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Modern Grooves by Black Octopus: A New BreakTweaker Expansion Pack From iZotope

If you're into glitch or any kind of creative beat processing, then you'll likely be familiar with iZotope's BreakTweaker. So, how can you make a good thing better? The Modern Grooves expansion pack.

Review: Focusrite iTrack Dock

With iPad software becoming more powerful all the time, Focusrite reckons it might have the studio hardware to complete the package… Hollin Jones checks it out.

6 Tips For Studio Monitoring

You can have the most awesome recording gear and mixing plug-ins in the world, but what's the point if your studio monitors are not up to scratch. Joe Albano shares 6 tips for effective monitoring.

Blue Microphones Announces Mikey Digital Premium Microphone for iPhone, iPad

Mikey Digital from Blue Microphones is an ultra-compact stereo microphone that connects directly to iPhone or iPad to capture CD-quality audio for video, voice or music. Check out the video below.

The Return of the Pioneer DJ Turntable

Vinyl loving DJ enthusiasts take note! Pioneer have announced the new PLX-1000 professional turntables for those that love the feel and performance of vinyl playback. Looks like vinyl is back!

Bonham Beats Drums for Zimmer’s 2nd Spitfire Sample Library on Hollywood Home Turf

Spitfire Audio are back with Hans Zimmer Percussion Los Angeles, their second software instrument instalment of Zimmer's take on his innovative and distinctive approach to cinematic percussion.

Review: Alesis Vortex Wireless Keytar

There's normally two camps at music school: guitars and keyboards. But what happens when the two worlds collide? Alesis feel this would bring reason for a keytar, and a wireless one at that!

Pro Tools Tip: Understanding The Different Playhead and Selection Behaviors

If you're switching between DAWs frequently, or migrating a project to Pro Tools, you can customise the playhead and selection behaviors, so you'll always feel comfortable when editing.

Mackie Launches All-New, Ultra-Affordable Creative Reference™ Multimedia Monitors

Mackie tell us their new CR3 and CR4 monitors offer Studio-Quality Design and Smart Features for Multimedia Creation and Entertainment. Intrigued? We are too!

Positive Grid Boosts BIAS with 3 New Expansion Packs

Custom amp designer and processor for iPad, Positive Grid's BIAS, brings creative customization to preamp, power amp, and cabinet models with three new expansion packs: Glassy, Crunch, and Insane.

Review: Chroma Caps from DJ Tech Tools

Knobs are the "in thing" right now. Tuna Knobs have recently smashed their Kickstarter goal after just 21 hours and DJ Tech Tools' Chroma Caps have caught the attention of our resident DJ, Sara Simms.

5 Ways to Creatively Supercharge Your Tracks in Logic Pro

Are you looking to infuse your Logic Pro tracks with an abundance of energy, power and emotion? Mo Volans shows you how it's done with this great collection of tips.

Røde Releases New iXY Microphone for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c

Here at AskAudio Mag we've used the original Røde iXY for iPhone and been very impressed. So, we're excited to see what's been improved with their new iPhone 5, 5s and 5c compatible iPhone stereo mic.

Review: sE Electronics SPACE, the Ultimate Acoustic Isolator for Recording Musicians?

7 years since sE released their popular portable reflection filter which made recording audio clean and dry in almost any space, sE are back with SPACE. Hollin Jones gives it a thorough workout.

Useful Tips for DJing with Ableton Push, Part 1

Ableton Push is an excellent controller/instrument for use in the studio. However, you can also use it when DJing as Tadhg Leonard demonstrates in part 1 of 3 in this mini series.