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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Heavyocity AEON Now a Propellerhead Reason Rack Extension

It’s a good thing to see cinematic instruments like AEON, once only available on NI’s Kontakt platform break into a new format… in this instance, Propellerhead Reason Rack Extension.

Dave Jones O'Tool Plus Is A Video Synth For Eurorack

There’s a handful of video synthesizers available like Critter & Guitari's Video Synthesizer and Ming Micro, but we believe Dave Jones O’Tool is the first we've encountered as a Eurorack synth module.

Native Instruments REPLIKA XT For Complex, Creative Delay FX

Native Instruments tells us that REPLIKA XT is a creative multi-mode delay, with five vivid delay modes and advanced options. It is an effect that is designed to deliver pure inspiration.

AudioHunt Offering Free Remote Audio & MIDI Processing by Experienced Engineers

Now here's a novel idea: create a marketplace where engineers essentially offer audio and MIDI processing through their studio gear for nominal fees. TheAudioHunt.com might well be onto something.

Output Introduce Movement FX Plug-In For Creative Rhythms

The concept behind Output’s Movement FX plug-in is about transforming any sound, instrument, synth or full track’s rhythm effortlessly. The video below shows it in action. It’s beautiful.

Is This The New Smallest MIDI Synthesizer In The World?

It wasn’t so long ago that Mitxela created what we all believed was the smallest MIDI synth in the world… and yours truly certainly didn’t consider he could make an even smaller version so soon after.

2 Free Ableton Live Packs Made From Analog Synths

These two FREE Ableton Live packs, Snow Day Prophet and ADM and SympleSound Pro 2 were made by AfroDJMac using the DSI Prophet 6 and the Pro 2 analog synthesizers respectively. And they're free!

Sinevibes Alternator Brings Sequenced Sound Design to Monophonic Synth

The good folks at Sinevibes have a rather novel approach to their latest new synth plug-in, Altenator. Every control of this monophonic synth plug-in is sequenced. Yes, as in "step sequencers".

Remembering Isao Tomita, Japanese Synthesizer Pioneer

One of the world’s true pioneers of synthesizer music, Isao Tomita, died of heart failure in Tokyo on the 7th March, aged 84. Listen to two of his groundbreaking contributions to synth music here.

Online Ear Training? Go to SoundGym

So you want to train your ears, become better equipped to make more informed mixing decisions and make better music? The SoundGym believe an ear training workout with them will help.

Reaktion Sound Releases VOKALOID for NI Reaktor

Made for REAKTOR 6, this new instrument recreates the typical formant filter sounds but with a new and modern twist. Vokaloid can be used to process external audio, or it can use its own synth engine.

Roland Boutique JU-06 Synth Step Sequencer In Action

If you’ve been considering the Roland JU-06 synthesizer but don’t know how to use its built-in step sequencer then this video tutorial by Rishabh Rajan on the JU-06 is for you.

Focusrite Launches Red 4Pre Audio Interface With 58-Input/64-Output Thunderbolt Connectivity

Focusrite's new advanced RED 4PRE interface provides a whopping 58 inputs/64 outputs over Thunderbolt and includes four digitally controlled mic preamps and Dante networking amongst other features.

Watch Artificial Noise LAB:1 Synthesizers Experimental Demo

If you like experimental synthesizers, then Artificial Noise's LAB:1 will likely appeal. It's a hand-made, 6 oscillator, analog machine. And they're not taking pre-orders for a second batch.

FREE Darkscape NI Reaktor Blocks Set & Ableton Live Pack

The new Darkscape Reaktor Blocks Set / Ableton Live Simpler sound pack is simply stunning. It's FREE to download, and caters for both the Native Instruments Reaktor & Ableton Live producer.