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Review: Korg XVP-20

Matt Vanacoro puts the new Korg XVP-20 expression and volume pedal, the successor to the popular XVP-10 to the test. Is this MIDI pedal going to be the next big foot controller?

Detunized Make Ableton Live Pack “Rolfing 3” From Rotten Piano

You might steer clear of rotten food, but we'd recommend you check out the Live pack made using a rotten piano. Some atmospheric, haunting, beautiful. Whatever you create with it, it's unique.

SampleLogic CinemorphX for Kontakt 40% OFF Today ONLY

Day 7 out of 10 of Sample Logic's 10 year anniversary sale, sees today's Sunday offer being a BIG one. Within the next 24 hours you can get 40% off the awesome CinemorphX Kontakt instrument!

Check Out More Videos Of This Soviet Inspired Analog Drum Machine From AVP Synths, MAD-5

Guga Guseyn has released a couple more videos of the custom hand-built MAD-5 Russian drum machine from AVP Synths. There's a lot to like and be excited about in regards to this bit of kit.

Are Music Side Projects A Waste of Time or Energising Experiences?

In this curious article GW Childs explores the idea of whether music side projects could be beneficial or whether they might be a time drain.

SampleScience Release Cinematika Instrument & Sample Library

SampleScience are back with a sampler library and instrument plugin (in AU/VST) called Cinematika with a focus on soft pads and ambient strings.

Review: CME Xkey Air

If you're looking for a MIDI keyboard controller that is incredibly portable, wireless, with full-sized keys and good response, then you've probably heard of the CME XKey Air. Welcome to the review.

Quick Tips for Arranging & Mixing Electric & Acoustic Guitar Tracks

Here are a selection of 8 suggestions of tips to try when arranging and mixing guitar parts, both acoustic and electric. Some you might know, and others are less obvious.

Behringer DeepMind 12 Analog Synthesizer Effects Demo

Behringer are cranking out videos for the DeepMind 12 at an ever increasing rate. The $999 price is public knowledge so it makes sense to share these overview videos sooner rather than later.

AutoTonic Combines Real-Time Scale Mapping & Keyswitching for Creative SongWriters & Producers

AutoTonic is an advanced realtime note signal processor / MIDI transposer that goes far beyond similar tools you may have used before. After 4 years of research it's ready to transform your music.

Deal of the Day: Sample Logic Bohemian & Gamelan 24 Hour Sale

We reviewed & love both Gamelan and Bohemian Kontakt instruments from Sample Logic. So we think this deal (24 hours only) is a good one! Follow the links below to take advantage of today's offer.

Review: Akai Professional BT500

Whether you like it or not, vinyl is back. And turntables are too. The new BT500 from Akai Pro allows you to play your old (or new) vinyl records and plug-in to your computer's audio interface & HiFi.

Using Expression Maps in Cubase

Working with sample libraries? Doing scores? Looking to improve your MIDI and articulation workflow. Cubase 8.5's Expression Maps are here to help.

Creating Bassline for Dance Music Free Masterclass with Multiplier

In this FREE MasterClass at AskAudio join Multiplier who shows you how to create effective basslines for many dance music styles. You can ask questions while he shows you his tricks in real-time.

New Roland AIRA & Boutique Synths Coming Soon?

Disclaimer: There are rumors of new Roland AIRA & Boutique synths case in a flurry of interest. This speculation is from sources like Gearslutz & Gearnews only. Here's what they think is coming soon.