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KORG Releases New Volca Sample

Korg tell us their new addition to the popular volca Series features new functions, familiar workflow and iOS Integration. Basically, tweak, play and sequence samples in one nifty little box.

Review: IK Multimedia iRig Pads

Who doesn't enjoy banging out beats on pads? While these were once expensive, the cost of pad controllers has dropped and IK Multimedia's new iRig Pads brings pad control to iOS, Mac & PC.

Conforming Imported Audio To Session Tempo In Pro Tools

It's easy as pie to automatically match audio to the session tempo in Ableton Live, but it's possible to do this manually in Pro Tools as well. Joe Albano shows how to make it automatic!

UK Book Publishers and Malorie Blackman Launch Project Remix

Books are back! And if you're 13-19 years old and in the UK, you've a chance to enter a contest to remix books. Remixing isn't only music related. In this contest the focus is on being creative.

New Pro Tools Licensing Available Now

New Pro Tools Licensing Available Now, Giving Customers Access to Future Cloud Features and Software Upgrades through March 2016. Is this value added? Read on to find out.

Rob O’Reilly Guitars Launch Expressiv: MIDI Guitar System

Rob O’Reilly Guitars have launched their Expressiv: MIDI Guitar System via Kickstarter. Although already funded, this is an opportunity to support a guitar and synth in one convenient instrument.

What's New in UAD Software 7.11 (Manley Variable Mu, Brainworx and Massenburg Plug-Ins)

The Variable Mu Limiter Compressor plug-in, heralded unrivaled clarity, Vertigo Sound VSM-3 Mix Satellite, VSC-2 Compressor, Massenburg Designworks are part of Universal Audio's UAD Software v7.11.

Review: Rob Papen Punch-BD

We dare you to play a Rob Papen synth and not be inspired! Noah Pred puts Punch-BD virtual drum synth through its paces and finds it punches above its weight in our in-depth review.

Five Pieces of Gear Every Sound Designer Needs

Whether you're primarily a recording sound designer, or an in-studio, behind a computer or synth kind, here's five types of hardware/gear every self-respecting sound designer should be armed with.

Aphex Twin Shares 21-Track Album Made on Buchla, Plus Interview

Looking for a 21 track modular experience album from Aphex Twin but have empty pockets? Fine. Richard D. James has released a 21 track Modular Trax album on SoundCloud and done a huge interview too.

Wave Alchemy 2014 Producer Contest Launched - Prizes inc. Native Instruments, u-he, Bitwig, AskAudio

Wave Alchemy, famous for their sample libraries and virtual instruments, are running a contest with prizes from ourselves, AskVideo, NI, Bitwig, u-he, Propellerhead, FabFilter and many more.

Native Instruments Introduces Paradise Rinse Expansion for Maschine

Soulful vocal samples, synth stabs and catchy organs inspired by the influence of Bass Music are here in Maschine and iMaschine expansion format. Find out more about NI's latest release.

Review: Editors Keys SL600 USB Microphone

USB microphones often get bad press for being... well USB. So Matt Vanacoro was pleased to discover how the SL6000 USB proved to be versatile and good-sounding for voice over applications.

Simple Duplication Trick for Better Beats in Ableton Live

Don't get stuck in one repetitive kick and snare groove. Ableton Live's duplicate feature can be a simple way for beginners and veterans alike to help freshen up their beats. Here's how.

Fxpansion Releases BFD Oblivion (Heavy Rock and Metal pack)

If you want post-metal, sludge and prog-metal drums that'll slice through walls of heavy guitars, FXpansion's BFD Oblivion expansion pack is designed for you. Check out the details and video below.