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Just another 'me too' synth? Not quite...
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The unflappable DAW finally opens its stable to third-party developers, but should we be more careful what we wish for?
The latest version of this much-talked-about DAW
We're all in favour of groundbreaking, forward-thinking plug-ins, but when they're done right, simple synths can sometimes be sensational...
Computer MusicFebruary 16, 2015, 11:04 GMT
Improving on the original EFX Bundle with its considerably more interesting, creative angle, Bundle 2 is worth every penny of its modest asking price.
Computer MusicFebruary 15, 2015, 11:05 GMT
Hook Module up to a decent MIDI keyboard and you have a genuine performance instrument that any skilled player would have a ball with.
Computer MusicFebruary 14, 2015, 11:27 GMT
The Creator Laptop Stand is the best DJ-orientated laptop stand we've used. And, at this price, we'd expect it to be!
Computer MusicFebruary 12, 2015, 11:23 GMT
A spot-on emulation of the classic ARP Odyssey in its various incarnations, with some very well thought-out new features.
Computer MusicFebruary 11, 2015, 15:17 GMT
With superlative signal processing in an intuitive interface, VMR is one of the finest classic hardware emulation setups to date.
Computer MusicJanuary 30, 2015, 11:16 GMT
A new and effective approach to shaping dynamics, Drum Leveler does take a bit of getting used to, but the interface is excellent and the results are top notch.
Computer MusicJanuary 29, 2015, 11:01 GMT
A fantastic emulation of the original synth, VirtualCZ makes a great buy for Casio fans and bargain hunters alike.
Computer MusicJanuary 28, 2015, 11:00 GMT
The Drop's staggering wealth of functionality, sensible design and great price make it a no-brainer for any producer who uses filters.
Computer MusicJanuary 23, 2015, 11:37 GMT
These are truly exceptional recordings that composers and soundtrack producers will get endless mileage out of.
Computer MusicJanuary 22, 2015, 11:13 GMT
Xosphere is well up to Sample Logic's usual high standards, making all manner of evocative noises, from delicate and beautiful to ground-shaking and terrifying.
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