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.
Students at the University of Colorado developed smart rings that let you map sound samples to any colored surface. Innovative and useful, Specdrums is now available to pre-order!
If you're looking for musical inspiration, Ueberschall's Elastik is a good way to generate new musical material. Elastik 3 adds to the features with a new polyphonic ReTune algorithm and more.
The first SubBoomBass from Rob Papen gave us access to a plethora of deep, earth shaking basses for a variety of genres that easily slotted into most mixes. SubBoomBass 2 takes us even deeper.
In this interesting interview and video demo the Maschine software audio development team reveal how real-time time stretching for audio will work in Maschine 2.7.
If you thought phasing was a basic effect, the Glou Glou Rendezvous Boutique Phaser & Filter is just the thing to change your mind. Rounik Sethi took a trip with it...
Cakewalk Sonar is no more. It's been discontinued. This DAW bites the dust. Gibson Brands have just announced Cakewalk will no longer be developing software with immediate effect!
The Acidbox III from Erica Synths brings the essential functionality from the stereo Polivoks VCF in a compact and affordable hardware effects unit.
Waves' first plugins for iPad / iPhone is a big deal. When prominent brands put their confidence in the iOS platform it gives confidence to producers that their mobile device can be their studio DAW.
Korg's Gadget sequencer for Mac, PC and iOS is a fun and powerful way to make beats, record guitars and put tracks together. Here are two videos to get your skills up to speed.
They call it an "in-your-face gating effect" and a "volume modulator". But this very affordable effect plugin is greater than the sum of its parts and useful indeed for electronic producers.
The next generation of acclaimed flagship beat-production software, MPC 2.0, introduces a number of powerful new composition and performance features to the Music Production Center experience.
So you want to track / record with your UA Apollo interface and control it with your Softube Console 1, thereby making your mixing workflow more efficient? Softube Apollo Central does it for free.
It's that time of year when we give thanks for some crazy discounts on software and hardware that'll fill our music studios with joyful sounds. Here's our roundup of all the best Black Friday deals.
Good news for lovers of synths, especially the Prophet 5. u-he have released the public Beta for their anticipated Repro-5 synth plugin and will bundle it with the acclaimed Repro-1 in January 2018.
Not everything that looks like it belongs in your studio should be in your studio. This Allen & Heath inspired mixer cake, for example, should be in the kitchen or in your plate.
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