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Review: Alesis Vortex Wireless Keytar

There's normally two camps at music school: guitars and keyboards. But what happens when the two worlds collide? Alesis feel this would bring reason for a keytar, and a wireless one at that!

Pro Tools Tip: Understanding The Different Playhead and Selection Behaviors

If you're switching between DAWs frequently, or migrating a project to Pro Tools, you can customise the playhead and selection behaviors, so you'll always feel comfortable when editing.

Mackie Launches All-New, Ultra-Affordable Creative Reference™ Multimedia Monitors

Mackie tell us their new CR3 and CR4 monitors offer Studio-Quality Design and Smart Features for Multimedia Creation and Entertainment. Intrigued? We are too!

Positive Grid Boosts BIAS with 3 New Expansion Packs

Custom amp designer and processor for iPad, Positive Grid's BIAS, brings creative customization to preamp, power amp, and cabinet models with three new expansion packs: Glassy, Crunch, and Insane.

Review: Chroma Caps from DJ Tech Tools

Knobs are the "in thing" right now. Tuna Knobs have recently smashed their Kickstarter goal after just 21 hours and DJ Tech Tools' Chroma Caps have caught the attention of our resident DJ, Sara Simms.

5 Ways to Creatively Supercharge Your Tracks in Logic Pro

Are you looking to infuse your Logic Pro tracks with an abundance of energy, power and emotion? Mo Volans shows you how it's done with this great collection of tips.

Røde Releases New iXY Microphone for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c

Here at AskAudio Mag we've used the original Røde iXY for iPhone and been very impressed. So, we're excited to see what's been improved with their new iPhone 5, 5s and 5c compatible iPhone stereo mic.

Review: sE Electronics SPACE, the Ultimate Acoustic Isolator for Recording Musicians?

7 years since sE released their popular portable reflection filter which made recording audio clean and dry in almost any space, sE are back with SPACE. Hollin Jones gives it a thorough workout.

Useful Tips for DJing with Ableton Push, Part 1

Ableton Push is an excellent controller/instrument for use in the studio. However, you can also use it when DJing as Tadhg Leonard demonstrates in part 1 of 3 in this mini series.

New Polyphonic Hardware Synth modulus.002 Now Available

It's apparently been four decades since the first polysynth was designed and developed in the UK! This past week new Bristol-based manufacturer, Modulus, has unleashed the modulus.002 onto the world!

Music Theory: The Blues, An Introduction Part 2

In part 2 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold shares two-handed exercises for keyboard and much more!

Review: Ableton Dub Machines

There's a growing numbers of classic, hardware modeled delay plug-ins to satisfy most tastebuds. Noah Pred finds out how Ableton's Dub Machines device fares and, more importantly, how good it sounds.

Review: Kemper Profiling Amplifier

Looking for an amp simulation that'll blow you away with its pristine audio quality, modelled amps and cabinets and excellent presets? Matt Vanacoro finds out if Kemper's offering does the trick.

5 Reason Tips for Recording MIDI Musicians

Get your tips and tricks hats on with these excellent Reason tips for MIDI musicians from Reason maestro Hollin Jones.

Native Instruments Introduces Circuit Halo Expansion for Maschine

Get some sweetly sampled vintage synths and drum machines direct inside Maschine with Native Instruments' new Circuit Halo expansion pack. There's also a micro version for iMaschine too!