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Melodyne 4.1 includes powerful and user-friendly new ARA (Audio Random Access) functions with Presonus Studio One, new playback type and more. Watch it in action here.
Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.
There's two new Bluetooth wireless MIDI controllers on the block. Akai Professional's LPK25 Wireless features an arpeggiator mode and LPD8 Wireless has a Note Repeat button. Both are inexpensive.
Waves Audio have captured the bite, bark and punchy reed tone of the electric piano model used on classic recordings by Ray Charles, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan and many more in this new virtual piano.
A modular guitar FX pedal rack that can be controlled via MIDI? Powered by an Arduino? Useful if you make DIY guitar pedals? An excellent way to clear up that tangled mess of cables? Yes to all.
What happens if you challenge 24 contemporary producers to make musical sketches using only the instruments in Komplete 11? The answers have been released by Native Instruments.
It's time for the mother of all sales. It's Black Friday and that means you can improve your music and audio production skills and techniques for less than should be possible in the AskAudio Academy.
It's Black Friday / Cyber Monday / Seasonal Sale time... and one of our favorite companies, Arturia, have a range of enticing sales on individual instruments and bundles that are mouth watering.
Imagine being able to record your band anywhere without setting up a gazillion microphones and killing the creative vibe in the process. This is what Zylia intends and it's now available for pre-order
Korg are close to revealing a new synth app for iPad and iPhone, the iWavestation. Having just recently ODYSSEi, the Arp Odyssey iOS app, Korg have turned their attention to the popular Wavestation.
We broke the news about the exciting and cute new self-assembly, portable, affordable, monophonic CRAFTsynth synthesizer from Modal Electronics on Friday. Now you can hear it in action.
We didn't make this, but we love it. Full credits are in the link. If you're curious which beat making DAW is distracting Homer Simpson in the image... well, you know what to do!
Repeater isn't your average delay plugin. I'll say it again. Repeater isn't your average delay plugin! D16 & Slate Digital's new plug-in collaboration can emulate virtually any classic delay unit.
The new synth module from Eowave brings their desktop monophonic synthesizer, Domino, to the world of eurorack. Domino is ideally suited for instant basslines and acid leads. Watch it in action here.
With a price of just £79, the new Modal Electronics CraftSynth has impressive spec, and apparently makes it very easy to assemble without soldering or specialist knowledge. Here's all the details.
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