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MuTools MuLab 8 Music Production Software
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

MuTools releases MuLab 8 Music Production SoftwareMuTools has released MuLab 8.

MuLab 8 features Flexible Audio Sequences, Creative Time Stretching and many more improvements.

Thanks to the new Audio Sequences you can now use samples directly in a composition, without the need to plug in (multi-) samplers and MIDI notes to play them.

Audio Sequences also let you play samples at a different tempo without changing the original pitch. This is done by slicing the sample into discrete audio events and each audio event is time stretched as needed. You have perfect control over the transients, the quantizing, etc. so any piece of audio can be blended into your composition, even if it's at a different tempo, pitch and groove...

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Air Music Drumsynth 500 Virtual Drum Instrument
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Air Music Technology releases Drumsynth 500 Virtual InstrumentAIR Music Technology, a developer of premium virtual instruments, today announced the immediate availability of Drumsynth 500, a virtual instrument of electronic drum sounds for use with any DAW or as a Standalone application for live performance.

Building upon Air Music Technology’s heritage of creating Strike—considered “The reference Drum Instrument” for Avid Protools—Air has teamed up with music legends Akai Professional and Alesis Drums to carry on this legacy of excellence.

In the style of the popular 500 series synth modules comes an all new software drum synthesizer that delivers full control of all electronic drum sounds in an easy-to-use, comprehensive interface. Drumsynth 500 from AIR Music Technology has everything needed to create an endless variety of custom electronic drum sounds...

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Ueberschall Metal Riffs Elastik Sample Library
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Ueberschall releases Metal Riffs Elastik Sample LibraryModern metal gets its super-heavy sound from downtuned and extended range guitars. Recorded entirely with 7 and 8 string guitars, Metal Riffs delivers that modern metal vibe in a collection of bite-sized, but massive sounding, riffage, that’s just perfect to inspire your next production.

Amp And DI Recordings For Maximum Flexibility
The library contains 2.4GB of sample data and 800 loops and phrases. These are split into two Elastik Soundbanks with 400 unique loops in each. One soundbank provides recordings made with suitable amplifier/microphone combinations, ready to instantly drop into your mix. The other contains DI recordings of the same performances, allowing you to add your own amp/cabinet modelling and overdrive/distortion to taste. And, of course, elements from both soundbanks can easily be combined to build your perfect heavy guitar tone...

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Ueberschall Funk Guitar Elastik Sample Library
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Ueberschall releases Funk Guitar Elastik Sample LibraryIf you need to get your groove on, Funk Guitar delivers top-class funky guitar licks. Performances include infectious rhythm parts, classic funk wahwah sounds and some groovy single note lines. For music producers, songwriters or composers looking to drop some instant funky guitar into their latest project, Funk Guitar is right on the money. The playing is super-tight, the sound and production of the highest standard, and the rhythms are just begging you to dance. Super-chic, super-freaky, Funk Guitar has all the funk factor your guitar parts need.

Six String Freak Out
The content is split into two Elastik soundbanks. These provide dry or FX versions of the loops, allowing you to install either or both as you prefer. The dry versions allow you to choose your own ambience treatments while the FX versions include some cool reverb and delay options and are ready to mix straight out of the box. The phrases are four bars long. In both soundbanks, the content is organized into tempo-based folders spanning 90 to 120bpm. Each tempo category includes loops with root notes in both E and A. This, alongside Elastik’s powerful pitch/tempo shifting capability, and the cutting-edge Retune features, means it is easy to build complete, song-based, guitar performances...

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iZotope Exponential Audio Reverb Plug-Ins
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iZotope Acquires Product Line from Leading Reverb Developer Exponential AudioiZotope, Inc., the experts in intelligent audio technology, announces the acquisition of the Exponential Audio product line. Exponential Audio is a leading company in digital reverb, best known for R4, PhoenixVerb Surround and Symphony. The company has become a mainstay for audio professionals in both music and audio post production.

Exponential Audio reverb plug-ins help audio engineers quickly and easily bring character to musical performances, fit dialogue into scenes, mix in immersive audio formats, and create never-before-heard sound effects. Developed in consultation with award-winning Hollywood re-recording mixers, these reverbs lead the market in supporting the most advanced industry formats for surround audio.

In addition, Exponential Audio founder and renowned reverb expert Michael Carnes joins the iZotope team as a Research Fellow to continue innovating new possibilities for sound...

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Vir2 MOJO 2: Horn Section Virtual Instrument
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Vir2 Instruments releases MOJO 2: Horn Section Virtual InstrumentWe are proud to present MOJO 2: Horn Section, our biggest and most advanced instrument to date! After the release of the hugely successful MOJO: Horn Section, we knew its sequel had to build upon the already advanced sampling and playability of the first volume. We went back to the drawing board, fully redesigned the instrument, and recorded all brand new samples. MOJO 2 delivers the most flexible and innovative approach to Pop, Funk, Jazz, and Big Band horns ever created in a virtual instrument with an incredibly simple but feature-packed interface. After years of development by an amazingly talented team, we’re proud to release the premier horn section of the decade.

CRAFT THE PERFECT HORN SECTION
We recorded 13 different brass and reed instruments for MOJO 2 to fulfill any horn need you’ll encounter. Each horn comes with 13 different articulations including Sustains, Staccato, Stabs, Bend Down, Octave Run Down & Up, Doits, Rise To Hit, Shakes, Trills, Swells, Crescendos, and Falls, as well as up to four velocity layers and three round robins...

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Auralex SonoLite Acoustical Colored Panels
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Auralex Acoustics Offers New Fabric Color Options for Its SonoLite Acoustical PanelsAuralex® Acoustics, Inc., the world’s leading brand of acoustical treatments, is pleased to announce 10 new fabric color options for it’s SonoLite™ acoustical panels, based on customer suggestions and consultation with numerous interior designers. The new attractive velour fabric color options are Beige, Black, Burgundy, Grey, Oyster, Royal, Wedgewood, Wine, Purple and Tan.

Auralex SonoLite panels offer great absorption performance in a lightweight and slim 1-inch profile. At the core of each panel is our high performance Studiofoam® Pro, allowing the SonoLite wall panel to achieve an NRC rating of 0.80.

SonoLite panels are designed to mount to flat walls and ceilings and for added low frequency control and SonoLite Bass Traps designed to mount in the corners of a room. The new fabric colors are...

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Eventide Instant Flanger Mk II Plug-In
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Eventide Releases Instant Flanger Mk II Software Plug-In for Mac and PCEventide is proud to release the Instant Flanger Mk II plug-in — perfectly emulating the iconic sounds of the recording technology trailblazer’s original Instant Flanger hardware released in 1975, and available with added creative features and functionality for use in all of the most popular DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations). Creative mixing and sound design for modern music production, video game, and motion picture scores can easily be achieved by any musician or engineer using Instant Flanger Mk II. As an easy-to-use, expressive plugin that offers new creative controls and features while retaining the magical sound and functionality of the original hardware, Instant Flanger Mk II delivers stunning results for any mix or desirable flanging track effect.

The original Eventide Clockworks Instant Flanger hardware was among the world’s first pro audio effects boxes, so who better to reintroduce its innovations to today’s DAW-driven production populace than Eventide’s ‘resident fossil’, Tony Agnello...

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Blue Cat Audio Re-Guitar Plug-In
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Blue Cat Audio Releases New Re-Guitar Plug-In - Get 10% off!Blue Cat Audio has released Blue Cat's Re-Guitar, a new guitar tone modeling plug-in capable of emulating an infinite number of guitars out of a single instrument.

Re-Guitar can simulate many kinds of guitar tones (electric or acoustic), regardless of the solid body guitar model used for recording: you can change the pickups, dig the body or emulate an acoustic guitar, all inside the box, without modifying the original instrument.

"Re-guitaring" can be used to enhance or completely modify the guitar tone while playing your own instrument, or to virtually switch guitars after recording - just like we already do with guitar amp simulations...

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Acon Digital Verberate 2 Reverb Plug-In
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Acon Digital releases Verberate 2 with Revolutionary Vivid Hall AlgorithmAcon Digital has released version 2 of their acclaimed reverb plug-in Verberate. Verberate 2 introduces a new late reverb algorithm called Vivid Hall that is based on entirely new technology and is designed for natural and pristine reverb tails without repeating patterns, resonances or other artifacts.

"We are very excited about the new Vivid Hall algorithm”, says Stian Aagedal, CEO of Acon. "The algorithm is time variant even when all modulation is turned off and therefore has a distinct sound quality to it that cannot be captured by convolution reverbs. Interesting for the tech-savvy is that the technology is completely different from traditional reverb design and is not based on the variations of FDN networks, comb- or allpass-filters found in the vast majority of digital reverbs”, he continues...

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Soundiron Mimi Page Light & Shadow Sample Library
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Soundiron releases Mimi Page Light & Shadow Sample LibraryMimi Page Light & Shadow is the perfect hybrid of soft, angelic female solo vocals and lush, ethereal atmospheric sound-design, featuring the feather-light soprano voice of singer-composer Mimi Page. Designed for film & game composers/sound-designers, this collection includes a full selection of chromatic articulations, melodic phrases and exquisitely sound-designed cinematic effects, pads and atmospheric elements. The lead vocal content is intuitively playable and the phrases and effects are easy to use in any project, making this library an ideal source of inspiration that's perfect for nearly any music or video production need that comes your way. It all combines into a complete, efficient and deeply-refined toolbox that comes fully equipped with our flexible and full-featured user interface.

Mimi's otherworldly vocal style effortlessly fuses ambient, dream pop, EDM, and cinematic vocal styles. This library includes 4,413 samples, exploring the two extremes of her creative style: Light and Shadow. The chromatic content features...

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Sample Logic DRUM FURY - Apocalyptic Drums
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Sample Logic releases DRUM FURY - Apocalyptic Drums Sample Library for KontaktSample Logic opens 2019 with a bang... quite literally. DRUM FURY is an extensive 11 GB collection of over 100 apocalyptic KONTAKT drum instruments. This is epic cinematic percussion at its finest, featuring multi-sampled performances that have been captured and programmed to perfection. A world of percussion awaits you, from thunderous Taiko ensembles to one of the most extensive collections of Tom instruments available. DRUM FURY crashes onto the scene to redefine epic drum libraries with a bold and characterful sound. This collection sports an intuitive user interface with simplicity at the core, allowing you to get straight to the good stuff without excessive clicking.

Mammoth right out of the box, these instruments will set your cues a blaze. DRUM FURY was recorded at multiple locations; from the legendary scoring stage at Skywalker studios to cavernous spaces including churches and auditoriums. Not only is there a vast variety of newly sampled percussion material, but the Sample Logic engineers also dug deep into their previous recording sessions to gather the most massive sounds they’ve ever recorded, resulting in a collection of samples that gives DRUM FURY its big bombastic sound. The fury doesn’t stop there...

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Latest Native Instruments 2019 Product Releases
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Latest Native Instruments releases deliver affordability, portability, and deep integration for DJs and producersFollowing its biggest ever release in September 2018, Native Instruments announces four new easy-to-use, affordable, and powerful products. Included are two new KOMPLETE audio interfaces, the most portable KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboard to date, a new free tier of the KOMPLETE production suite, and a new generation of the TRAKTOR DJ app. These new products are accompanied by a refresh of Sounds.com, the expansion of Native Kontrol Standard (NKS) to include loops and samples, and tighter integration of Sounds.com with updated MASCHINE and KOMPLETE KONTROL software – further integrating NI’s connected ecosystem of creative tools into one seamless workflow.

With some of Native Instruments lowest price points and most user-friendly products to date, these releases mark another major milestone in the company’s journey towards making musical creativity more intuitive and accessible to all...

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Best Service Dark ERA Sample Library
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Best Service releases Eduardo Tarilonte's Dark ERA Sample LibraryWith Dark ERA, Eduardo Tarilonte – the master of mystical sounds – leads us back into the dark age where legends were born and where old northern gods still determined the fate of mankind. This library allows you to discover sounds to which the vikings and other already forgotten cultures and tribes were celebrating and singing their myths.

The fascinating sound of Dark ERA ranges from the transcendental drones of the ancient stringed-harp Tagelharpa to the unmatched grace of the gut-stringed Lyra to the distinctive and characteristic sound of the Nordic bone flutes and the overtone flute Fujara. Goose bumps are guaranteed with the sound of war horns such as the wooden Lur, thunderous mighty percussion, a full ensemble of frame-drums as well as mystical throat chants.

These instruments are complemented by an impressive collection of pulsating pads and atmospheric soundscapes...

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Voxengo HarmoniEQ 2.4 Harmonically-Enhanced Equalizer
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Voxengo HarmoniEQ 2.4 Harmonically-Enhanced Equalizer Plug-In ReleasedVoxengo HarmoniEQ update version 2.4 is now available for download. Voxengo HarmoniEQ, a parametric, harmonically-enhanced equalizer plug-in for professional music production applications, is available in AAX, AudioUnit, VST and VST3 plug-in formats (including native 64-bit support), for macOS, and Windows computers.

Version 2.4 update includes the following changes:
- Added AAX support.
- Redesigned the infrastructure controls.
- Added equalizer bands coloration.
- Added Retina support on macOS, and automatic high-resolution UI size adjustment on Windows.
- Added "anti-aliasing" spectrum display mode.
- 35% lower CPU usage on AVX2-capable processors (in 64-bit mode).

Harmonic enhancement HarmoniEQ applies to the sound is an inherent element of its overall sonic quality. HarmoniEQ also features dynamic equalization modes that offer you a vast palette of sound-shaping capabilities, suitable for mastering...

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