Korg Volca FM Review

With the original Volca range Korg was right there at the peak of the revival of analogue synthesis. With the Volca FM it’s a different story altogether. Andy Jones looks at the company’s latest mobile synth and unearths some surprises, one being the Holy Grail of synthesis: easy FM…   Details Price £129 Contact Korg 01908 304600 Web More...

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By MusicTech.net On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Orchestral Tools Soloist Series: Nocturne Cello

Is the Nocturne Cello, the latest instrument in the highly rated Orchestral Tools Soloist Series, as sweet as its name implies? Keith Gemmell plays into the night… Details Publisher Orchestral Tools Price More...

By MusicTech.net On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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ALM/Busy Circuits Dinky’s Taiko Review

Dinky’s Taiko from ALM/Busy Circuits has a reputation for being a quirky drum module, but how does that fit into an existing Eurorack? Dave Gale patches up a trigger or two to find out… Details Price £199 Contact More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Sonimus Burnley 73, SonEQ Pro and Sweetone Review

There is no such thing as a Holy Grail of EQs, with each one being able to bring something new. Mike Hillier tries out three very different vintage-EQ emulations Details Manufacturer Sonimus Price Burnley More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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Soundcraft Signature 12 and 12MTK Review

Small-format mixers are now big business for podcasters and acoustic singer-songwriters. Go up in channel count, though, and you can start incorporating more of your analogue world into your digital. Andy Jones More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, July 11th, 2016
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Fostex TR Series Headphones Review

Andy Price auditions three new sets of Fostex ’phones: each offering a slightly different design, and all providing superb comfort… Details Price £155 Contact SCV Distribution Web www.scvdistribution.co.uk The More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Sonarworks Reference 3 Headphone Calibration Plug-In Review

Can a pair of mid-price headphones ever compete with a treated room and flat-sounding speakers? Alex Holmes grabs his cans and prepares to get calibrated…   Details Price €99 Reference 3 software, €199 More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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Golden Age Project Comp – 3A Compressor

This Golden Age reboot of a classic Teletronix solid-state compressor from 1969 has John Pickford basking in its vintage warmth…   Details Price £425 Contact Runway UK 01293 226270 Web www.goldenageproject.com We More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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Vifa Oslo Review

Vifa’s portable bluetooth speaker may look like a catwalk accessory, but Andy Price finds looks can be deceiving… Details Manufacturer Vifa Price £400/€499 Contact via website Web www.vifa.dk/products/oslo Our More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Expert Sleepers Disting Mk3 Review

The Eurorack module that is so packed full of functionality, you’ll hardly know what to use first. Dave Gale switches on and plugs in… Details Kit Disting Mk3 Manufacturer Expert Sleepers Price £125 Contact More...