Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft Surface Pro 3


Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Ok, you all need to know that I love my tablets, ever since the Compaq Concerto (486DX cpu, 4MB ram – Way ahead of its time!). I have been buying and using tablets in my daily life for ages (HP TC1100, Tabletkiosk Sahara Slate, countless iPads etc etc), always favouring the simpler “slate” (no keyboard

Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display

Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display


Apple iMac with Retina 5K Display

If like me however you do music recording/mixing, pre-press graphics, video editing or photographic work, the iMac Retina is an incredible machine that offers very fast performance, and a screen you will simply not want to live without. Highly Recommended. .

Cartec Audio THC Compressor & Equaliser

Cartec Audio THC Compressor & Equaliser


Cartec Audio THC Compressor & Equaliser

These settings to me result in a big, analogue console type of sound which is saying something given that I mix on a DAW (like most people these days) and sum out to a TL Audio Ebony A4 Summing Mixer, prior to hitting the THC. This is the result I was after, it was just a long road to get to this point with the THC, and that is where the second part of this story begins.

Exhale Bladeless Ceiling Fans

Exhale Bladeless Ceiling Fans


Exhale Bladeless Ceiling Fans

What’s the big deal? What is wrong with blades? Well, if you have a double bunk in your kids room for example, a normal ceiling fan with blades could do some serious damage when on the top bunk, and air flow is forced down only. The exhale changes all that!

Fritz!Box 7490 Wireless Modem Router

Fritz!Box 7490 Wireless Modem Router


Fritz!Box 7490 Wireless Modem Router

In summary, for it’s prime functions as a wireless modem router, it delivers excellent performance all round and is easy to setup and manage with a comprehensive web based management system. The extensive features list in combination with the excellent performance all adds up to a unique proposition, and one that offers good value as well.

Want Drums – Online Session Drums

Want Drums – Online Session Drums


Want Drums – Online Session Drums

…he is the only online session drummer to provide a top and bottom snare stem. This turned out to be a real plus as it enabled me to achieve a great snare tone by blending the top which gave a tight ‘smack’ of snare, and the bottom with it’s deeper tone, some real thump.

Sony Xperia Z2 Smartphone

Sony Xperia Z2 Smartphone


Sony Xperia Z2 Smartphone

…the Sony Xperia Z2 is a stunning bit of kit offering some very special abilities over most smartphones, and at AU$759 I think it offers good value. I am happy with my decision to buck the trend and move away from Apple…can’t believe I just said that!

Eventide UltraChannel Plug-In FREE!

Eventide UltraChannel Plug-In FREE!


Eventide UltraChannel Plug-In FREE!

It is not every day major player like Eventide gives their excellent software away for free, no catches. But believe it or not, that is exactly what they are doing! But, you have to be quick, get it now before this superb offers ends on July 8th, 2014. UltraChannel is Eventide’s new 64-bit native channel

Slate Pro Audio Raven MTi Console

Slate Pro Audio Raven MTi Console


Slate Pro Audio Raven MTi Console

When Steven Slate announced the Raven Multi-touch Production System I was salivating at the possibilities of having such a system in my studio, but the cost was out of my reach, and to be honest I did not have the room for such a large ‘console’ in my studio. Today I stumbled upon the new