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.
M-Audio tells us their two new high-performance studio reference monitors—the BX5 D3 and BX8 D3—employ advanced engineering and highest-quality drivers to deliver unsurpassed detail and accuracy.
Building your own Fairlight CMI style synth is easier than you might have thought. Especially when equipped with an old iPad 2 that has enough juice to run the Vogel CMI app...
The Akai Pro Timbre Wolf has a reputation. Some love it. Some hate it. So in a bid to improve this 4-voice analog poly synth Haydn Hamilton decided to remove its keyboard completely. Good idea?
The new plugin from Audio Damage introduces a lesser known distortion type to truly destroy sounds. Grains provides both extreme and gentle distortion as well as filtering and gating.
These cute case / stands for Korg volca synths from Korple are designed to be ergonomic and cool to look at. Now in black, red and a limited edition the Volca Swingcheeks are available to buy now.
Deluge from Synthstrom is a synth, sampler and sequencer that's captured the imagination of those looking for powerful and portable music hardware. And now the 2nd round of pre-orders are open!
Available now to download, the BETA version of FL Studio 12.5 has some interesting workflow enhancements and features including the Picker Panel, virtual MIDI controller, automation clips, and more.
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.
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