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.
IK Multimedia's new Syntronik is a collection of 38 classic hardware synths and string machines now available to digital musicians as a plugin for Mac and PC. This one is worth checking out!
If you want a Korg Minilogue analog synthesizer, but aren't fussed about the keys you have two options really: hope Korg will release a desktop version, or get Instrument Stands to chop off the keys.
Hell didn't freeze over... but Propellerhead Reason 9.5 DOES now support VST plugins. And it's been released today as a free update for Reason 9 users. Good news all round!
We got hands with the new Elektron Digitakt which is now available from Elektron. In this 23 minute video we cover all the major, and some lesser known, workflows for this 8-voice drum sampler.
If the price tag of music software puts you off then this FREE version of Gadget for Mac will appeal. It includes a subsection of the synths, instruments and effects from the full version for free.
Remember summer camp? Imagine the bit of summer camp with top name musicians and producers for 5 inspiring days. It's happening soon... here's the details and 25% off discount too!
The new Roland SPD::ONE series are compact, electronic percussion pads that can be played with drumsticks, hands, or feet. The SPD::ONE WAV can playback as much as 360 minutes of samples!
If you thought getting into modular synthesis could bankrupt you, think again. These tiny, cheerful looking 8-bit synth modules, MiniMo, are flexible, adaptable and extremely affordable.
What could make creatives and musicians upset about a new, more powerful and capable MacBook Pro? Forbes are predicting a price drop from Apple could do the trick.
ALK from ZenAud.io wants to be the missing piece of the puzzle that is the ideal live performance looper / sequencer / DAW. There's some deep yet intuitive features, and you can try it out for free.
So you've created an excellent electronic track. It sounds great. The components are all there. People like it. But something is missing... tension. Problem solved with Dada Life's Endless Smile.
Enter the insanely cool world of live coding music performances with Gibberwocky which works inside Ableton Live thanks to this Max for Live project.
A significant new version of the firmware for Novation Circuit has arrived. Version 1.5 is free and the new / improved features focus on the creative process. Here's what's new and how it works.
Filmed at Ableton Loop 2016 this engaging mini-documentary, Crumb 2.0, from Stuart Holt explores the creative strands between five artists
Effects pedals are not just for guitarists. Synthesists can join the fun, especially with one that sounds as good as the Glou Glou De Ja Vu. Prepare yourself for classic and experimental sounds.
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