Bob Moog's last ever design was the Little Phatty Stage II. This monophonic analog synth with 37 keys is now discontinued, but Sara Simma got hold of one and gave it an in-depth review for old times.
Before you get to the mixing stage it's common to create a good arrangement. And it can be trickier said than done to make EDM tracks stand out. To help you out, Mo Volans shares 10 arrangement tips.
There's something about producing vocals with good plugins... And the folks at iZotope certainly know how to help us make them sound sweet. So Nectar 2 is on its way and here's what we know.
The $10,000 Contest that trumps all others is here! WIN gear by NI, Steinberg, Ableton, FL Studio, u-he, Propellerhead, IK Multimedia, Presonus, Sony, Sennheiser, FXpansion SONiVOX, Air Music and more
So you know how to make a dub step bass patch in Propellerhead Reason? But maybe it's not as deep and dirty as you'd like? Have no fear, Hollin Jones is here to take your processing to the next level.
There's big news out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana! PreSonus, famous for audio hardware and the DAW, Studio One, has acquired Notion Music - famous for notation software. Here's what Presonus have told us
Aside from monitors, a good, comfy pair of cans can make all the difference when mixing and DJing. Hollin Jones tries a pair of Electrowaves by Numark on for size.
Apogee are now shipping their awesome iPad/Mac audio interfaces: ONE, Duet and Quartet audio with iOS Lightning Cable. What does this mean for you and your iOS device? Read on to find out more.
Fancy grooving out on your Maschine? Of course you do! In this tutorial-article Mo Volans demonstrates how to split up your samples across Maschine's pads and get grooving!
The new Track Stacks in Logic Pro now gives us instant access to easily create a layered sounds, synths and textures. In this tutorial, Mo Volans explores how to combine different tasty synth types.
123Creative have released what they describe as an artistic octave/pitch-shifting reverb plug-in. If you're into experimental sounds and textures read their press release and download the demo!
Native Instruments DrumLab promises to make beat creation quick, easy and immediately gratifying. Hollin Jones takes a deeper look. Scroll to the bottom of the see Toby Pitman's DrumLab intro video.
Just hours since the MPC Element announcement, Akai have introduced two new studio reference monitors, the RPM500 and RPM800. Find our more about these sexy beasts in their press release below.
The brilliant minds at Akai have come up with the next big for MPC users... MPC Elements! They tell us it's the most portable and affordable MPC yet. We, at AskAudioMag, can't wait to get hands on...
Native Instruments tell us that Traktor S2 and S4 have just had important upgrades. These babies combine a DJ Mixing interface, built-in soundcard, and are fully compatible with Traktor DJ for iOS!