Inspired by the sound aesthetic of Boards Of Canada SampleScience decided to create a plug-in instrument, Pastoral Tone, from public domain samples to bring lo-fi goodness to your productions.
Waves are giving us all access to the piano and keyboard mixing techniques perfected by producer, songwriter and mixing engineer Greg Wells (Adele, Katy Perry, OneRepublic) via PianoCentric plugin.
Version 2.0 of Waves Audio's virtual analog synth, Element, has been released. Perfect for creating fat, warm sounds that emulate classic hardware synths, it is powered by Waves' virtual voltage tech.
Ian Shepherd tells us the big issue for music is not loudness, but dynamics. With this in mind, Dynameter provides a real-time display of your track's dynamics in the form of an easy to use graph.
UVI has announced Cameo Phase Distortion Suite, a 3-instrument collection giving homage to the classic '˜80s sounds of phase distortion synthesizers, available through December 14th for only $59.
UVI describe Falcon as the most complete hybrid instrument available. With 15 oscillators, the ability to mix and modulate samples and plenty of synthesis models. Hollin Jones finds how it shapes up.
We took ROland's System-1 Plug-Out synth VST for a spin to find out if it has that classic Roland sound and how well it integrates with the hardware version of the System-1.
Do we need another EQ plugin? Rob Papen think so, and has created something rather special in RP-EQ featuring note isolation, XY modulation pad, real-time analysis and very useful "Air Band".
There's something eternally enticing about a voice octaver effect on vocals. Auburn Sounds certainly think so and have created a beautiful looking voice processing plug-in for just that purpose.
It's Cyber Monday, and Waves Audio have an extra gift on top of the free plugin they gave to everyone on Black Friday. The video promo is well worth watching too.
Wave Alchemy have told us theyÂ are extremely excited to announce the release of MutateÂ - their next generation virtual hybridÂ synthesizerÂ forÂ Kontakt 5! Expect a review coming soon...
Don't put up with sibilance (extreme ssss hissing action) in your next vocal performance. Klevgrand have a new de-esser plug-in and iPad app, Esspresso, to help. G. W. Childs tries it out.
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With the recently released Esspresso turning heads (we've a review coming soon), KlevgrÃ¤nd are not resting on their laurels. Their envelope shaper, Kuvert, is both in VST-AU plug-in and an iPad app.
If you're considering purchasing a Focusrite Scarlett, Saffire or Clarett audio interface then this offer, in conjunction with Softube, might seal the deal. We review the Time & Tone plug-in bundle.