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One of the world's true pioneers of synthesizer music, Isao Tomita, died of heart failure in Tokyo on the 7th March, aged 84.Â Listen to two of his groundbreaking contributions to synth music here.
So you want to train your ears, become better equipped to make more informed mixing decisions and make better music? The SoundGym believe an ear training workout with them will help.
Made for REAKTOR 6, this new instrument recreates the typical formant filter sounds but with a new and modern twist.Â Vokaloid can be used to process external audio, or it can use its own synth engine.
If you've been considering the Roland JU-06 synthesizer but don't know how to use its built-in step sequencer then this video tutorial by Rishabh Rajan on the JU-06 is for you.
Focusrite's new advanced RED 4PRE interface provides a whopping 58 inputs/64 outputs over Thunderbolt and includes four digitally controlled mic preamps and Dante networking amongst other features.
If you like experimental synthesizers, then Artificial Noise's LAB:1 will likely appeal. It's a hand-made, 6 oscillator, analog machine. And they're not taking pre-orders for a second batch.
The new Darkscape Reaktor Blocks Set / Ableton Live Simpler sound pack is simply stunning. It's FREE to download, and caters for both the Native Instruments Reaktor & Ableton Live producer.
Fancy a desktop analog monophonic synthesizer based on Bob Moog's legendary Minimoog Model D? Then the Crowminius by Scott Rider, currently on Kickstarter, will be of interest.
What do Nine Inch Nails, Saw Movie & Wayward Pines soundtracks have in common? Charlie Clouser of course. This prolific musician, composer and synthesist reveals his creative & studio workflows.
Ever wonder which warp modes to choose and which is best suited for use in Ableton Live? And how to adjust them using the Ableton Push 2? All this and more is covered in this excellent video tutorial.
Do you want a A FREE sample library featuring 120 high quality key-labeled kick drum samples in WAV format, plus a Kontakt instrument which includes SFZ and NKI patches? It's your lucky day!
Watch Julianna Barwick perform her beautiful, Look Into Your Own Mind, in the Moog Sound Lab using a couple of Moogerfoogers, a Sub 37 synth, and the popular semi-modular Mother-32 synthesizer.
CinemorphX for Kontakt is more than an instrument with inspiring samples and presets. It's an incredible tool for creating inspirational sounds for any genre of music. And it's 50% OFF until 9th May!
Imagine using an Ableton Push to control your Eleketronc Analog Rytm, or Analog Four... or even the ELektron Octatrack? Stop imagining, this Max/MSP patch allows you to do just that, and now!
With the Fender '55 Tweed Deluxe Amp plug-in AND Chandler Mastering EQ and Sonnox Oxford Limiter 2 added to the UAD party, there's lots to like in UAD 8.6.
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