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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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.

Superbooth Video: Chair.Audio Excitable Touch & Vibration Haptic Instrument

We've not seen anything quite like this new digital instrument with an analog interface from Chair.Audio. Their mission is to make sounds tangible and add an organic element to electronic instruments.

Superbooth Video: Korg Prologue Dev Board

Fancy writing a new oscillator for the Korg Prologue? The Korg Prologue Dev board is something synth hackers and coders will probably be interested in!

Superbooth Video: Black Corporation Kijimi, Poly Kobol Inspired Synth

Inspired by the rare Frech analog synth released in 1979, RSF Polykobol, Black Corporation show off their soon-to-be-released Kijimi 8-voice analog synthesizer at Superbooth...

Superbooth Video: Synthstrom Deluge V2 Features Explored

Explore some of the new and advanced features available in the Synthstrom Deluge 2 update coming in June 2018. There's an impressive array of new features in this portable music workstation.

1st-Look Video: Behringer MS-101, Roland SH-101 Synth Clone

The final announcement from Behringer at Superbooth 2018 is a clone of another classic Roland synthesizer, the SH-101. In this video you can see and hear the Behringer MS-101 in action.

1st-Look Video: Endorphin.es Blck_Noir Drum Synth

This latest drum synth from Endorphin.es is based on the famous Roland CR78 drum machine. Here's a video from Superbooth18 with an explanation and demo of this new synth.

Superbooth Video: Behringer VC340 Analog Vocoder Synthesizer

This is synthesizer #3 being showcased by Behringer at Superbooth 2018. The VC-340 is an analog clone of the famous Roland VP-330 Vocoder and string machine synth. Here's a video overview of it.

1st-Look Video: Behringer ARP Odyssey Clone

The original duophonic analog ARP Odyssey is entering the Behringer synthesizer hall of fame and will be called the Behringer Odyssey. DivKid Ben took this large synth for a sonic spin in this video.

1st-Look Video: Dreadbox Erebus 3 Semi-Modular Analog Synth

The Dreadbox Erebus 3 is a three oscillator semi-modular analog synthesizer with a few tricks up its sleeve that helps it stand out from the crowd. This video from from Superbooth18 explains more.

1st-Look Video: Behringer Pro-One Synthesizer

If you've been paying attention to Behringer synth news over the past year you'll know that the Sequential Circuits Pro-One was on their recreation list. And here it is.

Behringer Announces Analog TR-808 Clone: RD 808

Shocking news just in, along with a video, of Behringer's 808 analog synth clone. The RD-808 is currently in pre-production and slated for an August 2018 release. Watch and listen to it in action.

Superbooth18 1st-Look Video: Dave Smith Instruments Prophet X

The Prophet X is a 16-voice hybrid synthesizer from DSI that plays samples back through analog filters and so much more. Here's the first video demo and overview from Superbooth18.

Dreadbox & Polyend Medusa 1st-Look: Analog, Digital Hybrid Synthesizer & Controller

Take a first look at the new super synth and controller and sequencer from Dreadbox and Polyend. Medusa is a powerful 6-oscialltor hybrid analog/digital synth and MPE controller and sequencer in one.