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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 […]


Review: Realitone Realivox Blue Solo Female Vocal Library

15 January 2015

Yo what’s good fam? Back with another review, this one is a cool vocal instrument/library from Realitone. It’s called Realivox Blue Let’s just dive right in shall we? So what is Realivox Blue? It’s a vocal library focused on it’s own word builder which allows you to create and play convincing words and phrases. It’s […]

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Review: Devilbytes Epic Dreampads Vol 1 for SynthMaster 2.6

13 January 2015

Hey what’s good fam? Today I’m checking out a collection of presets for SynthMaster I’ve had this one in the collection for a while and I’m finally getting a chance to reveiw it. If you dig pads and atmospheres then check this out. Let’s dig in! What is Epic Dreampads Vol 1? It’s a collection […]

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Check It Out: Ableton Live 9 Layering Instruments, Plugins, Samples, and FX

12 January 2015

Hey what’s good fam? Just a quick video to show how you can create custom sounds in Ableton Live by layering instruments, samples, fx, and even plugins. I got this question after I did a similar video for Bitwig, and wanted to show that Ableton has had this capability for a while. Sometimes it’s easy […]

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Review: ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials 2

07 January 2015

Hey what’s up fam! Hope everyone is enjoying the new year! Back with a new review on the latest product from ProjectSAM You may remember my review of Orchestral Essentials a while back, well today I’m checking out Orchestral Essentials 2 Let’s dig in! So what is Orchestral Essentials 2? It’s a follow-up to the original […]

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Check It Out: Bitwig Studio Instrument, VST, and FX Layering

30 December 2014

Hey what’s good fam? Hope everyone is enjoying their holiday season. Just wanted to share a video about a feature in Bitwig Studio I thought was pretty dope. This is for those that love to layer sounds, samples, or whatever else. Bitwig makes it very easy to layer internal sounds, vst plugins, as well as […]

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Demo: Native Instruments REPLIKA Delay Effect Plugin Free Download

18 December 2014

Hey what’s good fam? Just a quick video to show you the new delay plugin from Native Instruments called REPLIKA. They are giving it away for the holidays, along with some remix sets and a $25 e-voucher. The delay sounds great, and the interface is nice and clean with plenty of control. Definitely check it […]

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Review: Cinematic Grand from Antisample

17 December 2014

Hey what’s good fam! Today I wanted to share a library from a smaller company I was introduced to about a year or so ago. The company is Antisample and I’m taking a look at their Cinematic Grand piano library for Kontakt. Let’s check it out! So what is Cinematic Grand? It’s a Kontakt library […]

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Check It Out: Synapse Dune 2 Oscillator and Voice Section Demo

16 December 2014

Hey what’s good fam? Sometimes when I’m messing around with gear there’s things I just hit up my friends and let them know about, or cool little features that I’d like to share. I figured it would be cool to just start doing videos on stuff like that too. I was explaining Dune 2 to […]

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