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SoundBlaster Roar: Redefining “all-in-one”

By Shem Pennant,

The Creative Sound Blaster was the soundcard of choice, back in the day when people still bought soundcards. However, as the previous sentence indicates, times have changed quite significantly, and Creative have found a way to innovate themselves out of… Read article

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Native Instruments Kontrol Z1: Unbeatable Precision

By Andrew Rafter,

Having caught our attention with its recently released Traktor DJ app (free for a limited time), Native Instruments today released the world’s smallest professional mixer and audio interface, the Kontrol Z1. The new controller takes the company’s new app and… Read article

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The Exciting World Of No Cost Electronica

By Jack Oughton,

These days, if you’ve got a PC or a Mac, a little hard disk space and an internet connection you’ve already got everything you need to produce music. No, you don’t need to buy any more hardware and you don’t… Read article

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Top 5 Ingenious Bathroom Gadgets

By Gabrielle Pickard,

We all spend a varying proportion of our time in the bathroom, be it for nature’s necessities, taking a long relaxing shower or pruning ourselves for a night out. If you are of the inclination to spend perhaps a little… Read article

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Top 5 DJ Controllers

By Andrew Rafter,

With the proliferation of mp3s the world of DJing has seen a seismic shift away from traditional forms of mixing to digital systems and controllers that solely work with digital music files. So it’ll come as no surprised to you… Read article

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Spotify Launches Web-Based Player for UK

By David Nield,

Spotify has made the online version of its music streaming software available to all UK users as it continues to extend the player’s public beta. The Web-based app has been online at https://play.spotify.com for several weeks, but has now been… Read article

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iRig HD: Nature of the fret

By Shem Pennant,

Technology can be a burden. The frustration I feel when one of my gadgets lets me down is almost palpable. Even the slight lag that’s started when I open the Mail app on my iPad is starting to get to… Read article

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VOX amPhones: Plug and Play

By Shem Pennant,

I might just have my new favourite toy. I’m lucky enough to have been lent a pair of VOX amPhones to play with and I’ve been indulging in some of my wildest axe-wielding fantasies over the past couple of days…. Read article