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Music Theory: Odd and Compound Time Signatures

Tired of the ol' 4/4 time signature? Looking to freshen things up with an exciting/unusual meter like 5/4 or 7/4 or 7/8... etc? Lynda Arnold delves into the "other" side of compound time signatures.

UVI Announces Mayhem of Loops 1.5

UVI announces Mayhem of Loops 1.5, a sizable update to their premium loop and construction kit archive boasting over 8,000 samples, which is a free update for existing users.

Maroon 5 Talk Studio Production & Live Performance Using Maschine

As far as successful bands go, Maroon 5 need no introduction. But did you know how integral Native Instruments' Maschine is for them sketching ideas, producing and performing? This video shows all.

Cakewalk Announces “Ipswich” SONAR Update

Cakewalk tell us the new SONAR “Ipswich” release introduces Direct Synth Recording, new “Style Dial” effects, streamlined clip export, an expanded eZine, and multiple other improvements

Review: Sequential Prophet 6

Does the new Dave Smith Instruments / Sequential Prophet 6 analog synth sound vintage and feel professional? Matt Vanacoro finds out on this review, with a video on how to program oscillator 1 too.

Audio Editing & Pitch Correction Using FL Studio’s NewTone

So you're in FL Studio 12. Let's say you want to edit audio, or want to correct or manipulate pitch of an audio file. What effect will you turn to? FL Studio's NewTone of course. Here's why.

Steinberg Colliding Worlds Is Stockhausen Content for Groove Agent Virtual Drummer

Steinberg continues to add to drum libraries of Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 with new expansion pack

XotoPad 2, The Feature-Packed MIDI Controller for Windows Multi-Touch Devices

feelyoursound.com has released version 2.0.0 of XotoPad. XotoPad turns any Windows multi-touch device into a full-featured MIDI controller with chords, scales, faders, and more.

Interview: Icicle on Ableton & Maschine Production and Performance Workflow

During his visit to BPM 2015, Ask.Audio’s Liam O’Mullane aka The Sound Tutor caught up with highly acclaimed d&b producer Icicle to find out more about the tech behind his current live show rig.

Korg volca Multi VCO Tip: Creating 3 Bass Patterns With One volca bass

If you think Korg's volca bass is just, well, a bass... you'd be mistaken. It's a 3-synth-in-one beast and enables you to program three sub-patterns. G.W. Childs shows you how in this tutorial.

Win Entry to Arturia Experience Event During Amsterdam Dance Event

From September 21st to September 30th, Arturia will give away 10 entries for the Arturia Experience Event that will take place on October 14th, 2015, during the Amsterdam Dance Event.

World First Pop-Up Mastering Studio Funded on Kickstarter

Imagine a mastering studio at an accessible city-centre location, with accessible pricing. That’s exactly what Henry Bainbridge plans with a mastering studio with world-class sound in central Bristol.

New MaxforLive “Damage” Does Glitched Up Audio AND Trippy Visuals

If you want your audio glitchy and your visuals even more glitchy or trip, then Isotonik Studio's new Max for Live device, Damage, by NED Rush is for you. Better still, it's cheap as chips!

Watch Sylvan Esso Perform in The Moog Sound Lab

Sylvan Esso return to the Moog Sound Lab to re-imagine "H.S.K.T" from their self-titled 2014 release. They employ Ableton Live at the heart of their performance with an array of MIDI synths.

Review: Splice Sounds

With its own growing library, partnering with other big sample libraries, and a monthly subscription price, Splice Sounds aims to be the most convenient place to get samples from. Does it succeed?