One of the most endearing live musical performances ever on a Saturday night talk show just happened. And it featured iPad, LoopyHD, Apogee Quartet with Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon.
What happens if you combine the famous Maschine Studio from Native Instruments, finger drumming virtuoso Jeremy Ellis and online training powerhouse AskVideo.com? An Amazing Maschine video course!
Soundtoys have announced their latest plug-in, PrimalTap, a "dirty" delay plug-in. Best of all it's free until 28th March 2014. So get downloading now!
Hands up if you know which Drum Machine has had the biggest impact on music since its introduction... well, the Roland TR-808, undoubtedly wears that crown and BBC Radio 4 explore why.
The latest expansion pack for Native Instruments Maschine users is here: Grey Forge. If you're thinking dark, monolithic and steely techno... you'd be about right! Check out the video preview too.
You can slice, dice and cut up your audio in Ableton Live 9 using K-Devices new Max for Live device, Herse. Basically, if you want to apply effects to the source using its slicer grid... you can!
Native Instruments have introduced their small and loud DJ audio interface: Traktor Audio 2. Not only that, but it's also iOS ready as well and works out of the box with Traktor DJ for iOS.
Impact Soundworks are back with a new Kontakt instrument, Celestia. With over 6GB of content utilising over 200 unique instruments, this sound library is designed for atmospheric and ethereal needs.
Now that Musikmesse 2014 has come to and end, we at AskAudioMag.com wanted to share the standout hardware & software news from the show...Here's five that might have snuck under the radar.
Bitwig Studio hasn't been released and there's already controller support for it. Nektar take "support" a step further with their Panorama series. We're talking "integration"! Watch this video now.
The Connie organ (Vox Continental 300) is the organ sound used on hit records by The Door and The Beatles. Now, thanks to Arturia, you can relive the 60s in your DAW with their faithful emulation.
Aside from Logic Pro X and Bitwig integration with their Panorama range (we have a video demo to share soon), Nektar have been busy at Musikmesse 2014 unveiling their Impact LX25 and LX61 keyboards.
The point update to Steinberg's audio editing and mastering suite, Wavelab 8.5, has been announced in Frankfurt at Musikmesse 2014 with some important new features.
Universal Audio's Enhanced Bundles Add More Classic UA Plug-Ins, New 610-B Tube Preamp, and Softube Guitar Amp Emulations. UAD-2 & Apollo interface owners are smiling!
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!