Trevor Rodriguez

IK Multimedia iRig Pro Duo audio interface review

IK Multimedia is a driving force in the portable and iOS recording world. Now, the company is back with another device -- the IK Multimedia iRig Pro Duo.

IK Multimedia Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube plugin review

IK Multimedia is back again, this time with the IK Multimedia Fender Collection 2 for its AmpliTube plugin. But is the collection worth the money?

Propellerhead – Reason 8 [Review]

Propellerhead‘s release of Reason 8 comes as a fresh new look to the DAW and keeps everything users love about the intuitive routing and design capabilities of a limitless amount of sounds, while adding a few new items to keep users moving quickly and efficiently throughout the interface. With a new streamlined setup, users familiar with Reason won’t have any trouble using version 8, a...[Read More]

Brainworx BX_Saturator V2 [Review]

Brainworx bx_saturator is a mid and side saturator that allows for separate adjustment of distortion in the center and sides of the mix. A lot of control is packed into this compact plugin and there’s plenty of power in it to, interestingly enough, cleanly increase how loud the mix is perceived to be without clipping, as well as do harsher things, if intended. bx_saturator V2 includes your t...[Read More]

SPL DrumXchanger [Review]

SPL DrumXchanger is drum sound replacer, but delivers a lot more than just basic sample replacement – with plenty of intuitive control within, it’s simple to gain total control over precise designing and blending of drum tones. Easy to understand controls make replacement a breeze and give great control over dynamics and allow samples to feel like a real part of a performance. DrumXcha...[Read More]

XILS-lab XILS 4 synthesizer [Review]

XILS-lab has once again released another great version of the XILS synth, the XILS 4. The XILS 4 emulates the EMS VCS4, which was never released but quite sought after. Based on two integrated, interlinked and interacting VCS 3 cores, it could create a wide variety of new sounds. The ability to do this as well as have the freedom of the pin matrix for processing allows for unparalleled freedom in ...[Read More]

XILS-lab XILS 3 v2.0 [Review]

XILS 3 v2.0, by XILS-lab brings the EMS VCS3 look back to life in an extensive multi-platform virtual instrument, keeping some of its best features while creating a whole new synth that pleases the ear and will leave you with tons of creative options to manipulate your sound. Although quite different in sound from the VCS3, XILS 3 and VCS3 do have a lot of similarities on first sight – which...[Read More]

Universal Audio and Chandler Limited introduce GAV19T amp modeler plug-in

Chandler Limited has teamed up with Universal Audio to introduce the GAV19T plugin that is faithful to the physical version, and adds extra tools for any guitarist or engineer looking for a variety of tones within one intuitive plug-in. The Chandler GAV19T is a retro-inspired tube amplifier built out of tones from classic Marshall, Vox, and other English manufacturers. This amp features a unique &...[Read More]