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.

Articles by Rounik Sethi

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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.

Crowminius Analog Monophonic Synthesizer Inspired by Minimoog Model D

Fancy a desktop analog monophonic synthesizer based on Bob Moog's legendary Minimoog Model D? Then the Crowminius by Scott Rider, currently on Kickstarter, will be of interest.

Interview: Charlie Clouser On Scoring Wayward Pines, Synths & Nine Inch Nails

What do Nine Inch Nails, Saw Movie & Wayward Pines soundtracks have in common? Charlie Clouser of course. This prolific musician, composer and synthesist reveals his creative & studio workflows.

How to Choose the Right Warp Mode for Ableton Live & Push 2

Ever wonder which warp modes to choose and which is best suited for use in Ableton Live? And how to adjust them using the Ableton Push 2? All this and more is covered in this excellent video tutorial.

FREE: 120 Kick Drums & Kontakt Instrument From 99Sounds

Do you want a A FREE sample library featuring 120 high quality key-labeled kick drum samples in WAV format, plus a Kontakt instrument which includes SFZ and NKI patches? It's your lucky day!

Moog Sound Lab: Julianna Barwick

Watch Julianna Barwick perform her beautiful, Look Into Your Own Mind, in the Moog Sound Lab using a couple of Moogerfoogers, a Sub 37 synth, and the popular semi-modular Mother-32 synthesizer.

Sample Logic Offers No-Brainer 50% Discount Deal on Critically-Acclaimed CINEMORPHX

CinemorphX for Kontakt is more than an instrument with inspiring samples and presets. It's an incredible tool for creating inspirational sounds for any genre of music. And it's 50% OFF until 9th May!

Here's How Ableton Push Can Control Elektron Analog Hardware Synths

Imagine using an Ableton Push to control your Eleketronc Analog Rytm, or Analog Four... or even the ELektron Octatrack? Stop imagining, this Max/MSP patch allows you to do just that, and now!