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Creating Staff Paper in Logic Pro X

Don't want to buy music paper to write out your music parts anymore? Do you use Logic Pro X? Good news! You you can do it all inside Logic. Here's how.

Motus is an Intelligent Wireless Musical Controller, Converts Motion Gesture to MIDI / OSC

Imagine a MIDI controller that fits in the palm of your hand that converts gesture and movement into MIDI/OSC and ultimately sound. Would you imagine this could be available for $100? It is.

Watch Olav Basoski Deconstruct a House Music Track in Ableton Live

In this short video tutorial, dance music legend Olav Basoski deconstructs the arrangement of a typical house music track in Ableton Live. The knowledge here can be applied to any DAW.

Staying Creative: 8 Things I Learned From Ableton’s Loop Conference 2015

Timo Preece, Ableton certified trainer and writer for Ask.Audio, experienced the recent Loop event at Ableton HQ in Berlin. Aimed at the creative musician, this event left quite an in impression!

Get 31 FREE Kontakt Instruments from SampleScience

Weighing in at over 350MB, SampleScience are offering up a collection of 31 Kontakt instruments for free download. More info below!

Review: ModeAudio Raw Material

Featuring 300+ percussions samples, the new ModeAudio Raw Material is a collection of diverse and interesting found sound samples. G.W. Childs finds out how well-recorded and mapped they really are.

Isotonik Studios Asteroids for Launchpad Pro: Mesmerising, Generative Arcade Sequencer

The good folks at Isotonik are back with more unique and cool Max4Live goodness. This time we’re talking a generative arcade sequencer for Launchpad Pro. Beautiful and hypnotic in equal measure.

Watch Poli Synth in Ableton Live 9.5: Understanding the Oscillator & Filter

This 5 minute video takes you on a surprisingly in-depth tour of Live 9.5's new Poli synth. Looking at the oscillator and filter section, Rishabh Rajan, does an excellent job in this tutorial video.

11 Hardware MIDI Sequencers Every Producer Should Consider

MIDI Sequencers. The more 'veteran' music producer or musician among us probably has at least one. But with hardware sequencers becoming more popular and accessible, which one is best for your needs?

Korg microKEY Air Bluetooth MIDI Keyboard - One Less Cable In Your Studio

The new Korg microKey MIDI controller looks to provide wireless control over your favourite MIDI enabled software and apps for computer and iOS. Here's the skinny about this very portable controller.

Native Instruments Introduces Symphony Series – String Ensemble

"Yes, you can have too many string libraries... but you can't have too many good string libraries." And so we welcome Native Instruments' Symphony Series - String Ensemble.

The Top 7 Things We Saw at AES 2015

At AES 2015 in New York Matt Vanacoro of Ask.Audio caught up with some of the most interesting exhibitors showing their latest and greatest audio production hardware and software.

Giorgio Moroder Soundpack Comes to Novation MiniNova

Novation have been busy this last week or so. And today’s announcement is all about bringing the patches of a synthesis genius to the MiniNova. Thank you Novation!

Big November Sale - $99 1-Year Subscriptions - Become a Music Production Boss

Big November Sale in the World’s Largest Online Audio Courseware Library here in The Ask.Audio Academy - 3 New Courses released each week with over 1,700 hours of videos to watch NOW!

10 Tried & Tested Tips To Starting a Successful Music Label

Whether you're just thinking of starting a record label or have been struggling to a while, these 10 tips from Ukranian-based label manager, producer & artist, Histibe can help inspire.