Will Pro Tools' own bundled plugs serve your mastering needs, or should you look further afield? Joe Albano is here to explain your options and which way you might want to go.
Covering a variety of styles from melodic passages and ethnic phrases to unique double-strings, trills and sul ponticelli, this versatile string instrument is currently available at a discount.
Being Christmas means it's time for some choice freebies coming our way. Native Instruments have a nice kick plugin and bass plugin, TRK-01 PLAY, which are free until January 7th 2019.
We all know the importance of having a good mic selection, but what about all the mic accessories that can make or break a session? Joe Albano hails the unsung heroes of the studio cupboard.
A major upgrade to the free online DAW and music making system brings huge performance gains, as well as new features and capabilities. Here's all the details.
This massively redesigned and upgraded miniature hardware synth certainly packs a punch, and you can get your early bird special order in now. Here's the lowdown.
Native's new A Series of Komplete Kontrol keyboards have many of the features of the S series, but at a price that may surprise you. Hollin Jones took the smallest sibling, the A25, for a spin.
Although digital recording is now commonplace, there's still a vocal minority of musicians sticking with analog. But which is better? Here are 3 ways digital is superior, and 2 it's not.
The big DAW release of FL Studio 20, now for PC and Mac, just got a shot in the arm with requested features from the past 5 years in FL Studio 20.1. Here's what's new.
The new album from Jade Wii of DAWless Jammin' and Ask.Audio is a mixture of Lo-fi, Ambient, and Electronic music. You can check it out here.
They call it a polychrome software synthesizer. Arturia's latest soft synth, Pigments, is as multi-faceted sonically as its name suggests. It can sound like most synths out there but is unique too.
In a hurry? This 1-minute video from Joe Albano gives you the fundamentals of how audio waveforms work.
Announced back in October 2018, this hardware controller with touch-sensitive motorized faders for under $499, the new 2nd-generation Icon Pro Audio QCon Pro G2 is now shipping!
Created in the spirit of Roland's seminal hardware board with reimagined versatility, Roland Cloud now includes SRX Dance TRAX.
Join celebrated producer Dr Shiver as he shares his production secrets in this totally free live MasterClass on December 13th - only on Ask.Audio.