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10 FREE House Bass Patches for Logic Pro X

Fancy some Logic Pro X freebies? Here's 10 bass synth patches for House and Deep House made by veteran producer Darren Burgos. Download them exclusively here at AskAudio.

Dato Duo Synthesizer For 2 Reaches Kickstarter Goal

We featured the Dato Duo kickstarter back on May 27th (yes, well observed… that’s days before any other sites picked it up). And I’m pleased to announce they’ve met their Kickstarter goal already!

Review: AKAI Pro MPC Touch

Akai Professional's MPC Touch looks to combine the best of tactile controls and touch-screen worlds in one music making machine. Hollin Jones finds out whether this MPC has the golden touch.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Mixing Vocals

When it comes to mixing vocals, the devil is in the details—here are 5 mistakes to avoid when blending vocal tracks into an arrangement.

MelodicFlow Won't Let You Play Bad Notes Ever Again

If you'd like to quickly create basslines, hooks and melodic parts that will make any "wrong" notes sound right, you're in luck. MelodicFlow is designed to do just that, and it's easy to use.

LinnStrument Control Turns 3D Music Controller Into QWERTY Keyboard!

Geert Bevin, who created the firmware for Roger Linn’s LinnStrument - a music controller with 3D note expression, has figured out how to save desk space and make LinnStrument a QWERTY keyboard too.

Review: John Diamanti Fox Solo Clarinet for Kontakt

So, you need a beautifully recorded solo clarinet software instrument with a lovely tone that is expressive with lots of control? Jay Asher puts the John Diamanti Fox Solo Clarinet to the test.

How to Build Your First Amplifier

Curious about building your own amplifier but aren't sure where or how to begin? Here's a great place to start! Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project to make an amplifier on a budget.

This Isotonik Max For Live Effect Lets You Make Wobble Bass From Anything

Part of the Primo Collection from Strangelines sees Isotonik bringing us all the power to create wobble bass and synth sounds from ANY source. It's good fun and worth trying out.

Review: Orange O Headphones

If you're looking for a pair of comfortable closed back studio headphones with nice stereo separation that are black and orange and under $200 the new Orange O Headphones are worth checking out.

Production Tips: What’s The Correct Order For Effect Processing Plug-Ins?

It’s a question that never goes away, “what’s the correct order for effect processors in a channel strip?” While it often depends, there are reasons for suggesting an order. This video explains all.

Axel Hartmann’s 20 Hardware Synth Coming Later in June

Anyone interested in a Waldorf Blofeld or StudioLogic Sledge style synthesizer? Axel Hartmann’s 20 is almost ready to ship. Here’s some more details and pictures.

Lurssen Mastering Console Now On iPhone!

Lurssen Mastering Console for iPad from IK Multimedia is pretty darn good. Make no doubt about that. So we think many producers will be pleased to know it's now available for iPhone too.

Review: Flux BitterSweet V3

When it comes to editing audio, there's times you'll want to manipulate the transients of the waveform to make the overall sound either more or less present. Flux Bittersweet V3 does that for free!

Umlaut Audio PADS & ARPS For Kontakt, Simple, Super Sound Design

Since 2014 Umlaut Audio has been designing samples and virtual instruments for the biggest composers in the industry. Now you can get your hands on their new Kontakt instruments: Pads & Arps.