Plogue tasked themselves with bringing back to life the classic machine speech synths from many a popular electronic toy from childhoods now past. Noah Pred discovers a unique and playable instrument.
Don't read this Logic Pro X tutorial-article if you want your sampled instruments to sound lame, unrealistic and make your tracks sound bad. If you want better results then this is essential reading.
If you're interested in generating new drone and loop based audio sounds utilising delays and granular synthesis Siren Audio's Feedback 2 and Generative 2 are certainly worth checking out.
In the animated video below, Novation show off a handful of the countless setups possible with Audiohub 2x4.
Propellerhead Software today announced that you can get their four best-selling instruments and effects (worth $250) free when you purchase Reason until March 16th 2015.
SoundScaper is an experimental iPad app sound lab for creating unusual soundscapes, atmospheric textures, drones and noises based on circuit bending ideas. But did you know the prototype is hardware?
DJ, Sound designer and producer Histibe has released his latest album, No Chain on the Moon, featuring some interesting collaborations. He talks to AskAudio about how it came about and his studio gear
The original Xkey made a splash in the portable controller market as a sleek, snug and elegant all-in-one MIDI keyboard. Matt Vanacoro puts its new 37-key big brother to the test.
iZotope's Iris 2 continues to reap the rewards of its spectral processing abilities and now also has a powerful new modulation system, enhanced effects and over 11 GB of content.
If you're looking for sounds for Sylenth, Massive, Spire, FM8, Serum and more synth, then Vandalism should be on your list. Sara Simms checks out their latest soundest for Sylenth and Massive.
Return tracks can serve multiple purposes. CPU efficient use of effects, effects for multiple tracks, and more. GW Childs shows how to use return tracks for building effects chains in Ableton Live.
If you've ever wondered what robots playing (and dancing to) a Mile Davis-Inspired composition would look and sound like, then you're in for a treat.
Grammy award winning producer, engineer, mixer & musician, Rik Simpson, talks about producing Coldplay, modular synths and how he uses AskVideo to learn music production tools in this video interview.
XILS-lab specialise in the weird and wonderful side of plug-ins based on vintage synths and vintage effects. Now they're on to re-create the perfect vocoder. Hollin Jones puts it to the test.
If you use Pro Tools and are keen on your monophonic synths, then you'll find Vacuum a rather fun virtual-tube style synth. Joe Albano shows how to make an edgy bass sound.