Using MIDI parts to lay down the basics of a track is a great way to get started. Let’s look at how it works and how you can generate ideas using Cubase 8.5.
The next big in online education for musicians and producers is here. BEAT.SCHOOL brings the best pro instructors & producers to online classes for a stunning summer of sound skill sessions for all.
It looks like NI are doing away with Service Center at some point in the near future. But, worry not, Native Access will be the new way to get your NI goodies downloaded, installed and activated.
We don’t normally get involved in politics here at AskAudio. And today being the UK’s EU Referendum we’d probably shy away moreso if Portishead hadn’t just released this.
We haven't heard much from Auburn Sounds for six monthsand now we know why. Auburn tell us Panagement, an advanced spatialisation mixing plugin, is their most exciting plugin to date.
Looks like DSI are about to release a desktop module version of the OB-6, the synth collaboration between Dave Smith and Tom Oberheim, two of the most influential polyphonic synth designers.
Waves Nx opens the door to endless possibilities in 3D audio and virtual reality; by participating in the new Kickstarter campaign, the audio community can get a stake in this innovative technology.
The Roland JX-03 is the offspring of the legendary JX-3P. And this new breed is a compact synth powerhouse as Rishabh Rajan shows in this video tutorial taken from his course on the JX-03.
Getting started in sound design might seem a bit daunting. There are so many tools, plugins, libraries out there. These 5 tips are designed for the novice sound designers amongst us.
It’s been two years since Imaginando broke onto the scene with their innovative Ableton Live and Traktor iOS controller apps. And now it’s time to celebrate…!
There are a number of high-profile clones of the infamous 808 drum machine. And it’s time to consider another one: 8raw8. Each unit is hand-built in France and features Moog style rotary knobs.
Reason 9 is officially available. And this update from Nektar Technology makes all Panorama & Impact controllers compatible with Reason 9 and offer an substantial expansion of Rack Extension mapping.
German company, Audiowerkstatt, have come out with a rather nifty hardware MIDI step sequencer with some very cool features. G.W. Childs puts this the mini-midi-step to the test.
In this NI Reaktor tutorial mini-series, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build your own synthesizer from scratch. In part 5 (the final part),the focus is on the GUI and master volume.
If you love hardware synths and synth-based music you'll want to listen to our Synth Stories audio podcast. Episode 003 follows Stereospread on their journey with the DSI Prophet 12 on "Frozen".