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Making Instruments More Expressive in BitWig Studio

In one of the more recent updates to Bitwig Studio you'll find note expression features. Gary Hiebner shows how this can give your synth sounds more detail than you might have imagined possible.

Waves Audio Codex Wavetable Synth Released

Waves are well known for their audio effects plug-ins used in studios big and small. And now Waves are focusing on the instrument side of the studio. Codex being their latest offering.

Review: Xfer Records Serum Synth

With the handful of wavetable synthesizer plug-ins available today, is Xfer Records’ Serum anything special, or just a massive carbon copy?

11 Essential Logic Pro X Shortcuts for Producers

Becoming faster with Logic Pro X's shortcuts and key commands can leave you more time to focus on the music. Darren Burgos shares 11 of his favorite shortcuts when producing tracks here.

PreSonus Releases New StudioLive 328i Loudspeakers Perfect for Installs

PreSonus have announced the availability of two new cabinet speakers to add to its line of StudioLive loudspeakers. The 328i are 3-way and deliver 2,000 watts of power.

Sound in the 4th Dimension Powered by Max for Live, Inspired by Nikola Tesla

It's refreshing to see electronic musicians creating new ways to listen to and immerse ourselves in music using space. 4DSound reveal how Nikola Telsa inspired the concept and Max Live created it.

FREE Broken Bass Patches for Native Instruments Massive

Synth bass your thing? Love Native Instruments' Massive? Then you'll love these 20 cleverly crafted bass patches for Massive. And they're free to download too!

Introducing the Instruments in Reason 8

Reason is known for its awesome synths and drum machines. In his 22-tutorial video course, expert Hollin Jones gives you an in-depth introduction to these cool instruments.

Waves Previews Premiere Episode of Everything Audio Live from YouTube Space LA

Hosted by acclaimed audio engineer Dave Hampton (Herbie Hancock, Prince, Timberlake), Everything Audio will cover a range of topics, from recording, live sound, game audio, to forensics & sound design

Hollywood Orchestral Percussion Completes EASTWEST's Flagship Orchestral Series

EastWest tell us their new Hollywood Orchestral Series is a detailed and comprehensive orchestral percussion collection featuring unprecedented control of sound and instruments.

Review: Sugar Bytes Egoist, the Ultimate Loop Slicing Tool?

We've already reviewed Sugarbytes' Egoist at AskAudioMag.com. However, it was so popular with us that Lynda Arnold also put finger to keyboard to explain just how cool this loop slicing tool is.

Eight of the Best Mobile Apps for DJs

If you're a DJ, or an aspiring DJ, then which apps (mainly for iPad) are worth your time and effort to use? Sara Simms pulls eight from her iPad which she highly recommends.

Tascam Releases DR-60D MKII Portable Recorder

Tascam tell us their update to their popular DSLR recorder, the DR-60D MKII, now comes with new and improved microphone preamps. If you're a budding DSLR film maker this could be worth checking out.

History of Steinberg: Pioneering Company Celebrates 30th Anniversary

30 years ago two men founded Steinberg the music software and hardware company behind Cubase, ASIO and VST! Three decades on from its foundation, John Roche takes a retrospective look.

Review: TKFX, iPad Controller App for Traktor Pro

Native Instruments' Traktor is possibly the most popular DJ platform around. So it's no surprise that there's now an iOS based controller for Traktor Pro available. Hollin Jones puts it to the test.