Archive | Reviews RSS feed for this section
Alesis Elevate 5 Studio Monitor Speakers

Review: Alesis Elevate 5 Studio Monitor Speakers

Last year I bought a pair of Alesis 5 Elevate studio speakers. I use them every day and they’ve held up well so I wanted to put together a quick review of them for other people that are looking to get an inexpensive set of studio monitors or just some good computer speakers for listening […]

Read more

2nd Gen Focusrite Scarlett Drivers Still Too Buggy, Back to 1st Gen for Me

A couple of weeks ago I posted a review of the 2nd gen Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, along with a comparison review between the 1st gen 2i4. At first I experienced a number of problems with the 2nd gen drivers for the new 2i2, but then after Focusrite updated the drivers things were working a lot […]

Read more
Alesis VMini MIDI Keyboard Controller

Alesis V Mini MIDI Keyboard Controller Review and V25 Comparison (+Video)

Overview Earlier this year I posted a review of the Alesis V25 MIDI keyboard controller, so when I got the chance to give the new smaller version a try, I wanted to put together a quick review of the Alesis V Mini keyboard to see how it compares to the larger V25. Both keyboards have […]

Read more
iRig UA Review

Review: iRig UA Guitar Interface for Android Devices (+Video)

The iRig UA is a portable audio interface designed specifically for electric guitars and basses. The iRig UA works with Android smartphones and tablets with USB/OTG support that run Android 4.2 and up. The interface also works with Mac and PC computers so you can use it with the desktop version of Amplitube as well […]

Read more
Scarlett 2i2 Review

Review: 2nd Gen Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface (+Video)

For this review I’m going to talk about the 2nd generation Focusrite Scarlett 2i2. I use it mostly for guitar and bass recording so that’s the angle this review will cover. The 1st gen 2i2 model has become one of the most popular USB audio interfaces for under $150; in fact Focusrite claims that it’s […]

Read more
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 vs 2i4 comparison review

Focusrite Scarlett 2nd Gen 2i2 vs 1st Gen 2i4 Comparison Review (Video)

For this review I’m going to compare the 2nd generation Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB audio interface with the 1st gen 2i4 model, and list the differences between the 1st and 2nd gen Scarlett models in general. I bought a 1st gen Scarlett 2i4 a few months ago and it has worked out well for recording […]

Read more
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (2nd Gen)

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (2nd Gen) vs 2i4 (1st Gen) Latency Comparison

Focusrite released new 2nd generation models of their popular line of Scarlett USB audio interfaces earlier this week. Among the new features on the 2nd gen Scarlett interfaces is the added support for higher sample rates and claims of “super-lower” latency. I’ve been using a first gen Focusrite 2i4 since the beginning of the year. […]

Read more
Alesis DM10 Drum Kit

Review: Alesis DM10 Studio Mesh Electronic Drum Kit (+Video)

A few months back I bought an Alesis DM10 drum kit, my first electronic drum set. It has turned out to be a really cool drum kit so I wanted to put together a review and a video demo. There are a few different versions of the Alesis DM10 drum set. Some models have mylar […]

Read more