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The Top 7 Things We Saw at AES 2015

At AES 2015 in New York Matt Vanacoro of Ask.Audio caught up with some of the most interesting exhibitors showing their latest and greatest audio production hardware and software.

Giorgio Moroder Soundpack Comes to Novation MiniNova

Novation have been busy this last week or so. And today’s announcement is all about bringing the patches of a synthesis genius to the MiniNova. Thank you Novation!

Big November Sale - $99 1-Year Subscriptions - Become a Music Production Boss

Big November Sale in the World’s Largest Online Audio Courseware Library here in The Ask.Audio Academy - 3 New Courses released each week with over 1,700 hours of videos to watch NOW!

SynthMaster Player for Only $9 + Contest

SynthMaster 2.7 used by Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, Zedd and many others is a very capable modern synth plugin. You can get the 'Player' version for just $9 ... and there's a neat contest too.

SampleScience RC808 - A New TR 808 Emulation For The Masses

SampleScience tell us the new RC808 will have you playing with the legendary TR808 within minutes! This is the latest 808 sample-based emulation plug-in released. Here's more info on what it can do.

Boxed Ear Hearken Is Fresh Take On Audio Recording For Mac

Boxed Ear have announced a new arrival on the music software scene! Introducing... Hearken: a fresh take on audio recording software for Mac. It's streamlined, efficient, and always ready to record.

Universal Audio New UAD Plug-Ins — Eventide H910 Harmonizer, Marshall Amps, Oxide Tape Recorder

Good things come in 3's... but Universal Audio go further with 4 new high quality UAD plug-ins: Eventide Harmonizer, Marshall Bluesbreaker 1962, Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 & Oxide Tape Recorder.

It’s a Korg volca sample, But Better - OK GO Special Edition

What do you get with a powerful partnership between KORG and OK GO? In this case a special edition of the volca sample with an OK GO inspired design and over 100 OK GO samples built-in.

TriqTraq Shows Ableton Link At Work in This Jam Video

This video shows just how seamlessly Ableton Link works by syncing multiple devices over a wireless network. In this video we see triqtraq on two iPhone's and an iPad playing nice together.

This Elastic Drums Video Shows How Ableton Link Syncs 3 Devices, Keeps Perfect Time

When Ableton announced Link along with Push 2 & Live 9.5 yesterday, it probably didn’t get the attention it deserved. This video featuring Elastic Drums shows just how impressive it is.

Monome + Mannequins = New Eurorack Modular Synth Case

A new collaboration between Mannequins and Monome sees the introduction of “isms”, an extensible electronic instrument and composition system.

PreSonus R65 and R80 Active AMT Monitors Promise Exceptionally Detailed Resolution

The new R80 studio monitors from PreSonus offer the Air Motion Transformer (AMT) tweeter which PreSonus tell us provides highly detailed resolution. Find out more about the R65 and R80s below.

Steinberg Release UR22 MkII Audio Interface - iPad Support & Cubasis LE Included

The Steinberg UR22 audio interface has just got a big upgrade, making it USB 2 class compliant, fully iPad compatible and includes the Cubasis LE app for iPad. The D-PRE mic preamps are great too.

Help Make These Lego MiniMoog Synths A Reality

OK. Before you get too excited, these ideas for a Moog Model D and Moog Voyager made from Lego are tiny and won’t make sound if you could use a toothpick to press their keys. But they’re super cool!

Ableton Push 2 And Live 9.5 Available, Introducing Link

Good news for Ableton users... Ableton Push 2 and Live 9.5 have now been officially released by Ableton. Also there's a new tool called Ableton Link. Full details below.