There's more to Reaper than its bargain basement price. Cockos' DAW is fast becoming a well-respected, feature-rich sound production application . Gary Hiebner puts version 5 of Reaper to the test.
The new Prism Sound Callia DAC is a USB UAC2 compliant digital audio preamplifier soundcard device. With audiophiles in mind, Callia is designed to enhance the listening experience in the digital age.
You've probably heard of parallel compression or New York compression. But just what is it and how can you emulate it in Logic Pro X? Jay Asher knows how, and is here to show you.
When it comes to audio plug-ins based on vintage drum machines you can't argue with FREE ones! SampleScience Vintage Drum Elements 1.1 has an update and is still free for AU and VST.
Here are a few techniques for aiding mix decisions in poor acoustic environments. It goes without saying your ears have the final say, but a little technological help goes a long way.
Drum Tools 02 from Wave Alchemy is a huge sample pack of 3,500 electronic drum and percussion sounds captured from the most impressive drum machines, analog synths and gear with 175 for FREE!
For live performers, in-ear monitors have many advantages over foldback wedges. Matt looks at the entry-level and pro in-ear monitors from Ultimate Ears to see if they can replace on-stage monitors.
Inspired by the sound aesthetic of Boards Of Canada SampleScience decided to create a plug-in instrument, Pastoral Tone, from public domain samples to bring lo-fi goodness to your productions.
Discover the most popular articles you read the most at Ask.Audio during 2015. Including the top 8 news stories, music gear reviews, music production tutorials and music producer & artist interviews.
Producing an album is no easy task. With that in mind, here's nine patterns and pitfalls it's better not to follow during the process. These would make good new year resolutions for every producer.
13 of our regular authors at Ask.Audio have put their heads together to figure out their own personal top 3 hardware or software music gear releases from 2015. Some big hitters and some surprises too.
We recently reviewed Rhodope and loved it... and now Strezov Sampling are back with their next generation make choir instrument, Wotan. This is an epic male choir instrument for Kontakt.
Bring together the best of both worlds: the cool volca beats hardware drum machine and the DAW that needs no introduction, Ableton Live, for a medley of creative ways to create original beats.
Could your humble iPad or iPhone be the foundation for the future of music making? These 10 apps from 2015 suggest there is hope for the brave new world for musicians and live performers.
Waves are giving us all access to the piano and keyboard mixing techniques perfected by producer, songwriter and mixing engineer Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry, OneRepublic) via PianoCentric plugin.