Rounik is the Executive Editor for Ask.Audio & macProVideo. He's built a crack team of professional musicians and writers to create one of the most visited online resources for news, review, tutorials and interviews for modern musician and producer. As an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic Pro Rounik has taught teachers, professional musicians and hobbyists how to get the best out of Apple's creative software. He has been a visiting lecturer at Bath Spa University's Teacher training program, facilitating workshops on using music and digital media tools in the classroom. If you're looking for Rounik, you'll most likely find him (and his articles) on Ask.Audio & macProVideo.com.
Here is the first music instrument app we've come across designed primarily for the Touch Bar on the Apple MacBook Pro 2016 edition. And it's a rather nifty free polyphonic piano.
Ableton have unleashed a minor update with some useful bug fixes, two improvements for Live and changes for Push users. Here's what you need to know.
We're thrilled to see a patchable glitch processor plugin that takes Fracture and adds a granular processor amongst other features. And the great news is we've got a full review coming later today...
MOTU tells us their two new 624 and 8A mobile audio interfaces combine superb audio quality with Thunderbolt, USB3 and networking capabilities. Both are shipping now.
Do they never stop creating new DIY kits and instruments? Bastl Instruments are keeping the ideas flowing! Here's the low-down on their new DIY kit, OMSynth MiniLab for easy sound circuit creation.
Maschine JAM is already a really cool controller and unique sequencer for Native Instruments' Maschine software. It's also a very capable Ableton Live controller and now gets full FL Studio support.
The concept of the modular MIDI controller may have been around for a long time, but recently two very different visions of controller were announced. And now we've come across a third in Sonic Logic.
Ableton Live is a complex DAW. In his MasterClass Adam “Multiplier” Pollard shared 10 cross-genre EDM tips and tricks to help jump start your creativity. Here's one of the most impressive ones.
Wave Alchemy have announced the launch of a 98% discount, no-brainer sale on their award-winning Synth Drums sample library. Pick it up for just £1 (about $1.30 USD).
TipTop Audio's new eurorack module looks and sounds very cool. I's designed to be very playable, includes a 12-note keyboard and tunes analog VCOs accurately to musical scales.
This $60 DIY hardware synthesizer made by Gary Jorg White sounds a lot better than you might imagine. Yes, it cost $60 in parts! Watch the video of it in action and learn how to make your own here.
When the AskAudio team sat down to choose our favorite 10 analog synthesizers across 3 price ranges (up to $500, $500-100 & $1000+) we couldn't all agree and ended up comprising 22 synths! Here it is.
Based on 14 of the world's most iconic hardware drum machines, Wave Alchemy tell us their upcoming instrument, Revolution, is the most authentic re-creation of these ever. Watch the video here.
We've known about the Jomox Alpha Base since the summer... but no spec or details had been revealed until yesterday. The new Jomox synth drum machine includes 11 instruments and a lot more to love.
The Arturia DrumBrute looks set to be one of the most popular analog drum machines released this year! If you want to protect yours from the perils of the world this case is worth considering.
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