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More Details on Arturia Audio Interface: Focus on High-End Workflow

On November 14, 2014 we reported that Arturia were getting ready to unveil a new audio interface. Today Arturia have released more details. The biggest of which is that it'll be a high-end interface.

Review: touchAble 3, the Ultimate iPad Controller for Ableton?

If you thought controlling Ableton Live using your iPad had to be serious and limited, think again. touchAble 3 redefines how useful an iPad can be... and how fun it can be as an Ableton controller.

5 Quick Tips for Performing Live with Bitwig Studio

When it's time to take your music from studio to live performance, Bitwig Studio has the means and the ease to help. Gary Hiebner shows how to make it happen.

AskAudio Mag e-Disc: 2014, Volume 03

There's over 2.2 GB of instruments, samples, loops & videos to accompany the Fall 2014 print & tablet edition of AskAudio Magazine. Here's what's on the e-Disc...

XILS-lab Launches Vocoder 5000 Inspired by EMS Flagship Hardware Classic

Inspired by the original (and rather expensive) EMS Vocoder 5000 hardware, XILS have released a software version which will get you adding vocoded vocals and beats to your tracks for a lot less!

Ableton Merry Beats: Web Based Electronic Drum Sequencer

Forget your plug-ins, DAW or even iPad apps. If you want to make beats fast to while away a couple of minutes during your downtime this Christmas, Ableton have the solution.

Review: Toontrack EZMix Metal Guitar Gods 2

Are you ready to unleash the Metal Guitar God inside you? Toontrack's EZMix Metal Guitar Gods 2 threatens to do just that. And Toby Pitman rips his guitar to shreds in the process of the review.

Getting to Grips with Groove Templates & Groove Tracks in Logic Pro X

If you're having trouble with, or haven't fully explored, Groove Templates and Groove Tracks in Logic Pro X, then Jay Asher is here to help. Goodbye rigid quantization, hello swing!

Softube Free Plug-In is a Modeled Saturation Knob

Softube have something very relevant for digital musicians wishing to enjoy the festive season without opening their wallets: a free modeled saturation knob plug-in. Watch the video & download it now.

FREE: AskAudio Bass and Riff Explosion REX Loop Pack

It's day 5 in our Xmas gift giveaway! Fancy some RnB bass and riff loops? In REX format, these 20 pumping loops will add extra spice to your music tracks.

How to Make MIDI Orchestras Sound More Realistic

We've all used samples. And when it comes to using a sample-based MIDI orchestra, there's a number of techniques and tricks we can use to make them sound more realistic. Peter Schwartz to the rescue.

FREE: Logic Pro Synth Presets: Mixed Bag, Vol.1

And we're half way through our Xmas Gift giveaway on Day #4. If you're a Logic user, then this one is for you. Download these free synth presets now. Simply login or sig up for free to do it.

Here's How to Choose Your Next MIDI Controller

MIDI Controllers. How to choose the right one? Which has the knobs, encoders, faders and features you actually want? Controllers.cc is a great new site that helps you find your ideal controller.

FREE Drum Loops: Hip-Hop Attack Pack from AskAudio Mag

Welcome to #3 of free Xmas gifts for you!! Today you've got free drum loops from master sound designer, G. W. Childs. The focus is on low end, smooth and edgy hip hip drums. Enjoy!

Cultivating Chaos in Electronic Music Production

Looking for some inspiration for your next music track, maybe it's time to cultivate and embrace chaos. Noah Pred explains and shows how to randomise drums in Ableton Live.