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These Australian-made portable line array systems are a top seller, and it’s easy to hear why. Review: Mark Woods The AT Professional Blackbird TLA1.4 portable line array speaker system is proudly made in Queensland by...

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BINAURAL BATTLE

November 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Immersive recording doesn’t have to be an ordeal, it’s as easy as chucking in some ear buds. We review Hooke Audio’s Verse and Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset to compare the latest renaissance of binaural. Review:...

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ZOOM F1 PORTABLE RECORDER

November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Review: Preshan John The Zoom F1 is a palm-sized recorder with the ability to slot six different modular microphone options onto it thanks to Zoom’s proprietary 10-pin connector. The unit can sit on a tripod,...

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ARTURIA KEYLAB MK II KEYBOARD CONTROLLER

November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Review: Preshan John Arturia’s original KeyLab range featured some of the best and most comprehensive MIDI controllers for their price. Yet Arturia ups the ante with KeyLab Mk II. What’s new? In short, quality and...

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ARTURIA DRUMBRUTE IMPACT ANALOGUE DRUM MACHINE

November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Arturia’s Drumbrute Impact may not have wooden end cheeks, but its distortion and ‘Color’ function make those look like elbow patches on a professor’s tweed jacket. Review: Brad Watts There was a time when Arturia...

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QSC CP SERIES Powered Loudspeakers

November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

QSC shook up the portable speaker market a decade with the K series. Can it do it again with the cheaper CP? Review: Mark Woods It’s coming up to a decade since QSC’s original K...

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KORG KROSS 2 WORKSTATION SYNTHESIZER

October 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

How do you make an affordable workstation synthesizer? Korg answers the question with the second generation of Kross. Review: Preshan John Trying to do a hundred things well isn’t easy, especially on the cheap, but that...

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KRK V8 NEARFIELD MONITORS

September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

KRK has re-released its flagship V series monitors, for a very keen price. Review: Brad Watts KRK monitors aren’t something I’ve had great experience with. Even so, I’m well aware of the impact KRK’s nearfield...

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AUDIENT iD44 AUDIO INTERFACE

September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Audient’s iD series has always packed console heritage into a box. But now, with dual ADAT expansion, you get a console’s worth of expansion with it. Review: Preshan John Audient’s history is steeped in large-format...

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RODE VIDEOMIC ME-L iPHONE MICROPHONE

September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Review: Mark Davie My first impression of the Rode VideoMic Me-L for iOS was, ‘Geez, that’s a bit quieter.’ Of course, I simply hadn’t adjusted for the fact that reducing the background noise to that...

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