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Posted On April 7, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

McDSP Reason Rack Extensions

Fear not Reason users! Colin McDowell has not forgotten about you and has ported over several new Rack Extensions for the Reason store. They range from classic emulations to modern versions of EQs from their Ultimate EQ series. Let’s hope to see their flagship Filter-bank. You can get the bundle for 119$ or each for 49$. Not a bad deal for one of the top plugin manufactures. McDSP is proud to announce the release of three new equalizers for Reason Rack Extensions. Choose from three uniquely and meticulously hand-crafted equalizersRead More
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Posted On April 3, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Arturia ISEM Adapts Audiobus

Arturia is always up for innovation and this is very apparent in the latest iteration of iSEM, iPad’s best soft synth. Audiobus support adds ease of connection between multiple apps. As Arturia’s second supreme subtractive synthesizer recreation for iPad, iSEM has proven popular with both first-time buyers beginning a journey into the wonderful world of synths and also seasoned synth professionals like former Depeche Mode keyboard player/programmer/arranger Alan Wilder, who actively appreciates both its authenticity as an original Oberheim SEM owner and the latest developments possible via its iPad host: “Being the owner of the original hardwareRead More

Posted On April 3, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

808 Warfare

You’ve all heard the latest club banger and wonder, “where does that bass come from?” Usually you only get the one 808 bass sound that you have to process and reverse engineer to taste. Well don’t waste anymore time with that mess and get 808 Warfare. After blood, sweat and tears – we are proud to bring you another EPIC library of JUST 808 basses. We called it 808 Warfare – because the 808s in this product are aggressive, loud and unethical. Huge, EPIC 808 basses that “rattle the walls”Read More
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Posted On April 3, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Soundtoys AAX-64

Finally! The plugin manufacturer everyone relies on for just about every mix can be used in Pro Tools 11. No more running 10 and bouncing files over. You can get all of their mangled delay, compression, tube saturating goodness in a DAW that doesn’t run out of DSP constantly! We’re excited to announce that version 4.4 of our award-winning effects plug-ins is here, adding 64-bit VST support for Mac and native AAX support for Windows. All of our most popular plug-ins are now compatibie with all supported 64-bit platforms, including Pro Tools 11,Read More
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Posted On April 3, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Tone2 Rompler for ElectraX

I can’t say enough great stuff about Tone2. Everything they make has its own trademark sound yet still plays well with other synths in your track. The Rompler soundset is a great way of getting the creativity started with its patches that invoke movement and rhythm. The Rompler soundset utilizes ElectraX’ powerful multi-layer capabilities with a rich blend of sampling and synthesis. This creative sound library features a selection of 200 breathtaking presets, new inspirational sounds that cover a wide spectrum of music styles and built to provide a wealthRead More
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Posted On April 3, 2014By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Ear Trumpet Labs Mabel

I’ve always been a fan of Ear Trumpet Mics. They have a very cool look and although I haven’t personally used one, the reviews are coming in pretty positive. I really like the swivel type head basket and dual cardioid capsule design they’re using on this one. If you’re looking for a unique looking mic with great components, look no further. April 3, 2014­—Ear Trumpet Labs, a privately owned company in Portland OR that makes handcrafted microphones, today announced the release of Mabel, a new microphone designed specifically for studio work.Read More
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Posted On March 29, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Rob Papen Blue II

I use Blue constantly and think it usually plays second fiddle to Blade and Predator but I find that I reach for it a lot more than the others due to it’s great sound quality and initial patches. Rob Papen has added even more features in the new version of Blue simply titles Blue II. Virtual instrument and plug-in developer Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of BLUE-II — an all-new reworking of its breakthrough BLUE soft synth for Mac (OS X 10.6 or higher) and PC (Windows Vista, 7, and 8) — asRead More

Posted On March 4, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Tone2 Nemesis Arpmania Expasion

Is it me, or is the sub genres of EDM getting a little out of hand. Leave one out and they get all butt hurt. And you don’t want the electronic community mad at you. Imagine an army of strangely dressed people, some with huge plastic rodent helmets on, falling over like high school mascots. Well whatever your genre or headgear, Tone2 has you covered with their groundbreaking new FM Synth, Nemesis; but that’s not all. They’ve offered all the arpeggios your heart can handle with the new soundest forRead More
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Who doesn’t want to make the next big west coast track that hits the top of the charts. The laid back, in the pocket style of the west side comes to courtesy of Native Instruments with Marble Rims. Native Instruments Introduces MARBLE RIMS Expansion for MASCHINE Berlin, February 27, 2014 – Native Instruments today released MARBLE RIMS – a new MASCHINE Expansion offering producers the laid-back, sun-kissed flavor of classic and contemporary SoCal hip hop. Adding to the scope of included kits and sounds, MARBLE RIMS delivers exclusive recordings fromRead More
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Posted On February 26, 2014By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Native Instruments: Supercharger GT

No not THAT kind of supercharger. The type that can blow your brains out with transient mangling goodness or just a subtle enhance; the latest enhancement to the Supercharger plugin allows for simple compression with the turn of a knob. With controls like Saturation, Character, and 3 different types of styles of compression ensure this plugin can tackle all of your needs. Native Instruments today released SUPERCHARGER GT – a compressor inspired by the rich, tube-driven sound of a boutique hardware unit. A feature-rich follow-up to the SUPERCHARGER compressor releasedRead More