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AfroDJMac Releases Retro Video Game Ableton Live Template

Bring 8-bit retro video game music to Ableton Live thanks to AfroDjMac's Coin-Op Ableton Live template. Plenty of interesting sounds and instruments at your finger tips for that Nintendo vibe.

This Roland Boutique Synth Mod Provides An Adjustable, Built-In Stand

The synth keyboard chopper is back with a practical new stand designed for the Roland Boutique SE-02 monophonic synthesizer. And it should fit all other Roland Boutique synths too...

Watch How To Patch A Buchla Style Synth Using Reaktor Blocks

Join Matthew Friedrichs on a tour of exotic West Coast patches and timbres in this free, live recorded MasterClass using Reaktor Blocks and Lyrebird.

Neumann Releases Limited Edition U 87 Rhodium Microphone

The versatile Neumann U 87 is a studio microphone with legendary status after 50 years at the top. Now you can have a U 87 Rhodium edition (limited to 500 units)!

Review: Magix SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 12

Affordable wave editing software doesn't have to come with compromises. Hollin Jones found SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 12 to be surprisingly powerful, even with ridiculously low system requirements.

Using Control Data in FL Studio

Recording and editing controller data can be the key to achieving fluid, dynamic changes over time in your music productions. Here's how to work with controllers in FL Studio.

€19,900 Schmidt Eightvoice Analog Synthesizer Now Available

There's a new batch of 25 8-voice Schmidt analog synthesizers available from today. At an eye-popping €20K each they won't be for everyone... but they sure do look nice.

IK Multimedia T-RackS 5: Powerful Mixing And Mastering Modular System For Your DAW

The cutting edge mix and master workstation, T-RackS 5, makes it easier than ever to create world-class sound with an audiophile-grade engine, resizable interface and 38 high-end modules.

Sinevibes Releases Reshuffle, An Audio Swing Manipulation Plug-In

Innovative new plug-in from Sinevibes looks set to change the way we think about manipulating the timing and feel of audio parts in realtime.

Propellerhead Releases Layers Rack Extension For Reason

Props want you to get inspired and create more music by layering pristine audio samples of sought-after synths from the 80’s and 90’s in Reason. Sounds good to us!

Using iZotope Ozone’s Vintage Processors For Mixing & Mastering

Whatever kind of music you are working with, iZotope's Ozone has the tools to master it sympathetically. Here, Joe Albano dives into the Vintage modules to show you exactly what they offer.

Bitwig Studio 2.2 Announced: Don't Blink, Now Syncs With Ableton Live

We never thought we'd see the day when Bitwig Studio would sync with Ableton Live in some way. It's happened! Bitwig Studio 2.2 supports Ableton Link and does much more besides.

Sample Logic Releases Trailer Xpressions, Cinematic Scoring & Sound Design

Our friends at Sample Logic, not content with producing some truly innovative Kontakt instruments, want to shake up the cinematic sound design and scoring field with Trailer Xpressions.

Yamaha Genos Digital Workstation Synth Image Leaked?

You never know what you're going to get opening an email here at AskAudio. We certainly weren't expecting a possible leaked image of the upcoming Yamaha Genos digital workstation synthesizer.

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a MIDI Controller

Pads or keys and how many of each? There are many factors to consider when choosing a MIDI controller with so many on the market. Here is some advice to help you make the right decision.