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Blues Essentials is a new preset bank containing blues elements to add to the arsenal of styles available in Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 drum software instruments.
NI have been busy innovating. STEMS is a new audio file format that provides DJs, producers, and live performers the ability to mix with a track’s different musical elements individually.
SPL are happy to tease us with pics of upcoming gear… In mid-April at Musikmesse we can expect to see the new gear from SPL on show and we’ll make sure to get hands-on with everything we can.
UVI Orchestral Suite is a complete symphonic orchestra toolkit that delivers over 60 instruments for just $199 USD. UVI call it, "The Essential Symphonic Orchestra Collection".
Magda and NYMA's first tech collaboration, a handmade and customised DJ controller called VERSUS, is soon to see the light of day. Here's more info and some tasty pics to feast your eyes on.
Pittsburgh Modular's new (as yet unreleased) Patch Box promises fully modular effects for guitars and synths. Intrigued? We certainly are.
There’s plenty of useful tips and tricks for getting the timing of your productions just right in Eyal Amir's new Cubase video course. Here's one video showing how to musically adjust hit points.
iZotope tell us their new automatic loudness correction tool aptly named, RX Loudness Control, delivers loudness-compliant mixes at the highest quality. It's a plug-in designed for broadcast Pros.
A new Native Instruments Traktor controller was on show (and in use) at the WMC 2015 Miami event yesterday. Here's a glimpse of the new DJ Kontrol in action and some info we've gleaned for you.
Free for a limited time, Soundtoys have introduced Little Alterboy, a cool plug-in for pitch & formant shifting. Think pitched robot voices with a classic tube saturation model for extra warmth.
The new Harman dbx 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip, a vacuum tube-based microphone preamp is now available. In the UK you can purchase it from Sound technology Ltd.
There's two new Minifooger Analog Effects Pedals – the MF CHORUS Bucket Brigade Time Modulator & MF FLANGE Bucket Brigade Harmonic Manipulator. They look great & we're told they sound the part too.
Described as "a Realization for Electronics & Synthesizer" the new album "BACH TO MOOG" uses the Moog Modular System 55 to re-create the works of Bach in a contemporary way. (Excellent video below)
At NAMM 2015 we got our hands on the new Arturia audio interface: AudioFuse. It looks great and we're told it'll sound better than anything... find out what's powering this device in the video below.
Radial tell us their J48 Stereo can be used with two completely different instruments and the low crosstalk makes it a great choice when doubling between bass, acoustic guitar, fiddle or mandolin.
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