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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.

code:MONO Live Mashup With Ableton Push 2, MIDI Fighter 3D & Livid Instruments Minim

code:MONO has hit this mashup out of the park once again. No surprises there! But, what’s really great to see is a Push 2, Livid Minim and MIDI Fighter 3D in the setup.

Sneak Peak of Upcoming Effects Processor, Looper & Synth for iPad by Amazing Noises

There’s not many, details about this new app from Amazing Noises. However, this video of Moebius shows us many of its capabilities, and it’s a powerful effect processor, looper, live sampler & synth.

CV4Live Lets You Control Ableton Live Using a Modular Synth

Oh Skinnerbox. You are very, very clever people indeed. We’re not sure exactly how they’ve done this, but basically you can now control Ableton Live with a modular synth setup using CV4Live.

Here’s How to DJ At The Opening Ceremony of Euro 2016??

Ahem. Wanting to David Guetta fans (and the man himself) this is strictly tongue-in-cheek. But, it well worth a watch for aspiring and veteran DJs alike. At least he has headphones, right?

FREE Tubes Creamer Stompbox Plugin From Mercuriall Brings Ibanez TS-808 to Your DAW

Based ona real circuit of the Ibanez TS-808 stompbox, the new Mercuriall Tubes Creamer 808 is a high quality VST/AU/AAX plugin for Mac and PC. It sounds impressive and it's free to download.