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Sound Design: The Chainsmokers Roses Rhythmic Pad in Reason

American DJ/producer duo The Chainsmokers have been taking the music world by storm. We break down their hit, Roses, and show you how to re-create the rhythmic pad and beat in Propellerhead Reason.

LANDR and Cakewalk Partner to Give Sonar Direct To Mastering Option

The new integration grants SONAR users access to LANDR’s quick and affordable mastering. It's certainly an interesting development for those wishing to apply quick mastering to tracks from Sonar.

FL Studio 12: Six Automation Tips

Breathe some life into your mixes in FL Studio with these 6 simple, but effective, automation tips for beginner and intermediate level producers.

Interview: Martin Sitter on Moog Synth Inspired Who's Creepin'

On the eve of the 11th anniversary of macProVideo.com (sister site of Ask.Audio) CEO, Martin Sitter, invites us into his studio to talk about his latest Moog-inspired musical project and more.

SturmSounds-Electro Turner MK2 is An Instant Loop Machine for Kontakt 5.5

Turner MK2 - instant loop machine is described by SturmSounds as a Remix Machine, an Idea Generator, a Beat Machine, and a Sample Slicer. It's a multi-functional Kontakt playground.

Review: Waves Greg Wells Pianocentric

Getting pianos to fit nicely in the mix isn't always the easiest of tasks. Waves Audio's Greg Wells PianoCentric aims to quickly and effortlessly help you mix acoustic pianos. But how does it perform?

Native Instruments TRAKTOR PRO 2 Brings Stems To Everyone

The latest update to Traktor Pro 2 is not only free but brings the Stems format to any Traktor setup or mapped third-party controller. Watch the videos below to find out more.

6 Things to Consider When Purchasing Your Next Condenser Microphone

So you're looking to buy a new condenser microphone? Hold on... here's six things you should consider before you part with your hard earned cash.

KordBot - MIDI Chord Controller, Arpeggiator, Step Sequencer

The awesome MIDI chord controller, arpeggiator & sequencer, KordBot (formerly known as ChordBot) that has been generating so much hype across the net, is now available on Kickstarter. Happy days!

SUPERBOOTH16 Coming to FunkHaus, Berlin

It's not often I get this excited about music shows these days... but SuperBooth in March/April 2016 in Berlin this year has got my synth and music making juices flowing. Here's why.

Headphones That Make You High? Experiencing Nervana

Yes, you read this right. These headphones are designed to make you high. By stimulating a particular nerve in your brain, Nervana, say you’ll feel pretty great while listening to your favorite tunes.

Kontakt Roundup: 5 Excellent Instruments to Add to Your Collection

We've all got our favorite software instruments. And when it comes to the Kontakt platform we're often spoiled for choice. To help, Matt Vanacoro shares his top 5 Kontakt instruments of all time.

Review: Isotonik LaunchSync Series 2 Max for Live Plugins for LaunchControl XL, Push, MIDIMix & More

If you want your Push, LaunchControl, MIDIMix, etc to be the controllers of your dreams in Ableton Live, then Isotonik Studios are here to ensure that is the case with LaunchSync Series 2.

Music Business: How To Make Yourself A More Attractive / Profitable Artist

So you want to be a success in the music business? You need to become more attractive to your audience and labels... fortunately Jesse Pacheco is here with tips covering the 3 S's for artists.

Guitar Production Tutorial: Reverb or Delay, Which Pedal Goes First?

An age old question asked by guitarists is which pedal should be placed first, the reverb or the delay. Mostly delay goes first, but is the difference that significant? This video demos this & more.