13 of our regular authors at Ask.Audio have put their heads together to figure out their own personal top 3 hardware or software music gear releases from 2015. Some big hitters and some surprises too.
We recently reviewed Rhodope and loved it... and now Strezov Sampling are back with their next generation make choir instrument, Wotan. This is an epic male choir instrument for Kontakt.
Waves are giving us all access to the piano and keyboard mixing techniques perfected by producer, songwriter and mixing engineer Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry, OneRepublic) via PianoCentric plugin.
ModSstep, the iPad MIDI Sequencer, promises so much and is why some users were unhappy about some teething issues and no manual. Good news is the first update has been submitted to Apple already.
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A new video demo shows what this smart, exquisitely crafted, retro-styled knob controller, called nOb, can do when controlling an audio plug-in from Elysia Alpha compressor without screen staring.
Get into the Christmas / Festive season groove with our quick and easy caption contest. It's easy (and hopefully fun)!
Using a mouse or trackpad to control your music software is limiting. We asked YOU the brand of your primary MIDI Controller, and with almost 25,000 answers... Here's the results!
Why use your web browser to read about or buy a second-hand 909 Rhythm Composer when you can play one? Well, HTML-909 is a good 909 emulator. It's free and it's online.
Modstep 1.0 is designed to be the centerpiece of your studio or stage setup and features a MIDI sequencer, drum sampler, synthesizer, and templates to control external MIDI hardware and apps!
Ableton plus Christmas [or insert your festival here] often results in something for us to enjoy. Unless Santa is bringing you a Push 2, then the next best thing is the free Little Drummer Toy.
If you're looking for a large MIDI note sequencer controller that can play back 6 patterns simultaneously and store over 700 patterns and looks really, really cool, then check out the NSC-32.
Sinevibes have announced Inertia 2.0, a Mac Audio Unit effect plugin for advanced audio level shaping.Â If it's half as good as Inertia 1 we're in for a treat, and version 1 owners can upgrade free.
Version 2.0 of Waves Audio's virtual analog synth, Element, has been released. Perfect for creating fat, warm sounds that emulate classic hardware synths, it is powered by Waves' virtual voltage tech.
Avid tell us the latest version of Pro Tools 12.4 includes enhancements to their industry-standard digital audio software that free up DSP like Track Freezing, Track Commit, and Track Bounce.