Rounik Sethi

Rounik Sethi

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.

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Yamaha CS-80 Clone, Deckard's Dream, Now Available, Pricing Info

The highly anticipated Deckard's Dream, the Yamaha CS-80 analog poly 1970/80s synthesizer is now available as a DIY kit, and as an assembled unit built to order. And the price isn't bad at all.

These Adidas Roland TR-808 Shoes Look Great & Make Beats

These fab Mi Adidas concept trainers not only bring the Roland TR-808 design to life for your feet, but they also play actual beats too. Sonic shoes? We wonder if these will become "a thing"...

Pittsburgh Modular Double Helix Oscillator: Not Your Average Oscillator!

This complex matrix oscillator from Pittsburgh Modular does things that'll make other oscillator modules jealous. Here's more about it and demos of it in action at Superbooth 2017.

ESI Announces High-Speed USB Audio Interfaces, U168 XT and U86 XT

Two new audio interfaces are coming from German based ESI. They tell us both the U168 XT and the U86 XT improve performance over USB and come bundled with Bitwig Studio 8-Track and Deckadance LE.

Akai Releases MPC 2.0 BETA For MPC Touch & MPC Live

Good news for Akai Pro MPC users. MPC 2.0 is now in public BETA for MPC Touch and MPC Live owners. There's plenty of new features, including a new GUI. Here's what's new.

Native Instruments Announces Maximum Maschine Sales Special

We got the heads up on this special offer from Native Instruments that gives seven free Maschine Expansion packs to anyone buying Maschine Jam, Maschine Studio, Maschine or Maschine Mikro.

Win Ableton Live Suite, iZotope Neutron, Crypto Cipher Sample Libraries & More

Fancy your chance to win Ableton Live Suite, iZotope Neutron, AskAudio Academy subscription and Crypto Cipher sample libraries? Check this contest out.

New Demo of Behringer Minimoog Model D Clone With Updated Firmware

Principal Systems Engineer (DSP) at Midas Consoles, Rob Belcham, nabbed one of the Behringer Minimoog Model D clones for the weekend for testing. Here's some of the sounds he was able to conjure up.

Waves Releases Smack Attack Transient Shaper Plugin

Go surgical or savage with Waves' new transient shaper mixing plugin, Smack Attack. The name alone suggests it'll provide more bite and immediacy for your percussive and other sounds.

Junkie XL Explores Roland Synthesizers In This Video Workshop

Junkie XL takes you on a sonic tour of classic Roland synthesizers in his studio. Headphones or studio speakers are highly recommended to get the most from this.

Forget Keyboards, SoundMachines Reveals New Synth Controller Concept

Soundmachines are coming out with a revolutionary new controller interface for synths and modular synths unlike anything you've seen before. Here's the pre-prototype of Arches explained.

This Video By Sequential Cirklon With Music By Aphex Twin Captures The Superbooth 2017 Vibe

This video by the Sequential team taken at Superbooth 2017 captures the vibe and diversity of one of the biggest and most interesting synth trade shows and events in the world (probably).

ROLI Releases JUCE 5, Secret Sauce Behind Audio Apps

JUCE is a C++ cross-­platform framework owned by ROLI that provides building blocks that allow developers to create powerful, cross-­platform audio, interactive, embedded or graphic apps.

Moog Re-Releases The Moog Synthesizer IIIc

Fifty years after the original Moog Music announce the return of the Moog Synthesizer IIIc to production for a very limited time.

LayR 1.0.3, Massive Poly Synth For iOS, New Features In Free Update

One of the most impressively powerful synths for iOS, LayR, just got a free update with new features and bug fixes. Here's what's new for this excellent iPad and iPhone friendly synthesizer.