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On Becoming an iMusician

If you're a musician with an iPad, you've probably discovered a multitude of cute synths & recorder apps. But, the iPad can be a more flexible and dynamic friend for musicians than you might think.

Merry Christmas from AskAudio Mag + Free Gifts

As a token of our appreciation for your support we're offering 5 gifts for music makers this Christmas! Whether you're a Logic, NI (or any app) user, there's something here for you. Merry Xmas!

3 Tips to Boost Creativity Using Sound When Sleeping

Some of us don't find Christmas to be the most enjoyable time... if you'd prefer to hibernate through the next couple of days we can help! G. W. Childs shows how sound can put you to sleep.

Sound Design with iZotope Iris

Iris from iZotope is not your typical synth plug-in. In essence this resynthesizer is perfect for creating unique sonic textures others can only dream of! Hollin Jones gets designing sounds with it.

PreSonus Ships Compact Eris E4.5 Studio Monitors

Fresh from our recent review of the Eris E8s monitor speakers, PreSonus have announced they've begun shipping their ultra-compact Eris E4.5 studio speakers. Find out more in their own words...

10 Essential Mastering Plug-ins

Which plug-ins are essentials when mastering your music? Mo Volans reveals his 10 essential mastering plug-ins—some of which you might not have come across

Review: Flow Pro DJ App from Mixed in Key

Looking for easy to use, reliable DJ software? Mixed in Key think they have the answer with "Flow". Sara Simms is on hand to give it a spin in this review.

Ear Training Apps Review: goodEar Pro and EarBeater for iPad

The holiday period is the perfect time to learn something new or improve your existing skill set. And it's never been easier for us musicians with an iOS device to train our ears.

Why Use Pre Fader Metering in Logic Pro X?

What is Pre Fader Metering? How would it affect your projects in Logic Pro X? Should you care? Jay Asher answers all this and more in this illuminating article.

Review: Volca Bass

Give yourself (and your studio) the gift of analog with the Korg Volca Bass! Having reviewed Volca Keys and Beats, G. W. now reaches the Volca Bass and finds it the most significant of the three.

5 Essential Mixing Tips Every Producer Should Know

When it comes to mixing your musical creations, there's tips and then there's tips... In this article Mike Watkinson shares what he feels are five of the most essential tips you need to know.

Novation Bass Station II Performance Video ft. thesecondwall

Showing you what can be done with a Novation Bass Station II, thesecondwall performs TenEleven (a free track available on SoundCloud). Check out the video to see what a Bass Station II is capable of.

Major Update to Logic Pro X 10.0.5

Wow! Apple have been busy updating the latest version of Logic Pro X 10.0.5 with tons of tasty new improvements and enhancements across the board. This could easily be 10.1!!

Review: touchAble 2 Ableton Live iOS Controller

With the revamped TouchAble 2 on your iPad/iPhone device prove to be the perfect Ableton Live touch controller? Tadhg Leonard leaves no stone unturned in this extensive review.

Native Instruments Introduces HALCYON SKY Expansion for MASCHINE 2.0

Winter is the perfect time for downtempo rhythms and atmospheric, ambient electronica. We're guessing that's why Native Instruments have released their Halcyon Sky Maschine Expansion pack now.