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Native Instruments Launches Sounds.com

With over 500,000 royalty-free audio samples and loops at launch, Native Instruments' Sounds.com is an enticing prospect for creative producers and DJs.

Waldorf Announces STVC String Synthesizer and Vocoder

Featuring a 49-key velocity sensitive keyboard with aftertouch, the new Streichfett string synth takes the original string synth and adds tons more features and potential.

5 Excellent Hardware Synths for Live Performance

Sometimes only a real hardware synth will do when it comes to live performance. Here are 5 classics that have served G.W Childs well over the years.

Motion Cinematic Grooves Adds Inspiring Rhythms For Scoring in Kontakt

This hybrid scoring tool is designed to give composers inspiring rhythmic soundscapes that will immediately add drive and impact to cinematic compositions.

Review: Expert Sleepers Disting Mk4, Swiss Army Knife Of Eurorack Synth Modules?

Packing a colossal number of algorithms into a tiny package, Expert Sleepers' Disting could well be your go-to module for all kinds of sounds. Scott Riesterer explains why...

sE Electronics and Rupert Neve Designs Announce RNT, Flagship Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Mic

If you have $3.5K to spend on an incredible tube condenser microphone that brings classic sounding tube mics to your productions thanks to Rupert Neve Designs and sE Electronics... check out RNT.

Analogue Solutions Announces $599 Treadstone Analog Mono Synth

Analogue Solutions have added to their synthBlocks series of synthesizers with the tiny Treadstone analog mono synth which interfaces with modular, MIDI and software setups and has a giant sound.

Interview: Matador On Making Sure Every Track Is Better Than The Last

We caught up with Dublin-born DJ and producer Matador - aka Gavin Lynch - to get his thoughts on production, performance and how to keep producing great music...

Going Modular: My First Eurorack Experience

If you've ever wanted to get into the world of Eurorack but not known where to begin, Sara Simms is here to share her own experience of diving in at the deep end, and what it taught her.

Free Ableton Live Lab Lecture - Enrol Now To Watch

The second in Ask.Video's series of free Live Lab lectures on Ableton takes place on Friday, January 18th. Tune in to supercharge your Live skills!

Bitwig Studio 2.3 New Features & Become Bitwig Certified

Bitwig have been busy. There's tons of new features and improvements in Bitwig Studio 2.3 from Phaser-4 to time signature improvements and everything else inbetween.

Arturia MiniBrute 2 & 2S Synths Can Be Paraphonic & Polyphonic Synths!

Imagine being able to play the new Arturia MiniBrute 2 & 2S polyphonically. This smart video by Loopop shows 6 ways to turn this mono synth with 2 VCOs into a paraphonic and polyphonic powerhouse.

Review: IK Multimedia ARC 2.5

No studio monitor is inherently flat, but ARC 2.5 can give any speakers a neutral response, plus it has some other tricks up its sleeve. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth gives it a smooth review.

New Loudness Trends in Music Mastering

You may have heard of the Loudness Wars, but there's a whole new landscape emerging when it comes to levels. Joe Albano explains where the industry is heading.

Sonicware Seeks To Reinvent Synthesizer With ELZ_1

The new hardware synthesizer from Sonicware offers six different sound engines from granular to FM, 8-bit morphing wave to being able to edit audio waveforms. It looks impressive too.