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.
Just a heads up that our friends at Waves will be hosting a free Mixing and Music Production masterclass webinar with producer/mixer Yoad Nevo on July 26th, 2017.
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.
Here's a nice bit of news for anyone looking to add to their drum library collection. The Loop Loft have just released their first 2 bundles in the PreSonus shop; The Art Of Brushes & Dry Drums.
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.
Courtesy of Dan Cooper from our sister site Pro Tools Expert, check out this video review of the UVX80 - UVI's latest Synth instrument.
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.
PreSonus the maker's of Studio One, have just announced an updated version of the Studio Live Classic 16.0.2 Mixer. Swapping out firewire connectivity for USB 2.0.
Our good friends at Waves have just released a new Chris Lord-Alge series plug-in, made in collaboration with none other than the man himself, called CLA MixDown.
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.
For anyone who's been sitting on the fence as to whether of not to pull the trigger - here's a great opportunity to grab either Studio One, or Notion for 30% off!
Marcus Huyskens demonstrates a work-around on how to import Markers from a Tempo Map into existing Studio One Songs.
Our good friends at Accusonus have been busy updating their amazing Regroover Virtual Instrument plug-in, with added snap2grid functions and a nice summer sale price. Grab it while you can for $149.
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...