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5 Tips for a Successful Facebook Live Performance

Just pressing the Go button isn't enough to guarantee a good performance. Here, G.W Childs shares some of the things he's learned from hosting live streams.

Apple Releases MainStage 3.3.1 Free Update

With a focus on stability and performance (read: bug fixes) Apple have released a free update for MainStage 3.3.1. Definitely worth checking out if you use Logic and perform live.

48 Hour Flash Sale: 50% Off Spectra DAC Ideal For Mobile Mixing & Mastering

This strictly time limited deal gives you 60% off an AskAudio Academy subscription and 50% off the Spectra DAC. Take advantage of it while you can before 21 July!

ROLI BLOCKS: Free Live MasterClass - A New Way To Make Music

Here's a great opportunity to see first hand the many things you can do with ROLI's powerful and unique music hardware. Enrol for free, watch and ask questions in realtime!

BandLab Introduces Analog Link Audio Interfaces

The BandLab Link Analog is an audio interface designed to complement the virtual, cloud-based music / DAW platform, BandLab, which has over 1.5 million users.

Apple Releases Logic X 10.3.2. Here's What's New

Sporting a new type of Apple Loop, editable Drummer Loops, and additive effects in Alchemy, Apple's free update: Logic Pro X 10.3.2 packs a punch and a number of smaller enhancements and fixes.

Ableton Live File Management Guidelines

It's not the most glamorous part of being a Live user, but proper file management is essential to keeping everything running smoothly. Joshua Casper explains why.

Watch Steve H Perform A 3D Surround Immersion Concert Using The Buchla Music Easel And Logic

In his latest immersive performance featuring the Buchla Music Easel and Logic Pro, Ask.Audio publisher and musician Steve H performs a tribute to his mother.

Live Performer Is A FREE Audio Plugin Host With Some Nifty MIDI Features

This new Audio Unit host for Mac musicians, Live Performer, is ideal if you don't need a full-blown DAW when playing live, but want some advanced MIDI features and audio processing.

Review: Bastl Instruments Dude! - Battery Powered 5-Channel Mixer, That's More Than a Mixer

When is a mixer more than a mixer? When it's also capable of generating its own noise. G.W Childs gets up close and personal with the Bastl Instruments Dude!

This Trick Transforms Your Synth Sequencer From 32 To 512 Steps!

Imagine being able to increase the length of your synthesiser's step sequencer from 32 to 512 steps. Loopop has a nifty hack using the Arturia KeyStep which does so for the Moog Mother 32.

Heavyocity Announces Vocalise 2, Free If You Purchase Gravity!

The follow-up to the Gravity pack, Vocalise, version 2 is packed with 3 GB of vocal inspiration. And if you purchase Gravity before 25th July you get Vocalise 2 for free!

Lunaris Is A Dreamy Pad Instrument For Kontakt Player

Lunaris is an impressive sample-based instrument for pads, designed for sound designers to create analog style pads, cinematic pads and ambient soundscapes.

Korg MicroKorg XL & XL+ Now Have A MIDI Remote & Sound Editor Plugin

The KORG "MicroKorg XL and XL+ Midi Editor" is the first VST- PlugIn Editor / Controller for the Korg Synths "MicroKorg XL" and "MicroKorg XL+“ . Watch it in action here.

4 Popular Analog Consoles & Their Emulations

The sound of these legendary consoles can be heard on countless classic albums spanning many genres. Even in the software age you can still capture it, as Joe Albano explains.