Posts with tag hardware-effects

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Review: Glou Glou Rendezvous Boutique Phaser & Filter

If you thought phasing was a basic effect, the Glou Glou Rendezvous Boutique Phaser & Filter is just the thing to change your mind. Rounik Sethi took a trip with it...

Incorporating An External Synth Or Sampler Into Logic Pro X

Sometimes there's a sound or effect you can only get from hardware. It's easier than you might think to incorporate outboard gear into Logic, but there are a few rules to follow. Joe Albano explains.

Review: Intellijel JellySquasher Analog Compressor & Tone Shaper Eurorack Module

This single channel analog compressor and tone shaper is affordable and capable of everything from subtle to extreme sound coloration. Naturally, we couldn't wait to put it through its paces...

These Videos Show What The Future of Music With ROLI Blocks Looks Like

ROLI's vision of the future of music making involves an iOS app, portable, wireless Blocks that connect together with multi-gesture input. That's Blocks in a nutshell, but these videos go deeper.

This Warm Tape-Like Analog FX Unit, Cimmerian Caves, Shipping Next Week

If you want instant Boards of Canada style sounds then the Cimmerian Caves effects unit we featured on AskAudio, back in July 2016, is one to consider. Good news is it will begin shipping next week.

ROLI Blocks Is A Lego-Style Modular Music Creation System

ROLI's Seaboard RISE and Noise are amongst the most innovative in the music making industry. Now with Blocks ROLI seek to redefine and revolutionize how accessible music making can be for everyone.

Flash Sale: Audified U73b Compressor 2, inValve Effects & STA Preamp 2 Now 40% OFF!!

We’re excited to bring you this amazing mixing plugin bundle deal for producers and engineers. Audified’s new U73b modelled Compressor plus inValve Effects & STA Preamp 2 are now 40% OFF for 7 days!

Review: The Audio Hunt

Wouldn't it be cool to process your drums with a 670 Fairchild tube compressor, vocals through a Rupert Neve 542 Tape, or synth through a Firelight CMI for a fraction of the cost of owning the gear?

Watch Elektron Analog Heat Go Beyond Distortion

Yes, the heat is well and truly ON. In this second video demonstrating what the Analog Heat is capable of, Elektron show it processing the outputs from DrumTraks with some interesting LFO madness.

How To Control External MIDI Hardware For Studio & Live Performance In Reason

Reason can be the center piece, the hub of your digital and hardware music studio. In this tutorial Hollin Jones shows how to integrate ext. MIDI in Reason.

Elektron Announce Analog Heat & It’s Not What You Expect

Elektron, famous for their analog drum machines, synths and Overbridge, have announced their latest creation, different to their usual offerings: a stereo analog sound processor called Analog Heat.

Awesome Video Demo of Roland AIRA Scooper Effect Module Vs VT-3 Voice Transformer

Roland’s Scooper is a programmable scatter effect module with CV/Gate and its compatible with Eurorack! Here’s what happens when you combine it with the AIRA VT-3. The results? Just awesome.

Artificial Noise Cimmerian Caves Effects Unit Inspired by Homer

No, not that Homer! Think famous Greek poet. Not famous Simpsons cartoon character. Either way, this new effect unit from Artificial Noise looks, and sounds, the part as the video below shows.

Forget Software Plug-Ins, This Analog Tape Echo Machine Sounds Awesome

So you've got the tape delay emulation plugins in your conveniently digital VST collection? Good for you. But, this hardware cassette tape echo from the maker of the OM-1 synth will blow your mind.

Exploring Logic Pro X’s Vintage Opto Modeled Compressor

In this video tutorial, audio expert Joe Albano, explores the Vintage Opto emulation mode in Logic Pro X’s Compressor, including explaining the original Teletronix LA-2A with tips. Well worth a watch!