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When Technology Detracts From Music It’s Painful, As This Video From CES 2016 Demonstrates

At Ask.Audio we embrace technology. But, there are times when tech and music seem at odds with each other. Like in this cringe worthy video performance from the end of the Intel CES 2016 Keynote.

Waves Audio eMotion LV1 Digital Mixing Console Ushers In New Era Of Live Sound Mixing

Waves have branched out in an interest direction with a new multi-touch digital mixer for broadcast and live sound mixing. It comes with 4 eMo plugins and is based on SoundGrid technology.

DJiT Launch Mixfader for Mobile DJ Spinners & Scratch App at CES 2016

DJiT has announced the international launch of its wireless crossfader, Mixfader, and its new companion app, edjing Scratch for iOS and Android devices. MixFader is compatible will any MIDI software.

Review: Roli Seaboard Rise

We got hands-on with the new ROLI Seaboard RISE MIDI controller / instrument... and after extensive testing came to a conclusion that surprised us. Watch the video and read the review here.

Processing Audio With NI Reaktor Blocks

Blocks in NI's Reaktor 6 features a tons of creative solutions and uses for synth-heads. But, did you know Blocks can also be used to process audio? It's mind blowing! Toby Pitman gets processing.

Eventide UltraChannel Plug-In Now 80% Off

The ultimate channel strip plug-in from Eventide, UltraChannel, is on sale through 1/31/16 at a whopping 80% off. In short you can pick it up for less than $50!

IK Multimedia iKlip A/V - First Smartphone Broadcast Mount For Pro Mobile Audio & Video

iKlip A/V lets videographers, broadcasters & journalists make broadcast-quality video productions with professional audio on smartphone thanks to integrated XLR mic preamp, wireless receiver support.

Review: Reaper 5, The DAW With Big Features & A Small Price Tag

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.

Prism Sound Introduce CALLIA – New USB Digital Audio Preamp

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.

Setting Up and Mixing With Parallel / New York Compression in Logic Pro X

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.

SampleScience FREE Vintage Drum Machine Plug-In Now Updated

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.

4 Powerful Mixing Techniques To Help Take Your Music To The Next Level

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.

Wave Alchemy Drum Tools 02 - Over 3,500 Electronic Drum & Percussion Samples

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!

Review: Ultimate Ears UE 18 Pro and UE 900S

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.

SampleScience Pastoral Tone Is A Plugin Inspired By The Sound Of Boards Of Canada

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.