05 Jun · Diligently keeping you up to speed on free plug-ins that pop up on the Internet, we present to you three tools with plenty of potential. There are romplers, a synth, and a chorus/flanger.
01 Jun · LABS is a new range of free curated library from sample library crafters Spitfire Audio. You can download the blissfully simple plug-in free today along with a Soft Piano and a 14 piece Strings ensemble.
01 Jun · Aiming for fast, simple workflow, Beatformer has only four knobs named Boom, Punch, Squash, and Air. Each knob triggers a set of pre-defined algorithms that do something to your drum mix.
29 May · If the Komplete 11 release left you a little disappointed with its lack of major product updates, the next version of Native Instruments' all-in product package could have what it takes to redeem itself!
29 May · Don't have anyone to jam with? MidiBot can replace all your band mates by offering a percussive and melodic probability pulse engine for human grooves and accidental improvisation - or just cool random stuff.
29 May · Gracious plug-in developers release products for free all the time, so treat yourself to a pair of cost-less plug-ins. These are the Mercurial Chorus WS-1 and the Zynaptiq Audio Subspace.
22 May · There's talk of loops and beat production, pattern editors, chords, seamlessness, sampling and advanced virtual instruments. That's a lot to pack into the new version 4 of Studio One.
22 May · It took 20 years, but FL Studio finally arrives on Mac OS with version 20. FL Studio 20 is truly multi-platform, with projects interchangeable between the Mac and Windows operating systems.
21 May · This 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 · Steinberg is calling it a day on the VST 2 Software Development Kit almost 20 years after it first arrived. The 10-year-old VST 3 SDK is the way of the future. What does this mean for you and your plug-ins?
18 May · Solid 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 · Universal 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 · ReelBus 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 · The 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 · Softube 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 · The 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.