KeyLab Essential 61 Long Term Review

It's been over three months since APN took delivery of the Arturia KeyLab Essential 61 - is it weathering the storm?

Arturia Keylab Essential 61 Review

Arturia's new Keylab Essential MIDI controllers destroy the notion that the words 'budget' and 'pro' are mutually exclusive.

Audified Release RZ062 Klangfilm EQ

A brand new mixing and mastering bundle was released this morning by hot new dev, Audified.

KeyLab Essential 61 Long Term Review

It's been over three months since APN took delivery of the Arturia KeyLab Essential 61 - is it weathering the storm?

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Arturia Keylab Essential 61 Review

Arturia's new Keylab Essential MIDI controllers destroy the notion that the words 'budget' and 'pro' are mutually exclusive.

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Audified Release RZ062 Klangfilm EQ

A brand new mixing and mastering bundle was released this morning by hot new dev, Audified.

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Softube Tape Plugin Review

The problem with most plugin emulations is that, like a pair of tight, pink, zebra print, lycra leggings they are not subtle like real tape actually is. Softube's new tape plugin is the opposite.

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Softube Finally Deliver a Tape Processor

Swedish Plug-Meisters Softube have finally created a reel to reel tape plugin - something that fans of the company are understandably excited about. 'Tape' features models of three different machines of diverse character and is apparently very light on CPU.

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Lindell 354E Mastering Compressor Review

the 354e looks like it could be a dream prescription for the ITB Mastering community. A multiband, mid/side capable, sidechain HPF featured, mix knob equipped, 3 compression mode monster of a compressor plugin.

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Syntronik Virtual Synth Available

IK Multimedia's new virtual instrument, Syntronik is a standalone collection of seventeen classic synths that are available as a collection or as separate modules.

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AAS Objeq Delay Review

Applied Acoustics (AAS) have really done something quite unique with their release of the modeling based Objeq Delay plug-in.

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BRA SC-5 Blackface Now Available

The Black Rooster Audio SC-5 Blackface vintage VCA compressor has finally arrived to join it's Blueface bredren.

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New XILS-Lab Poly Moog Spied

Insane French C++ scientist, Xavier Oudin goes nadgers to the wall with the new Xils-Lab PolyM - a beautifully rendered reconstruction of the little known 70's Poly Moog.

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Aston Starlight Now Shipping

What mic has a Class 2 laser beam on top of it? That would be the brand new Aston Starlight - read on to find out what other surprises are to be found in this boutique delicacy.

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BRA SC-5 VCA Compressor Review

Black Rooster Audio’s SC-5 VCA compressor pays homage to the 70’s version of Ashly’s SC-50 Blueface compressor which has long been coveted by engineers for its versatility and unique musicality.

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Overloud Tapedesk Released

Tapedesk is a new plugin from Italian audio-gurus, Overloud. According to their blurb, it is "...a hyper-realistic simulation of a 2-inch 24-track world-class tape machine from a renowned studio in the UK."

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BRA VEQ-5 Mid-Range EQ Review

Black Rooster Audio’s VEQ-5 is faithfully modeled after the legendary Pultec MEQ-5 Program Equalizer. Unlike its full range sibling the Pultec EQP-1A,. It's an excellent choice for guitars, (acoustic and electric) vocals, upright bass and snare, as well as any other instrument occupying that sonic space.

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354E Mastering Compressor Released

A gorgeous, multiband, Mid-Side mastering compressor form Plugin Alliance member, Lindell Audio. Based on the vintage Neve® 2254ETM diode bridge compressor, it is certainly a looker.

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BRA VLA-2A Review

It’s always nice to have kickass plugin emulations to use in tandem with the real hardware - enter the Black Rooster Audio VLA-2A

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