Roland can't stay out of the music news with their new AIRA series. And if you own the JP8000 or JP-8080, 123creative have a treat for you with their 'Always Alive Volume 1' patch pack.
Since the rise of the synthesiser, there's been a fascination with robotic sounding vocals. Seems we can't get enough and that (and its other features) are precisely why the Roland VT-3 is in demand.
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.
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.
Watch a session video and see Doug Rogers work with Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree, Blackfield) on their new virtual instrument by EASTWEST, Ghostwriter!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!