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Native Instruments Maschine Studio and MASCHINE 2.0 Software Announced

The next generation of Maschine is here! Maschine Studio is a bigger more tactile groove production studio w/ color display! Maschine 2.0 software promises many new features too. Read on for more

FXpansion Release BFD 3

Ever since we got the scoop on BFD 3 back in the April issue of AskAudio Mag, we've been excited! Finally FXpansion's acoustic drum workstation has arrived. Here's what's inside and we'll review soon.

Waldorf Announces Availability of Pulse 2 Analog Synthesizer

High-quality synthesizer developer Waldorf has announced availability of its eagerly-awaited Pulse 2 Analog Synthesizer, a cutting-edge reincarnation of the company’s peerless Pulse series.

Melodyne Now Integrated into Sonar X3

One of the big features in the new Sonar X3 is the full (seamless) integration of Melodyne technology. Want to know more? Read on to see what Celemony have to say...

Wave Alchemy Release Afro-Latin Percussion Loops

So you want to add Afro-Latin percussive groove to your productions? Need some shakers, cabasa, claves and more? All in 24-bit loops and single hit fx? Welcome to the Wave Alchemy take. Read on...

Alesis Introduces Two New Drum Kits

Alesis tell us the new feature-packed DM7X Session Kit and illuminated DM Lite Kit represent their latest push to bring innovative features to drummers at incredible values. Here's some more info.

M-Audio Releases M3-8, 3-Way Studio Reference Monitor

M-Audio new M3-8 studio monitors sport a rich wooden veneer which is gorgeous to behold. They tell us these monitors leverage innovative coaxial engineering to deliver superior imaging. More below...

Native Instruments Introduces KINETIC METAL

There's been a flurry of activity from the good folk at Native Instruments of late. Their most recent release is Kinetic Metal, a Kontakt instrument designed for ethereal and unconventional textures.

Sonokinetic Announce Minimal Orchestral Instruments for Kontakt

Sonokinetic have released the forth part of their orchestral instruments for Kontakt users. Minimal is designed to be perfectly suited for minimal (sic) styles as well as many others. More info below.

Camel Audio Release Alchemy Mobile 2.1.3 and Water Sound Library

Alchemy Mobile just got an upgrade to support iOS 7 and inter-app audio. Also read, watch and listen to the new Water ($4.99). And, feel good about purchasing as 50% of proceeds go to Frank Water!

IK Multimedia Adds iOS 7 Support for AmpliTube

IK's popular guitar-playing and recording-studio app, AmpliTube has seen a nifty update which includes iOS 7 support and Inter-App Audio functionality. Here's what our friends from IK Multimedia say.

D16 Announce Sigmund, Flexible Delay Plugin

D16's Sigmund fx plugin features 4 independent delay lines, flexible signal routing and high-quality delay line algorithm and even a mixer. Read the below & visit their site to download the demo.

RØDE REC App Updated for iPad

Røde's REC app has been used frequently when recording on the go by yours truly. It's now received a free major update, adding a new interface for iPad users and more.

iZotope Announce Nectar 2, Coming October 2013

There's something about producing vocals with good plugins... And the folks at iZotope certainly know how to help us make them sound sweet. So Nectar 2 is on its way and here's what we know.

AskAudio Mag $10,000 Launch Party Contest

The $10,000 Contest that trumps all others is here! WIN gear by NI, Steinberg, Ableton, FL Studio, u-he, Propellerhead, IK Multimedia, Presonus, Sony, Sennheiser, FXpansion SONiVOX, Air Music and more