What Happens When Musical Genres Collide

Greater than the sum of their parts Music is wonderful in that, no matter how hard people try, it cannot always be put into little pigeonholes. For the most part, musicians and performers are creative souls. With creativity usually comes a sense of curiosity. “Will it work if I throw a 200bpm breakbeat over this… Read More

The Scarlett 2nd Generation – Focusrite Set The Bar

The worlds best audio interface just got better Since it was founded by Rupert Neve in 1985, Focusrite has become one of, if not the go-to brand for both professional and home recording enthusiasts and musicians who want easy to use, reliable and highly portable options for laying down studio quality recordings. The Scarlett range… Read More

Novation Audiohub Review

Interface offers extra tricks to help producers and performers Universal Serial Bus, or USB, is a pretty wonderful thing, isn’t it. All manner of devices can be powered, controlled and used thanks to that tiny connector, and the possibilities keep on growing. Unfortunately, this also has problems of its own. Computers tend to only have a… Read More

Line 6 Sonic Port VX Review

Pod Farm on your iPad We’ve done a few of these reviews lately, looking at gear which promises to open up the wonderful world of recording on your tablet. From Alesis IO Dock II through to our recent round up of cool iOS gear, there’s plenty of options open to anyone looking to enter the… Read More

Focusrite Audio Interface Range Expands Again

The Focusrite audio interface range has a new addition – the Scarlett 18i20 Those industrious pro-audio folk in High Wycombe have clearly been very busy, as another Focusrite audio interface has been revealed ahead of the NAMM 2013 show. The Scarlett 18i20 is a 19-inch rack-mountable, USB 2.0 interface- its format revealing much about who… Read More

Roland Audio Interfaces and Controllers – Windows 8 Compatible Already

A wide range of Roland Audio Interfaces and Controllers are compatible with Windows 8 already… Upgrading to a new operating system can be nerve-wracking to say the least, for anyone making music with computers, but if you’re using Roland Audio Interfaces and Controllers, you may well enjoy a trouble-free transition… For those who are lucky… Read More

Roland Duo Capture EX Review

Does its new compact interface uphold the brand’s enviable reputation? We take a look in our Roland Duo Capture EX review It’s a bit of a cliché to say that there is very little in this world that can be relied upon completely. Like many clichés, there is truth in the statement however. In the… Read More

Akai EIE Review – Two New Audio Interfaces Examined

The two new Akai Interfaces look great – we find out if they are in our Akai EIE review The Akai EIE and Akai EIE Pro are the first two audio interfaces to bear the famous Akai name. The brand is no stranger to digital audio, however, having built its reputation upon a range of… Read More

Review: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

Updated 30/9/16 The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is one of the brand’s most affordable interfaces – how does it stack up against its big brothers? At the point that Focusrite entered the audio interface market, it was already one of the most prestigious names in pro audio. Founded by Rupert Neve in 1985, the brand quickly… Read More