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Sneak Peek: Ctrl Boy MIDI Controller Could Change How We Control Virtual & Analog Synths

Ctrl Boy MIDI controller threatens to really shake up the industry, and your workflow, with you only ever being 2-clicks away from controlling a parameter of a hardware or plugin synthesizer!

FreeDrum Lets You Play A Drum Kit Anywhere You Can Imagine

Instead of tapping your knees when commuting or sitting on a park bench, you could you be playing a full drum kit... without disturbing anyone else nearby. That's what FreeDrum sensors provide.

Celemony Melodyne 4.1 Intros New Note-Based Audio Editing Advancements

Melodyne 4.1 includes powerful and user-friendly new ARA (Audio Random Access) functions with Presonus Studio One, new playback type and more. Watch it in action here.

Akai Releases Wireless MIDI Pad and Keyboard Controllers

There's two new Bluetooth wireless MIDI controllers on the block. Akai Professional's LPK25 Wireless features an arpeggiator mode and LPD8 Wireless has a Note Repeat button. Both are inexpensive.

Waves Electric 200 Piano Emulates Pianos Used by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye & Queen

Waves Audio have captured the bite, bark and punchy reed tone of the electric piano model used on classic recordings by Ray Charles, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan and many more in this new virtual piano.

Meet The Guitar pedal Rack Inspired By Modular Synthesizers

A modular guitar FX pedal rack that can be controlled via MIDI? Powered by an Arduino? Useful if you make DIY guitar pedals? An excellent way to clear up that tangled mess of cables? Yes to all.

Native Instruments Challenges 24 Producers, The Result is Komplete Sketches

What happens if you challenge 24 contemporary producers to make musical sketches using only the instruments in Komplete 11? The answers have been released by Native Instruments.

Massive Academy Black Friday Course BlowOut

It's time for the mother of all sales. It's Black Friday and that means you can improve your music and audio production skills and techniques for less than should be possible in the AskAudio Academy.

Arturia Makes Sense of Sound With Seasonal Sale

It's Black Friday / Cyber Monday / Seasonal Sale time... and one of our favorite companies, Arturia, have a range of enticing sales on individual instruments and bundles that are mouth watering.

This Futuristic 3D Spherical Microphone, ZYLIA, Is A 19-Mic MultiTrack Portable Recording Studio

Imagine being able to record your band anywhere without setting up a gazillion microphones and killing the creative vibe in the process. This is what Zylia intends and it's now available for pre-order

Sneak Peek: New Korg iWavestation App Coming Soon

Korg are close to revealing a new synth app for iPad and iPhone, the iWavestation. Having just recently ODYSSEi, the Arp Odyssey iOS app, Korg have turned their attention to the popular Wavestation.

Here’s The First Demo Of Modal CRAFTsynth Synthesizer, And It Sounds Impressive

We broke the news about the exciting and cute new self-assembly, portable, affordable, monophonic CRAFTsynth synthesizer from Modal Electronics on Friday. Now you can hear it in action.

Homer Simpson's Favourite DAW is...

We didn't make this, but we love it. Full credits are in the link. If you're curious which beat making DAW is distracting Homer Simpson in the image... well, you know what to do!

D16 & Slate Digital Repeater Emulates 23 Classic, Vintage Delay Units

Repeater isn't your average delay plugin. I'll say it again. Repeater isn't your average delay plugin! D16 & Slate Digital's new plug-in collaboration can emulate virtually any classic delay unit.

Eowave Releases Domino, Analog Monophonic Synth Module Great For Instant Bass Lines

The new synth module from Eowave brings their desktop monophonic synthesizer, Domino, to the world of eurorack. Domino is ideally suited for instant basslines and acid leads. Watch it in action here.