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4 Tips For Mixing With Gate & Expander Plug-Ins

With all the attention lavished on both the technical and creative uses for compression in the studio, we sometimes forget about the other kind of dynamics processor—the Gate/Expander. Here's 4 tips.

Audient iD4 Audio Interface Is Super Compact & Super Affordable

Audient have introduced a new bus-powered compact audio interface with their pro-quality console mic pre, converters and everything you'd expect from higher priced interfaces.

Waves Audio & Infected Mushroom Release Pusher, Multiband Sonic Enhancer & Limiter

Now here’s an interesting collaboration. Waves Audio, top audio plug-ins and technologies  and Infected Mushroom, famous electronic duo. The result? An innovative plug-in for mixing and mastering..

Review: Heavyocity Scoring Guitars

If you'd like a diverse range of pre-programmed loops and playable patches to hook into Heavyocity Gravity, or use stand alone, you're luck is here in the form of Heavyocity's Scoring Guitars.

Ableton Live Beginner Guide: Your First 5 Steps

If you're new to Ableton Live or are considering buying it as your first DAW, then this article is for you and will get you making tracks in no time flat! Matt Vanacoro is on-hand to help.

Native Instruments Tropical Frequencies Series Explores Global Bass

Native Instruments do more than make musical controllers, and software. The new Tropical Frequencies series maps electronic music born from global bass and traditional music with films, offers & more.

Tascam iXR Is An iOS Optimized USB Audio Interface

Tascam has announced a new way to bring out the power and performance of your iPad and iPhone music and recording apps - the all-new iXR USB Audio/MIDI interface with iOS connectivity.

This Is The Most Tripped Out Experience You’ll Have In Ableton Live This Week

Musician and Ableton trainer, Tom Cosm, has transformed an Ableton Live project into something you need to sit down before trying. Be prepared for a very strange visual experience!

Review: Lethal Audio Synthesizer, Instant Sonic Gratification

There's a new powerful plug-in synth on the streets that claims to have a modern, clean sound, good for all genres and producers. Darren Burgos goes in-depth with the excellent sounding Lethal.

Vocal Production Tips: Danny Kirsch, Top 10 Producer, Shows How To Comp The Chorus

There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to producing vocals for any genre. Danny Kirsch, with credits for multiple world-wide top 10 hits, shows how he comps the vocal chorus in Logic Pro X.

Now You Can Easily Create Interfaces For Kontakt Using Rigid Audio’s WYSIWYG Kontakt GUI Maker

Ready to pre-order, The Kontakt GUI Maker, is designed to make designing interfaces for Kontakt instruments a breeze thanks to Rigid Audio. OS X Version is coming soon after too.

Ken MacBeth Demos M7-D Experimental Synthesizer Prototype. It Sounds Good!

One month ago we revealed news of the M7-D, a large, slider-based, experimental synthesizer Ken MacBeth was working on. Now we can watch and listen to the prototype in action.

Understanding Plug-In Delay Compensation

Latency. The bane of every recording musician and producer. But it doesn't have to be a battle when adding plug-ins like delay and reverb that add latency thanks to as plug-in delay compensation.

Squarp Pyramid, 64-Track Sequencer Back In Stock & New Firmware

We were super excited about the Squarp Pyramid hardware sequencer (with real-time MIDI effects) when we first discovered it. Good new is that pre-orders are done, and it’s now in stock for the summer!

Audio Gems: Free Google Chrome Extension For Audio & Music Production Addicts

While AskAudio do bring you the best news, reviews & tutorials, you may also check out stories on other sites too! (Shock) Audio Gems brings a selection of pro audio stories to a tab in your browser.