James Wiltshire from popular remixers, The FreeMasons, talked to AskAudioMag about studio hardware, Reason, Ableton Live, working on remixes with Beyonce & Sophie Ellis-Bextor and the music business.
Now up to $300 less, MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio now feature updated MPC Software with standalone functionality and new MIDI Control Mode for '¨mapping to other DAWs. Check out the good news below.
The next generation of Maschine is here! Maschine Studio is a bigger more tactile groove production studio w/ color display! Maschine 2.0 software promises many new features too. Read on for more
Well-built and attractive, the QuNexus compact controller by Keith McMillen Instruments includes some innovative features that may surprise. Mo Volans gives it a thorough work out in this review.
Transitioning from one version of your favorite music software to the next is never easy. What's been removed is a common fear for many. Jay Asher turns that trepidation into joy for LP9 users.
Ever since we got the scoop on BFD 3 back in the April issue of AskAudio Mag, we've been excited! Finally FXpansion's acoustic drum workstation has arrived. Here's what's inside and we'll review soon.
Digital DJs often reach for Traktor or Serato, but there's another program out there with an amazing feature-set, Deckadance 2. We give this package by Image Line (FL Studio) a full-on spin.
High-quality synthesizer developer Waldorf has announced availability of its eagerly-awaited Pulse 2 Analog Synthesizer, a cutting-edge reincarnation of the company's peerless Pulse series.
Daft Punk's Random Access Memories was arguably one of the albums of the summer. In this tutorial, G. W. Childs explores how to emulate their vocoding style using Ableton Live and kHS ONE.
One of the big features in the new Sonar X3 is the full (seamless) integration of Melodyne technology. Want to know more? Read on to see what Celemony have to say...
Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold explores the use of the fabulous Fibonacci tuning forks for a profound healing experience.
Glitch by Illformed used to be PC only... until version 2 was released! It was a popular plug-in for those looking to create esoteric rhythmic effects. So how does Glitch 2 perform? G.W tests it out.
So you want to add Afro-Latin percussive groove to your productions? Need some shakers, cabasa, claves and more? All in 24-bit loops and single hit fx? Welcome to the Wave Alchemy take. Read on...
Alesis tell us the new feature-packed DM7X Session Kit and illuminated DM Lite Kit represent their latest push to bring innovative features to drummers at incredible values. Here's some more info.
From a young age, Rob Papen set himself up as a musical pioneer. First with his involvement with band Peru and then as a sound designer for hardware synths and his own popular plug-ins.