Software Instruments

Toontrack Indie Folk EZX Review

We’ve seen quite a few EZdrummer expansions in our time, from powerful metal and upfront pop to delicate jazz and vintage funk drums. Yet...

iZotope Nectar 2 Review

Getting the perfect vocal sound can be a tricky business. Alex Holmes finds out if iZotope’s new plug-in suite can deliver some sweet harmonies...

iZotope RX 3 Advanced review – More Than Restore

Now in its third revision, iZotope’s premier audio restoration tool gains new modules and even more spectral prowess. Mark Cousins applies some forensic analysis...

Producer Loops World Tek Review

World Tek Vol 3 is a new library from Producer Loops that combines the work of sound designer Jeff Rhodes and multi-instrumentalist Todd Milne...

Vengeance Sound Phalanx Review

Does the world need another virtual sampler? Liam O’Mullane spends time with this new offering to find out in this review of Vengenace Sounds'...

Steinberg HALion 5 Review

HALion 5 further extends its sound creation possibilities with new sound engines, instruments and effects as Keith Gemmell reveals..   Details Price £284 Contact Steinberg Web Minimum system requirements Mac: OS X 10.7/...

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Play sophisticated string sections with Spitfire Audio’s Symphonic Motions

Recorded at AIR Studios, the virtual instrument makes string performances “perfectly playable”

How to capture live drums with Studio One

Learn how to lay down a rhythmic foundation for your Studio One projects by capturing live drums – even if you’ve only a few mics to hand.

Review: Strezov Sampling JADE Ethnic Orchestra

Bulgaria’s Strezov Sampling turns to the Far East to provide a unique of blend eastern orchestral gems.