Imagine a MIDI controller that fits in the palm of your hand that converts gesture and movement into MIDI/OSC and ultimately sound. Would you imagine this could be available for $100? It is.
In this short video tutorial, dance music legend Olav Basoski deconstructs the arrangement of a typical house music track in Ableton Live. The knowledge here can be applied to any DAW.
Timo Preece, Ableton certified trainer and writer for Ask.Audio, experienced the recent Loop event at Ableton HQ in Berlin. Aimed at the creative musician, this event left quite an in impression!
Weighing in at over 350MB, SampleScience are offering up a collection of 31 Kontakt instruments for free download. More info below!
Featuring 300+ percussions samples, the new ModeAudio Raw Material is a collection of diverse and interesting found sound samples. G.W. Childs finds out how well-recorded and mapped they really are.
The good folks at Isotonik are back with more unique and cool Max4Live goodness. This time we're talking a generative arcade sequencer for Launchpad Pro. Beautiful and hypnotic in equal measure.
This 5 minute video takes you on a surprisingly in-depth tour of Live 9.5's new Poli synth. Looking at the oscillator and filter section, Rishabh Rajan, does an excellent job in this tutorial video.
MIDI Sequencers. The more 'veteran' music producer or musician among us probably has at least one. But with hardware sequencers becoming more popular and accessible, which one is best for your needs?
The new Korg microKey MIDI controller looks to provide wireless control over your favourite MIDI enabled software and apps for computer and iOS. Here's the skinny about this very portable controller.
"Yes, you can have too many string libraries... but you can't have too many good string libraries." And so we welcome Native Instruments' Symphony Series - String Ensemble.
At AES 2015 in New York Matt Vanacoro of Ask.Audio caught up with some of the most interesting exhibitors showing their latest and greatest audio production hardware and software.
Novation have been busy this last week or so. And today's announcement is all about bringing the patches of a synthesis genius to the MiniNova. Thank you Novation!
Big November Sale in the World's Largest Online Audio Courseware Library here in The Ask.Audio Academy - 3 New Courses released each week with over 1,700 hours of videos to watch NOW!
Whether you're just thinking of starting a record label or have been struggling to a while, these 10 tips from Ukranian-based label manager, producer & artist, Histibe can help inspire.
SynthMaster 2.7 used by Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, Zedd and many others is a very capable modern synth plugin. You can get the 'Player' version for just $9 ... and there's a neat contest too.