Rounik Sethi

Rounik Sethi

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.

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Forget Software Plug-Ins, This Analog Tape Echo Machine Sounds Awesome

So you've got the tape delay emulation plugins in your conveniently digital VST collection? Good for you. But, this hardware cassette tape echo from the maker of the OM-1 synth will blow your mind.

Pittsburgh Modular Tease New Modular Synth / Eurorack / Music Machine

I admit it, but we don’t actually know what this new thing from Pittsburgh Modular is. What we do know is it’s coming in August 2016, has some impressively shiny knobs and a fairly deep case...

Make Your Own DIY Capacitive-Touch Arduino Keyboard Piano

Here’s a project which won’t take long and you’ll end up with a capacitive touch keyboard piano. Sweet. And you can re-use the aluminum foil as a hat to keep your ideas secret and safe from… “them”.

Nektar Release Impact LX49+ & LX61+ Next Generation USB MIDI Controller Keyboards

Based on the original Impact LX49 and LX61, Nektar tell us the new models expand on Nektar DAW Integration, delivering more features for supported DAWs and a more transparent workflow.

Watch How a 4-Track Cassette Recorder Can Become a Musical Instrument

Chris Randall of Audio Damage shows us how to do something which many people aren’t aware is possible: using a cassette 4-track as a musical instrument. It’s this fascinating 12 minute video.

NEWS: Moog Minimoog D Synth In Full Production, New Video Charts Its History

Two big announcements from Moog Music. The Minimoog Model D has entered full production some 30 years after it ceased. Second, this new video showcases the history of the Minimoog  in the 80s and 90s.

Retcon Brings Boards of Canada Ambient Synthesis to Inspiring Kontakt Instrument

With an emphasis on ambient and synth music, Retcon is an impressive Kontakt library of sounds inside an inspiring and unusual HEX layout GUI with plenty of controls and a 16-step chord sequencer.

Behringer Analog Synth Is Polyphonic. Watch 3rd Teaser Video Here

Behringer continue to tease us with video 3 of their upcoming analog synthesizer. Like any good tease, this video reveals a little bit more in terms of info and visuals for this poly synth.

How To Make a 909 Reverb Techno Kick

In this fab 5-minute video tutorial by Multiplier, from his complete course Dance Music Styles 108: Techno, we learn how to create a classic techno reverb kick, 909 style.

OM-1 Cassette Tape Synthesizer Is A Gloriously Unique Analog Musical Instrument

It's a wonderfully unique idea for an analog synthesizer, and it actually sounds great too. The OM-1 cassette synthesizer uses standard cassette tapes for endless sound design possibilities.

Waves Introduce Scheps Parallel Particles Tone Shaping Plug-In

Waves new Scheps Parallel Particles is essentially four chains from Andrew Scheps' mix templatee, that he uses most often when producing hit records, inside one easy to use audio plug-in.

Blinksonic Releases SUBSTANZ, Addictive GrooveBox & Finger Drumming Platform for Reaktor

Featuring 164 sounds, 41 drum kits, 25 effects and sequencers, Substanz from Blinksonic is an impressive Reaktor ensemble idea for finger drummers, producers, remixers and so much more.

Depeche Mode Modular Setup Is Every Synth Lovers Dream

What Modular Madness Is This? This post on Instagram shows us inside the sbsound_design studio after Depeche Mode had spent 6 weeks there. Stop drooling already!

What Do You Get When You Cross Spotify, Rolling Stones & Master & Dynamic?

It’s a simple answer really: the awesome MH40 Headphones in a Rolling Stones limited edition available for Spotify premium and non-Spotify members too.

Look! An Arturia MiniBrute Desktop Synth With Gorgeous Wooden Panels

OK. Arturia have NOT just released a custom built desktop version of the MiniBrute. This SkiniBrute conversion kit removes the keyboard and replaces with lovely wooden panels. And it looks great!