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Watch New Video of Plankton ANTS Semi-Modular Synth In Action

This new semi-modular analog synthesizer, Ants! has taken Kickstarter by storm thanks to its affordability, portability, beautiful design, and great sounds too. Here's a new video of it in action.

Geoshred iPad Music Instrument 2.2 Update Adds MIDI and MPE

Jordan Rudess tells us his award-winning music instrument app, GeoShred version 2.2 has been enhanced with unprecedented MIDI/MPE I/O control, new effects, and additional model control parameters.

Dreadbox NYX, Analog Paraphonic Synth With Vintage Reverb To Die For

If the sound demo is anything to go by, the new Dreadbox NYX synth is something pretty special and unique. Sure, read the spec... but, DEFINITELY listen to the demo on SoundCloud.

12 Christmas Gift Ideas for DJs Under $500

The Christmas & Winter Holidays are here. If you’re thinking of a gift for a DJ or live musician friend/relative or for yourself, here are 12 inspiring music gifts suggested by Sara Simms.

Meet The Concertodome, Circuit Bent Casio SK-1. Sounds Lovely. You Can Make Your Own

When Hannes Pasqualini, half of Papernoise, annoucnes something new AskAudio stops what it's doing and takes a closer look. And this circuit bent Casio SK-1, Concertodome, deserves your attention.

Native Instruments Releases Free Kinetic Treats for Kontakt

Native Instruments want to add to your pile of pressies under your tree. Available for FREE until December 31, KINETIC TREATS conjures sinister, evolving sounds from samples of vintage toys.

New Korg Kronos LS 88 Synth Workstation Officially Revealed

This one is for the players. Synth players. Korg Japan have published official details for the new Korg Kronos 88 LS workstation synth. We've translated all the details and features into English here.

Vermona ’14 Analogsynthesizer Is An Uncompromising Limited Edition Synth

With a subtractive synthesis foundation, the Vermona '14 Analogsynthesizer aims to be the dream synthesizer for tweaks and synthesists alike. Here's the info on this 222 limited run analog synth.

UVI Releases Massive Collection of Over 320 Instruments, 8000 Loops From Around The World

UVI has been working on this project in secret for a few years now. No surprise when you consider its size and scope. World Suite splits contains instruments with over 50,000 samples from 12 regions.

KOMA Elektronik Field Kit Lets You Generate & Process Sounds From Everyday Objects

Koma Elektronik Field kit is inspired by experimental electronic pioneers like John Cage. It uses contact microphones and electromagnetic pickups to generate and process sound from virtually anything.

Elektron Announces Overbridge 1.15, Support For Analog Heat & More

Elektron have announced version 1.15 of Overbridge, their award-winning software suite that allows full DAW integration for compatible Elektron hardware. There's support for Analog Heat and much more.

Boo Are Quality, Affordable Stands For Roland Boutique Synths

These synthesizer stands from KVgear are designed for the Roland Boutique range, but can hold a lot more. Unlike a lot of other solutions, the Boo stands are economical too.

Maschine & Traktor Now Ableton Link Friendly

Native Instruments are showing off again! ;) This time we're thrilled to see that MASCHINE and TRAKTOR can perform in sync together wirelessly thanks to NI making both compatible with Ableton Link.

This New Isotonik Ableton MaxforLive Collection Is All About Generating Visuals From Audio And MIDI

Working with some top AV M4L talent in the world, Isotonik Studios have come out with Retro Collection. It's designed for creating visuals for Ableton Live performances generated from audio & MIDI.

Audified Releases U78 Saturator Based on U73b Classic Compressor Circuitry

The recent Audified U73b compressor plugin was a big hit here in the AskAudio studios. So, we're naturally excited by the new U78 Saturator plug-in, based on the U73b announced today.