MFB-301 Pro analogue drum machine with sequencer review

A rare 70s analogue drum machine gets reissued with a few modern twists. Does its sound justify its unusual approach?

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Modal Electronics Skulpt virtual analogue polyphonic synthesiser review

The Skulpt is a surprisingly powerful digital synth that hides a few clever features. Can such a tiny box really pack a punch?

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Omnitronic TRM-202 MK3 rotary DJ mixer review

Omnitronic’s TRM202 is one of the most affordable rotary DJ mixers on the market, but how does it stand up to pricier models?

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Korg Volca Nubass analogue synth review

The Volca Bass gets upgraded with a valve oscillator. Does Korg’s latest analogue synth pass the acid test?

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Roland MC-101 Groovebox review

Roland’s new Groovebox is a compact way to make music on the go, packed with thousands of sounds from the brand’s classic synths and drum machines.

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Reloop SPIN portable DJ turntable review

Designed with scratching and portability in mind, Reloop’s SPIN is an unorthodox but engaging turntable.

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Critter & Guitari Organelle M review

It’s a synth. It’s a sampler. It’s a drum machine. It’s a sequencer. It’s an effects unit. It’s a looper. It’s a vocoder. But is the new Organelle any good?

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Arturia MicroFreak synth review

The masters of the affordable synth market return with a weirdo hybrid of analogue and digital.

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Technics SL-1210 MK7 turntable review

The latest incarnation of Technics’s classic turntable is now available in DJ-friendly spec.

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Dave Smith Instruments & Tom Oberheim – OB6 Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer

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The retrograde sounds of Dave Smith & Tom Oberheim’s collaboration is examined by Marco Rodrigues.

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Rane – MP2014 Two Channel Rotary DJ Mixer

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Robin Lee rides the levels on Rane’s two channel, desktop MP2014 mixer.

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Modor – NF1 Desktop Synthesizer

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Robin Lee dives into Modor’s new-found world of digital synthesis aboard the Belgian manufacturer’s NF1.

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Pittsburgh Modular – Lifeforms System 201 Modular Synthesizer

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Marco Rodrigues gets to know Pittsburgh Modular’s all-in-one 201 synthesizer set up.

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Critter & Guitari – Organelle Instrument

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Marco Rodrigues dives into the expandable, customisable and manoeuvrable capabilities of Critter & Guitari’s Organelle.

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Roland – A01K MIDI CV Gate Controller & Sound Module

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Roland’s latest line of boutique sound modules gets a tidy controller. Rob Lee finds out how the A-01K holds the family together.

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Pioneer – DJM-900NXS2

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Robin Lee lights up Pioneer’s latest addition to its DJM-900 range of mixers.

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Pioneer – CDJ-2000NXS2

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Robin Lee test runs Pioneer’s latest CDJ update, the 2000NXS2.

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Alpha Recording System – Model 9000 Rotary Tabletop DJ Mixer

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Robin Lee is lucky enough to run signal through the warming circuitry of this ARS rotary mixer.

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MeeBlip – Anode Hybrid Synthesizer

Robin Lee delves into Create Digital Music and Reflex Audio’s diminutive desktop synth.

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Ableton – Push 2

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Marco Rodrigues navigates his way around Ableton’s bespoke Push 2.

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