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Musikmesse: Nektar Announces Panorama Integration with Logic Pro X
This week is a BIG one. Musikmesse is ramping up and AskAudioMag will be there to find out all the news. But, before we could even board the plane, Nektar have announced Logic Pro X integration!
Mar. 9, 2014
Sync Korg Volca Synths with Ableton, Logic and Reason
The Korg Volca family of synths replicate the quirkiness of the analog world while allowing you to interface with modern music software. Here's how to sync the Volcas to Ableton, Logic & Reason.
G.W. Childs IV
Feb. 11, 2014
Review: MONO EFX Series
I'm guessing you love your keyboard controller, Traktor S4, or [insert favorite piece of hardware here]? And when traveling you want to keep your gear safe and comfy, right? Enter MONO EFX bags.
Feb. 8, 2014
Real-Time MIDI Editing In Logic Pro X
When it comes to MIDI recording and editing, Logic Pro has been a producer's favorite for many years. In this tutorial, Joe Albano explores the finer points of editing MIDI in real-time in Logic.
Feb. 3, 2014
Griffin Technology Features StudioConnect HD at NAMM
One of my highlights from NAMM 2014 was the StudioConnect HD. Griffin Technology's newest device for mobile musicians provides more options to record and perform music on iOS and Mac OS X.
Jan. 28, 2014
NAMM 2014: iConnectivity Announces iConnectMIDI2+
Do you want 2x2 hybrid multi-host MIDI interface with audio support? iConnectivity's iConnectMIDI2+, supports Mac, PC and iOS. We stumbled upon this find at their booth and saw Eyal Amir there too!
Jan. 26, 2014
Improve Your MIDI Programming with Studio One's MIDI Tools
Presonus Studio One is one of the newer DAWs on the scene and has quickly gained a reputation for being streamlined and powerful. And when it comes to MIDI programming S1 has a host of useful features
Jan. 16, 2014
Reviews: iRig Keys Pro
Have you ever wished you could have one keyboard that worked on your iOS devices and your computer? IK Multimedia reckon they might have just the thing and Hollin Jones is on call to test it out.
Jan. 10, 2014
Turning Destructive Weapons into Creative Musical Instruments Using Ableton Live
Ever wonder how to (literally) turn a gun into a musical instrument? The "Disarm" project by Pedro Reyes does that and more using Ableton Live. Watch the excellent video by Creators Project below.
Jan. 6, 2014
Best of 2013: Top 10 MIDI Controllers
Once upon a time MIDI controllers consisted of flimsy keys & a mod wheel... maybe. How times have changed! So, with so many quality options available, which one will best suit your needs?
Dec. 30, 2013
Review: Novation Launch Control
Novation's LaunchPad & Launchpad Mini are not mere stocking fillers, they're extremely capable MIDI controllers! Will the Launch Control prove as useful and popular? Hollin Jones finds out.
Dec. 12, 2013
AlphaSphere nexus launches in Europe
Japan and USA based musicians have already had the chance to get hands on with nu desine's innovative AlphaSphere nexus controller... now this 48 pad instrument is available in Europe too!
Nov. 30, 2013
Using FL Studio's Riff Machine
What do you do when musical inspiration temporarily deserts you? Load up FL Studio 11 and get playing with the Riff Machine is what! Gary Hiebner gets generating melodies with this fab tool.
Nov. 28, 2013
Review: M-Audio M-Track Plus Audio and MIDI Interface
M-Audio are famous for their USB audio and MIDI interfaces, so how does their M-Track Plus differentiate itself from the crowd? In our review we examine its mix of value, portability and power.
Nov. 25, 2013
Review: Akai MAX25 Keyboard Controller
At first glance you may think Akai's MAX25 is just another standard MIDI Controller... you'd be mistaken! G. W. Childs discovers all the interesting possibilities with this cute & capable controller!
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 11, 2013
MIDI 2.0? Next Steps and MIDI Alternatives for Musicians
30 years on and MIDI is alive and kicking. But what about the next 30 years? What about current and future alternatives? G. W. Childs investigates the emerging technology for musicians.
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 10, 2013
Review: Moog Slim Phatty
It might not be new, but the Moog Slim Phatty still draws gasps of admiration from musicians everywhere. Mo Volans digs into this modern classic by Moog to find out how it stacks up.
Nov. 4, 2013
Arturia Promotions Equal Christmas Come Early
Arturia announces Holiday season deals throughout November and December 2013. Pick up and Minibrute or SparkLE and get some instruments/packs for free!
Nov. 2, 2013
Nektar Now Shipping Impact LX 49 Controller Keyboard
Nektar, the Californian music gear makers, are now shipping their latest and greatest controller keyboard: Impact LX 49. Priced very competitively, this keyboard is also packed with useful features.
Oct. 28, 2013
ROLI-ing Out the Seaboard GRAND and Studio
We interviewed the crew behind the Seaboard when it was a prototype and were left mightily impressed by the innovative playability and control on offer. You've got to play it to believe it though...
Oct. 26, 2013
Review: Akai MPX8 Mobile SD Sample Player
In a world where we try to have one device do everything (iPhone I'm looking at you), it's refreshing that Akai have created the MPX8 with specialist sample player and MIDI controller functionality.
G.W. Childs IV
Oct. 21, 2013
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