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Positive Grid Launches Final Touch Complete Mastering System for iPad

Here's 2 things that may blow your mind about Positive Grid's new Mastering system, Final Touch. 1. It's an iPad app (yes! Mastering on iPad...) 2. It's less than $20. Mastering just got affordable.

Jimmy Fallon and Billy Joel Record on iPad with Apogee Quartet on The Tonight Show

One of the most endearing live musical performances ever on a Saturday night talk show just happened. And it featured iPad, LoopyHD, Apogee Quartet with Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon.

AskVideo Releases Maschine Studio Tutorial from Jeremy Ellis

What happens if you combine the famous Maschine Studio from Native Instruments, finger drumming virtuoso Jeremy Ellis and online training powerhouse AskVideo.com? An Amazing Maschine video course!

Free Soundtoys Plug-In: PrimalTap

Soundtoys have announced their latest plug-in, PrimalTap, a "dirty" delay plug-in. Best of all it's free until 28th March 2014. So get downloading now!

BBC Feature TR-808 as "The Drum Machine that Changed Music"

Hands up if you know which Drum Machine has had the biggest impact on music since its introduction... well, the Roland TR-808, undoubtedly wears that crown and BBC Radio 4 explore why.

Native Instruments Introduces Grey Forge Expansion for Maschine

The latest expansion pack for Native Instruments Maschine users is here: Grey Forge. If you're thinking dark, monolithic and steely techno... you'd be about right! Check out the video preview too.

K-Devices Announces Herse, New Ableton Live 9 Max for Live Device

You can slice, dice and cut up your audio in Ableton Live 9 using K-Devices new Max for Live device, Herse. Basically, if you want to apply effects to the source using its slicer grid... you can!

Native Instruments Introduces Updated Traktor Audio 2

Native Instruments have introduced their small and loud DJ audio interface: Traktor Audio 2. Not only that, but it's also iOS ready as well and works out of the box with Traktor DJ for iOS.

Impact Soundworks Releases Celestia: Heavenly Sound Design

Impact Soundworks are back with a new Kontakt instrument, Celestia. With over 6GB of content utilising over 200 unique instruments, this sound library is designed for atmospheric and ethereal needs.

Best of Musikmesse 2014, Alternative Guide [Video]

Now that Musikmesse 2014 has come to and end, we at AskAudioMag.com wanted to share the standout hardware & software news from the show...Here’s five that might have snuck under the radar.

Bitwig Studio in Action with Nektar Panorama [Video]

Bitwig Studio hasn't been released and there's already controller support for it. Nektar take "support" a step further with their Panorama series. We're talking "integration"! Watch this video now.

Arturia Lights Musical Fire with Canny ‘Connie’ Software Emulation

The Connie organ (Vox Continental 300) is the organ sound used on hit records by The Door and The Beatles. Now, thanks to Arturia, you can relive the 60s in your DAW with their faithful emulation.

Nektar Announces Impact LX25 and Impact LX61 Keyboard Controllers

Aside from Logic Pro X and Bitwig integration with their Panorama range (we have a video demo to share soon), Nektar have been busy at Musikmesse 2014 unveiling their Impact LX25 and LX61 keyboards.

Steinberg Announces WaveLab 8.5 at Musikmesse 2014

The point update to Steinberg's audio editing and mastering suite, Wavelab 8.5, has been announced in Frankfurt at Musikmesse 2014 with some important new features.

Universal Audio Announces New Analog Classics Bundles for UAD-2 and Apollo Interfaces

Universal Audio's Enhanced Bundles Add More Classic UA Plug-Ins, New 610-B Tube Preamp, and Softube Guitar Amp Emulations. UAD-2 & Apollo interface owners are smiling!