Dave Gale

    Korg M1: A classic workstation synth gets the nostalgia treatment

    Back in the late 80s, synths that could do everything were very in vogue, giving rise to the Workstation era. We traverse the M1 in search of great sounds, sequences and more.

    Review: Toontrack Decades SDX

    What do you get if you combine an award-winning engineer with a legendary studio? A whole lot of groove for your buck, as we find out with Toontrack’s latest drum expansion…

    Review: Behringer VC340 Vocoder

    When strings, choirs and vocoders collide, you’re in for a classic concept, currently undergoing a renaissance. We look at Behringer’s latest take on the re-creation of a vintage icon.

    Review: Sensel Morph Controller

    MIDI controllers can sometimes feel a little mundane, but Sensel hopes to change all that with a sleek piece of innovative design. We get all touchy-feely with The Morph.

    Review: Spitfire Audio Hauschka Composer Toolkit

    In the never-ending search for inspiring acoustic samples, Spitfire’s latest library goes slightly alternative, with a calling for the West Coast, from the heart of Europe.

    Review: VSL Big Bang Orchestra

    As the old adage goes, you don’t get something for nothing, but VSL has other ideas with Bing Bang Orchestra. It's time to enjoy a whole world of creation.

    Review: Waldorf STVC

    Is it a String Machine? Is it a Vocoder? It’s both! We go from vintage to modern with Waldorf’s take on the classically inspired synth with contemporary ambitions.

    Review: Orchestral Tools Time Micro

    If you often find yourself looking for orchestral inspiration, this new package from Orchestral Tools may become your biggest saver of time and chronology.
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