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AudioModern releases the new Playbeat 2.0
If you're looking for a creative, groove randomizer, that takes AudioModern's PlayBeat and improves upon it... then their version 2.0 will appeal.
May. 22, 2020
See Behringer's RD808 Analog TR808 Clone In Action In This Video
Get a detailed look at the new beatbox clone from Behringer in this hands-on video from the company itself. How does it measure up to the original TR808?
Jan. 25, 2019
Multi-Clip Construction In Ableton Live 10
Live 10's new Multi-Clip editing is a powerful tool for comparing MIDI clips in Arrange View, and building polyrhythmic and other advanced sequences. Noah Pred explains how it works.
Oct. 31, 2018
UVI Releases Drum Designer, Modern Drum Instrument & Sequencer
UVI releases Drum Designer, a modern drum instrument - including powerful Kick, Snare, Clap and Cymbal sound design engines, dedicated sequencer and more.
Sep. 21, 2018
Dark Mood Is A 100% Free Expansion Pack For Akai MPC
Akai MPC owners around the world rejoice. For absolutely nothing... you can download a very well sampled MPC expansion pack called Dark Mood. Yes, you read that right. It's 100% completely free.
Jun. 14, 2018
Review: Boss DR-01S Rhythm Partner
Not all drum machines are aimed at electronic musicians. The Boss DR-01S Rhythm Partner brings something new to the table for acoustic and other live performers.
Oct. 11, 2017
Programming Drum Patterns For Novice Producers
Making authentic drum patterns even if you're not a drummer isn't as hard as you might have thought. Joe Albano takes you through the fundamentals of programming a great beat.
Oct. 2, 2017
Matching Beats in Premiere Pro Like Ableton Live
Beat matching in Premiere Pro that works like Ableton Live? Well almost - but it's still so much more than you might have imagined. Joshua Casper reveals all.
Sep. 30, 2017
Review: Umlaut Audio uBEAT Bundle
uBEAT from Umlaut Audio combines a MIDI file library with an 8 pad drum machine interface in a Kontakt instrument. uBeat Bundle contains 3 massive sound libraries, effects and is highly recommend.
G.W. Childs IV
Nov. 16, 2016
Awesome Beat Variations Using These Little Known Flex Modes in Logic Pro X
The Speed and Tempophone modes are two of the more esoteric Flex modes in Logic Pro X that won't be used much for traditional vocal and beat correction. But, for EDM beats they are incredibly useful.
Nov. 8, 2016
The Koka Beat Machine 2 Is A Marvellous Mechanical Music Making Machine
Digital music making tools make creating sounds easier than ever, yet many of us are becoming more entranced by mechanical machines with moving parts and organic ways to create and sequence beats.
Sep. 19, 2016
Akai Pro MPC Beat Design Tips & Tricks With Booker Edwards in FREE Live Masterclass and Q&A
In today's Live MasterClass at AskAudio you can join MPC expert Booker Edwards exploring beat design and sharing his tips and tricks using Akai's MPC.
Aug. 17, 2016
Waka Flocka Online Beat Maker, Wakapella, Powered by Splice
WARNING: This is pretty awesome. NSFW if your boss wants to actually get some work done. Splice have their released their online, interactive Waka Flocka Beat Maker sequencer with plenty to like.
Mar. 9, 2016
SturmSounds-Electro Turner MK2 is An Instant Loop Machine for Kontakt 5.5
Turner MK2 - instant loop machine is described by SturmSounds as a Remix Machine, an Idea Generator, a Beat Machine, and a Sample Slicer. It's a multi-functional Kontakt playground.
Feb. 23, 2016
WaveDNA Beat Bundle: iConPad MIDI Controller & Liquid Rhythm Intro
Promising a new 'beat production experience', the new controller bundle collaboration between WaveDNA and ICON certainly gets our beat taste buds salivating. And it's only $139!
Apr. 10, 2015
WaveDNA Releases Liquid Rhythm v 1.4.1
With a redesigned BeatWeaver Rhythm Synth and an updated Maps panel, the 1.4.1 Liquid Rhythm update from WaveDNA is sure to bring a smile to existing users and those yet to try it out.
Aug. 4, 2014
Unleash Your Beats in FL Studio
C'mon, who doesn't like their beats served big?! If you enjoy slick shuffles, funky flams and crazy note bursts, then this FL Studio beat building tutorial will get your juices flowing.
G.W. Childs IV
Jun. 18, 2014
Roland AIRA: The Next Step for the TR-808
Without giving too much away, Roland have announced the evolution of the original TR-808 rhythm machine will be called AIRA. Check out their teaser video to be suitably teased!
Jan. 15, 2014
Akai Unveils MPC Element: Most Portable and Affordable MPC
The brilliant minds at Akai have come up with the next big for MPC users... MPC Elements! They tell us it's the most portable and affordable MPC yet. We, at AskAudioMag, can't wait to get hands on...
Sep. 13, 2013
Review: Akai MPC Studio
Sleek, shiny and silver: the Akai MPC Studio looks every bit as good as its brethren. How does it perform? Is it the perfect tool for creative, mobile beat-makers looking for Akai's legendary pads?
Aug. 27, 2013
Creating Quick And Dirty Drum Sounds
Every DAW worth its salt can help to create distorted, lo-fi drum sounds. In this tutorial, Toby Pitman shows his dirtying techniques that'll make your drums beg you for some soap and water.
Jun. 13, 2013
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