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The Making of EASTWEST Steven Wilson's Ghostwriter

Watch a session video and see Doug Rogers work with Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree, Blackfield) on their new virtual instrument by EASTWEST, Ghostwriter!

Understanding the Audio Track module in Reason 7

The humble Audio Track Module in Reason is one that may have passed you by... yet, it is central to the way audio tracks can be processed and can lead to creative results. Hollin Jones shares all.

Roland Unveils AIRA TR-8 Rhythm Performer

The TR-8 is a rhythm groove machine that melds the sound & vibe of the TR-808 & 909. Watch the video below from our friends at SonicState & stay tuned for our own full review coming soon!

It's Here! Roland Announces New Aira TB-3 Touch Bassline

You've seen the teaser video trailers for Roland's Aira and, if you're like us at AskAudio Mag, wondered what the instruments are... There's 4 of them! To get us rolling, Roland unveil the Aira TB-3.

Review: Wave Alchemy Modern Guitar Tools

If you're looking for guitar loops that stand out from the crowd and are not your typical rock or metal loops, then Wave Alchemy's Modern Guitar Tools pack could be right for your studio.

Remix Contest: Bend Sinister [RESULTS]

The results are in for the Bend Sinister Remix Contest! Did your remix win a Toontrack Superior Bundle ($1,800 MRSP) in the latest MPV SongCraft Remix Contest? Click here to find out.

For Fun or Fortune: Why Are You Making Music?

Chances are if you're reading this you make music in some form or another. Have you ever asked yourself the underlying motivation behind this for you? Are you in it for the fame? Fortune? Or, the fun?

Audiobus Preview State Saving Feature from Audiobus 2

Want to store settings from an iOS music app within Audiobus, so you don't need to reconfigure the music making app? Audiobus 2 looks set to have this feature. Here's a video of how it works.

Using Multiple Guitar Amp Plug-Ins For Bigger Sounds

What's better than a single guitar amp plug-in? Why two, of course! In this excellent tutorial, Rich Tozzoli breaks down how best to use multiple guitar amp plug-ins to achieve unlimited sounds.

New TouchAble Mini for iPhone: Ableton Controller by Zerodebug

Zerodebug have unveiled touchAble Mini for iPhone & iPod touch; the powerful Ableton Live controller which now fits in the palm of your hand. And it's available at a special introductory price too.

The Best Max for Live Devices, Part 2: SubtleSonic AnalogKick

Continuing our series on uncovering some of the best devices available for Ableton Live 9's Max for Live, certified trainer Noah Pred explores Peter McCullock's SubtleSonic AnalogKick.

Softube Console 1 Released Today: New Approach to Mixing

Mixing music on your computer can be fun again, at least that's what Softube's Console 1 is offering. We saw Console 1 at MusikMesse 2013 and were wowed up the potential. Good news is it's out today!

Sync Korg Volca Synths with Ableton, Logic and Reason

The Korg Volca family of synths replicate the quirkiness of the analog world while allowing you to interface with modern music software. Here's how to sync the Volcas to Ableton, Logic & Reason.

Review: Heavyocity DM-307: Modern Groove Designer

Billed as the next big "modern groove designer" for Kontakt, Heavyocity's DM-307 brings their much admired cinematic sculpted sonics into the world of EDM drums, rhythms and fat beats.

Dope Matrix: Virtual Modular Synth for Live 9

The word "modular" is hot on the web these days. So, it's not surprising that a modular synth would make an appearance in Ableton Live 9. Even better though is the surreal promo video for Dope Matrix.