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Hot off the heels of the FL Studio 12 for Mac Alpha testing, FL Studio 12.1 BETA has been released with tons of new features and additions. Do the clever devs at Image Line never sleep?
Richard Scheufler describes inTone2 by Audiffex as "an intuitive software application that allows me to use the same sounds I use on stage while I'm practising at home."
Electronisounds tell us their new sample pack, EDM Remedy, is a cure for the same old copycat EDM sample packs you've got and probably use in your productions.
Casio have released version 2 of Chordana Composer. What does it do? In a nutshell, you can compose music by whistling / singing into your iPhone. It uses pitch recognition and converts to "music".
The Reflex Universal Expression Controller from Source Audio is a fully programmable, all-in-one expression pedal. It can send 3 CV signals, MIDI CC and 6 LFO wave shapes. More in the video below.
You may be used to buying your software and audio plug-ins and spending lots of money on them. What if you could "rent" high-end plug-ins monthly? Welcome to Gobbler's Marketplace.
Happy days for anyone with a copy of NI Kontakt. The kind folks over at Output have released a lite version of their latest, inspiring Kontakt Instrument, SIGNAL, for free.
Native Instruments have released two new Kontakt instruments in their new Symphony Series: Brass Solo and Brass Ensemble. Both can be purchased individually, or you can get them as a collection.
Today, Sugar Bytes have released a new software synth, Obscurium. Capable of organic sounds, spherical pads, arpeggios and percussive elements, Obscurium is based on generative synth tech.
There's times when tapping your thighs or slapping your knees just feels right. When you've got a groove and you just need to let it out, but you want it sounding good, then put on your DrumPants 2.0.
Novation call it, 'The professional grid instrument' and it hardly needs further introduction. This music controller takes the next step up from its ubiquitous predecessor.
Modwheel have a new release: THE BENDS, watery metallic percussion sample library for Kontakt. Check out the videos below to hear it in action.
ModeAudio recently informed us of their summer sale. And, of course, when theres quality sounds available for less then we're interested.
Waves are offering Maserati VX1 Vocal Enhancer for just $29 today only (normally $125!) If you want to produce your vocals with little time and cost, this might be for you.
TEAC tells us their new belt-drive TN-200 Turntable provides a clean sound with built-in preamp, line outs and USB output making it convenient to connect to most any music system.
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