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Pioneer DJ Releases HDJ-700 Headphones With Optimised Sound Reproduction

When it comes to headphones, DJs tend to want them to be durable, accurate, comfortable and stylish. Pioneer feel their new HDJ-700s fit the bill on all four counts. Check them out.

Native Instruments 'The 9 for 99 Deal' – Limited Time Offer on MASCHINE Expansions

Fancy getting your hands on Maschine expansions for a stellar price? NI are here to help (again) with 9 expansions for... you guessed it... $99 / €99. Offer ends soon, so act fast.

Nektar Panorama's Control over Logic Pro X and Alchemy

The Nektar Panorama P1, P4, and P6 MIDI controllers are now the most comprehensive controllers and keyboards for Logic Pro X (including the new Alchemy synth in Logic Pro 10.2). Find out more below.

Download FREE Ableton Live Pack from Isotonik - FREE Clavi's

It's Free Ableton Live Pack time courtesy of the generous Isotonik Studios folks. This time their PMX series (available for 6 more days only) consists of CLavi's sampled from the Casio PX3000.

Tape & Vinyl: 2-in-1 Cassette Deck and Turntable

You thought your smart phone / MP3 player was the coolest, most portable music player? Think again (well, on the “coolest” bit). Ion Audio’s Duo Deck does portable turntable and cassette deck in one.

Wave Alchemy Announce Mutate for Kontakt

Wave Alchemy are close to releasing a brand new Kontakt instrument, Mutate. They tell us there's a deep sequencer inside this "next-generation synth" designed using a Eurorack modular system.

UVI Sparkverb Updated to Version 1.1.2

The hype around reverb plug-ins has focused on convolution. But, that doesn't mean it's best for all needs as UVI's SparkVerb proves. In 1.1.2, SparkVerb adds multi-channel plugin support and more.

Tascam Introduces VL-S3 Compact Monitors, Brings Studio Monitoring to Every Desktop

Tascam's new VL-S3's are 3” 2-way desktop powered monitors which are cost equivalent to a pair of decent headphones. Excellent news for the price conscious producer.

Exclusive: Pan-Pot Premiere New Track, Operator, & Reveal Tech Behind It

Listen to Berlin based techno duo Pan-Pot’s premiere of “Operator” from their upcoming EP and album exclusive to Ask.Audio. Plus they explain the story and tech behind the track.

Image-Line FL Studio 12 Now Compatible with Waves Plugins

There's an old-fashioned point of view by old-fashioned producers who mistakenly think FL Studio is not a serious DAW. FL Studio 12 is deep, flexible, powerful, and now compatible with Waves plugins!

What's New in Bitwig Studio 1.2 BETA

If you're already a Bitwig user then you'll want to check out the new features the Berlin-based DAW company have introduced in the BETA for 1.2. There's lots here to get your teeth into.

Panasonic Revive Technics Vinyl Turntables

It seems to be official now. Not a fortnight goes by without a vinyl record / turntable-related article being published at Ask.Audio. And that's why the new Technics turntables will be a success.

TASCAM Celesonic US-20x20: Multichannel Audio Interface, Mic Pre & Mixer

Tascam's new 20-channel single rack USB 3.0 audio interface, Celesonic 20x20 includes high-end features like ADAT and S/PDIF connection, 56 dB headroom, word clock and 192kHz sample rate support.

Korg Delivers All-In-One Performance Solution with new Pa4X Professional Arranger

Korg tell us their new Pa4X Professional Arranger will deliver unbeatable sound quality, intuitive control, massive memory, and innovative features. Watch the video and read the feature list for more.

Steinberg Absolute 2 Holds Great Collection of Virtual Instruments and Sounds

Steinberg’s second iteration of Absolute presents a top range of highly acclaimed VST instruments, totalling over 60 GB in one comprehensive collection.