XLR8R's Best of 2017: Gear
We look back at our favorite pieces of gear released in 2017.

2017 saw a number of innovations in terms of how musicians interact with both standalone hardware and computers. While there’s been far too much cool new gear to compile in one place (especially once …

XLR8R Review: Softube Modular
The hardware effects emulation kings make their first foray into the realm of virtual instruments

Since its launch in 2003, Swedish company Softube has become the undisputed king of hardware effects emulation. With glowing endorsements and partnerships from industry heavyweights as diverse as Mars…

In The Studio: John Tejada
The Palette Recordings label boss takes XLR8R into his home to learn more about his creative processes.

When we were first told we’d have the chance to peek inside the constantly evolving home studio of Palette Recordings label boss John Tejada, there was only one way to meet the opportunity: with…

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