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Microphones, Part 1: A Guide to Dynamic Mics

In part 1/2 in this guide to microphones, Matt Loel T Hepworth examines the ins and outs of dynamic microphones and what recording tasks they are best suited for.

TASCAM Announces UH-7000

Fresh from Musikmesse this week, Tascam have announced a high-resolution USB interface & standalone microphone preamplifier called the UH-7000. It looks amazing and we're waiting to try it out.

Rob Papen Releases All New BLUE-II

It's here! It's finally here!! Rob Papen's much anticipated Blue II has been released, and just in time for Musikmesse. Blue is an amazing synth, and we're looking forward to reviewing its successor.

Review: triqtraq for iPad and iPhone

If you're looking for a loop and sample-based sequencer for your favorite iOS device, then you need to check out triqtraq. G. W. Childs gives it a complete testing in this review.

M-Audio Debuts New Oxygen Keyboards

M-Audio's Oxygen range of keyboards are a mainstay of many a production studio setup. So, how do you go about making a popular series better? Velocity sensitive trigger pads might do it!

6 Tips for Arranging in Cubase

You've come up a beats & hooks, but arranging your track can make the difference between some catchy ideas and a fully formed production. Here's how Cubase can take your music to the next level.

AKAI Professional Unleashes Rhythm Wolf

Musikmesse is still being setup and Akai are already stealing the show with big announcements. This one sees the release of the new Rhythm Wolf: an analog drum machine and bass synth with sequencer!

Review: Roland VT-3 Voice Transformer

Vocal processing can be tricky to get right, but Roland might just have cracked it with the new VT-3…

Musikmesse News: Akai Pro Announces APC40 MKII, APC Key 25 & APC Mini

Akai Pro, one of the leading performance controller manufacturers have introduced their new Ableton Live controllers for the musician, composer, and mobile performer: APC40 II, APC Key 25 & APC Mini.

Logic Pro X: Prepping Stems for a Mix or Remix

Once you finish recording and arranging your track in Logic Pro X, you may be thinking about mixing and/or remixing it. Here's how to get everything in order before sending to a mixing engineer.

Musikmesse News: Nord Lead A1R Now Desktop/Rack-Mountable Synth

So you want a Nord Lead A1, but you'd prefer it without the keyboard. Wouldn't it be great if you could get a rack-mountable/desktop version for your studio? Well, now you can!

Ambient Violin in Ableton Live: Dreamy Free Live Pack from Rishabh Rajan

Relax, unwind & chill out with this dreamy Ambient Violin Live Set from Ableton Certified Trainer, Rishabh Rajan. Designed for violins, but useful for any sound source, this is free to download here.

AskVideo Releases FL Studio 203, Harmor: Synthesis on Steroids

Harmor is an additive synthesis monster! In AskVideo.com's new 45-tutorial course, GW Childs explains how this FL Studio instrument will change the way you think about making music!

Musikmesse: Nektar Announces Panorama Integration with Logic Pro X

This week is a BIG one. Musikmesse is ramping up and AskAudioMag will be there to find out all the news. But, before we could even board the plane, Nektar have announced Logic Pro X integration!

Review: Embertone Friedlander Violin

Embertone have released some impressive instruments of late. Lynda Arnold picks up their Friedlander Violin Kontakt instrument and explores its wide range of dynamic and expressive controls.