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.
Should we be happy at the latest update for Logic Pro X 10.2.2? Yes! Always good to have bug fixes. And there's an impressive new feature for auto-assignment of smart controls for MIDI controllers.
The volca fm is the next of the much-loved volca synthesizers from Korg. Some weeks after showing it off at NAMM, we’ve got an official video of the volca fm in action to feast our eyes and ears.
Take a listen (and watch) this new video of modular synthesis virtuoso, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, performing an unassuming, yet hauntingly beautiful soundscape featuring MakeNoise modules.
Today's interactive Google Doodle for musicians and music makers is just excellent. The theme is the theremin and specifically Clara Rockmore, the theremin virtuoso who later inspired Bob Moog.
WARNING: This is pretty awesome. NSFW if your boss wants to actually get some work done. Splice have their released their online, interactive Waka Flocka Beat Maker sequencer with plenty to like.
Tell us about your favorite Mono synth, features and what you'd like to see in the future, and help shape upcoming synth releases... oh, you'll also have the chance to win a Focusrite Clarett 8PRE!
If you've got a Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 mono synthesizer, then this expertly crafted sound bank from Boxed Ear is going to appeal with its super basses, warped leads, alien textures & deep pads.
Inspired by the old Serge/Buchla ramp generators, Befaco have set about giving this old idea a new twist with their Rampage synth module.
If you know about synths and you Berlin, you've probably come across Andreas Schneider or his shop, SchneidersLaden. Also the founder of Superbooth16, Andreas chats about this new music event & more.
The Korg volca sample has two very powerful and flexible effects: reverb and reverse. In this short video tutorial G.W. Childs demonstrates how to use both effects to their full potential.
Those who are sad from missing out on the gorgeous Darkstar version of the Access Virus synth can dry away those tears. Access Music have a new batch and are presenting it at Superbooth16 in Berlin.
Fancy creating some mind-bending atmospheres in NI Reaktor? BlinkSonic's new AETØNZ virtual sampler synth & RUIDOZ V2 sample mangler Reaktor ensembles will be right up your street. Take a listen.
No strings? No problem! Davie504, Italian-born bass player and musician shows how to create a full track using a bass with no strings.
In his latest course exploring the best Reaktor ensembles available, Rishabh Rajan showcases Massive, a 6-channel, sample-based sequencer. Watch the short video here.
Having made the fab Sample Manager for OS X, Audiofile haven't rested on their laurels. They've created one of the most impressive audio batch processors we've seen. Expect a review very, very soon!
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