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.
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.
Power solutions for Eurorack tend not to look too sexy. That is until Jumpskiff was introduced by Befaco. It's lovely to look at, a portable Eurorack power supply, and DIY which keeps cost down.
One highlight from Moogfest 2017 was Moog's new drum machine, DFAM. The Drummer From Another Mother was available only as build your own via DIY workshops. Here's some videos of it in action.
With a nod to the history of synthesis with Bob Moog to limitless sonic potential and creating sounds from the imagination with synths, this video of a Moog Engineer at Moogfest 2017 is a must-watch.
Not much thinking is required when deciding whether to purchase a Bastl Instruments module or synth. And in the case of Dude, this video shows you why it's such a useful 5-channel mixer and more.
It's online, it's split into 4 separate days, it's new Roland and Boss product debut time! Over the course of the coming 30+ days Roland will debut 14 new products, including two new synthesizers!
The latest revelations from Behringer are another new classic analog synth clone. And we think it might be the Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus...
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