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Saxon St George’s Day Sacrifice Live in Manchester Album Review

Saxon – St George’s Day Sacrifice Live in Machester Album Review SaxonSt George’s Day Sacrifice – Live in Manchester(UDR) As live releases go, this new Saxon live album isn’t going to go down as a milestone in live recording history,  it is still an excellent document of what sounded like a white-hot night at Manchester’s Ritz.   …

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Camel Audio Alchemy 1.5 Review

Camel Audio – Alchemy 1.5 Review James Mazur is a freelance producer, engineer, sound designer and composer situated in West Yorkshire operating as Refinery Audio Production Services. His journey began during his time at university studying Music & Sound Technology where he joined Factory Street Studios and was privileged to work alongside engineer and producer …

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Cakewalk Sonar Artist Review

Review of Cakewalk Sonar Artist When news broke in January 2015 of an all new Cakewalk Sonar line-up based on a membership model, it would be fair to say there was both excitement and anxiety, in equal measure, being expressed by existing Sonar loyalists.  Cakewalk have put a lot of energy into explaining how much their membership model …

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XILS-lab ‘miniSyn’X’ Synthex synth emulation Review

Review of the XILS-lab ‘miniSyn’X’ Synthex synth emulation XILS-lab is a French company specialising in software recreations of some of the most famous classic analogue synths and Vocoders including the EMS VCS3, and the RSF PolyKobol.   The miniSyn’X software emulation of the Elka Synthex brings one of the most iconic (and rare) 1980′s era …

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