Mackie has unveiled a slew of new audio tools at NAMM 2018, including four new direct boxes, a phantom power box, and a cable tester.
Electro-Voice is a leader in the microphone business, and for good reason. But is the new Electro-Voice ND68 microphone worth the money?
The Keith McMillen Instruments K-Mix is a real winner -- it's an audio interface, mixer, and control surface, all in one. But is it worth the price?
Electro-Voice recently launched the ND-series, a series of microphones that deliver top quality for a great price. Case in point: The Electro-Voice ND66.
If you’re getting into music production or a seasoned professional simply looking to switch, choosing the best DAW, or digital audio workstation, can be an important step. That’s because that DAW is going to be the center for where you do all your audio work. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to tell which is one of the best DAWs available. The problem is there are a ton of DAW...[Read More]
Over a year ago we reviewed Arturia‘s BeatStep pad MIDI controller and step sequencer. Now, the company is at it again, having released an updated version of the device, called the BeatStep Pro. Clearly the BeatStep Pro looks more fully featured than its smaller brother, but just how much better is it? And is it worth the extra $120? Interface An important part of this kind of hardware is it...[Read More]
IK Multimedia has released the new iRig Voice, a vocal system designed to work with both iOS devices and Android devices. According to IK Multimedia, iRig Voice is aimed at creating a quality voice recording coupled with portability. It is also the perfect companion to many popular singing apps such as EZ Voice and AutoRap. The new iRig Voice comes in 5 different colors to match the new iPhone 5C,...[Read More]
Arturia recently released the second version of their Spark software, Spark 2, for “premiere beat creation”. With the first version of Spark being quite a hit, the name had a lot to live up to this time around. But would it live up to that name? Upon opening Spark 2 it became apparent just how intense the software is. I even got the “pinwheel” of death for a few seconds while it started up, someth...[Read More]
Arturia has announced the second version of their Spark software, Spark 2. The software promises to expand on the original Spark, and offers a number of great features. Some of the features of the new beat creation software include TAE virtual analog, sampling and physical modeling sound engines, a full mixer with studio effects, and an impressive library of sounds that covers all genres, with ove...[Read More]