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.
Propellerhead are excited to reveal Reason 9 with new devices, sounds, and creative tools. Although many know already due to the leak last week, this video shows you what's new. Good news!
Bastl Instruments have teamed up with Casper Electronics to create bitRanger, a patchable and portable analog synthesizer with flexible connectivity. Ideal for sonic exploration.
The recent Model 15 app had us all wowed, but Moog Music aren't finished there. They are about to announce a re-issue of the Minimoog model D.Â And just in time for MoogFest 2016 too :)
iZotope's VocalSynth provides transformative vocal effects in classic and new styles. So now you can easily create vocal effects in the style of Daft Punk, Imogen Heap, Kraftwerk or Beastie Boys.
Catalyst Audio's new Time's Arrow generative pattern sequencer in Eurorack module format. It has a number of interesting features. Check out the videos below.
New music software developers, NoiseAsh Audio, tell us their recently released FREE Sweetcase is a fantastic sounding electric piano plugin for Windows & Mac producers. It's FREE, so download it now!
Steinberg tell us that Dorico defines a new standard in notation software, designed to be intuitively accessible while allowing its users to craft and print publication-quality scores. More info below
Despite all the talk about hardware music controllers, touch-screen controllers are becoming more and more popular too. ScreenForge's Yeco is a new multi-touch Ableton controller for Mac & Windows.
The latest update for GarageBand has a large nod in the direction of China. Not only are there language localisation options, but also Chinese sounds and options to share on Chinese social networks.
We all want out mixes to sound good no matter the device our audience listens to it on. MixChecker simulates a variety of devices (Hi-Fi, smartphone, TV, headphones) so it will sound great everywhere.
Watch Jeremy Ellis perform on a Maschine Studio and Maschine Mikro simultaneously with finger drumming skills that'll leave you in awe.
Want to Supersize your MPC, Launchpad, Push or Maschine? Want a collaborative music sequencing experience? Here's GRIDI, the world's largest MIDI sequencer performing Michael Jackson's Billie Jean.
If you own an Ableton Push 2 and want to create your own maps for all of Ableton Live's Instruments and Effects plus build maps for how your controller AutoMaps, then PrEditor is what you need.
If you enjoy playing and performing with Native Instruments / Time Exile's awesome Flesh synthesizer, then you'll love this new dedicated MIDI controller being developed by Ray Evans.
Keeping your Drum and Bass tunes from sounding overly repetitive can be a challenge. In this video tutorial, Multiplier offers some useful advice for adding subtle variations to the drum track.
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