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.

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NUGEN Audio Updates Visualizer Audio Analysis Suite

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NUGEN Audio today announced version 2 of Visualizer, the company’s audio analysis suite.

Ideal for music mixing and mastering as well as audio post-production, Visualizer provides comprehensive audio analysis for recording, mixing, and mastering in a single tool, that is now available as a plug-in or a stand-alone version.

Visualizer features numerous user interface enhancements in response to customer input, and is now available in a version supporting Avid Pro Tools HDX as well as a stand-alone configuration. Continue reading

iZotope Releases Ozone 6 Mastering Platform

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iZotope, Inc. has launched the latest version of its mastering software, Ozone. 

According to the company, ‘Ozone 6 features the largest user-interface overhaul in iZotope history’. The update emphasizes usability and making it easy for users to experiment, so the mastering process can be used creatively. Continue reading

MIDI Over Bluetooth With Yosemite, iOS 8 & Ableton Live

When major system upgrades are released – like the recent OS X and iOS updates – many musicians like to wait a few months before upgrading, to avoid compatibility issues.

And then there’s guys like Colin Swinney of The Sound Test Room, who’s exploring the new MIDI over Bluetooth available with OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.

In the video above, he demonstrates using Ableton Live to wirelessly (over Bluetooth LE) sequence Caramel running on his iPad.

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Crystalline ‘Eno Effect’ Updated With Ducking, BPM Sync Delays & New MIDI Options

crystallineHolderness Media has released a major update to its Crystalline Shimmer Effects Processor, adding Ducking, BPM sync delays, MIDI clock sync, Bluetooth MIDI and more.

Crystalline creates ‘shimmer’ effects, similar to those used on classic Brian Eno/Daniel Lanois productions.

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Vandelay multiband echo device For iOS & Mac

Klevgränd Produktion has introduced Vandelay – a new audio effect, for iOS and Mac, that offers three separate delays in as many frequency regions.

Each delay has an LFO that modulates the pitch of the audio stream. Together with tempo based delay times and feedback control, you can create a rich sound from almost any source.  Continue reading