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5 Mistakes to Avoid For The One-Man Band / Solo Producer

As music making tools become more accessible, it's easier than ever to ditch the band and record and produce an album by yourself. Here are 5 pitfalls to avoid when doing solo.

Erica Synths Intros Hybrid Digital & Analog MonoSynth For DIY Community

Let’s say you’ve got €280 EUR burning a hole in your pocket and you love mono synths and fancy yourself when it comes to DIY. Erica Synths have you covered with the rather cool DIY Synth Voice.

Check Out What The Arturia KeyStep Can Do In This Real-Time Performance

Here's a really good performance video featuring 3 Arturia Keystep controllers, where we witness the arpeggiator, step sequencer and how it connects to devices via MIDI, USB and CV/GATE.

Make An XY Pad With PreSonus Studio One’s Macros

PreSonus Studio One is a powerful DAW and more so considering its relatively young age. In this tutorial we explore how to create an XY pad using the Macro feature and control it with the Remote app.

Novation Launchpad for iOS Remix Contest

The Launchpad for iOS Remix This 3 returns, with a brand new Launchpad for iOS remix competition for iPhone & iPad.

Liine Skram for iOS Now Free With More instruments, More Connectivity

So, you want to create electronic music jams in an easy to use interface on your iPad? Want some electronic music inspiration? Want it for FREE? Liine have you covered with Skram.

This Video Reveals Secret Filter Mode On Arturia MicroBrute Synthesizer

Alfie Eastwick, a MicroBrute owner, recently posted this video on YouTube showing how an unintentional position on the Filter Mode switch results in a rather cool cross between Bandpass and Lowpass.

OM-1 Cassette Tape Synthesizer To Feature Ribbon Control Add-On For Sliding Sounds

Remember the Onde Magnétique OM-1 cassette tape synthesizer we featured on AskAudio that almost broke the internet? Well, there’s more good news from as they're making a ribbon control add-on for it.

This Analog 808 Drum Machine Clone, 8Raw8, Looks & Sounds Awesome

Regular readers of AskAudio will remember we featured the 8raw8 Analog Drum Expander with Moog-style rotary knobs in June 2016. Now you can see it in action.

Mixing Tips: Using a Mastering Chain To Kick Up The Mix

The advice from most is to not have any effects on your master channel when mixing. However, Rich Tozzoli breaks away from convention to explore how a mastering chain can help your mixes.

Get Sinevibes DRIFT, Physical Modeled Chaos Oscillator Plugin Free!

It's hard to explain just how cool Drift from Sinevibes is. So, we'd urge you to give it a try. In fact, go one better and download it for FREE for a limited time here.

A Useful Guide To Transforming MIDI in Logic Pro X

In this 9-minute video, Booker Edwards shows how to use Logic’s built-in MIDI transform presets and what they do.

Review: Canyons Nature Recording Library

Picking The Perfect UAD Reverb Plugin

With so many quality plug-ins available in the UAD ecosystem, don't get stuck choosing the right reverb. Matt Vanacoro suggest his top 7 reverb processors for specific production tasks.

This Awesome Minimoog Model D Synthesizer Demo Will Make You Want One

In this 22 minute video Sweetwater have published a pretty comprehensive video giving an overview of the features of the Minimoog reissue as well as plenty of sound examples.