23 Virtual Pianos Compared

This video, by Taipei reader Wiwi Kuan, compares 23 virtual pianos, including the new Keyscape, Ivory II, PianoTeq 5, Yamaha Motif, Roland, EZkeys, Reason Pianos and more. Each demo features Kuan’s performance of Springtime Sundays, so the video highlights the differences between the various virtual pianos. Turn on CC or see the notes below for details on the… Read More 23 Virtual Pianos Compared

Output Releases Substance Bass Engine: ‘A Massive Engine For Big Bottom’

Today Output announced Substance, a “completely new breed of” bass engine. Combining heavily processed electric and acoustic basses, real brass sections, and what Output deems “the dirtiest analog synths, and insane sound design,” Substance is a deeply-produced bass engine. The engine combines three layers of sources and blends them together with layer and global FX,… Read More Output Releases Substance Bass Engine: ‘A Massive Engine For Big Bottom’

Spectrasonics Keyscape Now Available

Spectrasonics has announced that their major new software virtual instrument Keyscape is now available worldwide. Announced one week ago after ten years of development, Keyscape features the largest selection of collector keyboards in the world, including rare and unique keyboards that had never been sampled before. Each of the 36 sought-after keyboards in Keyscape were… Read More Spectrasonics Keyscape Now Available

DrumCore 4 Now Available

Sonoma Wire Works has released DrumCore 4 AAX/VST3/AU Plug-in for Mac and Windows. An upgrade to DrumCore 3 and KitCore 2 plug-in drum instruments, DrumCore 4 now works with most popular 64-bit recording software. It includes 24-bit audio loops, MIDI loops, multi-velocity sampled drum kits, groove browser, song timeline, mixer, effects and more.