After months of planning, and building the new site - our newest sister site 'Synth Expert' is now live! As with all the expert sites, this one will aim to hit a specific audience, that being all the Synth users out there - both hardware and software.
So we happened to stumble across this cool little quiz from the good folks over at Accusonus. It's pretty simple, basically you listen to some Kick drum samples, and choose the Drum Machine that you think was used to create it..
Check out this nice free sample pack from our friends over at Wave Alchemy - the makers of the amazing Revolution instrument for Kontakt. In addition to including the raw samples, they've also included some pre-mapped drum kits for popular formats including Kontakt & Battery.
You may have caught an article on the new iZotope Elements Bundle that was just recently released. For those of you that didn't catch it - Essentially, for anyone looking to venture into the iZotope product range, this is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door at a pretty affordable price. Check out these 2 videos to see the Elements bundle in action on some podcast dialogue.
In this 4th & final instalment of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus Huyskens uses Waves Smack Attack to alter the sustain in a Bass Guitar track in order to bring up the detail in the decay to sit more evenly in a mix.
For anyone who's been waiting to pull the trigger on a VocAlign Pro licence, the good folks over at Synchro Arts have made it even easier to make the purchase. From now until July 31. 2017 - Save 30% on VocALign Pro licenses, rentals and upgrades from VocALign Project.
In this 3rd instalment of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates how Waves Smack Attack can be used to enhance the sound of a strummed Acoustic Rhythm Guitar track, in order to bring out transient high end detail that sits well in the mix.
In this 2nd instalment of a free video tutorial series, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates using Waves Smack Attack to reduce the attack, and increase the sustain in a set of room mics, in order to add more ambience to a set of drum tracks, without overly increasing their volume.
Our good friends at iZotope have released the iZotope Elements Bundle. Essentially, for anyone looking to venture into the iZotope product range, this is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door. They've bundled 3 different products together and sweetened the deal with an introductory sale price of $149 USD - (Reg $199 USD).
There are many cases where we may find ourselves asking - do we really need another "insert any plug-in type here" but when it comes to dynamic EQ's, the more the merrier in my opinion. Having said that - the good people at Sonnox have just released the Oxford Dynamic EQ plug-in!
In this 1st installment of a free video tutorial series, Marcus Huyskens demonstrates using Waves Smack Attack to adjust the attack and sustain of a kick drum track in order to have it fit the mix better.
Check out this cool little plug-in, The Punch By Audio Assault - FREE until July 10th! There's not much info on this other than it's a transient shaping tool, but one things for certain, the price is right...