Posts by Lyubomir Dobrev
21 May in Music TechThis week saw four releases in the free plug-ins microcosm! These are the Sitala drum plug-in, Bark of Dog 2 EQ, Border LP/HP filter, and the Wider stereo widener developed in collaboration with Infected ...
18 May in Music TechSolid State Logic has overhauled its plug-ins with the release of SSL Native v6. The update brings a facelift, more than anything, or in SSL's own words — a "remaster". It's also all the SSL you need for USD ...
18 May in Music TechUniversal Audio has a new product under the spotlight, and this time it's not an audio interface. Rather, it's UAD-2 Live Rack, a powerhouse of an FX processor designed for live applications.
17 May in Music TechReelBus 4 has improved tape simulation algorithms and new creative effects, such as Wear, which simulates tape damage to different degrees. New to version 4 are also a tape flanging effect with LFO.
16 May in Music TechThe new Presenter mixer seems like a smart idea: designed a compact mixer that can easily accommodate audio from mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and laptops over USB or 3.5mm TRS.
16 May in Music TechSoftube says its new Weiss Deess plug-in is "the only deesser you are ever going to need" - at $199 a throw, you'd certainly hope so! But the tech used here has a widely respected lineage.
15 May in Music TechThe synth is organised around two YM2413 emulations which comprise the main synth engine, and a new synth "core" dedicated to drum sounds. This allows for creative layering possibilities.
14 May in Music TechBiovox models the physical and acoustic properties of the human vocal tract, letting you treat vocals (or other input signal) in great detail like nasality, vowel shapes, and formants.
14 May in Music TechBoth Hickory and Dickory look (and probably feel) like actual analogue hardware, giving MIDI control over FabFilter's plug-ins - or any other EQ plug-ins that accept MID input.
13 May in SynthsStratum is a software synthesizer which combines the famous supersaw sound inspired by the classic Roland JP-8000 with a four-operator FM section, noise generator and sub-oscillator. Sounds retro!
09 May inPriced just USD 300, the bundles include a cardioid condenser microphone, a shock mount, and the ECM-87 Mic Clone plug-in. The initial kit offers eight mic emulations, each with a ratio slider.
08 May in Music TechAt Superbooth 2018, a Japanese inventor demonstrated the Theresyn - a reimagining of the theremin which sees the gesture-driven instrument combined with an analog synthesis engine and built-in speaker.
08 May inThe new SA-76ADG packs the circuits of all three hardware revisions, respecting their tonal and component differences, in a single unit that's priced as low as USD 700.
07 May in Music TechSynth and effects developer U-He demonstrated a pair of new plug-ins in the works, the Colour Copy delay and an as yet unnamed spring reverb. Colour Copy is just entering its beta phase.
07 May in Music TechWith the 5.3 update to Roland Cloud, the manufacturer pays homage to retro video games with a chiptune synth/rompler called Blip Blop. You can install it right away from the Roland Cloud Manager.