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New Roland JD-Xi Polysynth Coming Soon?

Now here’s a great way to start 2015… a rumor of a new JD-Xi polysynth (probably hybrid analog by the looks of it) from synth powerhouse, Roland.

Finger Drumming Contest: Jeremy Ellis on Maschine Vs Guy on ProdiKeys

It’s not a fair contest by any stretch of the imagination, so file this under "fun". One guy rocks out a beat on a ProdiKeys and Jeremy Ellis shows how it's done on Maschine.

Aphex Twin Music Software Coming Soon?

Richard D. James attracts lots of attention with his music as Aphex Twin. So, how fascinating would his music software be? Good news is he's working with a programmer to bring his ideas to life.

New Year Resolution: Learn Music Production Skills for Less

If you haven't yet decided on a New Year's resolution for 2015, consider beefing up your music production chops the easy way thanks to AskVideo's New Year video tutorial sale.

Arturia Announces Hardtek Essentials Expansion Pack for Spark and Spark LE

Arturia's latest expansion pack for their creative drum machine, SPARK and SparkLE controllers and SPARK 2 is a hard-hitting collection spanning heavy techno to hardtek and Drum n Bass.

Novation Showcase Hardware Only Music Making Setup

Turn away from your computer screen (not just yet) and make some music! Novation show how LaunchControl XL can be the hub of your music studio using hardware to get hands-on and happy.

Korg Continue ARP Odyssey Analog Synth Tease

Fancy a remake of the classic, affordable, and portable duophonic analog synthesizer, the ARP Odyssey? Well Korg have been working on this since February and January 2015 is maybe a release date...

Sprightly Software Releases 2 Turntables and a Microphone 3 for iPad

DJ audio production system and looper app for iPad, Sproghtly Software's latest version of 2 Turntables and a Microphone aims to further emulate the handling and sound of traditional DJ turntables.

Merry Christmas: Free Gifts Roundup from AskAudio Mag

It's Christmas Day! How better to celebrate than adding to your stash of presents by getting even more presents?! From Logic presets, to loops, a NI Massive Sound design ebook to a free magazine...

FREE: Download AskAudio Magazine PDF NOW!

As a special gift for all of you, here is the last magazine issue for 2014 of AskAudio Mag. With a beautiful layout and featuring top reviews, tutorials and interviews with the pros, grab yours free!

More Details on Arturia Audio Interface: Focus on High-End Workflow

On November 14, 2014 we reported that Arturia were getting ready to unveil a new audio interface. Today Arturia have released more details. The biggest of which is that it'll be a high-end interface.

AskAudio Mag e-Disc: 2014, Volume 03

There's over 2.2 GB of instruments, samples, loops & videos to accompany the Fall 2014 print & tablet edition of AskAudio Magazine. Here's what's on the e-Disc...

XILS-lab Launches Vocoder 5000 Inspired by EMS Flagship Hardware Classic

Inspired by the original (and rather expensive) EMS Vocoder 5000 hardware, XILS have released a software version which will get you adding vocoded vocals and beats to your tracks for a lot less!

Ableton Merry Beats: Web Based Electronic Drum Sequencer

Forget your plug-ins, DAW or even iPad apps. If you want to make beats fast to while away a couple of minutes during your downtime this Christmas, Ableton have the solution.

Softube Free Plug-In is a Modeled Saturation Knob

Softube have something very relevant for digital musicians wishing to enjoy the festive season without opening their wallets: a free modeled saturation knob plug-in. Watch the video & download it now.