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Interview: Drumsound and Bassline Smith

We caught up with veteran drum'n'bass producers Drumsound and Bassline Smith to talk production, beats, basses and their very own Kontakt bass instrument, Parallax.

Interview: Blipblox - The Toy Synth That Appeals To Kids & Adults

Blipblox is a cool new synth that's aimed at kids but has way more depth to it than you might imagine. So much so that parents might find themselves getting in on the act too...

Choke Perform Money on World’s Largest MIDI Sequencer, GRIDI

Check out the live video of Choke playing the track "Money" on this monster MIDI sequencer. Here's what you can do with GRIDI.

Premiere: The Anix Uses Only Moog Sub 37 On New Track, Incomplete

Check out the video for the single "Incomplete", made using only a Moog Sub 37, exclusively here at Ask.Audio.

Synth Stories: Jade Rose, Arturia MicroBrute & Mutable Instruments Ambika

Hear Jade's track Amethyst deconstructed and learn how she uses hardware synths to create a live feel for her productions through automation and other techniques.

Doom, Dead Space & Alien-Isolation Composers Explain How To Create Horror Video Game Scores

The composers behind Doom, Dead Space and Alien-Isolation let us into their world and reveal their creative techniques for creating spine-tingling music for horror video games.

Synth Stories: Wehbba on Eclipse & Roland SE-02

We caught up with Brazil-born, Barcelona-based electronic producer Wehbba to find out why he uses Roland's SE-02 analog synth on practically all his tracks.

Interview: Che Pope

Che Pope's career is the stuff of most peoples' dreams - he's worked with Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, Hans Zimmer and many other leading artists. We spoke to him about how he approaches his craft.

Synth Stories: Dani Karanyi Recreates 80s Sci-Fi Album Using OB6

Electronic producer and media composer Dani Karanyi is inspired by classic 80s sci-fi movie scores. So much so that he made a whole album with his OB-6 synth. He talks us through how he did it.

Deadbeat Interview: Living Rhythms

Deadbeat AKA Scott Monteith is a Canadian-born, Berlin-based producer with a lifelong love of dub and techno. We caught up with him to talk tech, composition and the state of the industry.

Synth Stories: Eric Maltz & Moog Sub 37

We caught up with NY-born, Berlin-resident electronic producer Eric Maltz to find out how he uses his Moog Sub 37 and just what it is he loves about it.

Mouse On Mars Talk Mixing Genres on Dimensional People & Not Having A Sound

Oliver Greschke caught up with electronic production wizards Mouse On Mars to discuss their latest album, studio techniques and all manner of other musical topics...

Synth Stories: Todd Barton On Scoring Ursula K. Le Guin's Always Coming Home With Buchla Music Easel

Todd Barton. Long-time Buchla expert, synthesizer master, and Ursula K. Le Guin collaborator recreates the music from Music and Poems For The Kesh using his trusty Buchla Music Easel synthesizer.

ANNA Talks Music Production, Inspiration & Modular Synths

Brazilian-born DJ and producer ANNA started DJ'ing at an early age. Now based in Barcelona, we caught up with her to talk modular synths, production and performance.

Mini Modular Synth Q&A: Tangible Waves

Tangible Waves makes bespoke modular synthesizers that aim to take up less space than eurorack systems and offer "synthesis for everyone". Here's a chat we had with them recently.