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Rob Papen has made countless virtual instruments so why not be able to combine multiple virtual synths in one window? PRISMA handles this with ease and allows for 4 virtual instruments to be stacked in one plugin window. ECHT, THE NETHERLANDS: having blown musical minds when first being showcased as a beta-test version by namesake company Managing Director Rob Papen at The NAMM Show 2016, January 21-24 in Anaheim, California, virtual instrument and effects plug-in developer Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of PRISMA, an advanced utility plug-in for Mac (32- and 64-bit, AAX,Read More
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Everyone wants a Steinway in their tracking room, but most of us don’t have the money or square footage to own one. Luckily, Sound Magic have modeled the best of the best Steinway Grand Pianos for us. BEIJING, CHINA: leading virtual piano software developer Sound Magic is proud to announce availability of Mega Steinway Special Edition — shipping a stunning collection of next-generation modelled virtual piano plug-ins based on eight legendary Steinway pianos on a custom flash drive — as of June 17… As implied by name, Mega Steinway Special Edition is a magical musical collection ofRead More
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Posted On June 20, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Arturia Updates V Collection 5

Arturia have listened to the users and updated the new V Collection 5 to reflect requested features. Arturia roll out an essential update for their award-winning V Collection 5. The first software update to Arturia’s V Collection 5 – the award-winning bundle of pristinely modelled vintage keyboards – has now been released. Arturia’s team of dedicated programmers and engineers have listened to the user community and have improved the software based on their suggestions. More of a subtle ‘under the hood’ update than a total revamp, the enhancements improve general stabilityRead More
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Posted On June 18, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Softube Modular Synth

Softube makes plugins right (See reviews on Dynamite, TubeTech Classic Channel, TSAR Reverb, and Drawmer S73) so why would a synth be any different. This isn’t your typical soft-synth, Modular features highly customizable sections for infinite possibilities in both standalone and plugin versions. LINKÖPING, SWEDEN: high-end plug-in specialist Softube is proud to announce availability of Modular as of June 15… Modular — Eurorack For Everyone Introducing Modular: the first truly expandable software modular system that looks, works, and sounds exactly like its hardware counterparts. A Modular Synth For The Future Softube’s award-winning modeling experts have combined theirRead More
Maschine 2.0 has another update that allows for manual slicing of content. Native Instruments releases free MASCHINE 2.4.5 Software Update Berlin, June 15, 2016 – Native Instruments today released the latest free update for their acclaimed MASCHINE family of production tools. The MASCHINE 2.4.5 software provides a new set of features for working with samples within the MASCHINE software. Additional improvements include new ways to work within the Scene paradigm in MASCHINE, new options for audio export, default plug-in settings and more. The MASCHINE 2.4.5 software update is free forRead More
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Posted On June 18, 2016By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

PureMix Presonus Gearfest Giveaway

Not all of us are lucky enough to make it to GearFest this weekend at Sweetwater HQ, but PureMix has you covered with a giveaway. Since most people can’t make it to Indiana we wanted to do something special for everyone : A giveaway sponsored by Presonus and with over $3,000 in hardware, software and Pro Memberships. People can enter to win and also earn bonus entries by sharing the contest with their friends. Details and the entry form are here – We’ve also opened the doors on our Gearfest videoRead More
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Posted On June 16, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Slightly Off Topic, Software


We made ourself a new friend. Not only does LLane Music have a genius Instagram account (HERE) that is full of droolworthy studios, but they also feature a site where they sell instrumentals. Add on top of that a killer studio themselves and you’ve got a killer combo. If you’re looking for instrumentals, production, or pictures of studios, look no further. Link: www.llanemusic.comRead More

Posted On June 16, 2016By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Elysia Expands Karacter Rack

In case you don’t have a 500 series rack, Elysia has made a rack version of the coloring box Karacter, complete with CV control. Each channel can be used as dual mono, stereo, or mid side. You just can’t beat analog. NETTETAL, GERMANY: high-end audio processing manufacturer elysia is proud to announce availability of its karacter coloring box in a single rack space 19-inch unit as of May 23…  In addition to the complete feature set of the existing karacter 500 series module, an amazing feature of the karacter rack version is its CV capability. External control voltages routedRead More
  Touchscreen has become a must with control surfaces. Avid has incorporated the iPad in the new Pro Tools Dock control surface. Burlington, MA, June 2, 2016 – Avid® today announced that the highly anticipated Pro Tools® | Dock, a portable, affordable surface that gives audio and music professionals intelligent studio control, is now available. Delivering on Avid Everywhere™, Pro Tools | Dock provides users a combination of touch and tactile control to create better sounding mixes more efficiently. Working together with an iPad running the free Pro Tools | Control app, users get the access, integration,Read More

Posted On June 16, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Softube Console 1 British Class A

Console 1 is a great idea, merging plugin console emulation with custom hardware. This gives the user a common surface to reference controls. Now the sound of a very famous British Class A Console is at your fingertips. LINKÖPING, SWEDEN: high-end plug-in specialist Softube is proud to announce availability of British Class A For Console 1 as of May 31… British Class A For Console 1: The Rolls-Royce of Rock ’n’ Roll Mixing Softube collects the most coveted and distinctive-sounding units of the pro audio world in a single channel strip, tightly integrated with the Console 1 hardware. FiveRead More