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Review: IK Multimedia SampleTank 4 MAX

IK's legendary sample-based instrument gains a scalable interface, beefed up audio engine and a ton of extra content in version 4. And that's just the start, as Hollin Jones discovered...

Sono Elements Releases eTron Pro, 17 Multisampled Mellotrons For Just $29

Get the classic 60s / 70s sound of the tape-based Mellotron in this affordable new virtual instrument. Here's the details.

Meet Therapkid - A Brand New Chiptune Synth From Twisted Electrons

With 2 voices of 4 oscillators each, mono, duo, chord and drone playing modes are possible. Here's more about this intriguing new hardware synthesizer.

Dave Mech Creates Techno By Sampling The Sounds Of London

Join Dave Mech as he uses field recordings in London and Elektron's Digitakt sampler back in the studio to create some unique textures, loops and beats in this video.

Klevgrand Releases STARK Amp Simulator For Mac, PC And iOS


This powerful guitar amp and cab processor for desktop and mobile is on sale until April 15th. Here's why you should grab it now.

Intricate Equalization Inside Ableton Live’s EQ Eight

Live’s workhorse studio EQ is more versatile than you might have known. In this tutorial, Live expert Noah Pred delves deep into its workings and features to reveal its true power.

Luftrum's Retro City Is A Retro-Futuristic Flashback Into The Beating Heart Of The 1980’s

Capture the sound of dreamwave, synthpop and other 1980s-influenced atmospheres with this sound set for U-He's Diva

VolcaJam IV Competition Results Announced - Hear The Winning Entries

Three lucky winners submitted their live Volca jams and won a pile of goodies including an Ask.Audio Academy 1-year subscription. Read on to see and hear the winning entries.

How To Set Input Levels In Cubase For Perfect Audio Recordings

Understand the relationship between hardware and software levels when recording in Cubase with this quick explainer video from Matt Hepworth.

Nektar Launch SE MIDI Controllers - USB MIDI With DAW Integration

Nektar's latest ultra-portable USB MIDI controllers are affordable and offer the company's legendary DAW integration. Here's the details.

Friedrichs Audio Is Offering Floats For VCV Rack At Just $10 For A Limited Time

An envelope, LFO, and audio rate oscillator, Floats for VCV Rack is endlessly creative and you can get it for just $10 until April 15th. Here's how.

Review: Native Instruments Komplete Audio 1 And 2

NI's latest audio interfaces come with a generous software bundle and hit new, affordable prices. Hollin Jones found out how they performed in the real world...

AKAI Brings Splice Integration To Force, MPC X And MPC Live

These standalone music production/DJ performance tools now offer users immediate wi-fi access to their own Splice library directly from the touch user interface

Universal Audio - Free Auto-Tune, Manley VOXBOX, UA Tape & Reverb with Apollo Twin or Arrow

For a limited time, customers have the chance to get platinum-approved vocal plug-ins, free, when purchasing any new Apollo Twin or Arrow audio interface — up to a $846 value

Novation Offers Free D16 Nithonat Plugin, 50% Off The Rest Of The D16 Range

A supercharged plug-in emulation of Roland’s classic TR-606 drum machine, Sound Collective members can get the Nitonhat plugin for free. Here's how.