Realivox Ladies 2.0 Puts Top Session Singers In Your DAW

Realitone has released Realivox Ladies 2.0 – a major update to their female virtual vocalist sample library for Kontakt.

Realitone says that the updated Realivox Ladies is designed to be a vocal sample library, that you can play on your keyboard, that sounds smooth and real.  Continue reading

Roland AIRA Modular Effects & AIRA Module Customizer Overview

At Musikmesse 2015, Roland introduced not one, but three Eurorack systems:

This video, via RockoNCompany, takes a look at the new modular effects and how they can be customizes using a desktop AIRA Module Customizer app.

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Conductr Controller For Live, Tractor Gets Major Update

Patchworks has updated Conductr – its controller for Ableton Live and Tractor – to version 2.0.

Conductr is specifically designed to be a controller that is tailored to the iPad, vs imitating traditional hardware. See our interview with Conductr’s Oriol Rosell for his perspective on why iPad apps shouldn’t just imitate hardware controllers.

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Francis Prève Releases Pro-2 Patch Collection

Francis_Preve_WeebleIn conjunction with the release of his new EP, “Weeble”, Francis Prève has put together a collection of Simpler patches from the Dave Smith Instruments Pro-2, one of the synths he used on the EP.

Prève explains:

“For those who aren’t up to speed on the Pro-2, it’s Dave’s latest monophonic synthesizer, based on the Prophet 12 architecture – but with new features like paraphonic mode, an Oberheim SEM style state-variable filter, and loads of modulation amenities. [Here is Prève’s Pro-2 review for Keyboard Magazine].

“Several of the patches are based on existing Pro-2 presets, a few are heavily tweaked.”

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WMD + SSF Monolith Eurorack Keyboard Synthesizer Now Shipping

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Synth module makers WMD and SSF are excited to announce the availability of their new Eurorack modular synthesizer system: The Monolith. The developers are positioning the Monolith synth as a pro level monosynth that also serves as a bridge for newer users to learn modular synthesis.

The Monolith is comprised of a 37-key keyboard with 104 hp Eurorack rails loaded with the WMD-SSF collaboration line of fifteen modules. Complete with power supply and 25 patch cables of assorted lengths, the Monolith is a fully-functional, completely customizable modular synth with a wide palette of tones that the user can patch from scratch.
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FeelYourSound Debuts Sundog Scale Studio 2.0

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FeelYourSound has just released a new version of their electronic songwriting studio, calling updated Sundog Scale Studio 2.0 “the biggest update yet.”

Sundog is a standalone composition software that connects to any DAW via MIDI. With Sundog, the user is able to develop new chord progressions, melodies, bass lines, and arpeggios “within minutes.”
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