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Native Instruments Announces Reaktor 6.1, Now With Ableton Link

Fantastic (or should that be Fantastik) news for NI Reaktor users. The Reaktor 6.1 update has been released and it's now Ableton Link compatible. Collaborating just got a whole lot easier.

World's Smallest Modular Synthesizer System, Pico I, Now Available

We've been waiting for this one for a while now. Erica Synths Pico 1 is now available and still holds claim to be the smallest modular synthesizer in the world (with its level of functionality).

Infected Mushroom and Polyverse Present Manipulator

The new real-time vocal manipulation plugin from Infected Mushroom and Polyverse Music looks pretty exciting indeed. Check to the full details and video below.

Forget Turntables, The Landscape HC-TT Scratches Cassette Tapes Like Vinyl

Vinyl records have grown in popularity throughout 2016. And, to a lesser degree, so have cassette tapes. Now the Landscape HC-TT allows you to get creative with tapes like you can with vinyl.

Free Roland TR-909 Sample Pack

Sample Magic have come out with free samples, 78 of them to be exact, for everyone from the original TR-909. Here more info about this early Christmas present for producers.

Get In The Festive Mood With This Sonic, Circuit Bent, Crazy, Modular Synth Jingle Bells Setup

Imagine a Christmas tree keyboard, a modular synthesizer and a whole lot of special brew being guzzled by a drunk Santa. Yes, you've entered the Look Mum No Computer Xmas special musical grotto.

Roland Releases New Juno 106 Synth Plug-Out for System-8

It's almost Christmas time and Roland have responded by releasing an early present for System-8 owners. The latest 1.11 update includes a Juno-106 ACB emulation plug-out amongst other improvements.

Isotonik Unveil Novation Circuit Editor 1.2 And New Circuit Patch Store

Isotonik Studios love the Novation Circuit and want you to continue loving it even more than ever. With the Circuit Editor update and Circuit Patch Store that looks like a dead cert.

Tim Exile Releases FLOW, Free Algorithmic Loop Sequencer

If you liked Tim Exile's Flow Machine... or just enjoy mutating and manipulating loops, you'll love the free FLOWs for Reaktor 6... and it's feee!

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.