Ableton Live 9 Suite
(Mac/Pc – Vst / Au
– 32 / 64bit)

Live is a very impressive piece
of performance, production
and loop based audio/midi
workstation. The suite
package adds 54GB of sample
libraries and a rich collection
of modelled synthesis

Cakewalk Sonar Platinum
(Pc only – Vst only
– 32 / 64bit)

Much more comprehensive
than ever with the addition
of Addictive Drums 2,
Rematrix Solo, plus the
inclusion of Drum Replacer,
VocalSync and a new
AudioSnap. The mixer
is well drawn and the
control bar has become

ImageLine FruityLoops 12
(Pc only – Vst / DirectX
– 32 / 64bit)

Image-Line has spent plenty
of time seeking ways to
genuinely improve, adapt and
streamline the usability of
their workstation. FL still
lends itself more readily
to in-the-box composition
and mixing, a great tool for
songwriting and production.

Steinberg Cubase 8.5 Pro
(Mac/Pc – Vst only
– 64bit)

Cubase is a pivotal
workstation, a piece of
software that can be used
for a full range audio and
music production. It works
with both midi and audio and
contains many software
instruments for creating
music straight out of
the box.