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.
Evidently the maker of Dark Arcade, a four-voice hybrid synth, didn't get the memo about how paraphonic synths need to cost a lot more than $120...!
Formerly known as Dave Smith Instruments, the next big synth from Sequential has been spotted by eagle-eyed readers of Sound On Sound. The Prophet XL looks to be on its way.
Earlier this year we bid a fond farewell to SONAR. It looked to have truly kicked the bucket, that is until BandLab took over the reins and injected life back into the DAW. But how is it doing now?
If you're in the market for a solid pair of mid-budget studio monitors that are as good for live tracking as for mixing, Adam Audio's SP-5s might be just the thing. Rounik Sethi tested them out...
The virtual Roland JX-3P offers replication of the 1983 original’s sounds. From classic strings to crushing metallic pads, this 6 voice polyphonic recreation is identical to its hardware counterpart.
The latest and greatest mastering solution from Waves Audio sees the famous Abbey Road EMI TG12410 Transfer Console faithfully modeled in a modular plugin format.
Following on from their first ever product back in 2005 the Rupert Neve Designs 5211 is a two-channel microphone preamplifier designed to provide a versatile front end to your audio signal path.
Imagine if you had everything needed for Music Production along with the latest in Vocal Production Technology in one of three convenient plugins or bundles. iZotope have you covered.
These four new breakout boxes from RME will leave no cable wrongly connected and threaten to bring a peaceful, zen-like calm to the confusion that characterizes most music studios.
It's not even Christmas yet, but Air Music Tech and Ask.Audio want to give you something back as a thank you for your support and just because it feels great to give cool synths to cool producers.
Do you want a plate reverb plug-in modeled from the finest analog plates of Europe and The US with independent decay settings, and reverb tails that remain un-manipulated and sound natural?
Featuring a new resynthesis engine and a sample playback mode, the Arturia Synclavier V2 packs a real punch and is an instrument plugin well worth updating.
The new Akai Pro MPK Mini Play is an ultra-portable instrument that adds 128 built-in sounds and its own speaker, making it the perfect instrument to play anywhere!
We caught up with veteran drum'n'bass producers Drumsound and Bassline Smith to talk production, beats, basses and their very own Kontakt bass instrument, Parallax.
If you're in the market for a hardware controller with touch-sensitive motorized faders for under £450 the new 2nd-generation Icon Pro Audio QCon Pro G2 should be on your shopping list.
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