Category Archives: Reviews

Review: ELZ_1 Portable Synthesizer by Sonicware

Sonicware ELZ_1 Synthesizer Review

It’s always a pleasure to test new equipment like headphones, controllers, synthesizers or speakers. Recently I put my hands on the ELZ_1, a synthesizer built by the Japanese company Sonicware. Initially presented at NAMM 2019 in January, ELZ_1 has attracted a lot of interest among the sound design and music enthusiasts. It is presented as […]

Review: Movement Multi-Effect Plugin by Output

Output Movement Plugin Review

Output’s Movement Review Today I have something exciting! Output – the creator of Exhale, Signal & Rev X – has introduced Movement – a powerful real-time processor, designed for both studios and live performance. This is a little unexpected, since it’s their first pure effects plugin, even if have shown in all the previous libraries, […]

Review: Brainworx bx_masterdesk Mastering Plugin

bx_masterdesk Mastering Plugin VST Review

Mastering, a world where every morning just before dawn grey bearded audio wizards get into their Hi-tech squiggly air driven speaker spaceships and collect the magical rainbow unicorn dust that falls across the spectrumlands each night as it is this dust that powers their magical analog mastering desks which makes anything that comes out of […]

Review: Harmor FL Studio VST Synth by Image-Line

FL Studio Harmor VST Review

Harmor is the flagship VST synth for Image-line, the same people who brought us FL studio. For this review, I had the chance to play with the synth and learn a whole lot about sound design in the process. Early on one thing became very clear, Harmor is a beast with an immense amount of […]

Review: ALK2 Sequenced Looper by Zenaud.io

The ALK2 by ZenAud.io is a looper/sequencer hybrid, which in my opinion, is an excellent live performance loop sequencer with the potential to become the go-to tool for many musicians, songwriters, and producers. Meet the ALK2 The new ALK2 looper/sequencer software must have been the user-friendliest music software that I’ve used this far. I’ve noticed […]

Review: NOIR Kontakt Instrument by Sonokinetic

What’s up producers? Today I want to take a look at something really cool with you. NOIR, the latest release from Sonokinetic, that is quite a bit different from what they are known for so far. NOIR comes as a NI Kontakt virtual instrument with over 60.100+ SAMPLES! Some of you might have noticed, that in […]

Review: Weiss DS1 Mk3 Mastering Plugin by Softube

We are pleased to present you a new plug-in that we tested and excited us with all of its capabilities. More specifically, we are talking about the Weiss DS1 MK3 plugins launched by Softube. Weiss DS1 MK3 it’s all in one mastering solution, an emulation of the legendary Weiss DS1 MK3 hardware unit. The original […]

Review: Scoring Guitars 2 For GRAVITY by Heavyocity

Hi everyone. We’ve got a new “Gravity Pack” by Heavyocity to look at. It’s “Gravity Pack 05” and it’s not just any pack. It is Scoring Guitars 2! Yes, that’s right. They hear our prayers and made a second Scoring Guitars pack after the first one was easily one of the most sought-after and highly […]

Review: Vocal Lyrical Phrases Library by Sonuscore

Sonuscore is, of course, a name most of you will be familiar with, especially from libraries like “Action Strings” or “Action Strikes”, but Vocal Lyrical Phrases is the first voice base NI Kontakt libraries I’ve seen from them, and so I was naturally curious. So let’s dive in! What it is? As we can clearly […]