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Propellerhead Releases Layers Rack Extension For Reason

Props want you to get inspired and create more music by layering pristine audio samples of sought-after synths from the 80’s and 90’s in Reason. Sounds good to us!

Bitwig Studio 2.2 Announced: Don't Blink, Now Syncs With Ableton Live

We never thought we'd see the day when Bitwig Studio would sync with Ableton Live in some way. It's happened! Bitwig Studio 2.2 supports Ableton Link and does much more besides.

Sample Logic Releases Trailer Xpressions, Cinematic Scoring & Sound Design

Our friends at Sample Logic, not content with producing some truly innovative Kontakt instruments, want to shake up the cinematic sound design and scoring field with Trailer Xpressions.

Yamaha Genos Digital Workstation Synth Image Leaked?

You never know what you're going to get opening an email here at AskAudio. We certainly weren't expecting a possible leaked image of the upcoming Yamaha Genos digital workstation synthesizer.

Making Your Own Synth Just Got Super Easy With Breadboard TS

For under $200, including shipping, you can get hands on with a synth builder's dream, Breadboard TS. It includes a 2 octave touch keyboard, MIDI, CV/Gate, built-in oscilloscope, and much more.

Roland Announces SPD-SX Special Edition Sampling Pad

Roland tells us the newly updated SPD-SX special edition Sampling Pad has been enhanced with expanded memory, a sparkling Red finish, and new bundled music production software.

MOTU Releases Digital Performer 9.5: Here's What's New

The flagship DAW from MOTU, Digital Performer 9.5, delivers new ZTX Pro time-stretching and pitch-shifting technology. Here's all the details and videos showing what's new and how it works.

1010music Reveals Synthbox, A Touchscreen, Polyphonic Wavetable Synth for Eurorack

Hot on the heels of the company's other Eurorack hardware comes Synthbox, a polyphonic wavetable synthesizer with built-in touchscreen. Here are all the details.

PioneerDJ Reveals Rekordbox 5 And New Pad Based DDJ-XP1 Controller

Looking like a cross between a Novation Launchpad, Push, Maschine and a DJ controller, the new DDJ-XP1 with 32 performance pads proves that DJing really is embracing live production in a big way.

Roswell Pro Audio Updates Signature Mini K47 Condenser Microphone

Roswell Pro Audio have improved their popular Mini K47 condenser instrument microphone. It was already competitively priced at $399. Now it's on sale for just $299 and is well worth checking out.

New Soundcraft Notepad Series Mixers Now Shipping

New streamlined mixing surfaces offer Lexicon digital signal processing, and USB I/O connectivity for computer-based music recording and playback.

Akai Announces VIP 3.0, Catalog, Control & Map VSTs From More MIDI Keyboards

Akai Pro's VIP update offers universal compatibility, arming producers and performers with the ability to really make their controllers command their software instruments and effects plugins.

Free: An Introduction To Scoring With Steinberg Dorico

Learn how to get up and running with Steinberg's Dorico notation and scoring software with this free live MasterClass from Dorico product specialist John Barron.

This VST / App Is The MIDI Editor The Roland TB-03 Has Been Crying Out For

Mono Müller has made a long list of software MIDI editors for hardware synths and has turned his attention to the new Roland Boutique TB-03 to allow automation and stored presets in your DAW!

Sneak Peek: Korg Volca Mixer Coming Next Week

What could possibly be better than 8 Korg volca machines all synced up? How about 8 Korg Volcas with a specific mixer designed for them! And that's what KVGear are about to release next week.