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New RME MADI Router Now Shipping

RME's new MADI router has started shipping! It's designed to be compact, simple and easy to operate, and allows for the creation of new audio channel arrangements within a MADI output stream.

Review: SPL Crimson

Providing the flexibility of a high-quality, adaptable USB audio interface and a stand-alone monitoring box, SPL’s Crimson makes elaborate routing needs easy to achieve as Joe Albano discovers.

Beginner's Guide to Recording Electric Guitar: Traditional Methods

Want to record your electric guitar? There's a number of ways to approach this and Sara Simms (DJ and guitarist!) takes you through all the factors that'll affect how good your recording will be.

No Dough Music Releases Components Vol 1 for House Producers

NoDoughMusic.com are back with a new components sample pack aimed at House producers needing basslines, kicks, hats, shakers and loop FX, brought together from 5 sample packs.

Game Music Connect, London 2014 Tickets and Speakers Announced

Game Music Connect, the International Video Game Music Conference, returns to Southbank Centre, London on September 24 2014. Get your early-bird tickets now and find out which luminaries are speaking.

FREE: Cyber Dub Patches for Reason's Parsec

Reason's Parsec is a synth and a half! And you can make it even better with this awesome collection of sci-fi sounding dub patches... FREE at AskAudioMag.com. Create a free account/log-in & download.

Review: Bitwig Studio

We've been playing with Bitwig Studio 1.0 for a long time (see AskVideo's 3 Bitwig Studio courses published in sync with release!) and it's a special DAW. Find out why in this review.

Sennheiser Remix Contest: Remix the Legends

Fancy meeting your DJ idol? Thanks to Sennheiser's latest contest you might be able to! Hone your skills remixing tunes from top DJs and then maybe win a meet & greet with them.

Review: Native Instruments Molekular

If you use Native Instruments Reaktor and are into modular synths, you're going to LOVE this. Molekular is a modular effects system for Reaktor with an exciting array of classic and creative effects.

5 Excellent Guitar Reverb Plug-Ins

There's reverbs and there's reverbs... and for guitarists, there's even more reverbs to choose from! Rich Tozzoli dials in his five favorite reverb plug-ins for guitarists in this must-read piece.

Native Instruments Introduces MOLEKULAR + AskVideo Course

OK. We've been waiting for this: a very cool modular multi-effects system from Native Instruments. However, even better is that we've a full review and new video course coming soon for Molekular.

Using Ableton Push and Drum Racks to Control External Hardware

Working with external hardware instruments is something we covered recently in Noah Pred's illuminating walkthrough article. Now, Timo explores how Ableton Push can be used to control outboard gear.

Positive Grid Launches Final Touch Complete Mastering System for iPad

Here's 2 things that may blow your mind about Positive Grid's new Mastering system, Final Touch. 1. It's an iPad app (yes! Mastering on iPad...) 2. It's less than $20. Mastering just got affordable.

Review: Tascam DR-60D

Whether recording audio in the field for video, or to capture sounds for music composition, you'll need a reliable portable audio recorder. Does Tascam's DR-60D exceed its $199 US price tag?

Create Complex Synth Textures in Logic Pro X

When it comes to music production, some little tricks can go a long way. Toby Pitman shows how to use MIDI pressure to add complex textures and motion to your synth sounds in Logic Pro X.