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What's New in FL Studio 12.4

Good news for FL Studio users. Version 12.4 sees the release of two brand new plug-ins plus a tidy bunch of new features and innovative support for FL Studio Mobile!

Watch House Legend Olav Basoski Mastering a Track in Real-Time

Once you've finished mixing a track it's time to take it to the next level for playing live, radio play & release. Olav Basoski shares his Ableton Live mastering tips in this live video class.

Review: Roland System 8 AIRA Plug-Out Synthesizer

The Roland System 8 plug-out synthesizer promises a vast palette of sounds, improved ACB, 8-voices & 3-oscillators with filters and effects. Is it the powerhouse synth you are hoping for?

Analog Synthesis, Part 2: The Analog Translation

Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part two delves into the sound creation components of the analog synthesizer.

Synth Bike 2.0: Drum Machine, Sampler, Analog Synth & Bicycle

What could be better than a drum machine, sampler and analog synth in one? How about if you add a 1970s Raleigh bike to the mix. This video show how this curious machine works.

Is This The Next Synth From Korg? ARP Odyssey FS (Full Size Keys) Revealed

This looks almost too good to be true. But, we're calling these shots of a prototype of a Korg ARP Odyssey FS (full-sized keys) real. The big question is whether this synth will go into production...

Music Studio Essentials: Understanding Balanced VS. Unbalanced XLR Cables

Musicians and producers will probably have heard the term “Balanced” & “Unbalanced” used in reference to cables. Most likely those cables were XLR cables. But, do you know what the difference is?

Interview: Danjel van Tijn From Eurorack Synth Maker, Intellijel

Intellijel are a well-loved name behind many crazy synthesizer modules those in Eurorack synth circles know. We caught up with Danjel van Tijn to find out more the company and the synth landscape.

This Buchla & Eurorack Synth Performance Will Take You On A Dreamy Electronic Journey

Combining a Buchla 200e and various Eurorack modules, master synthesist and composer, Steve H, invites you to take a meditative journey into an electronic dream world in this video performance.

UArp Is An M4L Arpeggiator & Sequencer That Does Things Differently With Impressive Results

If you think you know arpeggiators and how they work, this new and innovative Max for Live device, UArp, might still offere a few surprises yet.

These Videos Show What The Future of Music With ROLI Blocks Looks Like

ROLI's vision of the future of music making involves an iOS app, portable, wireless Blocks that connect together with multi-gesture input. That's Blocks in a nutshell, but these videos go deeper.

5 Ways to Channel Adversity and Frustration into Inspiring, Finished Songs

Some of the most popular and inspiring music was created in the midst of personal or global adversity and pain. In this article GW Childs shares 5 tips to help turn frustration into finished songs.

This Warm Tape-Like Analog FX Unit, Cimmerian Caves, Shipping Next Week

If you want instant Boards of Canada style sounds then the Cimmerian Caves effects unit we featured on AskAudio, back in July 2016, is one to consider. Good news is it will begin shipping next week.

Review: Waves NX Head Tracker Gives All Headphones 3D Audio

If 3D audio is the next step for music consumers and producers then Waves Audio have jumped ahead with NX Head Tracker and NX Virtual Mix Room. Matt Vanacoro explores all the dimensions in our review.

Logic Pro X Macbook Pro Touch Bar Support Coming Soon

It comes as no surprise there's official news from Apple that Logic Pro X will support the new Macbook Pro's Touch Bar. They're suggesting early 2017 and we think we know when...