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4 Subtle Recording & Mixing Tricks To Make Your Productions Sound Better

Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference - tips, tricks and techniques that can take a recording from good to great. Joe Albano explains four of his favorites.

Softube Announces Tape, Reel World Tape Plug-In

Emulating three distinct styles of the machines, Softube's latest plug-in, Tape, brings you authentic sounding tape controls in the convenience of a plug-in in your DAW.

Skratch Combos and Sessions

Mastering skratches is essential if you want to improve your DJ skills. In this quick tutorial, Sara Simms shows you how to combine multiple skratches into combos for even better results.

Samsung CHG90 Is The Widest Computer Monitor Available. Imagine This In Your Studio!

The new 49 inch Samsung CHG90 is the widest monitor available. We're talking seriously wide! So how useful will this be for music producers? Would you consider using this in your music studio?

Review: Noiiz

The internet has opened up a whole new way for producers to access and use samples legally. Noiiz is a DAW-integrated, online sound store with pricing tiers to suit different users.

Want More Sounds For Your Elektron Digitakt? Try Hot Wire

Add some warmth to your Elektron Digitakt with the new sound pack, Hot Wire. Using the Analog Heat, Goldbaby has created some warm analog percussive sounds worthy of loading onto your Digitakt.

Managing Tones in PositiveGrid Bias

PositiveGrid's Bias has matured into a truly wide-ranging set of tools for designing and managing your guitar and amp tones. Matt Vanacoro shows you how to deal with all your presets.

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Synthesis Technology E352 BETA For Eurorack With Justin Melland

Synthesis Technology E352 combines a 32-bit ARM DSP with SynthTech's Cloud and Morphing algorithms from the E340 Cloud Generator and the E350 Morphing Terrarium. Justin Melland puts it to the test...

UVI Releases BeatBox Anthology 2 With 11,000 Samples

UVI's BeatBox Anthology just got a shot in the arm for version 2. It features over 11,000 samples from some excellent music hardware machines, a new sequencer, interface, and a whole lot more.

Review: Focusrite Red 8Pre

Focusrite’s latest professional audio interface is chock full of functionality and features like audio over IP, Pro Tools HD interfacing, Thunderbolt 2 and much more. We put it to the test…

Arturia AudioFuse: First-Look Video Overview

Arturia's long-awaited audio interface, AudioFuse, is finally here! We've never seen so much interest in an audio interface so got hands-on with this first-look video to see what makes it so special.

Roland Tr-09 Drum Machine Tips & Tricks

Ever wondered how to get the absolute maximum out of your Roland Tr-09 drum machine? Jade Wii is here with some expert tips, tricks and shortcuts to make your day!

ROLI Launches Seaboard Block - A Modular Expressive Keyboard Controller Priced At Under $300

Anyone wanting to get into the expressive world of Seaboard controllers on a budget will be very happy to hear about this new Seaboard Block, priced at $299 (£279, €329).

The Music Tech and Lectures You Missed at AES Berlin 2017

Couldn't make it to AES Berlin this year? Ask.Audio sent our intrepid reporter Shane Berry along to pick out his highlights. Here they are in one handy article so read on to find out all the hot news.

Review: Waves Grand Rhapsody

Waves makes many fine plug-ins, but with Grand Rhapsody they have tried to capture the very soul of a particular instrument from a famous London studio. Did they succeed?