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Posted On December 19, 2013By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Dave Smith Prophet 12

The Prophet 12 has just gotten a little smaller. Synth giant Dave Smith has made the popular Prophet 12 in module form to accommodate rack mounting and carrying around. How could you lose having more in your arsenal in a small package? Add on you probably already have a keyboard that you can hook up to the module… win/win. On top of all of that you get the world famous Dave Smith sounds that have been used on countless hit songs. Premier polyphonic synthesizer manufacturer Dave Smith Instruments is proud to announceRead More
I run Analog Lab on just about every session that I use a virtual instrument. The sounds fit right in the mix on just about any genre of music. One thing I always wanted was to be able to edit presets in depth, but to do that you need the V Collection. Now Arturia is offering the V Collection 3.0 at a 50% discount. That ALL of the vintage recreations of the ultimate in analog synthesizers for just $199.00 Music software and hardware company Arturia is proud to announce that it isRead More
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Posted On December 6, 2013By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Warm Audio WA76

I’ve been wanting to post about this for a LONG time. A couple of days ago, Bryce posted this pic on his Facebook page, blew Gearslutz collective minds, and shot me an email letting me reveal this info. You have NO clue how hard is was to not shout this from the rooftop because this is a really big deal. I mean… how many companies are releasing a full fledged version of an 1176 at the price point that Warm Audio is planning to sell this bad boy at. WhereRead More
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Posted On December 5, 2013By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Audioease Altiverb Adds AAX Support

If you’ve read any interviews from big name engineers, odds are you’ve heard the name Altiverb show up in almost all of them, and now that powerful space modeling plugin has made it to the realm of Pro Tools 11. The upgrade is free for current users and seamlessly replaces your old version. - Altiverb 7.1 is a Mac only plug-in, available in 64 bit and 32 bit as AAX Native, VST, MAS and Audio Unit. - Like Pro Tools 11, Altiverb 7.1 now requires an iLok 2 USB key.Read More

Posted On December 4, 2013By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Help Bernie Torelli

Chances are you’ve heard of Nomad Factory. This company is one of the rare gems of plugin manufacturers, offering countless bundles of both well known and obscure gear. Sad news today is that CEO and Main Developer Bernie Torelli is in the hospital due to complications with a 2 year battle with cancer. This rings true especially during the holidays and the team over there could use some help. Discount Plugin Mega Superstore has thrown their support in his favor by giving you even more of a reason to donateRead More
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Posted On December 3, 2013By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

PreSonus Audio Box

Just in time for the holidays, we have the PreSonus Audio Box Stereo Recording kit. This all-in-one kit is perfect for the band who wants to record live performances, the budding recordist, or the person who bootlegs concerts! So what all do you get? Well you get a USB interface with Presonus preamps, 2 Small Diaphragm Condenser mics, 2 Cables, a XY Bracket, headphones, and even PreSonus Studio One. What more could you need? Talent!!! Ooooooo Burn!!! Recording rehearsals and performances in schools, churches, and studios is easy with the PreSonus® AudioBox™ StereoRead More
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The iOS market keeps flourishing and Arturia have made 2 very nice additions for tablet based synths. You won’t even have to wait in line for this one. Music software and hardware company Arturia is pleased to announce that it is offering generously discounted $4.99 USD/€4.49 EUR sales pricing on each of its critically-acclaimed iMini and iSEM soft synth apps for Black Friday from Friday, November 29 through to Sunday, December 1… iMini is an authentic recreation of the 1971-vintage MinimoogTM * monosynth for Apple’s all-conquering iPad. It is based on the TAE® (True Analog Emulation) synthesis technology foundRead More

Posted On November 30, 2013By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Tone2 Nemesis

FM Synthesis is a huge tool in the EDM (& even Pop) production tool kit, but it can sometimes be a daunting task to find the perfect sound for the perfect spot. Tone2 has made this easier with Nemesis and has even gone as far as reworking the wheel by approaching FM synthesis using “NeoFM Synthesis.” As usual the sound quality and ease of use is unmatched with Tone2. Nemesis takes FM synthesis to its next evolutionary step: NeoFM synthesis. NeoFM is an exclusive new and improved approach to FMRead More

Posted On November 28, 2013By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Softube: Abbey Road Brilliance Pack

It’s a Thanksgiving miracle! Our good friends at Softube have taken the reigns back for the Abbey Road Brilliance Pack and will be taking care of the sales and support for this awesome product. I’ve used demos of this pack and it really puts a great sheen on tracks to give them that classic sparkle. They are even offering a reintroductory rate of $164.00. The changeover is free for existing users as well and you can even get a demo to try it out given you have an iLok. SoftubeRead More

Posted On November 28, 2013By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Rob Papen: Punch 1.0.4

Rob Papen is a giant in creating virtual synths that appear in countless hit songs and are used by the world over. In 2011, he debuted Punch, a groove sequencing virtual instrument for all of your rhythm based needs. Punch offers the best quality in up-to-date sounds that are not only used in EDM As a highly-alluring heavyweight drum synthesis/sampler software instrument with built-in samples and groove sequencers, Rob Papen’s powerful Punch was an instant hit when first unleashed on an unsuspecting music world in 2011, expeditiously earning its creator rave reviews inRead More