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Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 review

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I love my job. For the past week I’ve been playing with Dave Smith’s new baby, the Pro 2. It comes a little more than a year after the mighty Prophet 12 and, so stylistically similar are they, you’d be forgiven for mistaking the two. Side by side they make quite a pair. The Pro 2 is a three and ... Read More »

Which Akai MPC should I buy?

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There are a lot of Akai MPCs about. Not surprising since they’ve been in production since 1988. That’s 27 years and counting with many different models released along the way. A friend asked me which MPC he should get. He didn’t give much in the way of what he wanted to achieve with it, so I send a rambling reply, which ... Read More »

Arturia MicroBrute review

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A fully featured analogue monosynth for £250. Ain’t that something? At that price it’s difficult to resist, so I took a punt and it’s been in the studio for a few months. Let’s take a look at the features. It’s a single oscillator (plus sub) capable of producing saw, pulse and triangle waveforms simultaneously. You can mix in varying amounts ... Read More »