After wading through a flooded Paris, I made it to the 140th International AES Convention in the Palais de Congres convention centre, June 4th to June 7th. Here's the best music tech from the show.
Turtle Beach tell us their latest innovation in HyperSound directional audio not only provides personal listening experiences without headphones, but is done via transparent speakers! A world first!
Swedish music hardware company Elektron has announced the discontinuation of the digital drum machine/sampler Machinedrum and the digital synthesizer Monomachine.
Maschine users plugged in to the NI forums may be aware that version 2.4.5 has been in the works, and may even know some of the new features. Now it's been released you can get hands on!
Aimed at the professional composer, NI's new Woodwind Solo and Woodwind Ensemble instruments are two more Kontakt instruments that bring earthy woodwind orchestral sounds to your tracks and scores.
iConnectivity were not content sitting on their laurels with the iConnectAUDIO range! The new MIO's (mio2, mio4, and mio10) are flexible, powerful and will raise the bar of what MIDI interfaces can do
If you're looking for an affordable microphone lavalier solution which are lightweight, plugs directly into your iOS device and has decent sound pickup, the iRig Mic Lav's might be for you.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.