Hardware Instruments

Arturia BeatStep Review

If you thought triggering MIDI hardware and software meant using two different devices, think again. Hollin Jones road tests Arturia’s BeatStep… Details Price €99 Contact Via website Web www.arturia.com Minimum System...

Midiclock Review

In this review, we take a look at the latest Midi clock to come through our door, the aptly named Midiclock... Manufacturer E-RM Price £169 Contact info@midiclock.de Web www.e-rm.de Amazon.co.uk Widgets...

Thermionic Culture The Rooster 2 Review

Thermionic Culture revisits one of its classics, and MusicTech hardware guru John Pickford finds himself reaching for his wallet. Again. Details Price £1,845 plus VAT Contact Thermionic Culture 01279...

SOULSBY Atmegatron Review

An 8-bit hardware synth that can be radically changed in software, is hand-built, and only costs £300. ‘Yes please,’ says Andy Jones in this...

Nektar Impact LX49 Review

MIDI control is a staple of any modern music production environment. Hollin Jones road tests the new Nektar Impact LX 49/61… Details Kit - Impact LX...

Nord Lead A1 Review – Nord Almighty

The Lead A1 is an accessible analogue-modelling synth, but Nord has also unleashed a creative monster, as Andy Jones discovers… Details Price £1,249 (Lead A1R will cost...

Roland FA-06 Review

Another month, another hardware workstation... Andy Jones is one of the first to get hands-on with Roland’s FA-06.     Details Price  FA-06 £825. FA-08 £1,299 Contact  Roland ...

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Review: Ashun Sound Machines Hydrasynth

Thanks to the world’s resurgent hunger for hardware, there’s no shortage of amazing synths on the market. But this one, courtesy of new company Ashun Sound Machines, is unlike any other.