XILS-lab is a French company specialising in software recreations of some of the most famous classic analogue synths and Vocoders including the EMS VCS3, and the RSF PolyKobol. The miniSyn’X software emulation of the Elka Synthex brings one of the most iconic 1980’s era analogue synthesizers to within reach of a much wider audience. Read the full review with audio samples here …
Brainworx have gained a strong reputation for innovative mid-side audio processing and many mastering engineers use their comprehensive suite of plug-ins which offer innovative ways to process complex mixes. The latest addition to their plug-in range i …
We review Cakewalk’s new Sonar Artist software, released for the first time under Sonar’s new membership model. Find out how well Sonar’s new entry level system delivers as a complete recording and production DAW.
Kush Audio are hardly a ubiquitous name, however their brand of processors are fast becoming well known. The latest in their line of plugins, is ‘Clariphonic DSP’ which is the subject of Nick Lucas’s latest review.
About six months ago, I was sent a copy of the Arturia Wurlitzer V to check out and review… It’s been an interesting six-month period as I’ve been insanely busy producing and mixing projects for a variety of bands, mostly in the modern rock and pop genres. I often use vintage sounds in projects like this, though I regularly smash, distort, mangle and generally mess with the original tones to create new sounds for the records I’m producing.
Camel Audio’s Alchemy synthesizer brings a whole new meaning to the term ‘playtime’. Having just released version 1.5 Camel Audio have added some great new features and improvements. James Mazur puts the latest version through its paces.
The Spark VDM is the software only version of their Creative Drum Machine and offers the same great features in either stand-a-lone or DAW plug-in. The VDM offers emulation of more than 30 classic drum boxes including models from Lynn, Roland and Yamaha.