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.
When the AskAudio team sat down to choose our favorite 10 analog synthesizers across 3 price ranges (up to $500, $500-100 & $1000+) we couldn't all agree and ended up comprising 22 synths! Here it is.
Based on 14 of the world's most iconic hardware drum machines, Wave Alchemy tell us their upcoming instrument, Revolution, is the most authentic re-creation of these ever. Watch the video here.
We've known about the Jomox Alpha Base since the summer... but no spec or details had been revealed until yesterday. The new Jomox synth drum machine includes 11 instruments and a lot more to love.
The Arturia DrumBrute looks set to be one of the most popular analog drum machines released this year! If you want to protect yours from the perils of the world this case is worth considering.
The latest addition to NI's Maschine hardware family has a whole different focus to its siblings. We caught up with Steffen Dierolf who knows more about it than anyone else, for the inside track.Â
AudioPlugin Deals is a new site that provides quality audio software, at deeply discounted prices. They offer short-term sales promos from a different audio software developer every two weeks.
If you're looking for an audio interface and have considered Native Instruments' Komplete 6, four analog ins and outs with MIDI In / Out and zero latency then this sale might tickle your fancy.
Probably the most innovative and creative new MIDI controller since the JazzMutant Lemur, the JouÃ©, brings swappable, smart, modular pads to a performance-oriented MIDI controller. Now on Kickstarter!
Image Line have done the brave thing: ceased development for their popular FL Studio Mobile 2 app and moved to a new architecture with FL Studio Mobile 3. Here's why you should be excited.
Synths you can play in your web browser are becoming more common place. This emulation of the classic Roland Juno 106 synthesizer is very enjoyable and easy to navigate and play.
Kris Dirksen, known for scoring music or trailers for Mad Max: Fury Road & Breaking Bad, talks about how the Buchla Music Easel synth came to be at the heart of his score for Cinemax's Quarry series.
As well as showing us round his cool studio in this video, Paul Godfrey gives us a tour of one of his favorite new analog music machines. It's the Arturia DrumBrute of course.
This detailed demo video for the Bastl Instruments Kastle explores the basics of this mini-modular synth, its sonic capabilities with emphasis on the modulation and sound sections.
Don't be fooled by the size and affordable price of Modal's new CRAFTsynth. There's so much more to this digital monophonic synth kit than meets the eye. We dropped in to Modal HQ to get hands on.
If you're partial to a bit of fat Acid-Talk and singing Kicks then the latest Reaktor Blocks from Flintpope are going to be right up your street. Plus you can donate or get them for free.
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