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Exploring the DB-33 in Pro Tools

If you're searching for a Hammond/Leslie organ soft instrument that not only sounds convincing but is fun to play, then the DB-33 in Pro Tools could be for you. Joe Albano gives it an in-depth whirl.

G-Sonique Releases DUBXHOX H8: Special FX VST for Bass Synths



G-Sonique's DUBXHOX H8 is a Special Multi-Band Distortion / Waveshaping unit 3D dimension expander + Effector for bass synths

. In short, it does things to your bass synth you didn't think possible.

Review: Futucraft Cotracks

There's iPad apps a plenty floating around for musicians, so what makes Cotracks stand out from the crowd? As its name suggests, Cotracks enables more than one person to collaborate on one iPad.

Create Bodyrox Style Synth Sound in Logic Pro X

In this in-depth sound design tutorial, Toby Pitman shows how to re-create the incredibly cool buzzy synth sound from the Bodyrox tune, 'Yeah Yeah' using Retro Synth in Logic Pro X.

Steinberg Celebrate 30 Years of Creativity

It's incredible how many historical music technology milestones have been marked in the 30 years since Steinberg emerged. And many are directly down to the German company's innovative outlook.

123creative.com Releases Presets for Roland JP-80x0 (Always Alive Volume 1)

Roland can't stay out of the music news with their new AIRA series. And if you own the JP8000 or JP-8080, 123creative have a treat for you with their 'Always Alive Volume 1' patch pack.

Mixing Tips: The Importance of Panning

Have you ever wanted to re-create the spacial effects from your favorite band's performance or studio album? Using panning maps, Matt Loel T. Hepworth shows you how in this excellent mixing tutorial!

Roland Releases AIRA VT-3 Voice Transformer

Since the rise of the synthesiser, there's been a fascination with robotic sounding vocals. Seems we can't get enough and that (and its other features) are precisely why the Roland VT-3 is in demand.

Rob Papen Releases Free FX Plug-In: RP-AMOD (for existing RP owners)

If you don't already own anything from the excellent Rob Papen range of instruments and effects, you've got an even bigger incentive than ever: RP-AMOD is free for owners of any RP plug-in.

Roland Releases AIRA System 1, Plug-Out Synth

A day after the AIRA public announcement, we take a look at the 3rd device in the series, System 1, featuring Roland's new Analogue Circuit Behaviour technology. Let's see what this synth offers.

The Making of EASTWEST Steven Wilson's Ghostwriter

Watch a session video and see Doug Rogers work with Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree, Blackfield) on their new virtual instrument by EASTWEST, Ghostwriter!

Understanding the Audio Track module in Reason 7

The humble Audio Track Module in Reason is one that may have passed you by... yet, it is central to the way audio tracks can be processed and can lead to creative results. Hollin Jones shares all.

Roland Unveils AIRA TR-8 Rhythm Performer

The TR-8 is a rhythm groove machine that melds the sound & vibe of the TR-808 & 909. Watch the video below from our friends at SonicState & stay tuned for our own full review coming soon!

It's Here! Roland Announces New Aira TB-3 Touch Bassline

You've seen the teaser video trailers for Roland's Aira and, if you're like us at AskAudio Mag, wondered what the instruments are... There's 4 of them! To get us rolling, Roland unveil the Aira TB-3.

Review: Wave Alchemy Modern Guitar Tools

If you're looking for guitar loops that stand out from the crowd and are not your typical rock or metal loops, then Wave Alchemy's Modern Guitar Tools pack could be right for your studio.