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Native Instruments Tropical Frequencies Series Explores Global Bass

Native Instruments do more than make musical controllers, and software. The new Tropical Frequencies series maps electronic music born from global bass and traditional music with films, offers & more.

Tascam iXR Is An iOS Optimized USB Audio Interface

Tascam has announced a new way to bring out the power and performance of your iPad and iPhone music and recording apps - the all-new iXR USB Audio/MIDI interface with iOS connectivity.

This Is The Most Tripped Out Experience You’ll Have In Ableton Live This Week

Musician and Ableton trainer, Tom Cosm, has transformed an Ableton Live project into something you need to sit down before trying. Be prepared for a very strange visual experience!

Now You Can Easily Create Interfaces For Kontakt Using Rigid Audio’s WYSIWYG Kontakt GUI Maker

Ready to pre-order, The Kontakt GUI Maker, is designed to make designing interfaces for Kontakt instruments a breeze thanks to Rigid Audio. OS X Version is coming soon after too.

Ken MacBeth Demos M7-D Experimental Synthesizer Prototype. It Sounds Good!

One month ago we revealed news of the M7-D, a large, slider-based, experimental synthesizer Ken MacBeth was working on. Now we can watch and listen to the prototype in action.

Squarp Pyramid, 64-Track Sequencer Back In Stock & New Firmware

We were super excited about the Squarp Pyramid hardware sequencer (with real-time MIDI effects) when we first discovered it. Good new is that pre-orders are done, and it’s now in stock for the summer!

Audio Gems: Free Google Chrome Extension For Audio & Music Production Addicts

While AskAudio do bring you the best news, reviews & tutorials, you may also check out stories on other sites too! (Shock) Audio Gems brings a selection of pro audio stories to a tab in your browser.

Korg Intros FREE Sound Librarian & Sound Packs for Minilogue Synth

Korg have introduced free to download program packs and the Sound Librarian that lets you import, load, save and manage program data on the Minilogue analog synth .

This Analog Synth Designed For House Sounds Needs Your Support

The Chicago Boutique is a RIFF & BASS analog synthesizer with a unique approach to the filter and oscillator design that should result in sounds that work perfectly ‘in the mix’. It’s on Kickstarter.

Pioneer Release DJ DDJ-RZX Flagship DJ Controller & Rekordbox Video Pack

Pioneer DJ have expanded their range of DJ controllers with the new DDJ-RZX 4-channel controller. It offers native control over the new rekordboxTM video Plus Pack for rekordbox dj and much more.

Distortion Mistakes To Avoid: Don’t Confuse Input Gain & Amp Gain

Confused about the different types of gain on guitar amp sim plugins and on the guitar itself? What's the best way to match input and amp gains? All this and more is revealed in this video tutorial.

XOXX Composer Mechanical MIDI Music Box Makes Sequencing Magical Again

We reported on the XOXX Composer earlier this year and were impressed by its potential for giving MIDI sequencers a new lease of life! This new video on the unique XOXX shows its magnets in action.

Logic Pro X 10.2.4 Update: Focus on Stability & Performance

Logic Pro X 10.2.4 has been released by Apple! Before you get excited looking for new plug-ins, this update seems primarily for stability and performance and bug fixes. Which is of course good too!

Listen To Full Aphex Twin Cheetah EP Here

I’m currently listening to the entire Aphex Twin Cheetah EP. And you can too. Live streaming for Cheetah exists. More info below.

Aston Launch Custom Rycote Shock Mount (Hint: It's Purple)

The Aston Microphones Custom Rycote shock mount makes use of Rycote’s patented vibration-resistant Lyre mount and makes it easy to quickly mount all Aston microphones. And it's purple!