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There are tools that remove vocals from mixed music tracks using phase. Isola Pro FX, however, is more powerful for extracting any instrument from mixes and can be used to generate filter effects too.
The Miclop Ctrl X is an intruiging music controller. Designed to make your software synth plugins feel more like hardware synths with a whole lot of additional features and a free soft synth too!
Spitfire describe LABS as a completely free series of software instruments. Starting off this introduction into the world of music making are a strings and soft piano instrument.
Introducing the Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3 - the latest evolution in Serato’s coveted DDJ-SX series free licenses for Serato Flip and Pitch ‘n Time DJ in the box.
Well here's something unexpected! Propellerhead just released their powerful Europa spectral wavetable synth as a VST/AU plugin and also as a free online web version too.
As the Digiface series of mobile audio interfaces expands, RME offers more connectivity options for integrators and end-users. Say hello to the Digiface Dante and Digiface AVB at InfoComm next week.
The new SpeakUp series of plugins from Audified are designed to auto-duck quickly and effectively so the spoken word is always intelligble above the levels of background music and sounds.
TRK-01 from Native Instruments is a fast and powerful kick and bass sound design tool which includes intuitive sequencing and modulation features.
This is an offer almost too good to refuse. A really great analog-sounding, four-oscillator synthesizer for Native Instruments Reaktor for just a single dollar.
The rise of mechanical robot orchestras is just beginning. Think of this as a fusion between MIDI controlled robot operators, real acoustic instruments, and a laptop running Ableton Live.
The new Korg Prologue SDK that lets you create oscillators, modulators and really customise the synth is now available to download.
The lowly cassette tape is back to the point where Tascam have released a brand new version of their 202 dual cassette deck (with USB) with plenty of interesting and useful pro features.
Warning: Watching this video review will probably make you want one of these new Moog synths which you currently won't be able to buy as it's not available. Watch and lust after it at your peril.
A modular synthesizer that's as easy to configure, setup and play as stacking lego bricks on top of each other? Tone Lab aims to shake up the synth world with super accessible instrument.
PreSonus Studio One 4 is now out and this DAW comes packed with tons of workflow improvements and new production features and capabilities. And Impact XT is now so much more than a drum module!
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