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added: 22-Jan-09



Black is the colour!...

Samsung 2493HM

The Samsung 2493HM is a popular, medium-priced, quality screen, but does it live up to the hype? Check out this review and find out!…...


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added: 06-Jan-09



Big screen value!!...

Hanns.G HG281D

The Hanns.G HG281D offers a monsterous 28" full HD LCD screen for peanuts! - This is THE best-buy screen for music studios right now, so checkout our video preview and then ask yourself; "Why don't I have one of those in MY studio!!?"...


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added: 29-Aug-08



Mixing it up a bit!!.....

Behringer SX2442FX

Behringer's new Eurodesk features dual 24bit fx processors, 4 aux's, a feedback detect & kill graphic you can strap across you stage monitor bus & a mono master bus with a lopass filter.. and it works in the studio too! - Checkout this video review of what is a super-quality little fully featured budget mixer ideal for the larger bedroom studio or the local live PA gigging scene!...


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added: 20-Oct-08



A Budget Nearfield Classic?…

KRK RP5 G2 RoKit

KRK's new Generation-2 Rokit 5's are here, but how does this revamped budget 5" nearfield monitor really perform? Our reviewer thinks it's a bit of a budget classic! Check out this full 40 minute video review for more information!...


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added: 25-May-04



On the Origin of Species?...

DAVE SMITH INSTRUMENTS Evolver

They call it Evolver.. one of the most regarded hardware synth releases in recent years and all that from a non major manufacturer who has built their reputation on steady foundations and super quality deliveries of synth madness!... Forget the majors for a minute and checkout what this versatile unit and what it could do for your setup!.. Pongoid supplies the lowdown on what has become a modern classic!...


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added: 05-Apr-07



Back to the future 2…

D16 Group Drumazon

The second major release from the Polish D16 Group stable, this gorgeously GUI'd plugin offers great flexible & quality 909 emulation with all the extras. Internal sequencer or trigger as a module, dedicated assignable outs to tailor each sound exactly, say goodbye to samples for your 909 fix!...


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added: 25-Apr-01



A modern classic...

OAKLEY TB3030

This superb synth used to be available in kitform and occasionaly was made to order. Now Oakley make and sell one new type of synth but this classic might turn you on to owning one of their units which have a great sound!...


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Complete Control?...

Novation Zero SL remote

Yup... a sneak preview of the new controller unit from Novation.... check it out!...


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added: 22-Oct-02



When the right time comes....

Abyss Abyss

Abyss make a suite of freeware effects plugins and this is their reverb called Abyss... Checkout the whole suite of plugins they offer which are superb, each offering classic fx but with a twist. This one is great for creating classic old-skool dub reverb and more....


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added: 14-Jul-03



Trance explosion!...

Chris Gill SUPERWAVE P8

Started making music recently?... Like commercial anthem style trance?... then get this free supersaw synth and you're off to a good start for all things eurotrance and more besides!...


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added: 11-Apr-06



Sounds delicious, I'll have another

Prodyon Spacehawk

Prodyon's fantastic Spacehawk sound collection on DVD!... Just load into a sampler like NI's Kontakt and turn your PC into a super-synth bristling with an amoury of very playable lush textures and ambient sounds - Created using mostly hardware outboard, the generous 3 GB Library features more than 250 unique ambient textures, pads, soundscapes, drones, swirling FX, complex textures and a variety of string and atmospheres!...


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A synth for all seasons...

Novation V-Station

Novation have carved a name for themselves over the last 2 decades providing analog and virtual-analog dance-orientated synths. Their products are as at home creating anthems, drum & bass or classic synth music thru soundscapes, floyd, kraftwerk, synth-pop, techno, the works.How does this foray into software market go?...


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added: 22-Jul-04



Classic!!... Kjaerhaus style!

Kjaerhus Audio Classic Master Limiter

Yup... Not a full-on review, but these freebies are so good we had to get them onto the frontpage!... A whole suite of quality FX and they are FREE!... Everything you need for starting out in PC music making!...


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added: 28-May-01



A blast from the past!...

Studiomaster Studiofex

You might have come across these units from Studiomaster. Much used back in the 80's, Studiomaster provided a budget but quality range of processors and fx which lived in a rack... old skool style!.. Check it out!...


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added: 10-May-02



Super free plugin FX !!

Digilogue BlueGate

Yeah, not a major review, but these are so good and reliable we had to get them on the site frontpage. Well known now amongst the plugin fraternity, if you have just started making PC music and need a good suite of free FX plugins, look no further!...


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added: 03-Aug-01



The plugin mediator!...

FXPansion VST-DX Adapter

Wanna run VST Instrument & FX plugins with your DX compatible sequencer?.. You need this VST-DX plugin adapter!...


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added: 21-Oct-03



Is this the best free 303 clone?

Bioroid Creakbox

It's free, it's sounds great, and while not 100% authentic this little baby gets you free entry to blistering 303 style lead and bass sounds... Fat & warm or thin and cutting, this baby'll do it for you!...


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added: 25-May-04



Evolve

DAVE SMITH INSTRUMENTS Evolver

This synth is fast becoming a classic, there's are many examples of it posted to our forums which you can find with a search. Pongoid talks you thru the unit and provides some audio for your listening pleasure!...


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added: 10-Jan-03



Back in the day....

Allen & Heath System 8 - 16-8-2

The acid was flowing, the ragga was jumping, and mixers like these still fuelled many project studio's. Here's some details, specs & experiences of the great British mixer....


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added: 13-Dec-98



A new classic!

Novation BASSTATION

Yup.. never underestimate and old Basstation!... VERY versatile unit, now discontinued it provides, both great sounds and a portable & battery power-able controller/keyboard....