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Watch Out, Rats Make Electronic Music Too

If you think music making is solely the domain of two-legged humans, think again. Rats are laying down esoteric and experimental electronic beats, rhythms, and melodies too. Take a listen.

Guitar Tips: In The Studio Vs Playing Live

OK. So, you don't need to be a god to play guitar well... and here Rich Tozzoli shares tips and techniques on how to approach shredding your axe successfully whether in the studio or playing live.

Numark’s Party Mix Merges DJ Controller And Lights In One

Numark tell us the new Party Mix DJ Controller is an easy-to-use—yet full-featured—DJ controller specially made for aspiring DJs looking to scratch and slide and impress party-goers with party lights!

Tracktion Launch BioTek Organic Synthesizer

Imagine a synth where you could quickly morph sounds through different environmental modes. BioTek is that synth and it sounds pretty unique from early tests we've seen and heard.

Review: Air Music tech Mini Grand

Can't find space for a grand piano in your studio? There's always piano software instruments. AIR Music Tech's Mini Grand will fit in any studio and won't break the bank. Hollin Jones investigates.

11 Vintage Synths That Helped Shape Modern Music

Synthesis has come a long way since its humble beginnings and certain vintage synths are still influential on the sounds we listen to today. Here are 11 synths that have stood the test of time.

D16 Decimort 2 Analog-Style Filter Bit-Crusher Now Available

If you're the kind of producer that gets excited by analog-style bit crushing and sample rate reduction effect plugins, then prepare to be very excited by D16's new Decimort 2.

Pete Townshend on The Beauty of Writing and Recording on a Console

Pete Townshend talks about the process of recording and writing with his ASP8024 console, and how a large console affects his recording workflow in this video interview.

Micro Clock Mk3 Giveaway (Signed by Tony Maserati) From Black Lion Audio

If you want Tony Maserati in your studio... well you can't have him. You could, however, win a Black Lion Audio Micro Clock Mk3 signed by him instead! Just enter this contest. It's quick and easy.

Guitar Harmonics And 3 Arpeggiators Make Fluid Harmonics A Unique Instrument We’re Lusting After

There's something about guitar harmonics that makes me feel good about life. What if you could arpeggiate three layers? In Session Audio Fluid Harmonics does that and more as these teaser videos show.

Review: Auria Pro for iPad

A fully fledged DAW on your iPad with advanced MIDI sequencing, editing, audio warping, pro workflows, and high-quality instruments and effects? You'd better believe it. Auria Pro is here.

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Recording Drums

Setting up a multi-mic recording of a drum kit is complex, so it’s no surprise that there are any number of things that can trip up an intrepid recordist. Here are 6 potential pitfalls to avoid.

When Technology Detracts From Music It’s Painful, As This Video From CES 2016 Demonstrates

At Ask.Audio we embrace technology. But, there are times when tech and music seem at odds with each other. Like in this cringe worthy video performance from the end of the Intel CES 2016 Keynote.

Waves Audio eMotion LV1 Digital Mixing Console Ushers In New Era Of Live Sound Mixing

Waves have branched out in an interest direction with a new multi-touch digital mixer for broadcast and live sound mixing. It comes with 4 eMo plugins and is based on SoundGrid technology.

DJiT Launch Mixfader for Mobile DJ Spinners & Scratch App at CES 2016

DJiT has announced the international launch of its wireless crossfader, Mixfader, and its new companion app, edjing Scratch for iOS and Android devices. MixFader is compatible will any MIDI software.