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Review: Isotonik PolyPin: Generative Rhythms Max For Live Device

Isotonik are fast becoming one of the most productive and innovative creators of Max for Live devices. Noah Pred, Ableton Trainer, puts their generative rhythms device, PolyPin, to the test.

Better DJing: 6 Seminal Techno Records Every DJ Should Listen To

A good DJ can become a great one if they invest in learning about the foundations of the music they love. Here's six of my favourite techno records that helped to define and shape the genre.

WaveDNA Introduce Liquid Music for Ableton Live

This Max for Live device, Liquid Music for Live (from those clever folks at WaveDNA) is designed to provide you a "revolutionary" visual workflow that'll inspire new ideas and banish creative blocks.

Video Review: Yamaha Reface DX

How well does this portable, 4-operator FM additive synth with integrated looper and mini-keys perform? Find out in this video review by Matt Vanacoro.

6 Ways to Completely & Permanently Ruin Your Band

If your music band feels like a weight on your shoulders then these size tips will be guaranteed to bring about a break up. Inversely, if you want your band to succeed DO NOT follow the advice below.

What's New in iZotope RX 5 Audio Editor?

iZotope are preparing of the release of a new version of RX. Aside from the name change (they've added "audio editor" to the title) there's lots of new features to get excited about.

Prime Loops Joins Splice Sounds, Subscription Sample Service Now Has 700,000 Samples

Splice do remote collaboration and syncing within popular DAWs, and have Splice Sounds, a sample subscription service. Prime Loops have joined them so there's now 2000 sample packs available.

Review: Universal Audio UAD 8.3 Update

With three brand new plug-ins and new presets for Precision Mix Rack Collection, the new update for UAD 8.3 is focused entirely on sound. Matt Vanacoro puts the three plug-ins to the test.

How to Sync Beatport Pro with Traktor

The recent new app for DJs, Beatport Pro brings a host of new, convenient features for DJs, including syncing with Beatport and syncing with Native Instruments' Traktor! Sara Simms shows you how.

Propellerhead Expands A-List Series with Pop Chords Electric Guitarist

Propellerhead tell us Pop Chords Electric Guitarist is a powerful new instrument that provides fast, easy access to inspiring pop rhythm guitar performances.

Ear-Free Headphones! BatBand Sends Sound Straight to “Inner Ear”

Headphones that don't touch your visible ear? The future of headphones has seemingly arrived. BatBand uses bone conduction tech to send sound to your inner-ear and you'll look Sci-Fi in the process.

Review: Akai Pro MPD218 & MPD226

Akai Professional's latest Ableton-centered controllers, the MPD218 and MPD226 get a full-on review from our very own controller specialist, G. W. Childs IV.

Arcadia: Immersive Music, Lightning, Robotics, Tech Spectacle Comes Home to Bristol

One of the most stunning and immersive music, light and circus events of the past 5 years, Arcadia, came home to Bristol in September and Ask.Audio were there to see, hear and feel the spectacle.

Understanding Audio-to-MIDI in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X has two primary ways to convert audio into MIDI. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores how to use the Audio-to-MIDI conversion, how flex pitch is involved and shares tricks along the way.

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Producing Music

So you're ready to record, mix and master that song/album/soundtrack? Joe Albano is here to ensure you don't succumb to any common pitfalls during the process. These tips should help...