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New Gear Review: Luke Audio AL-Y56 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser
Gear Reviews

New Gear Review: Luke Audio AL-Y56 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser

Because of its interchangeable capsules, the AL-Y56 from Luke Audio offers the distinct tonalities of not one, not two, but three different microphones.

One of the most exciting aspects of the recording industry over the past decade is the emergence of talented designers and engineers founding new boutique audio companies. Read more...

New Gear Review: ROLI Seaboard RISE 49
Gear Reviews

New Gear Review: ROLI Seaboard RISE 49

The ROLI Seaboard RISE 49

Let’s just get this out of the way before we dive into everything that is the Roli Seaboard Rise 49: This has got to be one of the, if not the, sexiest looking “keyboard” that has ever come out.

Roli must have taken Read more...

Review: PSP’s MasterQ2 – Mastering EQ Plugin

Review: PSP’s MasterQ2 – Mastering EQ Plugin

The MasterQ2 from PSPaudioware.

By adding the word “mastering” to a product’s name, developers imply precise control, refined algorithms, limited coloration of the signal and, when it comes to software, a more significant processor load and delay time.

Although the mastering label also suggests that a plugin is intended for Read more...

Review: Steinberg’s Cubase Pro 8 – By Andrew Koss

Review: Steinberg’s Cubase Pro 8 – By Andrew Koss

Presented with the opportunity to write a review about a DAW, my initial reaction was, “How can anyone cover an entire DAW in a single article?”

Cubase Pro 8 is the latest version of Steinberg’s full-featured DAW.

The project was to take Steinberg’s Cubase Pro 8 for a serious test Read more...

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