The new Alesis VI49 looks lovely, of that there is no doubt. But, how does it perform, both as a keyboard and a controller? G. W. Childs gets hands on in our review.
Do you use Sylenth? If you'd like to make a Dutch House style lead in the style of producers like Afrojack or Martin Garrix, then this tutorial-article by Sara Simms is for you.
This new versatile product combines DPA's renowned microphone technology with integrated in-ear monitoring to deliver the ultimate broadcast studio headset unit.
New Looper algorithm offers Eventide H9 users the ability to record a loop, slow it down and reverse it in real-time. Plus it's free!
Plogue tasked themselves with bringing back to life the classic machine speech synths from many a popular electronic toy from childhoods now past. Noah Pred discovers a unique and playable instrument.
Don't read this Logic Pro X tutorial-article if you want your sampled instruments to sound lame, unrealistic and make your tracks sound bad. If you want better results then this is essential reading.
If you're interested in generating new drone and loop based audio sounds utilising delays and granular synthesis Siren Audio's Feedback 2 and Generative 2 are certainly worth checking out.
In the animated video below, Novation show off a handful of the countless setups possible with Audiohub 2x4.
Propellerhead Software today announced that you can get their four best-selling instruments and effects (worth $250) free when you purchase Reason until March 16th 2015.
SoundScaper is an experimental iPad app sound lab for creating unusual soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones and noises based on circuit bending ideas. But did you know the prototype is hardware?
DJ, Sound designer and producer Histibe has released his latest album, No Chain on the Moon, featuring some interesting collaborations. He talks to AskAudio about how it came about and his studio gear
The original Xkey made a splash in the portable controller market as a sleek, snug and elegant all-in-one MIDI keyboard. Matt Vanacoro puts its new 37-key big brother to the test.
iZotope's Iris 2 continues to reap the rewards of its spectral processing abilities and now also has a powerful new modulation system, enhanced effects and over 11 GB of content.
If you're looking for sounds for Sylenth, Massive, Spire, FM8, Serum and more synth, then Vandalism should be on your list. Sara Simms checks out their latest soundest for Sylenth and Massive.
Return tracks can serve multiple purposes. CPU efficient use of effects, effects for multiple tracks, and more. GW Childs shows how to use return tracks for building effects chains in Ableton Live.