? […]

Top 11 Best Studio Monitors Worth Buying Despite The Hype

Choosing reliable studio monitor speakers for your studio need not be expensive. We’re not asking you to fork out $10,000 for your first studio monitors. Selecting the correct pair of studio monitor speaker is important though. The studio monitors are probably the most important piece of gear in your studio. No matter how good your […]

Whoosh Machine VST Review, Video & Download

Last week I got my hands on Whoosh Machine, a kontakt instrument developed by Sonic Faction that creates the risers, downrisers and noise that we so often use in electronic music. I found it to be pretty amazing – you can now create risers easily with correctly timed lengths and even dial up a knob […]