The visual look of the new Gibson Les Paul Studio Monitors has split opinion. We love the look, just as we love marmite. So how do these sturdy monitors sound? Matt Vanacoro put them to the test.
Automation is an effective way to add interest to your productions in Pro Tools. Being able to alter volume, panning and plug-in controls will allow you to truly sculpt an engaging piece of music.
You may be used to buying your software and audio plug-ins and spending lots of money on them. What if you could "rent" high-end plug-ins monthly? Welcome to Gobbler's Marketplace.
Happy days for anyone with a copy of NI Kontakt. The kind folks over at Output have released a lite version of their latest, inspiring Kontakt Instrument, SIGNAL, for free.
Native Instruments have released two new Kontakt instruments in their new Symphony Series: Brass Solo and Brass Ensemble. Both can be purchased individually, or you can get them as a collection.
A Rob Papen plug-in synthesizer for Propellerhead's Reason as a Rack Extension? It's a no-brainer to review. The question is, how good is this powerful synth and how will it fit into productions?
Interested in getting the perfect setup for your guitar? There's no need to stick to either a pure analog or pure digital rig when you can have the best of both worlds. Andy Bowen explains more.
Today, Sugar Bytes have released a new software synth, Obscurium. Capable of organic sounds, spherical pads, arpeggios and percussive elements, Obscurium is based on generative synth tech.
What do you get when you blend the best of the digital and analog synths together? In the case of the Roland JD-XA, a huge sound with powerful effects and so much more to enjoy.
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.
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 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 have a new release: THE BENDS, watery metallic percussion sample library for Kontakt. Check out the videos below to hear it in action.
ModeAudio recently informed us of their summer sale. And, of course, when theres quality sounds available for less then we're interested.
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.