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Native Instruments introduces Arcane Attic Expansion for Maschine

Let's face it, more of us than ever are making beats using Maschine. The more beats we make, the more unconventional we need our beats to sound to stand out from the crowd. Enter Arcane Attic from NI.

Learn the Art of Orchestration, First with Strings

Join A-list orchestrator, Thomas Goss – along with top professional orchestra players – and learn the art of composing and orchestrating for strings in this 3+ hour video course from AskVideo.com.

RØDE Announces New and Improved Blimp Windshield

It looks cool and is lighter than the previous version: the Røde Blimp could be the perfect windshield and shock mounting system for video-based sound recordists.

ModeAudio Releases Mystic Rhythm Electric Guitar Loops

Looking for electric guitar loops with a sections of picks, pinches, sweeps and strums from 77 to 145 Bpm and across a range of styles? ModeAudio's 800MB Mystic Rhtyhm aims to please.

sE Electronics Launches New Mics, SPACE Acoustic Isolator and Pro DSLR Microphone

Late last week, just outside London, UK, a crack team from AskAudio Mag attended a big event at the HQ of pro mic company, sE Electronics. Find out what new studio gear is coming your way this year.

Plugin Alliance Announces Two New Native Brainworx Plug-Ins

Digital is great, but if you encounter "harshness" when mastering over-compressed mixes, Brainworx bx_refinement is designed for you. bx_saturator V2 continues on from version 1 and adds new features.

Twisted Tools 35% Sale Now On!

Seeing as it's springtime, the good folks at Twisted Tools are offering a tidy 35% discount across all their tasty products! It's time to get twisted, but hurry - offer ends on May 27th.

Native Instruments Releases iMASCHINE Update, iPad Optimized

Native Instruments’ popular iOS beat sketchpad has now been optimized for iPad, and includes new sounds and features. Check out the video of iMaschine for iPad in action with QKidz.

Modartt Releases Pianoteq 5

We caught up with Modartt at Musikmesse 2014 where they kindly showed us a preview of PianoTeq 5 and we were impressed. And today, PianoTeq 5 is officially released!

Native Instruments Introduces New REAKTOR User Library and REAKTOR 5 Sales Special

Native Instruments are in generous spirits. Not only have they released an updated Reaktor library, but they're running a sale for where you can save over 70% on Reaktor 5 between May 21st-28th!

Spitfire Bolsters BML Symphonic Strings Series with MURAL, VOLUME 2

If you're a composer with Kontakt and not heard for Spitfire Audio BML series you're in for a treat! MURAL, Volume 2 is here and features carefully sampled strings recorded at AIR Studios, London.

Sample Logic Announces Arpology

Sample Logic tell us that their new Kontakt instrument, Arpology, is the next step in music. If you're into creating arpeggiated sequences without boundaries, you NEED to check this out.

Waldorf Introduces Analogue Filter 2-Pole

Waldorf's new 2-pole filter is shipping! We're doing our best to get a unit for review. In the meantime, here's what all the fuss is about!!

Wavesfactory Releases W-TubularBells for Kontakt

Wavesfactory tell us their new Kontakt instrument, W-TubularBells, provides instant emotion, soul and epicness! If you're looking for mallets, check this out.

Native Instruments Introduces Session Horns Pro

Realistic sections. Authentic & natural sounding solos. That’s what this Kontakt instrument is about! Learn about Native Instruments’ Session Horns Pro & bring a “real” brass section to your tracks.