Take Creative Vocal Recorder Update Adds New Features & More

propellerhead-take-vocal-recorderPropellerhead has updated Take Creative Vocal Recorder for iOS, adding new features, a tutorial and other fixes.

Here’s what’s new in version 1.1:

Key New Features:

  • Song navigator replaces the scrub bar. It gives you an overview of the recorded spaces. Drag to scrub, or tap directly to jump to a point in time.
  • Redo mode now restores to the last audio change undone.
  • Tutorial walks you through how to use Take. Re-enable viewing it from Take’s settings.
  • Clearer UI for indicating the beginning and end of recordable space.

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Figure Updated With New Drum Kits & Sharing Options

propellerhead-figurePropellerhead has updated Figure – it’s beatmaking app for iOS – adding new drum kits, additional sharing options and more.

Here’s what’s new in Figure 1.6:

  • Share your songs with your friends on Facebook and Twitter
  • Three new drum kits: Sonny, Code and Boom Bap
  • Bug fixes

Figure is available in the App Store for US $.99.

If you’ve used Figure, let us know what you think of it!

Propellerhead Reason 7.1 Brings Workflow Improvements, Rack Extensions v2 & A Free Modulation RE

reason7.1-badge-127Propellerhead today released Reason 7.1 and Reason Essentials 2.1 – an update that adds workflow improvements, support for an updated Rack Extension standard and a free modulation Rack Extension, Synchronous.

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Propellerhead Video Challenge: Create a Song From Scratch

propellerhead-record-softwarePropellerhead Software is holding a contest: they are asking songwriters to submit a video tutorial (via YouTube), no more than 5 minutes in length, showing how you create a song from scratch.

The winner’s video gets featured on the Propellerhead site. Deadline is March 25, 2014.

Rules and more information are at this link.

Mercury 4 Voice Polyphonic Arpeggiator Rack Extension

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Quadelectra has introduced Mercury – a true 4 voice polyphonic arpeggiator for the Reason Rack.

Mercury can be used either in your songs, or for live performances where you want a fast and elegant way to play chord sequences and progressions.

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Snakebite Hybrid Digital Analog Synthesizer Rack Extension

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DLD Technology has introduced Snakebite – a hybrid digital analog synthesizer Rack Extension.

According to the developer, Snakebite is designed to make sounds that aren’t possible using traditional virtual analog (VA) synth designs.

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AudioRealism Intros ReDominator Polyphonic Synth Rack Extension, Inspired By Roland Alpha Juno

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AudioRealism has released ReDominator, a polyphonic synthesizer Rack Extension for Propellerhead Reason.

ReDominator is an emulation of the classic Alpha Juno 1/2 (JU-1/2), a polyphonic DCO (digitally controlled oscillator) based synth from 1986. The JU-1/2 became popular in the early 90′s techno and rave scene particularly by the classic Hoover sound. But beyond those niche sounds there lays a versatile synthesizer that does bass, pads, leads, organs and a lot of other sounds waiting to be discovered.

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