Loopy: Masterpiece Edition Sneak Preview – Import and Track Settings

Michael Tyson, the developer of Loopy and Audiobus, is working on a new ‘Masterpiece Edition’ of Loopy that promises to take it into DAW territory.

He is blogging the development of the new edition on Tumblr, and looking for input on his design plans from Loopy users.  Continue reading

Hans Zimmer Cinematic Percussion Library For Kontakt

Spitfire_HansZimmer_PercussionSpitfire Audio has announce availability of Hans Zimmer Percussion: London Solos — the third virtual instrument installment of Hans Zimmer’s cinematic percussion production for Native Instruments’ Kontakt Player.

According to Spitfire, London Solos is an authentic recreation of the percussion techniques Zimmer has used on his soundtracks Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, Inception, and The Dark Knight.

The library features percussionist Frank Ricotti playing a wide variety of instruments — including bucket, snare, crusher, paper djun, tombek, dohl, darbuca, surdu, and darbucket. Continue reading

Sabroso! – A Mini-Documentary On The Electronic Music Of Colombia

Sabroso! A Road Trip to Colombia’s Caribbean Coast – is a new mini-documentary that takes a look the electronic music scene of Colombia and how the area’s musical heritage has shaped its contemporary music scene – a blend of traditional influences and modern sounds.

The documentary highlights the music and producers featured in its latest Maschine Expansion Pack, Caribbean CurrentContinue reading

Nord Releases Mellotron Master Tapes Sample Library

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Nord has released the Mellotron Master Tapes sample library for Nord Electro 4, Nord Stage 2, Nord Piano 2, Nord Electro 3 and Nord Wave.

The Master Tapes collection offers high-fidelity versions of the classic Mellotron sounds. It also features previously unreleased Mellotron sounds and rare custom sounds, made for Yes, Roxy Music, ‘BSabbath’, Tangerine Dream and others.

It also includes the Rhythms and Fills from the Mellotron MK I and MK II. Continue reading

TC Helicon Intros Voice Jam Studio For iPad

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Today TC Helicon has released Voice Jam Studio, a vocal effects processor and looper for the iPad.

Voice Jam Studio offers 50 vocal effects, a looping studio, recording and MIDI support, Inter-App Audio, AudioCopy, and Audiobus.

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading