Presonus ioStation 24c- Review

I'm a sucker for extra control. If you could see my desk, you'd see no shortage of extra macro keys, Stream Decks, palm keyboards, and more. It is for this reason that I've been considering adding a control surface for my DAW. Considering that I use Studio One Professional quite heavily, the Faderport (which has unique Studio One integration out of the box) was a...

EastWest Hollywood Orchestra OPUS Edition Launch

Many months ago, in the early days of Covid, EastWest Quantum Leap announced a huge update for their flagship orchestral library, Hollywood Orchestra. 230GB of new content, completely revamped presets, and a 'new' player engine called OPUS, and more were said to be coming, and as an EastWest Composer Cloud subscriber, I became very excited since it would be included. Hollywood Orchestra, despite being...

Review- EastWest The Dark Side

In an audio world where we constantly strive to be more "digital", The Dark Side dares to be different. You can expect plenty of grit and grime to be thrown around your speakers. No apologies, no hesitation, no pretty red bow on top. But is it practical?

Review- Fabfilter Timeless 2

Delay is one of the most useful effects in the creative arsenal of an engineer's toolbox. Fabfilter Timeless claims to take the basic concept of delay to new heights. We'll see just how high it soars, or if it's just a repeat of what we've seen before.

Review- Audioease Altiverb 6XL

Convolution reverb is commonly thought of as the "most realistic" type of environment emulation. And Altiverb is thought by many to be the king of the roost when it comes to convolution 'verb. Does it match the hype? We'll find out.