Retronyms and Akai have submitted an update for iMPC Pro to Apple. iMPC Pro version 1.1 includes several bug and performance fixes, plus adds a sound delete option.
This video offers a sneak preview of the changes in the new version. Continue reading
This two part video series, via sonicstate, offers an in-depth Bitwig Studio review.
In the videos, Nick Batt and Gaz Williams take a look at Bitwig Studio - a new cross-platform DAW (Windows, OS X, Linux). In part 1, above, they review the features of Bitwig Studio. In part 2, below, they take a deeper look at the new DAW: Continue reading
2014 Summer NAMM Show: PreSonus has announced that it is now shipping Notion 5, a major upgrade to its music notation software.
Notion 5 includes a new video window, new effects from PreSonus Studio One, an enhanced chord library, a custom rules editor, and many notation and publishing improvements.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
Steinberg has announced that its installers are not currently compatible with Mac OS X Yosemite, but that they have a workaround in place.
Here are the details: Continue reading
MuTools has introduced MuLab 6 – the latest version of its music production studio for Windows and Mac.
According to MuTools, “MuLab 6.0 features an enhanced look and feel and a rich collection of new and improved features throughout the app that all together seriously increase the creativity, comfort and productivity of MuLab.” Continue reading
PreSonus Capture for iPad is a new 32-track audio recording application that offers up to 24-bit, 96 kHz fidelity.
With Capture for iPad, you can record and save multiple songs on an iPad, and Capture is the only app that provides direct wireless transfer of your recordings to PreSonus Studio One for Mac or Windows (version 2.6.3 or later). Songs and individual tracks can also be copied using iTunes if the iPad is connected to the computer with a USB cable. Continue reading
Image-Line has released a 64-bit version of FL Studio as a free option for new and existing customers.
The new version lets you access up to 512 GB RAM, use 32- and 64-bit plugins and even use FL Studio itself as a VST in other 64-bit plugin hosts. Continue reading
feelyoursound.com has released Sundog Scale Studio for Mac OS X.
The stand-alone software connects to other DAWs and hardware instruments via MIDI and sends note commands to trigger chords and melodies.
Developer Hauke Menges describes the software: “The main focus of Sundog lies on writing harmonic EDM songs from scratch without having to worry about music theory.
He continues, “This is how it works:
- Connect Sundog to your DAW.
- Pick a scale – like C Major or E Minor.
- Sundog will show you a list of chords that can be used on this scale.
- Create a chord progression by clicking and listening.
- Use the internal step sequencer to create melodies or arpeggios on your chords and scale notes.”