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New Software Review: PUNISH by Heavyocity
Gear Reviews

New Software Review: PUNISH by Heavyocity

The abrasive user interface of PUNISH, built around its featured central “PUNISH” knob.

Heavyocity is not known for making mixing effects.

Until now, this 11-year old software company has made its name by  designing creative virtual instruments, used by composers and sound designers all around the world.

Most of those Read more...

New Gear Review: Burl B16 Mothership
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New Gear Review: Burl B16 Mothership

A closeup view of two of the B16’s modules.

Early in 2016, Burl Audio announced its new B16 Mothership, the little brother to their flagship B80 interface.

The original B80 Mothership—an enormous, upscale, transformer-based AD & DA converter—was very well received, and I read nothing but good reviews about Read more...

New Gear Review: Arturia DrumBrute
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New Gear Review: Arturia DrumBrute

As the market starts to fill up with analog reproductions and original synths at dirt cheap prices, Arturia continues to set a high bar in terms of sound and affordability. The company has successfully moved from the world of soft-synths into the hardware realm, releasing a string of synths that Read more...

New Software Review: Transify by Joey Sturgis Tones
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New Software Review: Transify by Joey Sturgis Tones

In recent years, a few companies have been filling a hole in the plugin world. In case you didn’t notice, compressors, multi-band compressors, limiters, expanders, and gates were not enough for your drum instruments or groups. The latest big ”thing” for drums is transient-shaping plugins.

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