AES New York 2015 – 139th AES Convention Highlights

Recently, AES 2015 event from New York ended. Here are some of the products presented this year that caught our attention: New Pro Tools 12.3 by AVID AVID announced a new Pro Tools 12.3 update for their popular music software that brings some powerful new workflow and editing enhancements. New Features: Commit Track, Drag And Drop […]

Review: Arturia BeatStep Pro Hardware Sequencer

Arturia BeatStep Pro Review In the last few days, we have had the pleasure to test and review the new Arturia BeatStep Pro. The new BeatStep Pro is a big step forward from the original BeatStep, bringing many new features, functions, and visual improvements. BeatStep Pro was released this summer (2015) and has quickly gained respect […]

Review: Arturia KeyLab 49 Black Limited Edition MIDI Controller

Arturia announced in July that its award-winning KeyLab 49 and KeyLab 61 MIDI controller keyboards are back in black edition offering extra value than ever. Thanks to the Arturia team we managed to get and review the KeyLab 49 Black Edition and we offered to test it and see what this controller it is capable. Overview […]

KeyLab 49 and 61 Limited Black Edition by Arturia

Arturia announces KeyLab 49 and 61 are back in black limited-edition bundles. KeyLab 49 Black Edition and KeyLab 61 Black Edition comes complete with two Analog Classics synth emulations: Prophet-V and Solina V synths. Keylab Controller Features: Includes Analog Lab with 6000 synth sounds Fast preset sorting to find your sound quickly: by Instrument, by […]

Review: Arturia Moog Modular V2 Synth Plugin by Rafael

Arturia Moog Modular V2 Review The Moog Modular needs no introduction. We are talking about the father of modern subtractive synthesis, we are talking about the beast, the one that every major studio facility used to have, the one Keith Emerson made so famous back in the days of ELP, the one Moog has just […]

Review: Arturia Prophet V2 Synth Plugin by Rafael

Arturia Prophet V2 Review The SCI Prophet 5, is, to my taste, without any question, the most lovely analogue polysynth ever made, and guess what? I’m not the only one! The Prophet 5 can be heard in an infinite number of records, from Kraftwerk to Pink Floyd to Depeche Mode, Jean Michel Jarre, to Genesis, […]

Review: Arturia CS-80V Synth Plugin by Rafael

Arturia CS-80V Review Oh, this must be heaven for Vangelis fans, the best known Yamaha CS-80 user. But, wait, if you never heard from Vangelis, still, I’m sure you’ve heard the CS-80 many times in many records from Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Jean Michel Jarre, Asia, Yes, etc, etc. Why? […]

Review: Arturia Jupiter-8V Synth Plugin

Arturia Jupiter-8V Review Probably one of the fattest analog polysynths ever made, the Roland Jupiter 8 was an 8 voice, 2 part multitimbral analog polysynth. At its time, you would pay 5K USD and nowadays, you can get your hands on a used one on eBay for about 10K USD! Unfortunately, most of them were […]

Review: Arturia Matrix-12 V PolySynth Plugin by Rafael

Arturia Matrix-12 V Review Who doesn’t love a fat analog poly? 4 voices? great! 5 voices? yeah, we all know that one!, 6 voices? Yes, please!, 8 voices? wow, that’s awesome! how about, 12 analog voices? Yes, that’s definitely the Oberheim Matrix 12! This was an 80s real analog beast! Not only for the 12 […]

Review: Arturia Oberheim SEM V Synth Plugin by Rafael

Arturia Oberheim SEM V Review Tom Oberheim is one of the big names in the analog synth world. He’s being creating awesome synths since the 70s. His first success was the SEM (Synthesizer Expander Module), which also, is probably one of the most cloned vintage synths out there in the hardware world. In the software […]