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Music Production Tutorial: Back to Basics - Bit Depth, Sample Rate, and Headroom

All modern music makers need to understand audio concepts like bit depth, sample rate and headroom so they can push your production setup to the max. Matt Vanacoro explores the basics and some.

DrumPants 2.0, Wearable MIDI Controller for Pants, Shoes & Twerking?

There's times when tapping your thighs or slapping your knees just feels right. When you’ve got a groove and you just need to let it out, but you want it sounding good, then put on your DrumPants 2.0.

Novation Launchpad Pro Now Available

Novation call it, “The professional grid instrument” and it hardly needs further introduction. This music controller takes the next step up from its ubiquitous predecessor.

ModWheel Releases The Bends Drum & Percussion Kontakt Library

Modwheel have a new release: THE BENDS, watery metallic percussion sample library for Kontakt. Check out the videos below to hear it in action.

Grab ModeAudio Sound Libraries for 30% Discount

ModeAudio recently informed us of their summer sale. And, of course, when theres quality sounds available for less then we're interested.

Review: LANDR Online Mastering

Mastering articles are amongst our favorite here at AskAudio. So, we were a little skeptical when we first came across LANDR, an algorithm-based online mastering service. Joe Albano checks it out.

Ableton Live: How to Turn Mistakes into Musical Gold Dust

Is it true that you can turn any sample or mistake into something beautiful or suitable in Ableton Live? G.W. Childs thinks so and wants to prove it to you in this tutorial.

Waves Audio Maserati VX1 Plug-In On Sale Today Only

Waves are offering Maserati VX1 Vocal Enhancer for just $29 today only (normally $125!) If you want to produce your vocals with little time and cost, this might be for you.

TEAC TN-200 Turntable “Designed for Serious Music Fans”

TEAC tells us their new belt-drive TN-200 Turntable provides a clean sound with built-in preamp, line outs and USB output making it convenient to connect to most any music system.

Antares ATG-1 Floor Processor is Auto-Tune for Guitarists

Auto-Tune for guitarists? It's here! Antares ATG-1 floor processor features Auto-Tune technology which allows you to tune your guitar all the way up the neck. Find out more below.

Music Production Techniques Part 2: Modulation Effects

Welcome to part 2 in this series on music production techniques. Think of these as essential audio concepts every self-respecting producer should know! Let's continue with Modulation effects.

FL Studio for Mac is Real and Enters Alpha Testing Stage!

So, you've been waiting for a Mac version of FL Studio for, like... forever, right! Well, good news. The Alpha version (pre-BETA) of FL Studio 12 for Mac is available for you to try/test.

Watch: Creating Pitched Vocal Samples for Deep House in Logic Pro X

You’ve likely heard vocals heavily pitched in Deep House. Veteran DJ and producer, Olav Basoski, takes us on a tour of his Logic Pro X workflow when creating pitched vocals in this video tutorial.

Watch Adele and Katy Perry Producer Showcase Waves H-Reverb on Lead Vocals

If vocals are the most important instrument on a pop track, then the way a reverb responds to a vocal is of vital importance too. Producer, Greg Wells, shows how effective Waves H-Reverb is for him.

Review: Tascam DR-44WL

TASCAM's DR-22WL & DR-44WL handheld recorders boast great features, but it’s smartphone operation via Wi-Fi really caught the attention of The Sound Tutor. He shares his experience with the DR-44WL.