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Interview: Icicle on Ableton & Maschine Production and Performance Workflow

During his visit to BPM 2015, Ask.Audio’s Liam O’Mullane aka The Sound Tutor caught up with highly acclaimed d&b producer Icicle to find out more about the tech behind his current live show rig.

Korg volca Multi VCO Tip: Creating 3 Bass Patterns With One volca bass

If you think Korg's volca bass is just, well, a bass... you'd be mistaken. It's a 3-synth-in-one beast and enables you to program three sub-patterns. G.W. Childs shows you how in this tutorial.

Win Entry to Arturia Experience Event During Amsterdam Dance Event

From September 21st to September 30th, Arturia will give away 10 entries for the Arturia Experience Event that will take place on October 14th, 2015, during the Amsterdam Dance Event.

World First Pop-Up Mastering Studio Funded on Kickstarter

Imagine a mastering studio at an accessible city-centre location, with accessible pricing. That’s exactly what Henry Bainbridge plans with a mastering studio with world-class sound in central Bristol.

New MaxforLive “Damage” Does Glitched Up Audio AND Trippy Visuals

If you want your audio glitchy and your visuals even more glitchy or trip, then Isotonik Studio's new Max for Live device, Damage, by NED Rush is for you. Better still, it's cheap as chips!

Watch Sylvan Esso Perform in The Moog Sound Lab

Sylvan Esso return to the Moog Sound Lab to re-imagine "H.S.K.T" from their self-titled 2014 release. They employ Ableton Live at the heart of their performance with an array of MIDI synths.

Review: Splice Sounds

With its own growing library, partnering with other big sample libraries, and a monthly subscription price, Splice Sounds aims to be the most convenient place to get samples from. Does it succeed?

5 Tips For Mixing & Mastering With Waves SSL 4000 Bundle

The original SSL consoles were the sound of '80s & '90s pop and rock. The Waves SSL 4000 collection brings the 4000 E & G consoles to software and we've compiled 5 tips to help you get the most from i

Yamaha VOCALOID Singing Voice Synth, Cyber Diva, is 1st Female US English Library

Vocaloid is a sining voice synthesis technology which has just got a useful new library which caters to creating female American English vocal parts. Good to see Yamaha continuing to push the tech.

Review: Akai Pro MPD232

With LEDS, Akai Pro's responsive pads and a host of features like "Note Repeat","Full Level" and standalone, computer or iOS device modes, the MPD242 looks attractive. But does it deliver?

Novation Want You to "Start Something". New Product To Be Revealed 1st October

“Starting something is one of the hardest things to do; to create something from nothing.” So Novation tell us. But what solution do Novation have up their sleeve?

6 Simple Alternative Guitar Tunings Every Guitarist Should Try

Want to freshen up your guitar playing or recording? Trying alternative tunings could be just what the doctor ordered. Here's 6 simple, yet alternative, guitar tunings Rich Tozzoli recommends.

Winners Revealed in Ask.Audio $33,000 Music Gear Launch Contest

Find out if you won in our MASSIVE $33,000 Music Gear Contest ... there's 15 prize winners in total!

Audient Launches Exclusive iD14 Deal To UK Students

For a limited time only, renowned British console manufacturer, Audient is offering its award-winning audio interface, iD14 at a discounted price to UK students. You could pick it up for just £149!!

Roland Boutique Synth Details & Photos Leaked

The cat's out of the bag. And I need not feel guilty for brightening up the teaser video to reveal the new Roland Boutique synths last week... ZSounds & Reddit have just leaked everything!