DAW Controller Reviews

By George Shilling and Russell Cottier

With many years experience working as recording engineers and producers, our review team of George Shilling and Russell Cottier know the good from the bad. In many cases it's a matter of taste, some prefer one EQ over another but we try to provide unbiased and objective reviews of the equipment tested.

SSL Nucleus 2 Control surface and Dante audio interface
Feb 26 2018 Control surface and Dante audio interface
SSL Nucleus 2

The Nucleus controller released in 2010 brought SSL automation hardware to those people for whom a full SSL console was beyond practicality. The new SSL Nucleus 2 offers several useful upgrades and shifts to the Dante protocol for the internal 2x2 audio interface.

Read Russell Cottier's review

Audient Zen Analogue recording console
Dec 23 2012 Analogue recording console
Audient Zen

It’s not often you get the chance to review equipment that is named after the editor of the magazine, so the email with the subject “Zen for review” initially led me to some mistaken assumptions.

Read George Shilling's review