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Bitwig Studio 2.2 Announced: Don't Blink, Now Syncs With Ableton Live

We never thought we'd see the day when Bitwig Studio would sync with Ableton Live in some way. It's happened! Bitwig Studio 2.2 supports Ableton Link and does much more besides.

Sample Logic Releases Trailer Xpressions, Cinematic Scoring & Sound Design

Our friends at Sample Logic, not content with producing some truly innovative Kontakt instruments, want to shake up the cinematic sound design and scoring field with Trailer Xpressions.

Yamaha Genos Digital Workstation Synth Image Leaked?

You never know what you're going to get opening an email here at AskAudio. We certainly weren't expecting a possible leaked image of the upcoming Yamaha Genos digital workstation synthesizer.

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a MIDI Controller

Pads or keys and how many of each? There are many factors to consider when choosing a MIDI controller with so many on the market. Here is some advice to help you make the right decision.

Transforming Cardboard Boxes & Kitchen Pans Into Realistic Drum Kits With Superior Drummer 3

Superior Drummer 3 has way more going on under the hood than a shiny new interface and killer drum library. One major addition is that you can replace and convert drums to MIDI with the help of AI.

Making Your Own Synth Just Got Super Easy With Breadboard TS

For under $200, including shipping, you can get hands on with a synth builder's dream, Breadboard TS. It includes a 2 octave touch keyboard, MIDI, CV/Gate, built-in oscilloscope, and much more.

Roland Announces SPD-SX Special Edition Sampling Pad

Roland tells us the newly updated SPD-SX special edition Sampling Pad has been enhanced with expanded memory, a sparkling Red finish, and new bundled music production software.

MOTU Releases Digital Performer 9.5: Here's What's New

The flagship DAW from MOTU, Digital Performer 9.5, delivers new ZTX Pro time-stretching and pitch-shifting technology. Here's all the details and videos showing what's new and how it works.

Review: Eventide UltraTap

When you need to go beyond what your DAW's own delay plug-ins can provide, a specialised model like Eventide's UltraTap can be just the ticket. Joe Albano explores this powerful delay effect.

How to Vocode Like the KLF in Reason

Ever wanted to get that signature vocoder effect as heard on tracks by legendary artists The KLF? Help is at hand - G.W.Childs is here to show you how to do it!

1010music Reveals Synthbox, A Touchscreen, Polyphonic Wavetable Synth for Eurorack

Hot on the heels of the company's other Eurorack hardware comes Synthbox, a polyphonic wavetable synthesizer with built-in touchscreen. Here are all the details.

PioneerDJ Reveals Rekordbox 5 And New Pad Based DDJ-XP1 Controller

Looking like a cross between a Novation Launchpad, Push, Maschine and a DJ controller, the new DDJ-XP1 with 32 performance pads proves that DJing really is embracing live production in a big way.

Roswell Pro Audio Updates Signature Mini K47 Condenser Microphone

Roswell Pro Audio have improved their popular Mini K47 condenser instrument microphone. It was already competitively priced at $399. Now it's on sale for just $299 and is well worth checking out.

Review: Waves CLA Mixdown

When there's no budget for mastering or you need to pre-master to show someone what the end results are likely to be, Waves' CLA Mixdown plug-in could be just the ticket - and an affordable one.

Using Ableton Live Sampler Like A Pro

Ableton Live's Sampler is capable of much more than basic sample playback. Here, Joshua Casper takes you through some of its more advanced applications like creating your own instruments.