Top 15 Best Microphone Stands for Home and Studio

Stands for microphone are specially designed to firmly secure the microphone under a specific angle and at a desired height. The singer has free hands, which can be used for playing, for example, guitar. Moreover, without microphone stands it is impossible to voice or record a drum set or other musical equipment. And, of course, it is an indispensable device for recording vocals and instruments at studio. So, we decided to make top 15 Best…

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Pioneer Toraiz SP-16 Review – Professional Sampler

They say that good ideas are in the air, and if they are not implemented in time, it will be someone else. So did Pioneer: without waiting for the emergence of a new autonomous model AKAI MPC or NI Maschine, engineers from Pioneer got down to create a full pad sample Toraiz SP-16! So, Toraiz SP-16 is the first device from Pioneer, designed for musicians and producers of electronic music. Externally, the device looks quite…

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Pioneer HRM Review – Professional Studio Headphones

A series of professional studio headphones Pioneer HRM was presented in 2016 and today it has three models. This series debuted with a flagship headphones HRM-7, later were presented younger models HRM-5 and HRM-6. You should pay attention to the fact that the series HRM significantly differs from all previous Pioneer headphones and it is positioned primarily for studio use. The main focus during the development of this series was made on a balanced sound…

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M-Audio Code Review – USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

M-Audio introduced a new series of MIDI-keyboards called Code at the annual NAMM Show 2015 held in Anaheim. The characteristic features of M-Audio Code are all about an unusual design, a large variety of controllers and updated mechanics with aftertouch function. As usual, the series consists of several models with different number of keys. The Code series includes three models with 25, 49 or 61 full-size keys. The manufacturer claims about a completely new mechanics…

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M-Audio M-Track 2×2 / 2x2M Review – USB Audio Interface

In 2016, M-Audio has decided to continue the success of the youngest models (M-Audio M-Track II and M-Audio M-Track Plus II), having added more optional, but nice bonuses: a support of 192 kHz and a connecter for USB-C in M-Audio M-Track 2×2 / 2x2M. Overall Build and Features of M-Audio M-Track 2×2 / 2x2M Traditionally, M-Audio has released two models: M-Track 2X2 and M-Track 2X2M. A more advanced model has a prefix M. It differs with…

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Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S-Series MIDI Keyboard Review

KOMPLETE is one of those brands with which Native Instruments started its work with. Full potential of rich capabilities of virtual instruments KOMPLETE haven’t been discovered until recently, because it is just impossible to manage all the tiny controllers on the computer with a mouse while playing on a MIDI keyboard. You can assign to control different parameters to physical controllers, but you should remember or sign each controller and change presets manually when you…

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Novation Launchpad Pro Review – Advanced MIDI Performance Instrument

In its time, Novation turned the musical world, releasing the legendary Launchpad. Time passed, the disadvantages were taken into account and new opportunities were found, and the company used its experience for creation of a new generation of controllers. In this article you will learn all about the Novation Launchpad Pro. The result is pretty impressive, because all the features of the device in its price range is a wholly new experience. Last Launchpad, of…

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