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Chords & Scales Max For Live Devices Helps You Learn Music Theory in Ableton Live (FREE)

Download these 2 free Max for Live devices designed to help you quickly find the right chords and scales inside Ableton Live while you're composing and producing. And they're FREE!

Watch How To Transform Xbox 360 Controller Into Incredible MIDI Controller

If you have an Xbox 360 (wired or wireless) controllers and enjoy making music then you’re about to be very happy indeed. Here’s how to turn it into a MIDI controller  for software or MIDI hardware.

Push Hero 2 Is A Free Game For Ableton’s Push 2 Controller With Awesome 2-Player Mode

You’ve heard of Guitar Hero, you know Ableton Push 2. What do you get if you combine the two? Push Hero 2 of course. And as this video shows this free game for Push 2 is a lot of fun!

Review: Aston Halo, The King of Reflection Filters?

Reflection filters are a great way to tame echoes in a sonically untreated room. Aston Microphones have just joined the field with the HALO filter. Can they really make a better slap-back trap?

Softube Modular Out Now

It's finally here. Softube's Modular is out and ready for download. We covered it in a video at Musikmesse (see below) and were very impressed by the demo. Here's all the details.

The Hot Music Tech You May Have Missed at AES PARIS 2016

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.

Hypersound Glass: Transparent, Directional Speakers Enable Personal Listening Without Headphones

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!

Time To Say Goodbye To Elektron Machinedrum & Monomachine

Swedish music hardware company Elektron has announced the discontinuation of the digital drum machine/sampler Machinedrum and the digital synthesizer Monomachine.

Maschine 2.4.5 Now Available For Download, Here’s What’s New

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!

Native Instruments Introduces SYMPHONY SERIES – WOODWIND Instruments

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.

Advanced MIO MIDI Interfaces Promise To Reimagine Our MIDI Workflows

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

Review: iRig Mic Lav

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.

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.