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7 Tips to Choosing Used Music Hardware That Are Gems, Not Junk

Buying brand new gear is lovely, but uncovering a gem from used, vintage music hardware can be even more satisfying. Here's 7 tips to help you evaluate good gear from lemons saving you money & time!

Pioneer DJ Launches RMX-1000 for iPad

Pioneer DJ RMX-1000 is now available for iPad! Not only can you process your tracks in iTunes with RMX-1000 effects, but you can do so to your own music thanks to Audiobus and Inter-App Audio support.

Eventide Anthology X: 17 Plugins That Emulate Classic Hardware In One Box

Comprising 17 plugins, many of which are authentic re-creations of legendary hardware, Eventide tell us sounds from Anthology X have been heard on countless hit records. Excited? We are...

Orange October Sale: 1,700+ Hours of Music Production Video Courses

There's over 1,700 hours of music production video courses in the Ask.Audio Academy & more being added every week. It makes it the ultimate resource for all producers looking to amp up their skills.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Mixing with EQ

Shaping the tone and sound of an instrument can be achieved using EQ plugins. But, there are potential pitfalls waiting round every mixing corner. Here's 6 EQing mistakes to avoid during mix down.

touchAble 3.1 Celebrate 5 Year Anniversary With Special Deals

Zerodebug announced today that in honor of touchAble's fifth birthday, it is offering 5 days of special deals and discount on its IOS controller app dedicated to Ableton Live. Celebration time!

Creative Recording Tips: Tracking & Comping Different Ideas Using Takes in GarageBand

GarageBand is more powerful than many producers give it credit for. Maybe because it’s free with every Mac? Here’s how to record different takes in one session and then comp them for perfect results.

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Lav Brings “Broadcast Quality” Audio and DaisyChaining to Mobile

IK Multimedia's new iRig Mic Lav mobile lavalier mirophone is out. And IK tells us you can chain two together, monitor them all on you mobile device. IK Multimedia's press release has more info.

Experimental Impulse Response Library Includes FM/AM Impulse Responses

Navi Retlav  Studios have released a new experimental impulse responses library suitable for use in any convolution reverb unit available as Wav and ReFill.

Review: Blue Bottle Rocket Mic Locker

If you'd like a studio condenser microphone with a raft of interchangeable capsules for a multitude of possible sounds when recording, then Blue Mic's Bottle Rocket Mic Locker might be for you.

Using Your Own Samples in Logic Pro X Alchemy

Logic Pro X's Alchemy is a powerful synth in its own right. But, with its ability to re-generate user loaded audio samples and to spectrally synthesis images Alchemy becomes something truly unique.

Could This Be The Next Ableton Live Interface?

Ableton Live. Probably the people’s fave DAW for electronic music production & performance. It’s lean, easy to use and powerful. But, maybe it's a good time for a new GUI? Vlad Shagov thinks so.

Music Theory: Jordan Rudess Demonstrates Rhythmic Displacement Techniques

In this excellent video tutorial on displacement, from the full music theory rhythm explored course, Jordan Rudess shows how it works and how to use both accents and chords to good effect.

18 Modular Synth Makers, 1 Room: Machines In Music Synth Fair 5 Minute Video Walkthrough

What do you get when you put 18 of the hottest modular synthesizer makers under one roof in Brooklyn on an October weekend? A synth fair called Machines In Music. Here's a video of the event.

Critter & Guitari Organelle Synth With Pure Data Patching

Critter & Guitari's new hardware, Organelle, at first glance reminds us of Pocket Piano. However, Organelle brings the world of open-source PureData patching into the hardware synth world. Impressive.