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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iZotope Announces VocalSynth 2 and Creative Suite

iZotope Creative Suite is designed for any producer, artist, or creative professional. And it now contains the new VocalSynth 2 with some innovative software tools for music producers.

LANDR Launches FREE Curated Audio Samples Service

The new FREE samples service from LANDR includes content from Blue Hawaii, Dirty Projectors, Pan Pot, Mike & Keys and many other emerging talent perfect to shake off that music producer block!

Korg Releases Limited Edition KROSS2-61 Synthesizer

The Korg Kross 2-61 synth includes all the same features including 120 polyphony, user sampling, audio and MIDI over USB and 16 trigger pads, in a new limited edition white version.

Remember This DIY Modular Analog Mixing Console? It Just Got Even Better

The customisable modular analog mixing desk system that grows or shrinks depending on your needs and budget, Mixerblocks now looks even better than before and there's three new block types available.

Hickory & Dickory Are Dedicated MIDI Controllers For Fabfilter Mixing Plugins

Thousands of producers using Fabfilter's Pro Q (EQ), Pro C (compressor), and Pro L (peak limiter) plugins may have wished for a dedicated hardware mixer or controller. Your wish has been granted...

Roland Announces TD-17 Series V-Drums, Full-Size Bass Drums & More

AskAudio was at the Roland #TotallyDrums event to find out what was so special about the new V-Drums announced this year. The big news is three-fold. Here it is!

MIDI Manufacturers Association Releases MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE) Spec

MPE brings new levels of expression to MIDI instruments and interfaces that ultimately enables notes to have their own, independent MIDI channel messages and expressive gestures. It's a big deal...

Top 10 Synths From Superbooth 2018

Here's our 10 favorite new synthesizers announced or released at Superbooth 2018, from analog clones to brand new concepts. We also include some notable mentions that didn't make the list. Enjoy.

Superbooth Video: Chair.Audio Excitable Touch & Vibration Haptic Instrument

We've not seen anything quite like this new digital instrument with an analog interface from Chair.Audio. Their mission is to make sounds tangible and add an organic element to electronic instruments.

Superbooth Video: Korg Prologue Dev Board

Fancy writing a new oscillator for the Korg Prologue? The Korg Prologue Dev board is something synth hackers and coders will probably be interested in!

Superbooth Video: Black Corporation Kijimi, Poly Kobol Inspired Synth

Inspired by the rare Frech analog synth released in 1979, RSF Polykobol, Black Corporation show off their soon-to-be-released Kijimi 8-voice analog synthesizer at Superbooth...

Superbooth Video: Synthstrom Deluge V2 Features Explored

Explore some of the new and advanced features available in the Synthstrom Deluge 2 update coming in June 2018. There's an impressive array of new features in this portable music workstation.

1st-Look Video: Behringer MS-101, Roland SH-101 Synth Clone

The final announcement from Behringer at Superbooth 2018 is a clone of another classic Roland synthesizer, the SH-101. In this video you can see and hear the Behringer MS-101 in action.

1st-Look Video: Endorphin.es Blck_Noir Drum Synth

This latest drum synth from Endorphin.es is based on the famous Roland CR78 drum machine. Here's a video from Superbooth18 with an explanation and demo of this new synth.

Superbooth Video: Behringer VC340 Analog Vocoder Synthesizer

This is synthesizer #3 being showcased by Behringer at Superbooth 2018. The VC-340 is an analog clone of the famous Roland VP-330 Vocoder and string machine synth. Here's a video overview of it.