Detunized describe their new Farifiso Live pack and library as "a purely analog stringer" combining "a full polyphonic orchestral section and a monophonic synth section." Listen yourself and decide...
Do you wish for an easier way to find different progression styles for any key you’re playing/composing in? Wish no more. The free AutoChords (browser & iOS) is here to help.
Spektro Audio have released 3 new pieces of software for the modern producer: the new Beats pack, the new 2.1 update for CV Toolkit, and the CV Toolkit 2 – Complete Bundle. Here's what they tell us.
Not every track needs an ultra-clean feel. Sometimes you want things to sound older and warmer despite having been generated in a computer. Luckily Reason provides ways to add character to your tracks
Native Instruments have launched real-world sessions in four cities around the world bringing together NI users, product experts to explore music making with Traktor, Komplete & Maschine.
Although marketed as a jazz film scoring instrument, ProjectSam's Swing goes further and will appeal to singer songwriters and solo producers as Hollin Jones discovers.
Whether you perform live or produce in a studio, it's likely that you've covered a song or track before. That's a good thing! In this article G.W. Childs offers 10 tips to make your covers better.
New software for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo interfaces offers the only exclusively licensed and endorsed plug-in version of AKG’s legendary spring reverb. Bring on that indie sound.
Good news for those wanting excellent software emulations of a Hammond B3 and a grand piano in your DAW. Air Music Tech’s Mini Grand and DB33 have been remastered and are now in VST/AU formats.
To celebrate our new website design, new name, and the Ask.Audio Academy, we've partnered with the biggest & most popular music industry companies to give you the chance to win $33,000 of music gear.
This minimalistic microcontroller-based synth is designed to emulate the classic chiptune sound of the Nintendo Entertainment System's audio processing unit. For just $65 you can grab an Arcano soon.
From Keytars, to MIDI guitars, wind controlled to V-Drums, there's a world of unusual MIDI controllers out there, that go beyond your usual buttons and keys. Joe Albano explores notable alternatives.
The new DJM-S9 two-channel mixer for Serato DJ puts the power of personalisation in DJs’ hands, with a fast, accurate and customisable crossfader, & Performance Pads and FX buttons that DJs can map.
You’ve probably heard by now that Moog are retiring the ultra awesome desktop Slim Phatty analog synthesizer. To mark this event they’re offering 99 of their favourite presets for Slim Phatty owners.
There are plug-ins which can destroy the sonic integrity or sample bit rate of your audio signal, but Meris' Ottobit 500 series unit takes your audio into the 8-bit realm in a really pleasing way.