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Roland System 500 Eurorack Modules & A-01 MIDI / CV Interface and Synth - NAMM 2016 Video

Roland are well and truly in the eurorack camp with their System-500 series of 5 modules. They've also been working on the A-01 which fits into the Boutqiue's keyboard and does a whole lot of control.

M-Audio CTRL 49 MIDI Controller - NAMM 2016

M-Audio tell us producers can now load, play and control all their virtual instrument plugins directly from the CTRL 49 keyboard, for seamless hands-on performance & perfect VIP software integration.

How Yamaha Reface Synths Can Be Turned Into Keytars - NAMM 2016

Now you can make the reface synths incredibly mobile thanks to the Yamaha Reface keytar attachment. Nate from Yamaha shows us how to shred some synth while wearing one at NAMM!!

Yamaha Montage Synthesizer Sound Demo - NAMM 2016

If you're interested in the Yamaha Montage synthesizer you'll love this video demo from the Yamaha hall at NAMM 2016.

Review: Odesi from Mixed In Key

Mixed In Key aren't content to sit on their laurels. And Odesi is an app that allows users to create melodic and rhythmic parts quickly and easily that will be in key with the song you're working on.

Audio Alchemy: Transforming Emotions into Music

If you're feeling tortured in your soul, don't let it consume you and paralyse your creativity. By using your imagination you can transform emotions into music and sound and have fun in the process.

NAMM 2016: Eurorack Roundup With Vermona, Pittsburgh Modular, Verbos, Mordax & Modal

The eurorack section of NAMM 2016 was buzzing, quite literally! We spent a lot of time exploring the new modules from some of the bigger and smaller players in the auroral modular synth world.

Native Instruments Goes East With DISCOVERY SERIES: INDIA For Kontakt

Native Instruments' INDIA for Kontakt 5 and Kontakt Player 5 is one of the most authentic sounding ethnic instruments for Kontakt. Find out why with the full video course on The Ask.Audio Academy.

Review: Sinevibes Inertia

Sine vibes are well-known for their creative effects and Inertia 2.0 takes their already successful sequencer effect & gating plugin and gives it real-time analysis and modulation with DAW sync.

Production Tip: Explore The Individual Characters of Different EQ Plug-Ins

It's surprising how many producers stick with their DAWs built-in EQ plugin. There's no harm in it, but Joe Albano explains why just trying different EQ plugins results in different flavors...

NAMM 2016: Watch This Unique Expressive Touché MIDI Controller In Action

If you want to play your synths (hardware or software) with more expression than a keyboard can provide, this video shows how the Touché controller works in the real world.

NAMM 2016: Modal Unleash New Eurorack Synth Modules

At NAMM 2016 one of the more surprising announcements was from Modal Electronics. The British synthesizer maker announced new eurorack synth modules. Watch the demo with Paul Maddox below.

Universal Audio On Apollo, Unison Technology, & New UAD 8.5 Plug-Ins

We stopped by the excellent Universal Audio booth at NAMM 2016 to find out what's new at NAMM 2016.

Review: UVI Cameo, 3 Instruments Inspired By Classic Casio CZ Vintage Synths

The Casio CZ series of vintage classic synths have inspired UVI to create Cameo, a phase distortion suite of three tasty instrument plug-ins. Do they measure up to GW Childs' expectations?

Elektron Offer Major Overbridge and Machine OS Updates

At NAMM 2016 Elektron unveiled their latest update to Overbridge (1.10) and OS 1.22 for Analog Keys, Analog Four and Analog Rytm. Curious about the features?