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Thumbnail for article: EastWest’s Flagship Orchestral Series now available

22/10/14

EastWest’s Flagship Orchestral Series now available

Hollywood Orchestra includes Strings, Brass, Woodwinds, and Percussion

With the recent release of Hollywood Orchestral Percussion, EASTWEST now offers the...

Thumbnail for article: Waves release Codex Wavetable Synth

7/10/14

Waves release Codex Wavetable Synth

New softsynth uses granular wavetable engine

If you've not seen the trailer for this already on YouTube, here it is. Waves have launched a brand new...

Thumbnail for article: iZotope RX4 unveilled

13/08/14

iZotope RX4 unveilled

Upgrade offers available

Press Release: iZotope has just announced the forthcoming arrival of RX 4 and you can get it...

Thumbnail for article: Propellerhead Reason 8 announced

8/08/14

Propellerhead Reason 8 announced

Streamlined interface and Softube amps added

Press Release: Propellerhead Software today announced a major new version of its award-winning...

Thumbnail for article: Roland SH-101 Plug-Out software synth launched

30/06/14

Roland SH-101 Plug-Out software synth launched

Recreation of classic synth available for System-1 owners

Roland have launched the SH101 plug-out synth, a meticulously recreated software version of the original synth that...

Thumbnail for article: AIR debuts Advance Music Production Suite

24/06/14

AIR debuts Advance Music Production Suite

Collection of production tools from over a dozen developers announced

AIR Music Technology, the makers of Strike, Structure and Vacuum Pro, have introduced the Advance Music Production...

Thumbnail for article: Save on Ableton software, new instruments launched

11/06/14

Save on Ableton software, new instruments launched

Max for Cats release Ensemble & DiGiTAL, 30% off all Ableton software

Max for Cats is a new Ableton Pack partner and their two latest instruments for Max for Live are now available.

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Thumbnail for article: Pianoteq 5 adds mic modelling

4/06/14

Pianoteq 5 adds mic modelling

Model improved for "new clarity and authenticity"

SOS and Pianoteq go way back: we’ve reviewed every major version of Modartt’s modelled virtual piano...

Thumbnail for article: Session Horns go Pro

20/05/14

Session Horns go Pro

Native Instruments horn section now more powerful

Like Session Strings before them, Session Horns have had the 'Pro' treatment. According to NI, Session Horns Pro,...

Thumbnail for article: Paper Stone Instruments present Creative Junk

14/05/14

Paper Stone Instruments present Creative Junk

New Kontakt instrument samples unusual objects

Nottingham-based Paper Stone Instruments, in collaboration with...

Thumbnail for article: Toontrack EZdrummer 2 out today!

6/05/14

Toontrack EZdrummer 2 out today!

World's most popular virtual drummer updated

You can get your hands on a review of Toontrack's EZdrummer 2 software in this month's Sound On Sound, and...

Thumbnail for article: Spitfire Audio launch Kitchenware Glass

23/04/14

Spitfire Audio launch Kitchenware Glass

Out-of-this-world tuned percussion instrument released

Spitfire Audio, the makers of such compositional tools as...

Thumbnail for article: Create suspenseful soundtracks with Rise & Hit from NI

16/04/14

Create suspenseful soundtracks with Rise & Hit from NI

New cinematic tension toolkit released

Berlin-based Native Instruments are calling...

Thumbnail for article: Soniccouture release The Attic

9/04/14

Soniccouture release The Attic

New VI collection breathes life into lesser-known synths

The Attic from Soniccouture brings to life 10 characterful analogue instruments in one package including the Roland RS202...

Thumbnail for article: Session Keys Grand Piano from e-instruments

3/04/14

Session Keys Grand Piano from e-instruments

Pianos with sound design and performance controls

Hamburg-based e-instruments have announced the immediate availability of Session Keys Grand S and Session Keys Grand Y, two...

Thumbnail for article: Toontrack present EZDrummer 2

14/03/14

Toontrack present EZDrummer 2

New drum kits, interchangeable elements, and song creator added

Toontrack have endeavoured to improve their exceedingly popular EZdrummer software without making it more complicated, and...

Thumbnail for article: NAMM 2014: iZotope BreakTweaker (Video)

3/02/14

NAMM 2014: iZotope BreakTweaker (Video)

Drum sculpting and beat sequencing environment

From the creative team behind the successful Stutter Edit real-time beat manipulation tool, comes BreakTweaker, an unusual drum machine and beat sequencing instrument.

Thumbnail for article: Revive 32-bit plug-ins in Logic Pro X

7/01/14

Revive 32-bit plug-ins in Logic Pro X

Put 32-bit AUs back to work with 32 Lives from Sound Radix

Are you a Mac user who's still missing some of their favourite 32-bit plug-ins? Switching to 64-bit versions of DAW software, such as Logic Pro, left quite a number of people without support for some older but mission-critical plug-ins.

Don't worry though, as Sound Radix have a solution. After a lengthy open beta phase 32 Lives, a 32-bit to 64-bit Audio Units plug-in adaptor, is now ready for the public at large.

Thumbnail for article: Cakewalk announces ScratchPad for iPad

4/12/13

Cakewalk announces ScratchPad for iPad

Tweak, scratch and stutter loops with new app

Designed for any music-creation enthusiast on the go, loop-based ScratchPad for iOS offers a fun and easy way to create unique compositions for music creation and live performance.

Thumbnail for article: Stretch That Note present Killa Kits

22/11/13

Stretch That Note present Killa Kits

Urban, Dance & Electronica drum library available for only $50.

Killa Kits offers over 6000 drum samples sorted into 96 NI Battery and Kontakt presets. Each preset features multiple kits, giving you hundreds of different drum kit sounds, and you can have it all for only $50.


 

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