There's an old-fashioned point of view by old-fashioned producers who mistakenly think FL Studio is not a serious DAW. FL Studio 12 is deep, flexible, powerful, and now compatible with Waves plugins!
If you're already a Bitwig user then you'll want to check out the new features the Berlin-based DAW company have introduced in the BETA for 1.2. There's lots here to get your teeth into.
Is the new virtual analog engine powered Yamaha reface CS synth as small, fast, portable, and excellent sounding a synth as Yamaha hope it will be? Matt Vanacoro finds out in this video review.
Simpler is Live's workhorse sampler. For those with Live Suite, Sampler is the bundled fully-featured stallion. It's a powerful device with unique features and potential for inspiring sound design.
It seems to be official now. Not a fortnight goes by without a vinyl record / turntable-related article being published at Ask.Audio. And that's why the new Technics turntables will be a success.
Tascam's new 20-channel single rack USB 3.0 audio interface, Celesonic 20x20 includes high-end features like ADAT and S/PDIF connection, 56 dB headroom, word clock and 192kHz sample rate support.
Korg tell us their new Pa4X Professional Arranger will deliver unbeatable sound quality, intuitive control, massive memory, and innovative features. Watch the video and read the feature list for more.
Smaller than your average cat, the Blackstar FLY 3 mini amp is designed to be highly portable but also packs a punch in terms of sound. Sara Simms takes one out and about to give it a thorough test.
Why would you want multiple outputs from a sampler? What good are these in Reason's NN-XT? G.W. Childs shows creative and CPU-saving reasons for using multi-outs in Propellerhead's NN-XT sampler.
Steinberg's second iteration of Absolute presents a top range of highly acclaimed VST instruments, totalling over 60 GB in one comprehensive collection.
Swedish music instrument makers Elektron today introduced Overhub, a 7-port USB 3.0 hub whose feature set is especially beneficial for Overbridge users, but good for any modern music studio's needs.
As the iPad continues to evolve, so do its apps. And this is a good thing for iPad producers and musicians in particular. Hollin Jones highlights 10 excellent apps for iPad designed for making beats.
Recorded at the world-famous Skywalker Sound Studios, Sample Logic have released a new premium instrument for Kontakt, Gamelan. Expect cinematic-quality atmospheres, loops & melodic instruments.
The new mixer in FL Studio 12 is undoubtedly one of its marquee features, and with good reason. Hollin Jones is here to showcase 10 features in the mixer which every FL Studio user should know about.
So you've probably seen a number of videos of end users like you and me performing on their hardware synths. But this video created by Tuyoshi Morihara is a little different.