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Review: Synthmagic Zed 80 Volume 2 for Kontakt 5 Review: M-Audio Trigger Finger Pro Review: K-Board USB MIDI Keyboard from Keith McMillen Review: Novation Launch Control XL Ableton Live Controller Review: MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay on Vintage Fender Rhodes EP Checkout My New Maschine Training Course with Lynda.com Comparison: Ableton Push vs Akai APC40 MKII Presonus Sceptre S6 CoActual Studio Monitors
 
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Review: Synthmagic Zed 80 Volume 2 for Kontakt 5

Hey what’s good fam? Got another review for you today, this is a new library from Synthmagic called Zed 80 vol 2 Let’s jump right into it! So what is Zed 80 Vol. 2? It’s a Kontakt instrument made from samples that were taken from various 80s synthesizers and samplers. Not just a digital reproduction […]

Review: M-Audio Trigger Finger Pro

Yo what’s good fam! Today I’m back with another review, this time I’m finally getting a chance to check out the Trigger Finger Pro from M-Audio. Let’s just jump right in What is the Trigger Finger Pro? It’s an updated version of the original Trigger Finger pad controller, with a lot of new features. The […]

Review: K-Board USB MIDI Keyboard from Keith McMillen

Hey what’s good fam? Back with another review, this time it’s a mini/mobile keyboard from Keith McMillen. Let’s check it out! So what is the K-Board? It’s a mini usb keyboard that works with iOS, Android, Mac, and PC. It’s class-compliant, so no drivers are needed. The cool thing about it is how expressive it […]

Review: Novation Launch Control XL Ableton Live Controller

Hey what’s good fam? Back with another reivew, this one is for the Ableton Live users or anyone looking for a compact controller with faders, knobs, and buttons. It’s the Launch Control XL Let’s dig in! So what is the Launch Control XL? It’s a dedicated “mix” controller for Ableton Live. If you look at […]

Review: MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay on Vintage Fender Rhodes EP

Hey what’s good fam? Back with another review, this time I’m checking out a guitar pedal on my Rhodes It’s the Carbon Copy from MXR Let’s check it out! So what is the Carbon Copy? It’s an analog delay pedal, “bucket brigade” style, delay with up to 600ms of delay time. Of course it’s made […]

Checkout My New Maschine Training Course with Lynda.com

Hey what’s good fam! Just wanted to let you know about a new Maschine tutorial course I did with Lynda.com The course is called “Up and Running with Maschine 2″ and covers all the basics of getting started with Maschine. I did the course using both the Maschine Studio and the Maschine MK2 controllers, and […]

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Comparison: Ableton Push vs Akai APC40 MKII – Which one is best for you?

I’ve been an Ableton Live user for many years, and I always felt a dedicated controller would really benefit the program as well as my workflow. After using both the Ableton Push and Akai APC40 MKII for a while, I’ve been able to see the benefits of both and how they fit different workflows. I […]

Presonus Sceptre S6 CoActual Studio Monitors

Hey what’s good fam! Here with a review of some pretty cool monitors from Presonus. It’s the Sceptre series and I’ve been testing the S6. Let’s get into it! So what is the Sceptre S6? This is the 6″ woofer version of the Sceptre series monitor from Presonus. The Sceptre series is their line of […]


Big Fish Audio Silver Concert Grand Piano review

02 May 2014

It’s Friday, time for some Big Fish! Let’s jump right into it So what is the Silver Concert Grand Piano? This is a new instrument sampled from a Bosendorfer Imperial Grand 290 piano The concept is to provide a straight-forward and simple interface with easy controls for tweaking. Of course the main purpose is to […]

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Soulsby Atmegatron 8-bit hackable synthesizer review

01 May 2014

Hey what’s good? Back with another hardware review for you, this time it’s from a new company Soulsby with their first release The Atmegatron Let’s check it out! So what is the Atmegatron? It’s a desktop 8-bit, monophonic synthesizer with lot’s of functionality. It’s got 32 waveforms built in, 15 filter types, can store/recall presets, […]

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Native Instruments Rise & Hit Cinematic tension FX library review

29 April 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Back with a review on a new product from Native Instruments, this time we’re taking a look at their new cinematic fx/tension builder. Let’s just jump into it! So what is Rise & Hit Rise & Hit is a pretty powerful instrument for those looking to create and manipulate their own […]

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CL-Projects JD-850 synth library review

24 April 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Hope all is well with ya, just hitting you with another review. This is a new library from CL-Projects, based on sounds created with the Roland JD-800…which happens to be a synth that’s been on my own personal “watch list” for a while. So while I’m waiting to find the right […]

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Freshtone Lost Tapes Vol 2 review

17 April 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Back with a review of the latest “Lost Tape” series from Freshtone available directly through Time Space Let’s just jump into it! So what is Lost Tapes Vol 2? It’s another huge collection of organic vintage soul and funk samples, breaks, fills, loops, and riffs, that capture the live classic feel […]

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Posted in Loops & Samples10 Comments

iStandard Producers The Loop Lounge: Lean Loops and Breaks review

15 April 2014

Yo what’s good fam! Back with another review, this time it’s a new sample library from iStandard Producers. The library was created by sound designer JayKeyz and it’s called Lean Loops and Breaks. Let’s check it out! So what is The Loop Lounge: Lean Loops and Breaks? It’s basically a collection of samples in a […]

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Novation Bass Station II analog synth review

09 April 2014

Hey what’s good fam? Back with another Novation product review, this time I’m checking out the Bass Station II Let’s get into it! So what is the Bass Station II? It’s a 25 key, fully analog monophonic synthesizer based on their class Bass Station synth, with new features and tools that make it useful in […]

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Mike Kalombo Piano Loops Vol 1 review

07 April 2014

Yo what’s good fam! Hope all is well with ya, back to start your week off with a review of some dope piano loops from Mike Kalombo He’s a dope produce that came up through YouTube and ended up working with So So Def, been watching him for years so when he asked if I […]

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