Roland Rubix USB Audio Interfaces

New Roland Rubix USB Audio Interfaces Unveiled

Yesterday Roland announced the upcoming release of a new line of inexpensive USB audio interfaces for PC, Mac, and iPads. The new interfaces are called Rubix and there are three difference models, the Rubix 22, Rubix 24 and Rubix 44. The model numbers indicate the ins and outs, so the 22 is a 2×2 interface, […]

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Youlean Loudness Meter

Youlean Loudness Meter – Top Free Plugin

The Youlean Loudness Meter was the winner of the KVR Developer Challange in December 2016, and it has quickly become one of the top free plugins released last year. The Youlean Loudness Meter is available for PC and Mac in VST, VST3, and AU formats, with support for 64 and 32-bit systems. The plugin has […]

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JBL LSR305 Studio Monitors vs Alesis Elevate 5

JBL LSR305 Studio Monitors vs Alesis Elevate 5 Comparison Review

Last week I upgraded to JBL LSR305 studio monitors from Alesis Elevate 5 speakers while they were on sale at Musician’s Friend. I wanted to put together a quick comparison review between the two brands now that I’ve got both on-hand. I’m not going to do any in-depth tests and get all scientific about it. […]

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tonedeluxe

ToneDeluxe – Free Analog Tube Amp Sim

Several new free amp sims have been released recently. Yesterday I posted about the SoftAmp PSA, a SansAmp sim, so let’s go in a different direction today. There’s a new analog tube amp sim called ToneDeluxe by a developer called Lostin70’s. The plugin is available in AU and VST formats in 64 bit. The ToneDeluxe […]

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SoftAmp PSA – Free Sansamp Sim Plugin (Win VST)

There’s another new free amp sim plugin with some extra features that was recently released for the KVR Audio Developer Challenge in December 2016. The plugin is called SoftAmp PSA and it was created by developer AXP. It’s available in VST format for Windows 32 and 64-bit systems. SoftAmp PSA is based on three different […]

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Free BIAS Pedal Software from Positive Grid, 17 Distortion Pedals

Positive Grid is running a year-end promotion where they are giving away two of their products completely free of charge. You can get the BIAS Pedal Distortion pack to use on your computer, which includes 17 distortion pedal emulations (plus you can create your own), and they are also giving away their BIAS Pedal Mobile […]

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jbl-lsr305

JBL LSR305 Studio Monitors On Sale for $99 Each

I saw this deal mentioned over at Gearslutz and it’s about as good as it gets for a nice set of inexpensive studio monitors. Musician’s Friend has matte red JBL LSR305 studio monitors on sale for $99 each, which is itself a good deal, but if you add two of them to the cart you […]

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Fender Collection 2 for Amplitube Now Available (Videos)

IK Multimedia has released their latest set of amp sims for Amplitube in the form of the Fender Collection 2. The new Fender pack includes simulations of seven officially certified Fender amps, along with their seven matching cabinets. The collection comes with the following classic Fender amps: ’57 Deluxe, ’57 Champ, ’57 Pro, ’57 Twin, […]

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