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Musikmesse News: Elektron Announces Overbridge for DAW Integration

At Musikmesse 2014, Elektron announced the upcoming Overbridge for Analog Four, Analog Keys and Analog Rytm. They tell us this enables full DAW integration with analog offerings. We're excited!

MusikMesse News: Akai Introduces MPX16

You might recognise the MPX16 at a glance, but you'll be surprised at what it can do compared to its sample player predecessor. We tried it out at Musikmesse in Frankfurt and the pads felt good!

Arturia Announces Alluring MiniBrute SE Silver Dream Machine

Arturia's updated MiniBrute SE was in danger of stealing many a musician's heart at this Muiskmesse 2014 in Frankfurt. We saw it, touched it, played it and were suitably wowed!

TASCAM Announces UH-7000

Fresh from Musikmesse this week, Tascam have announced a high-resolution USB interface & standalone microphone preamplifier called the UH-7000. It looks amazing and we're waiting to try it out.

Rob Papen Releases All New BLUE-II

It's here! It's finally here!! Rob Papen's much anticipated Blue II has been released, and just in time for Musikmesse. Blue is an amazing synth, and we're looking forward to reviewing its successor.

M-Audio Debuts New Oxygen Keyboards

M-Audio's Oxygen range of keyboards are a mainstay of many a production studio setup. So, how do you go about making a popular series better? Velocity sensitive trigger pads might do it!

AKAI Professional Unleashes Rhythm Wolf

Musikmesse is still being setup and Akai are already stealing the show with big announcements. This one sees the release of the new Rhythm Wolf: an analog drum machine and bass synth with sequencer!

Musikmesse News: Akai Pro Announces APC40 MKII, APC Key 25 & APC Mini

Akai Pro, one of the leading performance controller manufacturers have introduced their new Ableton Live controllers for the musician, composer, and mobile performer: APC40 II, APC Key 25 & APC Mini.

Musikmesse News: Nord Lead A1R Now Desktop/Rack-Mountable Synth

So you want a Nord Lead A1, but you'd prefer it without the keyboard. Wouldn't it be great if you could get a rack-mountable/desktop version for your studio? Well, now you can!

Ambient Violin in Ableton Live: Dreamy Free Live Pack from Rishabh Rajan

Relax, unwind & chill out with this dreamy Ambient Violin Live Set from Ableton Certified Trainer, Rishabh Rajan. Designed for violins, but useful for any sound source, this is free to download here.

AskVideo Releases FL Studio 203, Harmor: Synthesis on Steroids

Harmor is an additive synthesis monster! In AskVideo.com's new 45-tutorial course, GW Childs explains how this FL Studio instrument will change the way you think about making music!

Musikmesse: Nektar Announces Panorama Integration with Logic Pro X

This week is a BIG one. Musikmesse is ramping up and AskAudioMag will be there to find out all the news. But, before we could even board the plane, Nektar have announced Logic Pro X integration!

Ice Planet Music Presents Sylenth Trance Elements, Vol 1

123creative.com has released Sylenth Trance Elements - preset bank Vol. 1 in cooperation with sound designer Giorgio Rebecchi from Ice Planet Music. Here's a little more info about it with links.

Tascam Announces Mail-In Rebate Promotion

If you're looking for a new hand-held field recorder, or audio interface you may be happy to hear that Tascam have announced a Mail-In Rebate Promotion (March 3rd to April 30th).

AKG K812 Reference Headphones Now Available in UK

Sound Technology Ltd have announced the new flagship AKG K812 headphones are now available in the UK! If you're on the look out for some pristine sounding open-back cans, check these out.