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Drum & Bass Production Tip: Adding Drum Variations

Keeping your Drum and Bass tunes from sounding overly repetitive can be a challenge. In this video tutorial, Multiplier offers some useful advice for adding subtle variations to the drum track.

FREE Ethereal Reaktor Blocks Set & Ableton Live Simpler Pack

Flintpope's new A Memory of Light Reaktor Blocks Set is evocative and textural. It's FREE to download, and includes the Native Instruments Reaktor Blocks set plus Ableton Live 9.5 packs for Simpler.

Review: External Resampler 1.0 by Tom Cosm

External Resampler is a free automatic hardware / VSTi resampling program for Mac and Windows that makes resampling a much simpler and more streamlined experience. Yay!

A Guide to Building Synths in Reaktor, Part 3

In this mini-series for Native Instruments Reaktor users, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build a synthesizer from scratch. In this tutorial, part 3, we focus on the filter section.

What’s New in FL Studio 12.3 BETA

Good news for FL Studio users. BETA 3 of version 12.3 is out. Before you ask, no this article doesn’t make reference to the Mac version. But there’s a new plugin and some useful fixes!

Native Instruments Launches Mixcloud DJ Mix Competition

Can you believe it's been one whole year sine STEMS was first announced. To celebrate Native Instruments are giving away some seriously big prizes to three winners of their Mixcloud DJ contest.

Review: Antelope Audio Orion Studio Thunderbolt & USB Audio Interface

For many pro producers, Antelope Audio will be well known for audio devices with excellent clocking and sound quality. Matt Vanacoro puts their USB & Thunderbolt Orion Studio interface to the test.

Filter Like Flume’s ‘Never Be Like You’ in Propellerhead Reason

Find out how to create the synths and modulation tricks from Flume's, Never Be Like You, which has been a big hit in 2016 already. GW Childs is using Propellerhead Reason for this tutorial

Watch DJ Ravine Demonstrate The Problem With Most Modern EDM Music Production

Be prepared to laugh at this genius video by DJ Ravine and Majestic Casual. As much as we at AskAudio love music technology, there’s more than a grain of truth in the video below.

303 Synth Eurorack Module x0x Heart Smashes Crowd Funding Goal

If you're a fan of acid bass, the original TB-303 and Eurorack synth modules, then this one is for you. The Open Music Labs x0x-heart (303) Eurorack Module has surpassed its crowd funding goal!

Heavyocity AEON Now a Propellerhead Reason Rack Extension

It’s a good thing to see cinematic instruments like AEON, once only available on NI’s Kontakt platform break into a new format… in this instance, Propellerhead Reason Rack Extension.

Dave Jones O'Tool Plus Is A Video Synth For Eurorack

There’s a handful of video synthesizers available like Critter & Guitari's Video Synthesizer and Ming Micro, but we believe Dave Jones O’Tool is the first we've encountered as a Eurorack synth module.

Review: DRONAR Hybrid Module for Kontakt

Want a soundtrack in a box? That's what Gothic Instruments' Hybrid Module for Kontakt aims to be. Hollin Jones puts it through its paces in this review.

Exploring What's New For Push 2 In Ableton Live 9.6 & 9.6.1

The recent Ableton Live 9.6 and 9.6.1 updates added some lesser known features to Ableton's flagship instrument/controller, Push 2. In this tutorial Noah Pred lifts the lid on the new features.

Native Instruments REPLIKA XT For Complex, Creative Delay FX

Native Instruments tells us that REPLIKA XT is a creative multi-mode delay, with five vivid delay modes and advanced options. It is an effect that is designed to deliver pure inspiration.