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Review: Roli Seaboard Rise

We got hands-on with the new ROLI Seaboard RISE MIDI controller / instrument... and after extensive testing came to a conclusion that surprised us. Watch the video and read the review here.

Processing Audio With NI Reaktor Blocks

Blocks in NI's Reaktor 6 features a tons of creative solutions and uses for synth-heads. But, did you know Blocks can also be used to process audio? It's mind blowing! Toby Pitman gets processing.

Eventide UltraChannel Plug-In Now 80% Off

The ultimate channel strip plug-in from Eventide, UltraChannel, is on sale through 1/31/16 at a whopping 80% off. In short you can pick it up for less than $50!

IK Multimedia iKlip A/V - First Smartphone Broadcast Mount For Pro Mobile Audio & Video

iKlip A/V lets videographers, broadcasters & journalists make broadcast-quality video productions with professional audio on smartphone thanks to integrated XLR mic preamp, wireless receiver support.

Review: Reaper 5, The DAW With Big Features & A Small Price Tag

There's more to Reaper than its bargain basement price. Cockos' DAW is fast becoming a well-respected, feature-rich sound production application . Gary Hiebner puts version 5 of Reaper to the test.

Prism Sound Introduce CALLIA – New USB Digital Audio Preamp

The new Prism Sound Callia DAC is a USB UAC2 compliant digital audio preamplifier soundcard device. With audiophiles in mind, Callia is designed to enhance the listening experience in the digital age.

Setting Up and Mixing With Parallel / New York Compression in Logic Pro X

You've probably heard of parallel compression or New York compression. But just what is it and how can you emulate it in Logic Pro X? Jay Asher knows how, and is here to show you.

SampleScience FREE Vintage Drum Machine Plug-In Now Updated

When it comes to audio plug-ins based on vintage drum machines you can't argue with FREE ones! SampleScience Vintage Drum Elements 1.1 has an update and is still free for AU and VST.

4 Powerful Mixing Techniques To Help Take Your Music To The Next Level

Here are a few techniques for aiding mix decisions in poor acoustic environments. It goes without saying your ears have the final say, but a little technological help goes a long way.

Wave Alchemy Drum Tools 02 - Over 3,500 Electronic Drum & Percussion Samples

Drum Tools 02 from Wave Alchemy is a huge sample pack of 3,500 electronic drum and percussion sounds captured from the most impressive drum machines, analog synths and gear with 175 for FREE!

Review: Ultimate Ears UE 18 Pro and UE 900S

For live performers, in-ear monitors have many advantages over foldback wedges. Matt looks at the entry-level and pro in-ear monitors from Ultimate Ears to see if they can replace on-stage monitors.

SampleScience Pastoral Tone Is A Plugin Inspired By The Sound Of Boards Of Canada

Inspired by the sound aesthetic of Boards Of Canada SampleScience decided to create a plug-in instrument, Pastoral Tone, from public domain samples to bring lo-fi goodness to your productions.

Top Audio & Music Production Reads of 2015 on Ask.Audio

Discover the most popular articles you read the most at Ask.Audio during 2015. Including the top 8 news stories, music gear reviews, music production tutorials and music producer & artist interviews.

9 Patterns & Pitfalls To Avoid When Producing Your Next Album

Producing an album is no easy task. With that in mind, here's nine patterns and pitfalls it's better not to follow during the process. These would make good new year resolutions for every producer.

2015 Year In Review: The Best Music Gear According To Ask.Audio Authors

13 of our regular authors at Ask.Audio have put their heads together to figure out their own personal top 3 hardware or software music gear releases from 2015. Some big hitters and some surprises too.