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Review: Samson C01U Pro USB Mic

It appears USB mics are now being accepted as potentially good recording solutions in many home studios. Does Samson's "budget" C01U Pro USB mic defy its price?

10 Killer Features
 for NI Maschine 2.0

The Maschine hardware from Native Instruments is popular and with good reason! What about the software side of things? Well, version 2 contains some tasty features which Mo Volans outlines here.

Ableton Free Stuff Friday: Loops and Effects for Live from Three Pros

To celebrate the release of AskVideo's EAR series, Ableton featured loops & effects from 3 pro artists involved in their recent Free Stuff Friday. It may not be Friday, but you can still download 'em.

Review: Twisted Tools Ultraloop Expansions

What could make Twisted Tools excellent loop remixing sampler, Ultraloop, better than it already is? There's 3 possible answers and they come in the form of expansion packs which may blow your mind!

Useful Tips for DJing with Ableton Push, Part 3

Continuing with his tips on DJing using Ableton Push, Tadhg Leonard looks at how to use Push to record and replay your FX automation data in the third part of this mini-series.

‘Slice’ Kickstarts Homemedia With Raspberry Pi Compute Module

A KICKSTARTER project launched today seeks to bring to market the first media player powered by the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. But this is more than a media player. Check this out now!

Watch ill Factor Control Ableton Using Novation Launch Control XL

ill Factor, best known for his work with Timbaland, Nelly Furtado and Kelly Rowland, shows his workflow using Novation Launch Control XL, Novation 25 SL MKII and Ableton Live in this cool video.

Review: Analog RYTM, Machinedrum Redefined

If it's anything like their much loved Machinedrum, Elektron Analog RYTM promises to a huge hit. Noah Pred sold his Machinedrum and put RYTM through its paces in this in-depth review.

5 Mastering Tips for PreSonus Studio One Professional

PreSonus Studio One is more than capable of being your companion from song conception to completion. In this tutorial, Gary Hiebner shares 5 essential mastering tips Studio One users can enjoy.

Elektron Releases Straight 808 Sound Pack for Analog Rytm

Not content with having created one of the hottest and most desired hardware drum machines ever, Elektron have released Straight 808 sound pack from Goldbaby for Rytm owners to enjoy.

Music Production Know-How: Dithering Demystified

When you need to render or mix down your project to a stereo file in your DAW, going from 24-bit to 16-bit, you'll come across dithering options. Matt Vanacoro explains what it is and when to use it.

Electronic Artists Reveal Producer Workflows and Tips at AskVideo

If you want to real-world music production tips, tricks and inspiration, AskVideo.com’s new EAR (Electronic Artists Revealed) series is going to be up your street. Check out these videos NOW!

Make Your Own Cinematic Trailer Sounds

There are tons of amazing sound libraries available to cater for most every cinematic sound you could imagine. Here's some tips on how to make your own unique sounds for trailers in particular.

Audio Damage Releases Basic, a Mono Synth for the People

Sometimes multiple controls, parameters, filters, modes, envelopes, (read: tons of features) can get in the way, so Audio Damage's $40 Basic synth aims to make synthesis simple again.

Review: Max for Cats, Feline Synthesis for Ableton Live 9

If you're not intrigued by the title then really, what are you doing on the internet? ;-) Max for Cats brings Christian Kleine's Max for Live skills to two unique instruments for Live 9 users.