The recent Audified U73b compressor plugin was a big hit here in the AskAudio studios. So, we're naturally excited by the new U78 Saturator plug-in, based on the U73b announced today.
Tegeler Audio tells us they've released a unique stereo compressor with flexible emulation modes, is remote-controlled by a plug-In... plus, it has the longest name of any analog compressor we know.
Fascinated by portable synthesizers? The Tiny-TS is a DIY digital hardware synth the size of a credit card with a one octave captive keyboard! And it's now available to buy on Kickstarter.
So, you want real-time scale mapping & keyswitching that's independent from the virtual instrument plugin you're using? AutoTonic allows you to play any mode or scale on the diatonic C notes!
Shhh. Don't tell the companies in the music industry who make new hardware and software to feed the appetite amongst musicians and producers. Could it be that older, cheaper gear is just as effective?
When we tried to pick our top 10 digital synthesizers across 3 price ranges (0-$150, $150-$500 & $500-$2500+) we just couldn't leave some of the below synths out. So here's 19 of our favorites.
This new analog semi-modular synthesizer, Ants, from Plankton Electronics is as affordable as it is portable, as accessible as it is beautiful. And did we mention it sounds great too?
The Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms series is about to get even more popular we think, thanks to the release of the Dynamic Impulse Filter. Here's a video and details for this module.
Audio analysis isn't just for scientists, it can really help you to better understand your mixes. Here are some of the best tools out there'¦
The generous people at Korg have released a new sound pack for the minilogue. Even better they've made it a free download.
The original Waldorf Wave synthesizer was one of the best wavetable synths the world has ever seen. Axel Hartmann, its designer, now reveals the designs for the planned Waldorf Wave II.
Confusion Studios tells us the latest iteration of their award-winning professional MIDIÂ controller platform provides new editing and performanceÂ features for DIY rig creation. Find out more here.
In this exclusive video, Thavius Beck demonstrates the latest update for Bitwig Studio which adds unrivalled support for NI's Maschine JAM. The level of control is head spinning. Well worth watching.
If you're looking for a sample library for the classic eastern Shakuhachi instrument with tonal articulation control that sounds authentic then Impact Soundworks have a treat for you.
MIDI over Bluetooth is a technology that is still in its infancy. The concept of connecting MIDI devices wirelessly is appealing of course (look Ma, no wires). But how do you set it up for Mac & iOS?