In collaboration with artist and sound designer Daniel Stawczyk a.k.a. Status, Applied Acoustics Systems has released their Synbiosis sound bank for the Chromaphone 2 synthesizer and AAS Player plug-ins. Synbiosis is sound designer Daniel Stawczyk’s fifth volume in AAS’ Sound Bank Series and his first one for Chromaphone. This 130-preset collection includes arpeggiators, basses, bells,… Read More AAS Releases Synbiosis Sound Bank for Chromaphone 2
At The NAMM Show 2015: Applied Acoustics Systems has announced the upcoming release of Strum Acoustic GS-2, a new version of its award-wining Strum Acoustic GS-1 guitar track production plug-in. Strum Acoustic GS-2 will ship with a streamlined interface, a new equalizer and compressor module, a new multi-effect processor as well as native 64-bit operation… Read More Applied Acoustics Systems – Strum Acoustic GS-2
2015 NAMM Show Preview: Akai Professional today introduced a new line of control keyboards, the Advance Keyboard series, that’s designed to provide deep integration with virtual instruments. Available in 25-, 49-, and 61-key sizes, the Advance 25, Advance 49, and Advance 61 let you load, play and control your virtual instrument plugins directly from their… Read More Akai Professional Intros Advance Keyboard Series
Berlin-based audio software developer Eisenberg Audio has released a new software synthesizer, Vier. If you remember high school German class, you’ll recall that Vier means four, and Eisenberg’s Vier emulates the Doepfer MS-404, the monophonic analog synthesizer from the 1990s. The Doepfer MS-404 was a single rack device. Vier combines four independent rack modules in… Read More Eisenberg Audio Releases Vier, Emulates Doepfer MS-404
Moog Music has announced a big update to their Minitaur Editor: “The Minitaur Editor has been rebuilt from the ground up and is now available free to all registered Minitaur owners. In addition to the new standalone editor – VST, AU, RTAS, and AAX plugin compatibility have been added for improved DAW integration. Every feature on… Read More Moog Releases New Minitaur Editor, Adds DAW Integration
Following the recent launch of Avid Pro Tools 11, AIR Music Technology has released an updated and expanded AIR Instrument Expansion Pack. The new Instrument Expansion Pack offers compatibility with the latest Pro Tools AAX format, and includes two of AIR’s latest virtual instruments, Loom and Vacuum Pro, at no additional cost. The AIR Instrument… Read More AIR Updates Instrument Expansion Pack With Pro Tools 11, AAX Support
iZotope has announced that Nectar 2, the next version of their vocal processing plug-in, will be released next month (October 2013). With Nectar 2, users can add character to tracks with modeled plate reverb, harmonic saturation, and new creative effects. Stay in tune, remove distracting breaths without the need for audio editing, transform a single… Read More iZotope Announces Nectar 2 Vocal Processing Plug-in
SONiVOX has released the updated version of their percussion instrument, Big Bang Universal Drums 2.0, their ‘flagship drum instrument’. New features in Big Bang Universal Drums 2.0 include an integrated patch browser, new content, 64-bit VST and AU support, 15 GB of drum sounds; 16 kits and over 400 patches.