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3 Ways Digital Audio Is Better Than Analog For Musicians - And 2 Ways It’s Not

Although digital recording is now commonplace, there’s still a vocal minority of musicians sticking with analog. But which is better? Here are 3 ways digital is superior, and 2 it's not.

Image Line Releases FL Studio 20.1 With Highly Requested Customer Features

The big DAW release of FL Studio 20, now for PC and Mac, just got a shot in the arm with requested features from the past 5 years in FL Studio 20.1. Here's what's new.

Aphids - A Dawless Album Made Entirely On Elektron, Analog And Eurorack Synths by JAde Wii

The new album from Jade Wii of DAWless Jammin' and Ask.Audio is a mixture of Lo-fi, Ambient, and Electronic music. You can check it out here.

Arturia Releases Pigments, Wavetable Synth With Unique Analog Flavor

They call it a polychrome software synthesizer. Arturia's latest soft synth, Pigments, is as multi-faceted sonically as its name suggests. It can sound like most synths out there but is unique too.

Audio Fundamentals: What Is A Waveform Graph?

In a hurry? This 1-minute video from Joe Albano gives you the fundamentals of how audio waveforms work.

iCON Pro Audio QCon Pro G2 Control Surface Now Shipping

Announced back in October 2018, this hardware controller with touch-sensitive motorized faders for under $499, the new 2nd-generation Icon Pro Audio QCon Pro G2 is now shipping!

Roland Virtual Sonics Adds SRX DANCE TRAX to Legendary Series

Created in the spirit of Roland's seminal hardware board with reimagined versatility, Roland Cloud now includes SRX Dance TRAX.

Dr. Shiver Will Reveal His Studio Secrets In This Free MasterClass

Join celebrated producer Dr Shiver as he shares his production secrets in this totally free live MasterClass on December 13th - only on Ask.Audio.

Converting That Audio Melody to MIDI in Logic Pro X

Logic has tools to convert audio parts to MIDI data - a process that can be incredibly useful, if you know how to use it. Joe Albano explains exactly how it works.

Karanyi Releases SYNTHS DX - An 80s Inspired Instrument Collection For Kontakt

This boutique library contains 9 analog and pcm synth gear such as Dave Smith OB6, Moog Minitaur & Sub37, Novation X-Station, Nord Lead 2x, Oberheim Matrix 6 & 1000, Roland Super JV & Yamaha DX7.

NLE Releases PreSonus Studio One 4: Recording And Editing Audio

This new course on Presonus Studio One 4 covers everything you need to know about recording, importing and editing audio in this powerful music production environment.

Review: Qu-Bit Electronix Synapse

Synapse is a crossfading switch with a signal path that can be rearranged on the fly, capable of turning static waveforms into evolving soundscapes. Scott Riesterer took it for a spin.

Isotonik Studios Releases AMAZING NOISES - Granular Lab for Ableton Live

Isotonik Studios welcome Maurizio Giri of Amazing Noises to their collective with the release of Granular Lab for Ableton Live users. A real treat.

Review: Devious Machines Texture

Enhance and expand your sounds with this multi-talented effect plugin that beats with the heart of a synth. Hollin Jones explored the many capabilities of Devious Machines' Texture. Enhance and expand

UVI Releases PX V8, 8-Voice Analog Instrument Inspired By Voyetra 8

If you've been wanting to get your hands on the sound of an ultra-rare Voyetra 8 hardware synthesizer, UVI might have just the ticket - and it won't break the bank.