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Spike XL Is A Unique Plywood Stand For Large Synths And Music Machines

The clever folks from Cremacaffe have been in touch to show us their latest synth stand, Spike XL. Designed for large desktop synths and drum machines it could also improve your posture while playing.

Native Instruments Receives $59 Million Investment To Take Services & Products To Next Level

With a massive €50 million investment in Native Instruments announced by EMH Partners you may be wondering, like us, what this will mean for current and future products like Maschine and Komplete.

Review: NI Maschine MK3

With the latest generation of Maschine hardware, NI has made great strides in enhancing and streamlining the capabilities and power of the system. Hollin Jones dives deep into the new features…

Ableton Releases Live 9.7.5 Update. Here's What's New

Ableton Live 9 users that own a ROLI Blocks rejoice. Ableton's update takes Live 9.7.5 with a couple of useful bug fixes and improved support for the cool controller.

Everything Producers Need To Know About Drum Maps

If drum maps seem confusing and mysterious, fear not! Joe Albano is here to demystify the ways in which different systems and setups deal with translating drums to your MIDI keyboard.

Interface Design For Electronic Music Instruments Explored With Push Turn Move Author Kim Bjorn

This extract from the live Masterclass delves into the fascinating world of interface design for music. Who decides how our gear should work, and how do they go about making it? Find out - for free!

This App Gives You New Skins For Logic Pro X

If you spend a lot of time looking at Logic Pro X's interface an fancy giving it a bit of makeover, LPX Colorizer from Creationauts does the job well.

These Tips Will Help You Learn A Studio Mixing Console

Learning the ins and outs of an unfamiliar studio mixing console can be daunting. Here are some tips on what to watch out for and how to make the process as painless as possible.

Roland Now Shipping Rubix Audio Interfaces

These red, green and orange accented affordable audio interfaces from Roland, first announced in January 2017, are now available. Here's what you need to know about the new Rubix line.

How To Quickly Create Chords In FREE HALion Sonic SE Sampler Instrument

HALion Sonic SE comes with Cubase but it's also available free for other DAWs. Matt Hepworth shows you how to quickly assign single notes to play complex chords in this short video.

IK Multimedia iRig Pre HD: Pro Digital Mic Interface with Class A Preamp

Get the sound of your favourite XLR mic on the go with a full-featured ultra-compact digital interface/preamp for iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC.

Reaction Video: Fabien Norger on Winning $7,986 Of Top Music Gear

How would you feel if you checked your email and found you'd won over $8,843 USD+ of top music software and hardware from AskAudio? Watch this video to see Fabien Norger's reaction.

Superior Drummer 3 + Regroover = Awesome!

What if you could take the exact performance of a classic drum loop and recreate it using your own samples, with just a few steps? With SD3 and Regroover, you can! Here's how.

Dangerous Music Unveils New Analog-to-Digital Converter

Dangerous Music debuts their new revolutionary “CONVERT-AD+” 
roundtrip system for tracking to mixing to mastering during AES in New York.

Learn The Secrets Of Dance Music Production From The Masters

Expert tips and guidance are what we do best at the AskAudio Academy and here we have three videos from top producers to help you with some of the most important parts of producing EDM.