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KREASOUND Lists All Online Remix Contests & Provides Free Hosting

If you're looking for a directory of all remix contests online and/or want to host your own remix contest for free, then Kreasound has you covered. This might be the only site you need to check out.

Review: Waves Tune Real Time

Waves Audio's Tune Real Time claims to provide no noticeable latency and excellent sonic results. A weighty promise that Joe Albano looks deeper into. Find out if it lives up to expectations?

A Personal Tribute To Don Buchla: Innovating Across The Synthesizer Universe

Publisher of AskAudio Academy, Steve H, shares his personal journey with synthesis, how he came to use Buchla synthesizers and explains the impact Don Buchla has had on the world today and tomorrow.

Watch New Elektron Analog Heat & Octatrack in Action

Earlier this week Elektron announced their latest machine: Analog Heat. It's safe to say it set the music making sections of the internet on fire. (doh! Sorry) and now you can see it in action.

Creating Arps in Cubase

Cubase gives you 2 MIDI arpeggiator processors, the Arpache 5 and Arpache SX. Each has its own benefits. Let’s take a look at how to use these MIDI effects and explore the differences between them.

Klevgränd Jussi Is A Singing Man Synth, No Samples Were Harmed

Jussi from the clever folks at Klevgränd is a unique, if not eerie, new synthesizer. It emulates a man singing. Yes, you can expect to make some rather lovely sounding male vocal emulations using it.

Watch This Mesmeric Looping Performance of Hyve Synthesiser & Wii Remote

In this video the Hyve synthesizer is processed through looping software controlled via a Wii remote. The result? A beautiful performance.

Review: Aphex Exciter

Recording, mixing or mastering? Want to highlight the vocals or get your instruments to pop through the mix? An aural exciter like the Aphex Exciter might be what you need. Joe Albano checks it out.

Swarm Intelligence Shares Ableton Push 2 Live Performance Tricks

Swarm Intelligence is Simon Hayes, a DJ and producer based in Berlin. Ableton interviewed him about his personal Push 2 workflows and tips for live performance. Well worth a watch!

Steinberg Reveals New Studio Production Features in Cubasis 2 for iPad

Steinberg tell us their next-generation Cubasis app adds exciting new features and enhancements to acclaimed music production studio for iPad. Among them are pitch-shifting & channel strip effects.

Is TipTop Audio’s Mantis The Low-Cost, Flexible Eurorack Case We’ve Been Waiting For?

Modular synthesizer cases range from the well-designed to the home-made, from expensive, custom-made with ivory (I exaggerate), to a hacked IKEA loo roll holder. And along came TipTop Audio's Mantis!

This LEGO Sequencer Converts Colors into Sounds

The good folks at Electronic Beats spotted this excellent video demo by Rare Beasts of his rotary sequencer made from LEGO. 

Watch Celldweller Control His Eurorack Modular Synth Setup With TipTop Audio’s Circadian Rhythms

In his latest monthly modular synth walkthrough video, Artist/Producer/Synthesist Klayton, known for his multi-genre project Celldweller, delves into the TipTop Audio Circadian Rhythms Grid Sequencer.

5 Processing Plugins To Make Your Vocal Recordings Shine

Getting a great vocal sound can be easier than you think – with a little help from these tools!

Elektron Announce Analog Heat & It’s Not What You Expect

Elektron, famous for their analog drum machines, synths and Overbridge, have announced their latest creation, different to their usual offerings: a stereo analog sound processor called Analog Heat.