Steinberg VST Connect Pro Lets You Record Via The Internet

vst-connect-proSteinberg has released VST Connect Pro, a remote recording solution for Cubase 7 users.

VST Connect Pro allows you to record in real time through the internet and local area networks. It transmits stereo recordings on the fly, but also records up to 16 high-resolution audio tracks in the background.

To establish a peer-to-peer connection the VST Connect Performer download is freely available on the client side.

Steinberg is also introducing Studio Pass, the free iOS app for VST Connect soon to be available through the App Store on iTunes, letting users dial into the recording session with an iPhone or iPad.

Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading

New App, Cotracks, A ‘Collaborative Music Studio’ For iPad

cotracksFutucraft Oy has introduced Cotracks – a collaborative music studio for teamwork on a single iPad.

With Cotracks you can create multiple layers of loops and phrases, using multiple instruments. Cotracks is designed to maintain your creative flow and to capture your ideas, regardless whether you are flying solo or collaborating with others.

Collaboration is a key focus of Cotracks. Everyone in your session has the ability to play and record at will, without disrupting or being disrupted by the workflow of others. According to the developer, ‘this makes Cotracks the perfect and inspiring tool for brainstorming new ideas within a group’.

Here’s the official intro video for Cotracks: Continue reading

Online Realtime Music Collaboration With Ohm Studio – What Does It Mean?

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Is online, realtime music collaboration going to be a big deal?

That’s the premise of Ohm Studio – a full-featured DAW for Mac & Windows that’s designed for online collaboration.

This video demonstrates a couple of musicians making music together online in Ohm Studio, which is currently in beta testing.

This seems like this could be the seed of something cool. Check it out and let me know what you think!

Digital Musician Intros Online Music Collaboration Plugin

Online music collaboration community Digital Musican has released the Digital Musician Plug-in (DMP), a plug-in that sits in any insert channel of any VST or AU Audio Sequencer/ DAW.

The plugin enables real time, connection of different music production applications, via the Internet. DMP is free for registered users of digitalmusician.net.

“Using the DMP I can be running my Cubase on Windows in my Hamburg studio, collaborating with my guitarist in Los Angeles running her Logic system – all recording in real time in a simple smooth work-flow,” says Digital Musician Chief Technology Officer Charlie Steinberg. “It’s as though we are all in the same studio together.”

“The DMP is a milestone in my vision for musicians to connect, collaborate and produce music together, no matter where they are in the world,” adds Steinberg. Continue reading

Sneak Preview Of Ohm Studio, The Internet DAW

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This is a preview of Ohm Studio – a standalone DAW/sequencer that will allow you to make music collaborations with your friends or musical partners from all the world via the Internet.

This video shows the Ohm Studio prototype and some of its real-time features in action.

If you’re interested in being part of the Ohm Studio beta test, check out the Ohm Studio site.