24 May · If you’re into vintage reverbs, you might want to spring for this: AudioThing Springs packs eight classic spring reverbs into one plug-in. Get ready for all sorts of twangy, rumbly goodness.
23 May · The slow production of the Cirklon sequencer stirs to the news that an updated version could be on the horizon. Waiting list for the current one is about 18 months - let's hope this moves things along
22 May · Eight-core configurations are accessible on the 15-inch MacBook Pro, starting at USD 2800. It's a significant upgrade in power for music producers.
22 May · Zoom has annouced the F6 6-track field recorder. With 32-bit float recording and six inputs with preamps, the Zoom F6 is an interesting new option for filmmakers and all field recording applications.
22 May · In addition to an updated Tube-Tech CL-1B MKII compressor, version 9.9 introduces a major addition to the line-up - Capitol Chambers. Not cheap, but there are some special sounds on offer here.
21 May · PreSonus has released version 4.5 of its popular Studio One DAW with over 70 changes and additions, said to be mostly user-requested, along with some under-the-hood work to reduce CPU load.
21 May · If you want to try a different approach to obtaining the ducking effect, or prefer a dedicated plug-in for the task, developer Devious Machines may have something for you.
21 May · After a disappointing Kickstarter a couple of years ago Special Waves improved Mine S customisable modular MIDI controller has reached a much more attainable goal on Indiegogo and is going to get made
21 May · STL Tones has released its latest Tonality Suite software suite in the form of the new Will Putney plug-in bundle. It's tightly focussed on high-gain sounds and looks pretty comprehensive.
19 May · More great gear for free! Get two thunderous bass synths and a capable graphic equalizer for free this week, courtesy of IK Multimedia, Distocore and King Oz...
18 May · Nuxx is a multi-FX processor with 30 types of effects and dedicated effects parameter sequencer. Oh, and real-time effects parameter automation over 55 parameter sequencing lanes. Phew.
17 May · It's a lot of synth for the money - ONE comes with 2 oscillators and a sub oscillator, a pair of filters, wave shaper, two LFOs and 3 modulation envelopes; and a total of 24 polyphonic voices.
17 May · Austrian Audio has released Polar Designer as a free public beta. The plug-in is designed to adjust the polar pattern of dual-output microphones after recording, but works on any source. Interesting!
17 May · Acustica Audio has released Ultramarine 4, a plug-in bundle built around its emulation of the Fairchild 670 compressor. Ultramarine 4 also includes two equalizers, a reverb, and a channel strip.
15 May · MAAT has introduced the 2BC multiCORR, a multiband correlation meter plug-in with 31 frequency bands. It's a kind of magnifying glass for dealing with mono compatibility problems.
13 May · Need more bass? The new Waves Submarine plug-in is a 2-octave subharmonic generator that adds subharmonic frequencies one or two octaves below the source signal.