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.
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.
Flintpope's new A Memory of Light Reaktor Blocks Set is evocative and textural. It's FREE to download, and includes the Native Instruments Reaktor Blocks set plus Ableton Live 9.5 packs for Simpler.
Good news for FL Studio users. BETA 3 of version 12.3 is out. Before you ask, no this article doesn't make reference to the Mac version. But there's a new plugin and some useful fixes!
Can you believe it's been one whole year sine STEMS was first announced. To celebrate Native Instruments are giving away some seriously big prizes to three winners of their Mixcloud DJ contest.
Be prepared to laugh at this genius video by DJ Ravine and Majestic Casual. As much as we at AskAudio love music technology, there's more than a grain of truth in the video below.
If you're a fan of acid bass, the original TB-303 and Eurorack synth modules, then this one is for you. The Open Music Labs x0x-heart (303) Eurorack Module has surpassed its crowd funding goal!
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