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Posted On May 21, 2015By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Dynamount Robotic Mic Mounts

Say goodbye to the lowly intern. This is truly one of those “why didn’t I think of this” sort of ideas. Dynamount is a remote controlled mic system that allows you to make all of the small moves needed for that perfect take – all from the comfort of your chair in the mix room. There are 4 systems to chose from, each of them allowing different freedom of movement. Having the option to remotely move mics from behind the speakers allows the engineer to eliminate phase issues and dialRead More

Posted On May 2, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

U-he Presswerk 1.1

U-he has a very forward thinking approach to compression and version 1.1 of Presswerk shows this. The new interface’s view can change based on the application. This means that if you are wanting to use Presswerk as a bus compressor, there is a special interface for that. Very innovative! Earlier this month at the Frankfurt Musikmesse we presented a new beta version of Presswerk 1.1 to visitors. After returning to Berlin, we added the final touches and fixed a few outstanding minor bugs. The result is now ready to be shared with everyone, so…Read More
2015-05-02 12.56.44 pm
Everyone is always looking to stand out in hiphop. Nows your chance to get in early to the party. Julez Jadon has taken a typical style of sound sets and added a unique spin. These samples will give you a leg up on boring everyday sound samples. Dear Fellow Music Producer, I have something to share with you today that will be a real “game changing” tool for your production arsenal… I hooked up with a talented new sound designer from Germany – Julez Jadon – He has recorded sounds from all kindsRead More

Posted On May 2, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Tone2 Analog Saurus2

Tone2 Saurus has been a favorite at Everything Recording (review here) and Tone2 has released version 2 with quite a few upgrades. Saurus2 can do an extremely authentic emulation of analog synthesizers.  It covers all important aspects of the most famous and expensive analog synths, but without adopting the disadvantages. Saurus2 is very easy to use and comes with a comfortable interface. It offers a larger sonic range,  a more precise analog emulation and a more flexibe synthesis engine than competing products. Saurus2 offers high-end sound quality, but without placingRead More

Posted On May 2, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Softube Heartbeat

Although newer drum sequencers have their place, there is something to say about the classics. Since finding vintage hardware drum machines is terribly expensive and maintenance can be a pain, Softube has you covered with Heartbeat. LINKÖPING, SWEDEN: in a major musical move, Swedish high-end software developer Softube set pulses racing when showcasing Heartbeat — its innovative software drum synth with comfortably familiar, yet special sound characteristics — at Musikmesse 2015, April 15-18 in Frankfurt, Germany… Come its scheduled summertime release date, however, Heartbeat is likely to cause severe palpitations! Why? Well, by bringing back classic drum synthesisRead More

Posted On May 2, 2015By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Softube Console 1 Update

Softube has quite a gem on its hands with Console 1. This is a hardware counterpart to Softube’s renditions of popular concoles, giving you a physical unit to interact with. An update has been released that will make Console 1 even more popular. LINKÖPING, SWEDEN: Swedish high-end software developer Softube is proud to announce summer 2015 availability of another free update for Console 1 — adding several new fanciful features to its next-generation software/hardware hybrid mixer — following a successful showcase at Musikmesse 2015, April 15-18 in Frankfurt, Germany… As a unique centerpiece for theRead More
Spitfire has made some stellar sound libraries for Kontakt 5, The Artisan Violin and Artisan Cello is no different. Most sound libraries concentrate on the orchestra as a whole, but Spitfire brings each instrument to the spotlight. LONDON, UK: compositional tools creator Spitfire Audio is proud to announce availability of PP015 ARTISAN CELLO and PP016 ARTISAN VIOLIN — the latest additions to its Producer Portfolio range of sample-based virtual instruments for Native Instruments’ industry-standard KONTAKT 5 platform, dedicated to providing producers, songwriters, and composers with raw, untreated instruments in aRead More
  I’ve been seeing the Millennia logo on the Plugin Alliance page for a long time now and it’s great to finally see some plugins from some of the most boutique of boutique gear. Not only did they release Millennia plugins, Plugin Alliance dropped a huge bomb by releasing new additions from Maag and Vertigo. The Plugin Alliance All Bundle provides a collection of processors worthy of any world-class recording studio.  By starting with flawless emulations of legendary studio processors from elysia, Vertigo, Maag and SPL, then adding in innovativeRead More

Posted On March 28, 2015By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Manley Force Preamp

  The Manley Core, is a beast of a channel strip. Now you can get 4 of the preamps in one 2RU box. The Force gives you 4 channels of high voltage tube goodness like only Manley can give you. At $2500.00, you’re only paying about $650 per preamp. Thats not bad at all considering Manley gear can be pretty pricey. I could see this one ending up in a rack at our studios in the future. Following on the success of their acclaimed CORE® reference channel strip, Manley LabsRead More

Posted On March 28, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

iZotope RX Loudness Control

  No matter if you love it or hate it, the loudness wars continues. iZotope makes some of the best corrective and enhancing audio plugins, so it’s no surprise they would make their own version of a loudness enhancing plugin. iZotope allows for the quick and easy adjust levels for broadcast standards and is available for preorder. Cambridge, MA (March 25, 2015) – iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, today announced its new RX Loudness Control plug-in. RX Loudness Control will help audio post production and broadcast professionals automatically andRead More