Posts with tag virtual-instruments

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AudioPedia 110: Synths, Samplers And Virtual Instruments

Learn everything you need to know about synths, samplers and virtual instruments with this 52-video course covering everything from vintage classics to cutting edge software.

Layr 1.3 iOS Synth Released With New Macro Feature

This powerful multitimbral synth for iPhone and iPad gets a slew of fixes, upgrades and a major new feature - Macros - to help you get better control over your synth performances.

Plugs & Samples: Subscribe To Own Up To 400 GB Of Audio Plugins & Software

Imagine subscribing to the DVD content of Beat Magazine and owning the plugins you download during that time. That includes top audio effect and instrument plugins and even DAWs from time to time.

Embertone Unveils One Of A Kind Walker 1955 Steinway Virtual Piano

Choose the lite or full version and you'll get the authentic sound and feel of this rare Steinway inside your computer for a price that's more affordable than you might be expecting.

NI's Discovery Series: Middle East Has 25 Authentic Instruments From Around The Globe

Bring a touch of magic to your productions with these meticulously sampled new Kontakt-based instruments that take in the flavours of the Middle East.

Review: Best Service Celtic Era

If you need the sound of authentic Celtic acoustic instruments, Best Service's Celtic Era is going to prove a lot easier than tracking down someone who can play the Irish Bouzouki.

Garritan Announces Half Price Sale On Virtual Instruments

Great news for composers and producers of all kinds - many of Garritan's virtual instruments are now up to half price - but grab them while you can as it's a time limited offer.

Review: UVI Meteor

Dramatic rises, swells, hits and falls can all be found inside UVI's latest multi-instrument, Meteor. Matt Vanacoro road tests it and likes what he finds...

Here's How To Make MIDI Orchestras Sound More Believable

If you have ever wondered how to make your orchestral MIDI parts sound more believable, how to work faster and get better results, you'll want to watch these two short videos.

Gothic Instruments Release DRONAR Vintage Synth Module

The sixth instalment in the Dronar series brings retro futuristic vibes reminiscent of classic 80’s synths. Here's the lowdown.

UVI Releases Nagoya Harp

With over 20,000 samples and 3 mic models plus effects and a strum option, this virtual harp sounds as good as it looks.

Make The Most Out of Syntronik's Massive Synth Potential

With IK's Synktronik out in the wild, users are beginning to tap into its huge potential for sound creation. Matt Vanacoro gives you his top tips for getting the most out of this powerful instrument.

Review: UVI Vintage Vault 2

A $2600 bundle for just $399 sounds too good to be true, right? But sometimes miracles do happen as Matt Vanacoro found when he checked out the gargantuan UVI Vintage Vault 2 collection.

5 Tips to Make Your Keyboard Sound Like a Guitar

Keyboard players don't always have a guitarist on speed dial to lay down some tracks for them. Here's how you can fake it with keyboards, and get away with it!

Review: IK Multimedia Syntronik

IK's latest synth suite is a collection of special instruments based on some bona fide classics. G.W Childs fires it up and gets his synths stacked, packed and racked...