Posts with tag hardware-effects

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ANNA Talks Music Production, Inspiration & Modular Synths

Brazilian-born DJ and producer ANNA started DJ'ing at an early age. Now based in Barcelona, we caught up with her to talk modular synths, production and performance.

The Advantages Of A Pro Recording Studio Over Your Home Studio

Home studios are great but there are many things a pro studio offers that are simply impossible to do in a smaller space. Rich Tozzoli shares his reasons for going pro...

Review: Intellijel Morgasmatron

Intellijel's Dual Multimode Self-Oscillating VCF and Crossfader has enough sound shaping capacity to keep you coming up with new ideas for quite a while. Scott Riesterer checks out Morgasmatron.

Review: DreadBox Whiteline - Affordable Route Into Eurorack

Starting a modular synth system can be expensive. What to get, and how far to future-proof yourself? Jade Wii finds out if the Dreadbox Whiteline series balances sound and affordability.

Best of 2017: Eurorack Synth Modules

Yes, we know it's 2018 already. But with so many great synth modules to choose from, picking 2017's best took a little longer than expected. So here's our favorites, with something for everyone...

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.