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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ORAC: A Break-Through For Open Source Synths, Samplers & Sequencers

ORAC is such an incrediblly useful and diverse solution for open-source music machines like Critter & Guitari's Organelle, it's difficult to describe what it is. This video does the job though!

This Hand-Made Wooden Synth Stand For Behringer Model D Is Stylish, Ergonomic & Affordable

Designing a wood stand for your synths and MIDI controllers need not be a vanity project. At the end of the day it needs to improve on functionality and design. Enter Keystand for Behringer Model D.

Gotharman's Teases XXX7 Prototype Sampler & Sequencer

This video demos the latest machine Gotharman's Musical Instruments has been working on. The XXX7 appears to be a sampler with touch screen, high-quality tactile controls and a 16-step sequencer.

Chaos Culture Freak-Q Is An Ableton Live EQ On Steroids With 2048 Bands!

This new MaxforLive EQ device from Chaos Culture is so much more capable than the sum of its parts. Ideal for Ableton Live-based sound designers, Freak-Q is available to download now.

FSOL Digitana Announces SX-1 Synth Price & Availability

Based on the Synthi AKS KS Expander, and made by Digitana and Future Sound of London (FSOL), the SX-1 is a powerful and unique analog synthesizer that we now know the price of.

Moog To Release $899 Semi-Modular Analog Synth, Moog Grandmother

The Grandmother looks like it's Moog Music's next big thing. A semi-modular, analog synthesizer with two oscillators, spring reverb effect and much more for under $900. Here's the details.

Theresyn is an Analog Synth And Theremin In One Unique Instrument

The theremin sound and instrument is taking a big step forward with this evolutionary new instrument, Theresyn, that combines the theremin with an anlog synthesizer and new ways to trigger sounds.

iZotope Announces VocalSynth 2 and Creative Suite

iZotope Creative Suite is designed for any producer, artist, or creative professional. And it now contains the new VocalSynth 2 with some innovative software tools for music producers.

LANDR Launches FREE Curated Audio Samples Service

The new FREE samples service from LANDR includes content from Blue Hawaii, Dirty Projectors, Pan Pot, Mike & Keys and many other emerging talent perfect to shake off that music producer block!

Korg Releases Limited Edition KROSS2-61 Synthesizer

The Korg Kross 2-61 synth includes all the same features including 120 polyphony, user sampling, audio and MIDI over USB and 16 trigger pads, in a new limited edition white version.

Remember This DIY Modular Analog Mixing Console? It Just Got Even Better

The customisable modular analog mixing desk system that grows or shrinks depending on your needs and budget, Mixerblocks now looks even better than before and there's three new block types available.

Hickory & Dickory Are Dedicated MIDI Controllers For Fabfilter Mixing Plugins

Thousands of producers using Fabfilter's Pro Q (EQ), Pro C (compressor), and Pro L (peak limiter) plugins may have wished for a dedicated hardware mixer or controller. Your wish has been granted...

Roland Announces TD-17 Series V-Drums, Full-Size Bass Drums & More

AskAudio was at the Roland #TotallyDrums event to find out what was so special about the new V-Drums announced this year. The big news is three-fold. Here it is!

MIDI Manufacturers Association Releases MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) Spec

MPE brings new levels of expression to MIDI instruments and interfaces that ultimately enables notes to have their own, independent MIDI channel messages and expressive gestures. It's a big deal...

Top 10 Synths From Superbooth 2018

Here's our 10 favorite new synthesizers announced or released at Superbooth 2018, from analog clones to brand new concepts. We also include some notable mentions that didn't make the list. Enjoy.