43 Results for "sound"
Samples of the week: Beat Machine, Vienna MIR Pro 3D, Empire Breaks
Samples of the week: Essential Bass, Electric Mint, Plankton, more
07 Jul 2022 in StudioSamples of the week time! We report on 6 virtual basses from the collection of multi-instrumentalist Dan Dean and other good stuff.
Samples of the week: Lores, Soul Drums, Winds Boutique and more
21 Apr 2022 in StudioSamples? Here we go with this week's crop of sample packs and sample-based instruments. As always, there are also free downloads. Have fun!
Samples of the week: Polaris, Polyscape 2, Voices of Wind and Freebies
13 Apr 2022 in StudioThis week, the samples party has Polaris and Polyscape 2 turning strings into radical sound generators. We have some freebies in there, too!
Pigments 3: New harmonics, utilities, wavetables, Jupiter-8 filter and more
20 Apr 2021 in Synths"Revolutionary" new synth? A solid update, more like. Arturia's Pigments 3 adds Harmonic and Utility engines, Wavetables, a Jupiter-8 filter and new FX.
Give your drums some Backbone with Steinberg’s new drum designer and re-synthesizer
27 May 2020 in SynthsSteinberg has released Backbone a drum design tool that will level-up the way you generate drums with multiple layers of samples and re-synthesis in a neat and colourful interface.
Blind Noise: a touch-synthesizer that works on muscle memory
25 Sep 2019 in SynthsOut of the madness of Error Instruments comes Blind Noise, an experimental touchable synthesizer designed with the visually impaired in mind while being fun for everyone to play with.
When does ‘brown’ guitar tone get too brown? Dropping voltage to get the EVH sound
10 Feb 2019 in GuitarWhen does the 'Brown Sound' get too, well, brown? Guitar tone chaser Joan Segeborn has taken an old Marshall head and cabs and run them through a Variac, taking us brown sound tone adventure.
Soundbrenner Core: 4-in-1 smart watch for the gigging musician
03 Oct 2018 in StudioForget your iWatch and your phone apps, strap a useful tool to your wrist. The Soundbrenner Core has a pulsing metronome, a magnetic tuner, decibel meter, multi-sync, DAW sync and even tells the time.
Modular Synthesis School idea floated on Kickstarter
06 Jun 2018 in SynthsModular Moon wants to open a Modular Synthesis School in Amsterdam to teach synthesis, sound and DIY modular to new generations of modular fiddlers. Is Kickstarter the best way to raise funds?
Melody Puzzle Modular Synthesizer: playful 8-bit handmade patch machine
24 May 2018 in SynthsA conundrum of a modular synthesizer waiting to be puzzled over. The Melody Puzzle experimentally patches together all sorts of combinations in the hope of finding the solution to your musical yearnings.
Love Hultén Noistation hand crafted space synthesizer
08 May 2018 in SynthsWith the Axoloti core and Patcher software, Noistation can use many forms of synthesis and generate all sorts of sounds while being a fabulous looking piece of future-retro space furniture.
BBC archives release 16,016 sound effects online for personal use
24 Apr 2018 in OtherAn extraordinary historical archive of environmental sounds and sound effects. From every day sounds like "Department store atmosphere" to "Geiger counters" and "Austin Maestro dashboard audible warnings".
Wusik Station v9 music software is out with ample updates, affordable price
22 Mar 2018 in StudioWusik Station is a popular all-in-one audio workstation and effects processor. Version 9 of the software is out now, with ample updates across the board, a new single-file installer, and new readymade sounds.
Audified and DW Drums present DW Drum Enhancer, a shortcut to fine drum sounds
28 Jan 2018 in StudioDW Drum Enhancer is designed to effectively streamline and simplify the typical drum processing chain by automatically applying appropriate settings for its in-built EQ, compression, and gate modules...
Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier vs Line6 Helix: Can you hear the difference?
19 Dec 2017 in GuitarTake this blind test and see if you can hear the difference between a Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier and a Line 6 Helix LT.
Ecosystem: Semi-modular environment for Max For Live
Cycling ’74 announce Max 8 coming after Ableton Live 10
AES 2017: JBL 7 Series powered studio monitors now available
20 Oct 2017 in StudioFirst announced at NAMM early this year, the JBL 7 Series comprises four models covering most common music, post, and broadcast production scenarios. They are finally available for sale now...
SynthFest UK 2017: show report
09 Oct 2017 in SynthsSheffield hosted the second UK SynthFest on the 7th October presented by Sound On Sound magazine. I walked the floor, played with all manner of synths and noise machines and met the people who made them.
The Zoom ARQ AR-48 Aero RhythmTrak is ready for lift-off
09 Oct 2017 in StudioA cross between a disco lamp and an all-in-one audio workstation, the Zoom ARQ AR-48 Aero RhythmTrak is a production and live performance instrument that looks like something from a toy store...
MAGIX Music Maker in new customized editions with free updates for life
28 Sep 2017 in OtherCelebrating 22 years on the market, MAGIX is releasing customizable Music Maker Editions designed to let users assemble their own Music Maker package with their preferred instruments and features.
Expert Sleepers General CV module brings GM sounds to Eurorack
28 Sep 2017 in SynthsHas General MIDI really been the thing missing from my modular setup? With General CV you can now have Orch Hits, Voice Oh's, Alto Sax and Ocarina patched, CV controlled and modulated.