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Rob Papen Releases Free FX Plug-In: RP-AMOD (for existing RP owners)

If you don't already own anything from the excellent Rob Papen range of instruments and effects, you've got an even bigger incentive than ever: RP-AMOD is free for owners of any RP plug-in.

Roland Releases AIRA System 1, Plug-Out Synth

A day after the AIRA public announcement, we take a look at the 3rd device in the series, System 1, featuring Roland's new Analogue Circuit Behaviour technology. Let's see what this synth offers.

The Making of EASTWEST Steven Wilson's Ghostwriter

Watch a session video and see Doug Rogers work with Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree, Blackfield) on their new virtual instrument by EASTWEST, Ghostwriter!

Roland Unveils AIRA TR-8 Rhythm Performer

The TR-8 is a rhythm groove machine that melds the sound & vibe of the TR-808 & 909. Watch the video below from our friends at SonicState & stay tuned for our own full review coming soon!

It's Here! Roland Announces New Aira TB-3 Touch Bassline

You've seen the teaser video trailers for Roland's Aira and, if you're like us at AskAudio Mag, wondered what the instruments are... There's 4 of them! To get us rolling, Roland unveil the Aira TB-3.

Remix Contest: Bend Sinister [RESULTS]

The results are in for the Bend Sinister Remix Contest! Did your remix win a Toontrack Superior Bundle ($1,800 MRSP) in the latest MPV SongCraft Remix Contest? Click here to find out.

Audiobus Preview State Saving Feature from Audiobus 2

Want to store settings from an iOS music app within Audiobus, so you don't need to reconfigure the music making app? Audiobus 2 looks set to have this feature. Here's a video of how it works.

New TouchAble Mini for iPhone: Ableton Controller by Zerodebug

Zerodebug have unveiled touchAble Mini for iPhone & iPod touch; the powerful Ableton Live controller which now fits in the palm of your hand. And it's available at a special introductory price too.

Softube Console 1 Released Today: New Approach to Mixing

Mixing music on your computer can be fun again, at least that's what Softube's Console 1 is offering. We saw Console 1 at MusikMesse 2013 and were wowed up the potential. Good news is it's out today!

Dope Matrix: Virtual Modular Synth for Live 9

The word "modular" is hot on the web these days. So, it's not surprising that a modular synth would make an appearance in Ableton Live 9. Even better though is the surreal promo video for Dope Matrix.

Sugar Bytes Releases Effectrix for iPad

If you're looking for a way to color up your beats or rhythmic grooves by sequencing effects on iPad... well, Sugar Bytes have the answer: the newly released Effectrix for iPad. Here's the details.

Roland Reveal More with New AIRA Video Teaser

Dear Roland, your AIRA tease videos are working! How many more teasers can we take? In the tease tradition, every new video and pic shows just a little bit more of what we want to see and hear.

Dave Smith Instruments Ships Prophet 12 Module Based on Flagship Polysynth

We were excited by its release at the beginning of the year and our excitement continues knowing that the DSI Prophet 12 Module is now shipping!

20 FREE Patches for NI Razor 1.5

If you use Native Instruments Razor (included in Komplete 9 Ultimate) you'll know what a power-house this synth is. Here's how to super-charge your Razor experience, with 20 free patches for you!

Rattly and Raw Releases Cassette Tape Sample Synths

Rattly and Raw are kinda cassette-crazy! They've just released their latest Kontakt instrument that is based on Cassette Tape samples: The CasSYNTHerette. Read and hear more below.