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This Machine Turns Red Lasers Into Glitchy Sounds & Rhythms

vtol’s Divider is a Laser Powered Rhythm Machine inspired by Rhythmicon, the world's first rhythm-machine created by Léon Theremin in 1931, powered by Arduino and with interesting results.

Wave Alchemy FREE, Lite Version of Upcoming Spectrum Synth

Wave Alchemy are excited. I’m excited. And if you like vintage synths in a plugin instrument (for free) you can be excited too.

Pure909 is a TR-909 Style Sample-Based Plugin

Another 909 plugin? Monade Sound feel there’s room for theirs, and after listening to it, they might be right. It’s not going to empty your wallet either!

Video: Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 Module With Poly Chain Feature

At Summer NAMM Carson from Dave Smith Instruments shows their new DSI OB-6 desktop synth module with an extra feature over the OB-6 keyboard version.

Mini Oramics Synth Designed By Electronic Music Pioneer, Daphne Oram, Now Finally Built

It took 40 years before Daphne Oram’s visionary synth and sequencer was ever built. And it took Tom Richards, PhD student from Goldsmiths University London 3 years to make it happen.

NEWS: Beat.School Is The Summer Destination for Live Online Audio Production Classes

The next big in online education for musicians and producers is here. BEAT.SCHOOL brings the best pro instructors & producers to online classes for a stunning summer of sound skill sessions for all.

Native Instruments Unveil Native Access BETA Program

It looks like NI are doing away with Service Center at some point in the near future. But, worry not, Native Access will be the new way to get your NI goodies downloaded, installed and activated.

Portishead Release Music Video For SOS With Quote From Jo Cox

We don’t normally get involved in politics here at AskAudio. And today being the UK’s EU Referendum we’d probably shy away moreso if Portishead hadn’t just released this.

Panagement Advanced Binaural Panner Wants To Control Your Music Space

We haven't heard much from Auburn Sounds for six monthsand now we know why. Auburn tell us Panagement, an advanced spatialisation mixing plugin, is their most exciting plugin to date.

Dave Smith Instruments About To Release OB-6 Desktop Module? This Photo Says So

Looks like DSI are about to release a desktop module version of the OB-6, the synth collaboration between Dave Smith and Tom Oberheim, two of the most influential polyphonic synth designers.

Waves Launches Nx Head Tracker Immersive 3D Audio Experience On Kickstarter

Waves Nx opens the door to endless possibilities in 3D audio and virtual reality; by participating in the new Kickstarter campaign, the audio community can get a stake in this innovative technology.

Imaginando (TKFX, LK & DRC) 2nd Anniversary Big Sale

It’s been two years since Imaginando broke onto the scene with their innovative Ableton Live and Traktor iOS controller apps. And now it’s time to celebrate…!

8raw8: Hand-Built TR808 Drum Machine Clone From France That Sounds Great

There are a number of high-profile clones of the infamous 808 drum machine. And it’s time to consider another one: 8raw8. Each unit is hand-built in France and features Moog style rotary knobs.

Nektar Panorama & Impact LX Controllers Now Integrate With Reason 9

Reason 9 is officially available. And this update from Nektar Technology makes all Panorama & Impact controllers compatible with Reason 9 and offer an substantial expansion of Rack Extension mapping.

World’s Tiniest Violin Is Soli Motion Controller That Uses Radar

So you want to get hands on making music without actually touching a device? Soli is a new sensing technology that uses miniature radar to detect touchless gesture interactions.