iZotope have teamed with Black Octopus, creators of sounds for music production, to release Modern Grooves, a new expansion pack for BreakTweaker, iZotope’s drum sculpting and beat sequencing plug-in.
The expansion includes more than 300 sounds with 40 presets: modern, clean and crisp sounds “with a dash of retro throwback,” all “designed to have a timeless feel” and work well with a wide range of material. Continue reading →
AIR Music Technology has introduced the Advance Music Production Suite, a comprehensive collection of virtual instruments, effects, sample packs, and production resources pre-loaded on a 500GB hard drive.
A collaborative effort involving over a dozen developers, this wide-ranging collection offers > $5,000.00 worth of professional-grade music software, samples, and subscriptions to DAW users.
The Advance Music Production Suite features over two dozen virtual instruments, more than 15 effect plug-in processors, and over 15 sample packs, enabling musicians to compose, produce, mix, and master music with their DAW of choice. Continue reading →
Audio technology company iZotope has released its eighth sound library for Iris, its award-winning software synth built on spectral selection technology.
The new Iris library, called Resonant, features a “fresh palette” of playable, acoustically-inspired patches built around bell, glockenspiel, kalimba and vibraphone-like samples. Along with more traditional musical instruments, Resonant also boasts unusual sounds based on cans, tubes and lampshades. Resonant has pitched percussion sources made of a wide variety of materials, including metal, wood, and plastic.
The 2014 NAMM Show was another great year for the event – the weather was fantastic, there were tons of new synths and interesting gear introduced and we got to see a lot of people passionate about synths and electronic music.
Here’s our pick of the best new gear that was either introduced at the show this year or that made its NAMM debut this year: Continue reading →
iZotope recently announced its new digital guide, Audio Repair with RX 3: Tools, Tips, and Techniques. The free reference guide, available in the iTunes store and through iZotope’s website, provides information for audio editors repairing or restoring audio.
Audio Repair with RX 3 outlines common audio problems in recordings, and covers the fundamental concepts of audio repair, with tips from professionals for salvaging previously unusable audio.
iZotope has released Classic Textures, a new expansion pack for Trash 2, their “audio mangling” plug-in.
Showcasing the softer side of Trash, Classic Textures is a collection of more subtle presets, including over 30 new impulses, ranging from dark vinyl to classroom projectors to crackling fires, along with 70 new presets to “coat your mixes” in everything from 80′s synth grit to warm wax to earthy, retro moods.
Classic Textures is the second of two expansion packs for Trash 2, following the experimental Edge Expansion. Learn more about the Trash 2 expansion packs on the iZotope site.
Pricing and Availability
The Trash 2 plug-in is now available for a special price of $149 (usually $249/ 195 EUR MSRP) through June 26, 2013.
Trash 2: Classic Textures is available for $29/ 25 EUR MSRP.