Noise Engineering has some new software interpolations of some fabulous hardware modules. Bundle 2 takes on Mani Iteritas, Loquelic Vereor and Imitor.
Universal Audio's LUNA recording system for macOS now runs natively on Apple Silicon processors. The update also brings several bug-fixes.
Symphony is a comprehensive and fully customisable touch-screen MIDI Controller that can run and process MIDI through any software or hardware MIDI device.
This week: A vocal set from Sri Lanka, an ancient instrument crafted from an apricot tree, ambient techno loops, laid back hip-hop samples and free industrial samples.
A harp for Kontakt, heavy techno and thick synths, Afro-Cuban rhythms, 70s-style rap and hip hop beats and a traditional Vietnamese instrument. Phew!
Samples released this week include noir and horror-inspired material that can be manipulated with included the effects, a trio of stringed instruments, ragga loops, and tense cinematic soundscapes.
We've got some awesome sample packs for you this week: dark cinemascapes, versatile lo-fi loops, a free collection of brass instruments, and a raft of sounds you need to create sound design for film.
Polyphenom 2 ups the ante on its predecessor with 200 wavetables, harmonic randomisation, a new filter and lots and lots of luscious sounds and textures.
2018 saw a plethora of inventive, appealing software synthesizers, including our Top 5 by Arturia, FXpansion, Native Instruments, Waslio Audio, Cherry Audio and Waves. Wait, that's 6?!?
NKS took one step closer to being a "standard" by supporting effects plug-ins for the first time. Native Instruments also hosted their first Native Summit to talk about the future of sound.
Leaked before its official announcement, the Amari is a "mastering-grade" USB desktop interface that incorporates most of Antelope's high-end technology. Just don't expect a low price tag.
HY SeqCollection features five sequencer modes - acid, dark, m5816, step16, and hexa. Acid is partly inspired, as expected, by the legendary Roland TB-303 bass synthesizer - expect to deal with 16s, accents ...
Propellerheads just confirmed what many thought would never happen: Reason 9.5 is to get VST plug-in support. We've got a video and all the details.
Mixcraft brings itself up to date with a new audio engine, side-chaining, VST3 and global automation. Is a very attractive price enough to stand out in a crowded DAW marketplace?
Haptic feedback from touch-screens has been long promised but never materialised - until now. Has TanvasTouch cracked a new level of touch-screen interaction?
Version 9 of Cubase is here and has fulfilled many a feature request with cool stuff, but have they really innovated?
The latest update for Samplitude to version Pro X3 boasts new mixer layouts, Melodyne integration, new virtual instruments and DDP exports.
Cubasis 2 has appeared on iTunes and there's a video on YouTube.... so it must be out! Steinberg are catching up and we've got the full scoop right here.
Yet another collection of classic keyboards, but Keyscape has a lot more going on than other recent electric piano collections
PreSonus have released v3.3 update for Studio One, including new features that enhance mixing workflows, as well as complete integration with Notion 6.
PreSonus deliver a large update to their less than famous notation software - Notion, including Studio One integration and StaffPad bashing handwriting recognition.
This is a major update to the iOS version of SampleTank 2, now with 8 parts, performance and composing modes and over 1900 instruments.
You can play your virtual instruments DAW free in this nice, if slightly flaky, vPlayer VST Host from Digital Brain Instruments
After some unfortunate leaks Native Instruments officially announce Komplete 11. Is there enough new stuff for the increased upgrade price or are we buying more of the same?