Review: IK Multimedia UNO Drum

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Price £255 (street)/$249 Contact IK Multimedia At the risk of sounding like a grandparent staring wistfully at an urban development and bemoaning, ‘I remember when all of this was fields’, I remember when IK Multimedia just did software. Ah, those heady days, when companies were trying to get a computer to do every music-making task […]

Review: RØDE TF-5

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      Price £1,299 Contact RØDE Australian based manufacturer RØDE Microphones produce a wide range of microphones suited to a multitude of applications. The TF-5 is a small diaphragm, externally biased condenser design with a fixed cardioid polar pattern, representing “the ultimate expression of Rode manufacturing expertise, acoustic design and sonic purity”, according to […]

Review: Softube Monoment

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      Price £69.95/$99 (RRP) Contact Softube Despite many producers using more hardware instruments these days, the demand for good quality software instruments has never been greater, so companies like Softube are developing like crazy to meet that demand. The company has a pretty sizeable portfolio of plug-ins that embraces vintage hardware alongside more […]

Review: Audio Technica ATH-PRO7X

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Price £175 Contact Audio Technica When reviewing DJ headphones, there are a few immediate considerations; loudness, comfort, durability, and of course, how they sound. Now the order of these scrutinies depends on your particular preference when DJing. Do you take your headphones on and off throughout the gig? Do you need to monitor at high […]

Review: Spitfire Audio Kepler Orchestra

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      –Price £249/$299 Contact Spitfire Audio Companies are becoming ever more intuitive and attuned to the needs of modern producers and composers; it’s certainly the case that something sonically different can inspire when creativity might be feeling a little flat and Spitfire Audio is a company that understands this, largely thanks to the […]

Review: Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-1000SRT Controller brings NXS2-style control to Serato DJ

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Meet Pioneer DJ’s newest controller: yes, it’s a DDJ-1000SRT for the Serato DJ Pro. The post Review: Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-1000SRT Controller brings NXS2-style control to Serato DJ appeared first on DJ TechTools. Read More

Review: Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-1000SRT Controller brings NXS2-style control to Serato DJ

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Meet Pioneer DJ’s newest controller: yes, it’s a DDJ-1000SRT for the Serato DJ Pro. The post Review: Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-1000SRT Controller brings NXS2-style control to Serato DJ appeared first on DJ TechTools. Read More

Townsend Labs Sphere 1.4 adds 10 new mic models

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Townsend Labs has added ten new microphone models to its Sphere plug-in. With the new additions in Sphere 1.4, the company’s L22 dual-capsule microphone is capable of emulating more than 30 individual microphone models. Sphere is the software component of the L22 dual-capsule microphone, which competes with the Austrian Audio OC818 and the Lewitt LCT […]

Ocean Swift OSS Enterprise: A hybrid vector synth for sonic explorations

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Ocean Swift has released the OSS Enterprise hybrid vector software synthesizer. It’s a space-themed machine that offers several different kinds of synthesis, including additive, subtractive, and wavetable. Paired with some stellar-looking modulation options, this looks like a capable spacecraft for all kinds of sonic exploration. Four multi-mode oscillators with vector synthesis Upon opening the hatch, […]