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Stunning Stands for Korg Volcas Are Here For Everyone

If you’re partial, or brave enough, to a bit of DIY, then these stunning stands for the Korg volca machines will turn your head. Better yet, the creator has made the schematics available for everyone.

WMD Performance Mixer for Eurorack Now Shipping

A collection of artists that make modular synthesisers and guitar pedals you'll actually want to use, WMD have come out with a mixer designed for Eurorack performers. Some very interesting features!

Review: Roland A-01

Is it a controller? Is it a synth? The Roland A-01 is a small, portable MIDI controller and 8-bit sound generator with a step sequencer. Sara Simms finds out if it's as attractive to play as it looks.

What Went Down at Berlin Atonal Festival 2016?

Founded in 1982, the Berlin Atonal Festival arrived back in capital of Germany this year. Timo Preece braved the heat to explore what this visual and audio creator event had to offer.

5 Tips To Help Your Music & Songs Evolve Beyond The Original Idea

Original musical ideas are wonderful things, of course . But what if the initial inspiration is holding your track back from evolving? Here's 5 tips to help your music mature into finished tracks.

Check Out This Steve Reich Inspired Reaktor Blocks Ensemble

Flintpope is getting quite a name for himself creating interesting Ableton Live packs, samples, instruments and Reaktor ensembles. His latest creation is Reichian for Native Instruments' Reaktor.

macOS Sierra 10.12: Better News for Musicians & Producers

With this nifty workaround, you should be able to get some macOS Sierra 10.12 incompatible drivers and audio plug-ins working just fine.

A Brief History of Music, Part 1: Hip Hop

Beginning our new series exploring musical genres and the influential artists and songs that have characterised and inspired us, Hollin Jones uncovers the beginnings of Hip Hop.

Isotonik Release New Ableton Control Surface Script for Novation LaunchControl

Novation users and Ableton user rejoice! Isotonic's Sigabort is back with some control scripting magic to turn your Novation LaunchControl into an entirely useful controller for Ableton Live.

KREASOUND Lists All Online Remix Contests & Provides Free Hosting

If you're looking for a directory of all remix contests online and/or want to host your own remix contest for free, then Kreasound has you covered. This might be the only site you need to check out.

Review: Waves Tune Real Time

Waves Audio's Tune Real Time claims to provide no noticeable latency and excellent sonic results. A weighty promise that Joe Albano looks deeper into. Find out if it lives up to expectations?

A Personal Tribute To Don Buchla: Innovating Across The Synthesizer Universe

Publisher of AskAudio Academy, Steve H, shares his personal journey with synthesis, how he came to use Buchla synthesizers and explains the impact Don Buchla has had on the world today and tomorrow.

Watch New Elektron Analog Heat & Octatrack in Action

Earlier this week Elektron announced their latest machine: Analog Heat. It's safe to say it set the music making sections of the internet on fire. (doh! Sorry) and now you can see it in action.

Creating Arps in Cubase

Cubase gives you 2 MIDI arpeggiator processors, the Arpache 5 and Arpache SX. Each has its own benefits. Let’s take a look at how to use these MIDI effects and explore the differences between them.

Klevgränd Jussi Is A Singing Man Synth, No Samples Were Harmed

Jussi from the clever folks at Klevgränd is a unique, if not eerie, new synthesizer. It emulates a man singing. Yes, you can expect to make some rather lovely sounding male vocal emulations using it.