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ARP ODYSSEI IPAD APP

February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Review: Brad Watts When is an ARP Odyssey not an ARP Odyssey? It’s a reasonable question, as there’s now a number of ways to measure this conundrum. Before 2015 there was only one ARP Odyssey;...

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Riding the new keywave takes a bit more practise than you might expect, but it’s worth it. Review: Preshan John It’s not often our industry births something that’s genuinely new. Most ‘new’ gear is often...

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BOSE DELTAQ SHOWMATCH TOURING PA

February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bose Professional has thrown its hat back into the concert touring market with this mid-size line array. Who wants it and why? Text:/ Christopher Holder Talk to any sound guy over the age of 50...

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Shure has released a smart stereo condenser mic that plugs straight into the Lightning port of your (compatible) iPod/iPhone/iPad — the Motiv MV88. The stereo mic capsule pivots 90° and rotates to optimise your stereo...

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PRESONUS AR12 USB HYBRID MIXER

January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Presonus’ new hybrid mixers live up to the StudioLive name. Review: Mark Davie I’ve always thought Presonus’ StudioLive brand seems to have its priorities arse-about. I get that LiveStudio doesn’t have the same ring to...

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DBX 510, 520, 530 & 560A: 500 SERIES UNITS

December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

dbx has packed its lunchbox with loads of character, including some miniature reprises of classic designs. Review: Greg Walker Last issue we put the new dbx 580 mic pre through its paces and liked what...

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RODE HS2 HEADSET MIC

December 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rode’s new headset will fit into more productions with its superior design. Review: Chris Holder Rode is best known for democratising audio products. Rode is arguably the first name in home studio condenser mics (although...

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iZOTOPE NEUTRON Assistive Channel Strip Plug-In

December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Need an assistant? Help is on the way with iZotope’s intelligent mixing plug-in. Review: Preshan John Being the control freak I am, when algorithmic plug-in wannabes try to take the reins of my mix with...

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What do you do when you’ve already made the kitchen sink? Throw more gold into it. Review: Mark Davie Native Instruments isn’t the only provider of software instruments, effects or samples, but it does the...

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MACKIE PRODX COMPACT DIGITAL MIXERS

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Review: Preshan John While we’re more likely to get excited about the latest digital live consoles with virtually endless input counts and inexhaustible DSP, we’ve still got a soft spot for cute and functional mini-mixers....

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