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Native Instruments Introduces Symphony Series '" String Ensemble

"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.

The Top 7 Things We Saw at AES 2015

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.

Giorgio Moroder Soundpack Comes to Novation MiniNova

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 - $99 1-Year Subscriptions - Become a Music Production Boss

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!

10 Tried & Tested Tips To Starting a Successful Music Label

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 Player for Only $9 + Contest

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.

SampleScience RC808 - A New TR 808 Emulation For The Masses

SampleScience tell us the new RC808 will have you playing with the legendary TR808 within minutes! This is the latest 808 sample-based emulation plug-in released. Here's more info on what it can do.

Boxed Ear Hearken Is Fresh Take On Audio Recording For Mac

Boxed Ear have announced a new arrival on the music software scene! Introducing... Hearken: a fresh take on audio recording software for Mac. It's streamlined, efficient, and always ready to record.

Universal Audio New UAD Plug-Ins '" Eventide H910 Harmonizer, Marshall Amps, Oxide Tape Recorder

Good things come in 3's... but Universal Audio go further with 4 new high quality UAD plug-ins: Eventide Harmonizer, Marshall Bluesbreaker 1962, Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 & Oxide Tape Recorder.

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Recording Electric Guitar

So you want to record electric guitars? Or perhaps you've been doing so for many years already. Here's 6 mishaps, pitfalls and errors to avoid to help you get better results.

Review: Ableton Push 2

Push 2 is the new incarnation of Ableton's Live controller and instrument. There's improvements all round and Noah Pred dives in to discover what's changed and how it'll improve your Live workflow.

It's a Korg volca sample, But Better - OK GO Special Edition

What do you get with a powerful partnership between KORG and OK GO? In this case a special edition of the volca sample with an OK GO inspired design and over 100 OK GO samples built-in.

TriqTraq Shows Ableton Link At Work in This Jam Video

This video shows just how seamlessly Ableton Link works by syncing multiple devices over a wireless network. In this video we see triqtraq on two iPhone's and an iPad playing nice together.

Review: FXpansion Strobe 2

The original Strobe from FXpansion was a very capable analog-modeled software synth with an eye on accessible and powerful programming. Does the new Strobe 2 come up trumps? Hollin Jones finds out.

9 Steps to Scoring to Picture in Cubase 8 Pro

To anyone that says there's no money in music anymore you can tell them there is where scoring for film, TV and video games are concerned. Here's 9 steps to scoring to picture in Cubase 8 Pro.