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Voxengo OVC-128 Oversampled Clipper Plug-In
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Voxengo releases OVC-128 Massively-Oversampled Clipper Plug-InVoxengo is happy to release OVC-128, a massively-oversampled soft/hard clipping effect plug-in for professional music production applications, available in AAX, AudioUnit, VST and VST3 plug-in formats (including native 64-bit support), for macOS (v10.7 and later), and Windows computers.

OVC-128 is a massively-oversampled soft/hard clipping effect plug-in for professional music production applications. A common use for this plug-in is hard-clipping before the final peak limiter. This is an effective approach in contemporary electronic music when loudness is boosted using a clipper plug-in while minor excessive peaks are absorbed by a final peak limiter that applies no additional gain itself.

Clipping the tracks via OVC-128 is practically similar to clipping using high-quality outboard analog gear...

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Best Service The Orchestra Complete and Strings of Winter
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Best Service releases The Orchestra Complete and Strings Of Winter Virtual InstrumentsStrings of Winter - an icy blast of new sounds

Arctic plains. Shimmering glaciers. Far-reaching steppes. A one-of-a-kind instrument that perfectly captures the spirit of these rough, untamed and raw landscapes. An absolutely honest and atypical new sound that portrays scenes of fragile, cold isolation as perfectly as icy and unbridled power. Strings of Winter is here with 60 unheard and pristine articulations performed by a 41-piece European string orchestra and the wonderful and unique Mongolian State Morin Khuur Ensemble.

"TO Strings of Winter" is an independent instrument and revolutionary Kontakt Player library based on the groundbreaking Ensemble Engine developed specifically for "The Orchestra", which lets you turn your ideas into music quickly and easily...

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PORTAL Granular Synthesis Effect from Ouput
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Output Releases Granular Synthesis Effect, PORTALOutput, Inc. is thrilled to announce the release of PORTAL, a granular synthesis FX plugin that transforms audio in a forward-thinking and musical way. Turn your VSTs, drum samples or any live input such as vocals or guitars into infinite new possibilities.

In the past, the results of granular synthesis were often chaotic and abstract. PORTAL is a step forward, re-synthesizing sounds to give you a result that’s more closely related to the original input.

“With PORTAL we aim to flip the script on granular synthesis,” said Output CEO, Gregg Lehrman. “This powerful engine takes a method that has previously been out of reach and impractical for many musicians, and makes it accessible and easy to integrate into the creative process. Less random bloops and bleeps and more creative music making..."

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iZotope Neutron 3 Intelligent Audio Mixing Software
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

iZotope is Transforming Mixing: Introducing Neutron 3iZotope, Inc., the experts in intelligent audio technology, have launched Neutron 3, designed to bring mix workflows into the 21st century. Thanks to advances in machine learning, Neutron 3 Advanced is the first-ever plug-in that listens to the entire session, communicating with every track in the mix. Create a balanced starting point for an initial level mix built around a focus chosen by the mixer with Mix Assistant, saving time and energy for creative mix decisions.

“Neutron 3 moves us closer to a world where technology enables what all our customers love doing; being creative and making music.” says iZotope Product Manager Dan Gonzalez. “Our customers are always finding innovative ways to use our Assistants to benefit their workflow and Mix Assistant is no different. With machine learning, we’re helping everyone get to a great starting point for their mix, so they can stay focused on their creative input. I’m personally very excited to see where this takes music making.”

Workflow is just one way Neutron 3 is bringing mixing into the 21st century...

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Latch Lake Pro-Grade micKing Mic Stands
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Latch Lake Pro-Grade micKing Mic Stands for Professional AudioTrue to the company's philosophy, Latch Lake Music Products are zero-compromise mic stands, made-in-the-USA workhorses that will serve professional audio engineers without fail, day in and day out, for decades. The stands adjust with grace, tighten with confidence, and balance with assurance. No stripped nuts. No slow-motion drooping. No lost takes. Latch Lake microphone stands lets the engineer put the microphone exactly where it needs to be and then keeps it right there. In recognition, for this manufacturing excellence, Latch Lake earned a Best in Show award at Summer NAMM 2018, spurring a deluge of requests that tested Latch Lake's Midwestern manufacturing facility.

ABOUT LATCH LAKE MUSIC All Latch Lake products are made in-house in their Minnesota factory that also specializes in metal fabrication. With over sixty years of design and manufacturing experience...

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Native Instruments TRAKTOR DJ 2 Free Music App
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Native Instruments releases TRAKTOR DJ 2 - Free Music SoftwareNative Instruments today releases TRAKTOR DJ 2, a new, free DJ app for desktop and iPad. The app is designed to break the barriers to DJing – with greater accessibility, an easy-to-use interface, SoundCloud Go+ integration, and simple plug-and-play integration with TRAKTOR hardware.

TRAKTOR DJ 2 is released as a free app, meaning more people than ever can now get into DJing with pro-quality software.

SoundCloud is the world’s largest open audio platform, with over 200 million tracks by more than 20 million creators across the world. SoundCloud Go+ integration lets users mix tracks streamed directly from the music platform, enabling access to an ever-growing track collection, and tapping into the cutting-edge of mainstream and underground music...

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Soundiron UFO 61 Vintage Synthesizer for Kontakt
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Soundiron releases UFO 61 Vintage Synthesizer for KontaktSoundiron's UFO 61 is a vintage five-octave electronic organ from Italian instrument maker Viscount. Built in the 1970s, this simple synthesizer has a smooth, quaint tone with a warm, pleasantly fuzzy texture. Like many early suitcase organs and portable synths that proliferated during the era, it has just a few core instrument voices, a single speaker, simple rhythm box and a basic selection of classic organ controls.

It comes packed with sound-shaping controls to give you tons of flexibility with Volume, Attack, Release, Transient Offset, Vibrato and Octave layering controls. The "Glide" slider allows you to play legato and portamento leads. Our adaptable LFO system offers selectable shape, modulation target parameter, speed, intensity, tempo-syncing and fade-in time. You can also apply your choice of 13 low-pass, high-pass and FX filter types, with assignable modulation options, including velocity, mod wheel, expression, after-touch, key position and step-sequencer table control. You can also use our customizable arpeggiator, with a built-in velocity sequencer table and control over arp direction, note timing, swing, randomization and duration. The GUI is...

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Best Service Boutique Drums Ruby Virtual Instrument
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Best Service releases Boutique Drums Ruby by Musical SamplingThis great drum library was created with drummer Brian Scoggin (Casting Crowns) who curated a rock kit comprised of truly boutique drum pieces - recorded at Hey Hey Studios in Griffin, Georgia for it's outstanding acoustics and engineering; a remarkable space providing a tasteful balance of both room and character.

To address the calling for simplicity, Musical Sampling created a single-page interface that offers a fast and intuitive way to develop customized drum mixes. They have included eight different "baked-in" mix presets that were designed to not only work on their own, but are completely interchangeable between the different drum groups.

Musical Sampling has also developed what they consider to be a first -- crossfadeable hi-hat grooves with release triggers...

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Voxengo Powershaper Multi-Stage Saturation Plug-In
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Voxengo releases Powershaper Multi-Stage Saturation Plug-In
Voxengo is happy to release Powershaper, a saturation, distortion and overdrive effect plugin for professional music production applications, available in AAX, AudioUnit, VST and VST3 plug-in formats (including native 64-bit support), for macOS (v10.7 and later), and Windows computers.

Powershaper is a saturation, distortion and overdrive effect plug-in for professional music production applications. Powershaper’s approach to saturation is quite unique as it works in multi-stage manner utilizing dozens of saturation stages in a specified variation. While Powershaper was designed to apply extreme saturation, it can be also used to boost presence of audio tracks subtly.

The flexibility of this saturation plug-in is most apparent when...

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PreSonus Audio Batch Converter for Studio One
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

PreSonus Ships Powerful Audio Batch Converter Add-on for Studio OnePreSonus® Studio One® users can now add powerful audio file conversion to their system with the company’s new Audio Batch Converter Add-on. Compatible with the newly released Studio One Prime (free), Artist, and Professional version 4.5 (and higher), the Audio Batch Converter offers format conversion and plug-in processing via most Studio One Native Effects, AU, VST2, and VST3 plug-ins. Furthermore, it comes with 11 audio processes that can be applied using an intuitive drag-and-drop workflow. Join files, merge mono files, split multichannel files, declick, invert phase, remove DC offset, repair the sample rate, normalize, adjust gain, independently control fade in and out, and more. The new converter is available directly from the Studio One title bar for instant access without leaving the current Song or Project.

Audio Batch Converter's integrated browser allows the user to create and edit processing chains via the same drag-and-drop workflow Studio One users are already accustomed to. You can...

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Eventide Audio H3000 Factory Multi-FX Plug-In Sale
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Eventide announces H3000 Factory Multi-FX Plug-In Memorial Day SaleBeginning Tuesday May 21, 2019 and running through Memorial Day Monday May 27, 2019, the Eventide H3000 Factory Multi-FX Plug-In will be on sale for $79.

The H3000 Factory is a re-creation of several key algorithms from the H3000 Harmonizer® effects processor. The plug-in provides a convenient modular interface to combine up to 18 effects blocks together in a practically limitless number of configurations. It offers pairs of sweepable delays, pitch shifters, filters, mixers, amplitude modulators (or VCAs), and an assortment of modulation sources including two low frequency oscillators, envelope generators and more. Each of your custom effects can be easily manipulated in real time or synchronized to a session. All of this flexibility, with the sought-after sound of the H3000, brings you a great-sounding plug-in that's as versatile as the original that inspired it...

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Propellerhead Rigs 4 for Reason
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Propellerhead Releases Rigs 4 for ReasonPropellerhead Software has released the Rigs 4 series, an update to its best-selling Rigs series bundles for Reason 10. The Rigs 4 series offers three custom-curated bundles with popular new Rack Extensions, hundreds of presets, and hours of tutorials.

Backline Rig 4 delivers an ensemble of realistic-sounding organic instruments, including drums, guitar, keyboards and more. Synthetic Rig 4 offers a powerful collection of versatile synths and signal processors. Explore a massive collection of legendary studio-grade effects with Mix & Mastering Rig 4.

“Each of the new Rigs 4 bundles is custom-designed to help different types of artists bring their ideas of life,” said Lukas Lyrestam, Propellerhead Product Manager...

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MODERN ANIMATED PERCUSSION Virtual Percussion Instrument
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Sample Logic and Soundiron release MODERN ANIMATED PERCUSSION Virtual Percussion InstrumentSample Logic & Soundiron have teamed up and are proud to introduce the world’s most modern drum machine:Modern Animated Percussion. MAP redefines everything you know about percussion and rhythms. Built for the full Kontakt sample player, MAP contains over 6,000 sounds and instrument presets. The intuitive design and programming of every preset delivers infinite options for sound sculpting. Packed with creative presets, the effortless user interface makes it easy to conjure rhythmic timbres and tones.

BLURRING THE LINE BETWEEN PERCUSSION & RHYTHM
MAP gives you the production quality of a polished audio loop alongside the dynamic flexibility of a drum machine. Change any aspect of the sound with infinite sonic results. How is this possible? The secret is in the infrastructure; even though each preset might sound like a perfectly produced rhythmic audio loop, it is much more, as there are no loops in this product. In the driver’s seat is a supercharged MIDI based drum machine, triggering samples with the elasticity of an arpeggiator.

FROM SAMPLE TO RHYTHM
Equipped with over 4,000 unique percussive audio samples and nearly 2,000 presets, MAP has been meticulously programmed...

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Native Instruments SUPER 8 Polysynth
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Native Instruments introduces SUPER 8 Vintage Polysynth Virtual InstrumentNative Instruments introduces SUPER 8, a new instrument that brings together vintage analog polysynth sounds with an intuitive modern interface. With more than 200 presets, SUPER 8 provides fast access to a diverse array of classic sounds and textures. The instrument also makes it simple to customize sounds while always keeping users within the instrument’s sweet spot. SUPER 8 runs in REAKTOR 6 and the free REAKTOR 6 PLAYER, and is available now at the NI Online Shop for 69€.

Extensive presets
With SUPER 8, users can start creating right away by choosing from 200+ presets – including rich analog strings, ethereal pads, deep basses, biting leads, electronic percussion, and unusual effects. Patches were inspired by iconic analog synths, but SUPER 8 has a character all its own. Modern presets provide combinations of oscillators, filters, and modulation settings that wouldn’t have been possible on original hardware...

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Blue Cat Protector 2.2 Brickwall Limiter Plug-In
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Blue Cat Audio Releases Protector 2.2 Brickwall Limiter Plug-In - Get 10% off!Blue Cat Audio has released Blue Cat's Protector 2.2, a new version of their brickwall limiter plug-in and launches "Dynamics Month" promotions on their recently updated dynamics processors.

With a brand new user interface (fully zoomable), lookahead support, new factory presets and many other new features and enhancements (full change list below), this new version offers a streamlined limiting experience and greatly improves the result of brickwall limiting on the master buss. It can now also be used on any individual track, supporting both stereo and mono signals.

Upgrade to the new version is free for existing customers and can be downloaded from the link received by email upon purchase...

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