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Posted On February 22, 2015By BryanIn Latest News

Tracktion T6

I’ve been learning Tracktion T5 now for several months and am very impressed with the DAW. For the price there isn’t another DAW with this much power and features. Now with T6, you get loaded with all new features; so much that each new license comes with a T5 license to allow for easy transition. I can’t wait to see all the new upgrades. Tracktion 6 (T6), the latest version of our highly acclaimed, single-screen digital audio workstation, has arrived. Packing major improvements to the interface, automation, comp grouping, editing, timeRead More
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Posted On February 20, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Steven Slate Blackbird Studio Drums

This could be one of the most useful libraries across all genres Steven Slate has released. Blackbird Studios has grown to the point of even hosting an academy that trains engineers across all experience levels. Now John McBride, founder of Blackbird academy has opened his massive collection of gear and mics to produce the new Steven Slate Blackbird Studio Drums. The legendary Blackbird Studios has been the studio of choice for the industry’s greatest artists, from Pearl Jam to Bruce Springsteen. With eight rooms consisting of the world’s most covetedRead More

Posted On February 17, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Antares Auto-Tune 8

I know… I know… I’m late to the party on this one. The press release somehow slipped through my inbox without me posting it, but it warrants a mention (as well as a review coming soon). Antares has been the biggest name in pitch correction software in both vocal applications and even has recently ventured into the guitar world. Now they have their answer to Melodyne with version 8 of their flagship software, Auto-Tune. Antares Audio Technologies announces the release of Auto-Tune 8, the latest version of the world’s leadingRead More
2015-02-16 02.39.08 pm

Posted On February 16, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Kush Audio Electra DSP Plugin

If you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself. Kush is back at it again by modeling one of their own brainchildren, the Electra Transient EQ. This EQ is very unique in its own right by offering 5 uniquely tuned frequency bands, a unique high pass filter, and (you guessed it) a uniquely behaving gain that focuses the frequency of your choice as you crank the level. Like a fine wine and cheese, Electra pairs the best parts of Equalization and Transients. The Electra DSP is arguably theRead More
2015-02-16 02.20.08 pm

Posted On February 16, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Waves dbx 160 Plugin

  The dbx 160 is up there with the 1176 as one of the greats, especially for drums. There’s a reason Vintage King can’t keep the original units on shelves. On top of that most of us that own small project studios usually need things like food and mortgages and can’t necessarily go pick up the originals. Waves has got the rest of us covered with their closely modeled rendition of the 160. Considered one of the best drum compressors ever, the original dbx® 160 stands tall among its peers, boastingRead More
2015-02-11 09.34.31 pm

Posted On February 12, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Focusrite Red 2 & 3

Do you own any of the newer Focusrite interfaces? Well if you don’t you might want to go pick one up because Focusrite is offering the Red 2 and 3 plugins as a free upgrade. This also means Pro Tools 11 support! Focusrite introduces the Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite, featuring 64-bit AU, VST and AAX compatibility. These are the first Focusrite plug-ins to include AAX support, making them compatible with Pro Tools® 10 and 11. With its introduction, the new Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-in Suite isRead More
2015-02-11 09.05.15 pm

Posted On February 12, 2015By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Focusrite Clarett Range

It’s about time! Thunderbolt has been around for years and the industry has been dipping its toe in slowly and opening up to the capabilities. I’ve just recently switched my HD rig over the Thunderbolt with a Sonnet chassis and haven’t looked back. I still need something portable. This may be it. Incorporating preamps designed from the ISA, you can’t go wrong. Focusrite create the best audio interfaces in the world. Now, launching their obsession for sound quality into the world of Thunderbolt, they have released a range of audioRead More

Posted On February 12, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Waves H-Reverb

The H-Compressor and H-Delay are staples in the recording world and are used in a great deal of tracks across many genres. Now Waves have added a new reverb to the mix with H-Reverb. Waves Audio  is now shipping the Waves H-Reverb plugin, a pioneering reverb based on innovative algorithmic FIR (Finite Impulse Response) reverberation technology. H-Reverb provides richer, deeper reverb tails that sit beautifully in the mix while breathing crisp air into your tracks. By fusing classic reverb sounds with forward-thinking features that break new ground in digital reverbRead More
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Posted On February 12, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Waves Butch Vig Vocals Plugin

If you’re reading this, you already know who Butch Vig is. If you don’t know, don’t feel bad. Just go watch either the Foo Fighters Documentary or Sonic Highways. Once you’ve done that, it wouldn’t hurt to check out the new signature series Butch Vig plugin to help getting that classic driving forward vocal tone of the legend himself. Even if you don’t want the sound, at least look at that awesome interface. Waves Audio  introduces the Waves Signature SeriesButch Vig Vocals plugin. Among the most influential rock producers ofRead More

Posted On February 12, 2015By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Tone2 Vocoder Soundset for Electra2

Tone2 Electra2 is probably one of the most powerful, creative synths out right now. You get more ease of control and features to make extremely custom sounds. Another great reason to own Electra2 is the soundest Tone2 releases. Each is unique in its own right and fits into almost any genre with very little effort. This vocoder soundset is no different. The vocoder soundset offers 200 impressive vocoder presets ranging from playable vocal phrases to robotic chants, organic vocal synths and droidic drum grooves. It takes advantage of the powerfulRead More