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Acoustic Samples B5 v3 Review
The Acoustic Samples B5 v3 is a stunning Leslie virtual instrument with an incredible amount of flexibility and control. Matt Vanacoro puts it through its paces.
Feb. 2, 2021
Yamaha Announces YC73 and YC88 Stage Keyboards With Classic Drawbar Organs and Vintage Keys
Yamaha's new YC77 and YC88 emulate the sound and behavior of real drawbar organs using the Yamaha Virtual Circuit Modeling technology. There's more to get excited about too.
Jan. 24, 2021
Review: IK Multimedia Hammond B-3X
IK's new Hammond organ software instrument has been developed in consultation with the original Hammond Organ company. Hollin Jones spins up the Leslie...
Oct. 19, 2019
IK Multimedia Debuts Hammond B-3X Virtual Instrument
IK says its Hammond B-3X is the first real Hammond organ for Mac/PC, complete with Leslie speaker.
Oct. 3, 2019
Review: UVI Key Suite Acoustic
UVI's latest collection encompasses acoustic pianos, harpsichords and bells - and it's exactly what Matt Vanacoro has been waiting for. Here's what he thought about it...
Apr. 17, 2019
Understanding The Leslie Effect
The Leslie speaker effect can be heard on countless hit records. But how does it work, and why do we like hearing it so much? Joe Albano explains all.
Feb. 21, 2019
Review: Acousticsamples B-5 V2
Matt Vanacoro is notorious for his exacting standards when it comes to Hammond sounds and instruments. So he was pleasantly surprised to find that the Acousticsamples B-5 V2 had it all...
Jun. 23, 2017
Tweaking Your Organ Sounds in 4 Easy Steps
Hammond organ emulations have improved immeasurably over the years. Here are four pro tips to help you make your organ playing sound as authentic as possible.
Mar. 4, 2017
Master Logic's Vintage B3 Organ With This Guide To Virtual Mic Placement
Logic's Vintage B3 Organ has plenty of tools to help you get exactly the retro organ sound you're looking for. Find out how with this quick tour from Booker Edwards, Jr.
Feb. 21, 2017
Review: Acousticsamples B-5 Organ
Jay Asher (the reviewer) told us that becoming familiar with Acousticsamples B-5 organ was a case of not knowing that he was unhappy with what he had until he found something better. Read on...
Jul. 29, 2016
Review: Air Music Tech DB-33
The tone wheel organ simulator, DB-33 from Air Music Tech, aims to provide you with a Hammond instrument in your DAW. Hollin Jones finds out just how good this organ really sounds.
Mar. 18, 2016
Review: Yamaha Reface YC
Looking for a portable synth with excellent organ sounds, built-in speakers which is fun to play and perform with? Then look no further than Yamaha's reface YC. Find out more in our video review.
Sep. 28, 2015
UVI Announces Retro Organ Suite
UVI's Retro Organ Suite, succeeds UVI's Retro Organs, with 6 new and revamped instruments including an all-new rotary speaker emulation and a deep sampling of 10 classic organs dating back to the 40s.
Aug. 28, 2015
Air Music Tech Release Mini Grand and DB-33
Good news for those wanting excellent software emulations of a Hammond B3 and a grand piano in your DAW. Air Music Tech's Mini Grand and DB33 have been remastered and are now in VST/AU formats.
Aug. 7, 2015
Wavesfactory Releases Retro Keys I: 3 keyboards from the 70s
Wavesfactory's new Retro Keys I, is exactly what it suggests: a collection of 3 libraries of famous keyboards from the 70s. Check out the video to see each library in action.
Oct. 28, 2014
Review: Studiologic Numa Organ 2
If you're lusting after an affordable and portable emulation of your favorite Hammond B3 organ sounds, then StudioLogic's Numa Organ 2 will appeal. Jay Asher discovers whether it's hit or miss.
Oct. 17, 2014
Arturia Announces Availability of Canny '˜Connie' Organ Emulation
We saw it being demoed during Musikmesse 2014 in Frankfurt earlier this year. And now it's here and available for all! Even if you don't think you need organs... check this out.
Jun. 9, 2014
Arturia Lights Musical Fire with Canny '˜Connie' Software Emulation
The Connie organ (Vox Continental 300) is the organ sound used on hit records by The Door and The Beatles. Now, thanks to Arturia, you can relive the 60s in your DAW with their faithful emulation.
Mar. 16, 2014
Review: Ferrofish B4000+, Hands-On Hammond Organ Experience
So, you want an authentic sounding Hammond organ instrument and software emulations just aren't doing it? German company Ferrofish may have designed the perfect solution...
Aug. 7, 2013
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