Rounik is the Executive Editor for Ask.Audio & the macProVideo Hub. As an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic (and a self-confessed Mac fanatic) he's 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.
Stages is the latest super modulation synth module from Mutable Instruments. There's tons you can do with this eurorack module, so check out the brief details and the in-depth demo video here.
Synthesists normally take MIDI, CV and Bluetooth over MIDI connectivity as standard in today's synths. What if you could connect a synth to nothing else except your hands? Enter Stargazer.
In preparation for Superbooth 2018, Roland had their new pre-release SYSTEM-500 analog eurorack modules sneakily on hand at Musikmesse.
At the time of writing the latest update (10.13.4) for macOS is having a negative impact on Propellerhead Software's DAW, Reason. Probably best to avoid this update until there's a patch from Props.
Here's the second new product being showcased by Soundmachines at Superbooth 2018. The DS1Drumstation combines the DC1, SD1 and LS1 into a single panel product at, we hope, an attractive price.
Remember those super cool concept 808 inspired trainers/shoes by Margo Neeley? Well these don't look anything like those... but they look nice as Roland partner with Puma for this lifestyle product.
Arturia's KeyLab Essential is designed to help you spend less time being distracted with a keyboard and mouse, and more time creating, performing, and playing music. Now it's available in black!
Todd Barton. Long-time Buchla expert, synthesizer master, and Ursula K. Le Guin collaborator recreates the music from Music and Poems For The Kesh using his trusty Buchla Music Easel synthesizer.
Nord Keyboards have announced the new Nord Piano 4 improving on its three previous incarnations with enhanced polyphony, better keybed sensor and virtual hammer technology. Here's what's new.
And yes, you read the headline right, that's 1,280 oscillators! Watch this new virtual analog hardware synthesizer from Exodus Digital in action in a high-quality demo video from SynthAnatomy.
Everything you ever wanted to know about modular synths and more can be found in this new book from the authors of PUSH TURN MOVE.
The Moog DFAM is a very capable eurorack compatible, semi-modular drum synth with a lot going for it. But wouldn't it be great to play it paraphonically or increase / reduce the 8-step sequencer?
Control Pack by Noiss Coko & Isotonik Studios is actually three Max4Live devices in one: CC Manager, CC Random and Random. Now you can take control over external instruments and Live 10's parameters.
NI haven't been shouting about the latest Maschine 2.7.3 update, but we think there's enough in here to make Logic Pro X users very happy as well as existing Maschine users.
Brazilian-born DJ and producer ANNA started DJ'ing at an early age. Now based in Barcelona, we caught up with her to talk modular synths, production and performance.
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