The Roland System 8 plug-out synthesizer promises a vast palette of sounds, improved ACB, 8-voices & 3-oscillators with filters and effects. Is it the powerhouse synth you are hoping for?
Learn the essentials of subtractive / analog synthesis in this excellent four-part series with Peter Schwartz. Part two delves into the sound creation components of the analog synthesizer.
What could be better than a drum machine, sampler and analog synth in one? How about if you add a 1970s Raleigh bike to the mix. This video show how this curious machine works.
This looks almost too good to be true. But, we're calling these shots of a prototype of a Korg ARP Odyssey FS (full-sized keys) real. The big question is whether this synth will go into production...
Musicians and producers will probably have heard the term 'Balanced' & 'Unbalanced' used in reference to cables. Most likely those cables were XLR cables. But, do you know what the difference is?
Intellijel are a well-loved name behind many crazy synthesizer modules those in Eurorack synth circles know. We caught up with Danjel van Tijn to find out more the company and the synth landscape.
Combining a Buchla 200e and various Eurorack modules, master synthesist and composer, Steve H, invites you to take a meditative journey into an electronic dream world in this video performance.
If you think you know arpeggiators and how they work, this new and innovative Max for Live device, UArp, might still offere a few surprises yet.
ROLI's vision of the future of music making involves an iOS app, portable, wireless Blocks that connect together with multi-gesture input. That's Blocks in a nutshell, but these videos go deeper.
Some of the most popular and inspiring music was created in the midst of personal or global adversity and pain. In this article GW Childs shares 5 tips to help turn frustration into finished songs.
If you want instant Boards of Canada style sounds then the Cimmerian Caves effects unit we featured on AskAudio, back in July 2016, is one to consider. Good news is it will begin shipping next week.
If 3D audio is the next step for music consumers and producers then Waves Audio have jumped ahead with NX Head Tracker and NX Virtual Mix Room. Matt Vanacoro explores all the dimensions in our review.
It comes as no surprise there's official news from Apple that Logic Pro X will support the new Macbook Pro's Touch Bar. They're suggesting early 2017 and we think we know when...
One of the defining characteristics of many types of EDM is vocals that have been pitch shiften up or down. See how it's done with this easy-to-follow video from Multiplier!
This Kontakt player instrument, Apocalypse Elements takes the core from the 25 GB Apocalypse Percussion Ensemble for a more streamlined, accessible edition. It sounds incredible. Take a listen.