Roland Updates SH-101 Plug-Out Software Synth

roland-sh-101-plugoutRoland US has recently announced an update to its SH-101 PLUG-OUT software synth.

Updated Features inVersion 1.01 include:

  • 32-bit AU is supported.
  • [OPTION] button not working in some DAWs is fixed.
  • Activation sometimes not working with Facebook is fixed.

A list of host applications (DAWs) that are compatible with the updated SH-101 PLUG-OUT is available on the Roland US website, and includes Cubase 7.5, Sonar X3, Presonus Studio One 2, Ableton Live 9, and Logic Pro X.

Reason 8 A “Radical Rethinking Of Reason’s Workflow”

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Propellerhead Software today announced Reason 8 – a major new version of its virtual studio and digital audio workstation (DAW).

Reason 8 introduces a completely redesigned user interface and streamlined workflow that Propellerhead says ‘makes it easy to create amazing music, faster than ever.’

“For Reason 8, we’ve taken everything people love about Reason and introduced a streamlined new user interface,” says Propellerhead’s Leo Nathorst-Böös, “that makes it easier for new users to get started, and more fun for seasoned users to work faster.”

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Tera Synth Now Available For iPad

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Tera Synth – a modular virtual analog software synth for iPad – is now available.

Here”s what developer VirSyn has to say about Tera Synth:

Explore new sound spaces with Tera Synth that go beyond the emulation of synthesizer legends. Use the power of analog and digital synthesis combined with new modules for physical modelling. Wireless patching of modules combined with an intelligible modulation routing simplifies the development of new synthesizer designs from scratch. Distortion effect, Delay/Chorus/Phaser and Reverb effects give your sounds the final polishing. Tera Synth gives your music an individual character with its unique fat sound. The well-designed algorithms and the economical modular structure provides you with a comparatively high voice yield. Precise timing with the unique built-in Arpeggiator let you feel the rhythm.

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Creating Cinematic Tracks With Output REV

The developers at Output recently set out to produce an Electro-Cinematic track using various elements of REV, while using all 4 of the its engines.

Gregg, one of the developers at Output, described the process: “[W]e recently made a video on how to make tracks like M83, Clint Mansell, Trent Reznor, etc., where we show the final sound and then the elements that we used to make it. It’s of course filled with REV, but it still shows how we did it and many of the principals work regardless of software.” Continue reading