iZotope Releases Free Delay & Vinyl Effects Plugins

iZotope_Vinyl_pluginiZotope has released two audio effects as free downloads.

The first, Vinyl, is an updated version of tehir free vinyl simulation plug-in. By emulating the characteristics of vintage records and record players, Vinyl is the ultimate lo-fi weapon for anyone looking to add the dirty, dusty feel of a different era to their sound. Continue reading

ValhallaDSP Intros Z-DSP Shimmer Cartridge

Developer Sean Costello has announced the ValhallaDSP Z-DSP Shimmer cartridge, for the Tiptop Audio Z-DSP Eurorack module.

The video, above, is a quick demo of the Shimmer Z-DSP cartridge. The video starts with a ‘circus style’ sequence on the Prophet-6, dry and then explores each of the 8 algorithms, with a variety of settings. Continue reading

Ming Micro, A MIDI-Controller 8-bit Video Synthesizer, Is ‘The Ultimate Pixel Art Instrument’

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Special Stage Systems has introduced the Ming Micro – a portable 8-bit video synthesizer, with NTSC composite output, integrated chiptune synthesis, SD card slot, USB and MIDI control.

They call it “The ultimate pixel art instrument.”

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading

This Is The Star Wars EDM Album You Probably Didn’t Know You Needed To Hear Before You Die

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StarWars.com has announced Star Wars Headspace – a Rick Rubin produced compilation of original electronic dance music.

Star Wars Headspace is a new compilation of original electronic dance music, infused with Star Wars sound clips and effects, and with track titles like ‘Ewok Pumpp’.

Before you can say, “I’ve got a bad feeling about this…”, here’s what StarWars.com has to say about the new compilation: Continue reading