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.
Audio interfaces are the heart of most music recording studios. Here's seven of the best released in 2017 which we either reviewed or were very impressed by.
This cool trick / MIDI hack will turn an Elektron Analog Four from a 4-analog voice synthesizer into a paraphonic analog Eight with three simple lines of code.
The MIniMo low-cost modular synthesizer system just got a new kit that can transform any module into a MIDI Out sequencer! It's affordable, useful and easy to use.
2017 has seen leading figures in the film and entertainment industries being outed for sexual harassment. AFEM is launching a support service for those affected in the electronic music industry.
It's Christmas 2017 and iZotope and Ask.Audio want to give you something back as a thank you for your support and just because it feels great to give something cool.
Audio Damage Filterstation is back! And this version of the dual filter has been rewritten from the ground up and features 12 LFO shapes, sidechain input, envelope follower, and a whole lot more.
Including real-time time stretching, hot swapping and innovative new ways of playing audio loops Maschine 2.7 is now available to download as a free software update for Maschine 2.x users.
Creating realistic sounding drum patterns and performances just got a whole lot easier thanks to UJam's new Virtual Drummer instrument plugin series. Lots of styles and patterns available.
Imagine being able to sync and modulate your analog hardware synthesizers and modular systems effortlessly with your software-based DAW. Dialog Audio's MP3244 does just that and version 2 offers more.
Reason Drum Kits is an excellent set of meticulously sampled kits that can really bring an authentic feel to your Reason tracks. Here, Hollin Jones gives you a hands-on demo.
RME presents ADI-2 DAC, a 2-channel DA Converter for audio studio professionals and HiFi enthusiasts alike. Here's the spec you need to know while we await availability and pricing details.
Christmas has come early. Native Instruments are gifting everyone a free plugin that you've never used before. Phasis is a phaser that draws inspiration from classic phasers with extra features.
Apple have updated Logic Pro X, the top-selling DAW on the Mac App Store, to 10.3.3. There's no new instruments, plugins, loops... but Logic is now optimised to support up to 36-core Macs!
It's super powerful. It's sexy. It's expensive. Is the now available Apple iMac Pro the best available Mac computer for your music studio setup? The benchmark stats with Logic Pro X suggest it is!
How easy is it to forget what you've just read? Behringer are hoping we'll forgive their website glitch which unintentionally posted info on a number of synths and drum machines not yet available.
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