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Sound Test: Korg Arp Odyssey Vs Original Arp Odyssey

At NAMM 2015, Korg demoed the new Korg Arp Odyssey. It sounded good (always difficult to tell at a noisy trade show) but how does it sound compared to an original Arp Odyssey from 1978? Here's how.

Image-Line Releases Groove Machine Mobile for Android, iOS and Windows

The great minds at Image-Line, best known for FL Studio and FL Studio Mobile, have released Groove Machine Mobile for Android, iOS and Windows featuring sequencer, drum machines, synths and more.

Kyma 7: More Inspiration for Sound Designers

Kyma was designed to be a hardware and software sound design environment for studio and live performance artists. And Kyma 7 promises some new inspiring features...

Native Instruments Showcase Power of Maschine & Komplete Kontrol Combined

What can happen with Maschine and Complete Kontrol connected is exactly what Native Instruments are keen for us to see and hear. Here's Mark De Clive-Lowe performing a tasty tune using the duo.

Meet Meris OTTOBIT: Audio in > Video Game Out

Now here's something unique and cool. A 500 series modular format sound processor designed for sound designers to achieve 8 and 16-bit video game soundtracks. The video is worth watching too!

The macProVideo Story: Bill Burgess on How he Began Creating Video Tutorials for Logic Pro

It’s the 10 year anniversary NonLinear Educating, (parent company of macProVideo, AskVideo and AskAudio Mag). Bill Burgess is one of their veteran trainers for Ableton & Logic with good reason.

MIDI Controller Instrument Painting: Merging Visual Art with Sound

What do you get when you cross a Makey Makey with a piece of visual art... (a painting)? sag-art have created something sonic based which is pretty cool. Watch it in action here.

FREE: AskAudio EZ Drummer MIDI Pack

Grab yourself a FREE MIDI pack for Toontrack's EZ Drummer, which includes 4/4 and 6/4 half time shuffles courtesy of Toby Pitman. Simply login or sign up with a free account and download them here.

Here's What You Don’t Hear When Music is Compressed

One way to end the MP3 vs uncompressed audio format, 'does it sound better' debate would be to hear the elements from a song which are lost during compression... and here's a video showing just that.

10 Year Anniversary 60% Sale on All Tutorials at AskVideo

If you want to learn your audio software (Logic, Cubase, Ableton, Native Instruments and more) so that you're able to do more, do it better and in less time... then check out this sale at AskVideo.

Logic Pro X 10.1: Unique MIDI Patterns with Time Handles and the Brush Tool

Logic Pro 10.1 brings new and innovative ways to create MIDI patterns and then manipulate them with ease. Using the brush tool and time handles, David Earl shares some neat tricks in this video.

New Interplanetary Sounds for NI Massive from Impact SoundWorks & Histibe

Looking for some cutting-edge, futuristic sounds to take your Native Instruments Massive-based tracks into the next millennium? Impact Soundworks' Interplanetary, designed by Histibe, fits the bill.

Native Instruments Introduces Emotive Strings

Designed for score composers of "any skill level" NI's new Emotive Strings Kontakt instrument has an easy to use interface with flexible results and features live-recorded legato string phrases.

Elektron Launch Vinyl Record Label for Electron Users

Elektron Music Machines — Swedish manufacturer of synthesizers, samplers, & drum machines — has announced a new undertaking: the record label Elektron Grammofon for Electron instrument users.

SXSW Announces Second Annual Music Hackathon

With SXSW 2015 just a month away you might be interested to know about the 2nd annual music hackathon, uniting artists and hackers to create something special in 24 hours. Plus there's a $10k prize!