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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.

Tegeler Schwerkraftmaschine, Analog Hardware Compressor That Can Be Controlled By A Plug-In

Tegeler Audio tells us they've released a unique stereo compressor with flexible emulation modes, is remote-controlled by a plug-In... plus, it has the longest name of any analog compressor we know.

Is This The Smallest, Most Playable Synthesizer In The World?

Fascinated by portable synthesizers? The Tiny-TS is a DIY digital hardware synth the size of a credit card with a one octave captive keyboard! And it's now available to buy on Kickstarter.

The Best Digital Hardware Synthesizers For Every Budget

When we tried to pick our top 10 digital synthesizers across 3 price ranges (0-$150, $150-$500 & $500-$2500+) we just couldn't leave some of the below synths out. So here's 19 of our favorites.

Ants! Affordable, Desktop Modular Analog Synthesizer That Sounds Delicious

This new analog semi-modular synthesizer, Ants, from Plankton Electronics is as affordable as it is portable, as accessible as it is beautiful. And did we mention it sounds great too?

Pittsburgh Modular Announces Lifeforms Dynamic Impulse Filter

The Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms series is about to get even more popular we think, thanks to the release of the Dynamic Impulse Filter. Here's a video and details for this module.

Korg Releases Minilogue Synth Euro Producer Sound Pack For Free

The generous people at Korg have released a new sound pack for the minilogue. Even better they've made it a free download.

Synth Design For Waldorf Wave II Revealed (& It Has Balls)

The original Waldorf Wave synthesizer was one of the best wavetable synths the world has ever seen. Axel Hartmann, its designer, now reveals the designs for the planned Waldorf Wave II.

Confusion Studios Unveils MIDI Designer 2.5 Controller for iOS

Confusion Studios tells us the latest iteration of their award-winning professional MIDI controller platform provides new editing and performance features for DIY rig creation. Find out more here.

Bitwig Studio 1.3.15 Adds Comprehensive Support For Maschine JAM

In this exclusive video, Thavius Beck demonstrates the latest update for Bitwig Studio which adds unrivalled support for NI's Maschine JAM. The level of control is head spinning. Well worth watching.

Into MIDI Controllers? Join The Inventor of Akai MPC and LinnStrument, Roger Linn Today

The next FREE AskAudio Masterclass is streaming live today at 12pm PT / 8pm UK. And the good news is our host is Roger Linn who has some neat tricks with LinnStrument and MIDI to share.

This App Turns Your MacBook Pro 2016 Into A Polyphonic Piano

Here is the first music instrument app we've come across designed primarily for the Touch Bar on the Apple MacBook Pro 2016 edition. And it's a rather nifty free polyphonic piano.

What’s New in Steinberg Cubase Pro 9

Steinberg has unexpectedly revealed the key new features of Cubase Pro 9 in a video on a holding page of its website that would normally ony tease that “something new was coming”.

Ableton Releases Live 9.7.1, Improved Warp Modes & Controller Support

Ableton have unleashed a minor update with some useful bug fixes, two improvements for Live and changes for Push users. Here's what you need to know.