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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Is This The World’s First Commercially Available Synthesizer? (Hint: It’s Not a Moog or Buchla)

If you thought that Bob Moog or Don Buchla made the first commercially available synthesizer, think again. Back in 1941 this Hammond NovaChord ruled the waveforms. Here's your chance to see & hear it.

DPA Microphones d:dicate Microphone Series Goes Wireless

DPA incorporates new gooseneck accessory and MicroDot Preamplifier to create wireless solution ideal for live music applications.

Image Line Releases Tevlo Vocals Resynthesized for FL Studio Harmor

Here’s what our friends at Image Line tell us about the new Tevlo Vocals Resynthesized pack for their very popular and capable synth, Harmor.

Wave Alchemy Spectrum Is a Hybrid Waveform Instrument Based on 14 Iconic Vintage Synths

14 of the most wanted analog and digital hardware synthesisers have been expertly sampled and combined to create the upcoming Kontakt instrument from Wave Alchemy. Spectrum is on our most wanted list.

Native Instruments Pulls Maschine 2.4.5 Update From Website

Oops. There seems to be something wrong with the latest update for Maschine 2.4.5. To the degree that NI have been forced to pull this from Service Center and from their website until a fix is made.

Watch How To Transform Xbox 360 Controller Into Incredible MIDI Controller

If you have an Xbox 360 (wired or wireless) controllers and enjoy making music then you’re about to be very happy indeed. Here’s how to turn it into a MIDI controller  for software or MIDI hardware.

Push Hero 2 Is A Free Game For Ableton’s Push 2 Controller With Awesome 2-Player Mode

You’ve heard of Guitar Hero, you know Ableton Push 2. What do you get if you combine the two? Push Hero 2 of course. And as this video shows this free game for Push 2 is a lot of fun!

Softube Modular Out Now

It's finally here. Softube's Modular is out and ready for download. We covered it in a video at Musikmesse (see below) and were very impressed by the demo. Here's all the details.

Hypersound Glass: Transparent, Directional Speakers Enable Personal Listening Without Headphones

Turtle Beach tell us their latest innovation in HyperSound directional audio not only provides personal listening experiences without headphones, but is done via transparent speakers! A world first!

Time To Say Goodbye To Elektron Machinedrum & Monomachine

Swedish music hardware company Elektron has announced the discontinuation of the digital drum machine/sampler Machinedrum and the digital synthesizer Monomachine.

Maschine 2.4.5 Now Available For Download, Here’s What’s New

Maschine users plugged in to the NI forums may be aware that version 2.4.5 has been in the works, and may even know some of the new features. Now it's been released you can get hands on!

Native Instruments Introduces SYMPHONY SERIES – WOODWIND Instruments

Aimed at the professional composer, NI's new Woodwind Solo and Woodwind Ensemble instruments are two more Kontakt instruments that bring earthy woodwind orchestral sounds to your tracks and scores.

Advanced MIO MIDI Interfaces Promise To Reimagine Our MIDI Workflows

iConnectivity were not content sitting on their laurels with the iConnectAUDIO range! The new MIO's (mio2, mio4, and mio10) are flexible, powerful and will raise the bar of what MIDI interfaces can do

Dato Duo Synthesizer For 2 Reaches Kickstarter Goal

We featured the Dato Duo kickstarter back on May 27th (yes, well observed… that’s days before any other sites picked it up). And I’m pleased to announce they’ve met their Kickstarter goal already!

MelodicFlow Won't Let You Play Bad Notes Ever Again

If you'd like to quickly create basslines, hooks and melodic parts that will make any "wrong" notes sound right, you're in luck. MelodicFlow is designed to do just that, and it's easy to use.