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.
On the eve of the 11th anniversary of macProVideo.com (sister site of Ask.Audio) CEO, Martin Sitter, invites us into his studio to talk about his latest Moog-inspired musical project and more.
Turner MK2 - instant loop machine is described by SturmSounds as a Remix Machine, an Idea Generator, a Beat Machine, and a Sample Slicer. It's a multi-functional Kontakt playground.
The latest update to Traktor Pro 2 is not only free but brings the Stems format to any Traktor setup or mapped third-party controller. Watch the videos below to find out more.
The awesome MIDI chord controller, arpeggiator & sequencer, KordBot (formerly known as ChordBot) that has been generating so much hype across the net, is now available on Kickstarter. Happy days!
It's not often I get this excited about music shows these days... but SuperBooth in March/April 2016 in Berlin this year has got my synth and music making juices flowing. Here's why.
Yes, you read this right. These headphones are designed to make you high. By stimulating a particular nerve in your brain, Nervana, say you'll feel pretty great while listening to your favorite tunes.
An age old question asked by guitarists is which pedal should be placed first, the reverb or the delay. Mostly delay goes first, but is the difference that significant? This video demos this & more.
It seems that MIDI controller gloves are really catching on. (Imogen Heap has a lot to answer for ;) And the new Remidi T8 is a wearable MIDI controller/instrument that looks like it has potential.
The time is right to re-educate yourself on the finer things in music. We're talking Dutch House. Legend from the early days until now, Olav Basoski, has opened up his entire back catalogue for all.
You can now inject that legendary high-gain Boogie magic into your playing with the AmpliTube MESA/Boogie app for iPhone & iPad - the official mobile MESA/Boogie tone studio collection of MESA amps.
So, you want free bass samples? Isotonik Studios are the providers with a sampled Casio Privia PX-300 collection which are fun, crisp and capable. They've also released new Ableton racks. Good times.
We've reported on browser-based sequencers and synths before. But now, Splice have brought purpose to it by integrating a beat making sequencer with their Splice Sounds sample catalogue. Clever.
The latest 500-series modules, the 1503 DeS Dual Band De-Esser and Model 1502 TDx Transient Designer, from SPL are now shipping. Lots of good info direct from SPL below...
To fit in nicely with Snapin, Kilohearts' modular effects plugin software, they've kindly released a new reverb. And it's free! There's also lots of updates to existing snap in plugins too.
As part of their new SFX Collection 03 sample pack, Wave Alchemy are offering 130 MB of free SFX sounds available direct from their site. Full details below.
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