Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #213

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #213

In this digest – Belle Mini Overdrive, Aura, Scenic Vibrations.

HARD

Audient released EVO 8:
https://evo.audio/products/evo-8/overview/
Wampler released The Plexi-Drive and Belle Mini Overdrive:
https://www.thomann.de/gb/wampler_belle_overdrive.htm

SOFT

NUGEN Audio releases Paragon – Convolution Reverb Plug-in:
https://nugenaudio.com/paragon/?src=parala_ad_kvr_ftnws
Fuse Audio Labs releases Flywheel Reel-To-Reel Tape Emulation:
https://fuseaudiolabs.com/#/pages/product?id=300989942
Vir2 Instruments announces Aura:
https://www.vir2.com/instruments/aura-atmospheric-drone-builder/
FrozenPlain release Scenic Vibrations – VST/AU synth for tension, atmosphere and horror:
https://frozenplain.com/product/scenic-vibrations/
Empirical Labs releases Big FrEQ 1.0:
http://www.empiricallabs.com/big-freq/
Voxengo releases Teote – Automatic Spectral Balancer Plugin:
https://www.voxengo.com/product/teote/
D16 Group releases Spacerek Virtual Space Reverb Plug-in:
https://d16.pl/spacerek

STUDY

How to make a lo-fi dictaphone recording and use it in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-make-a-lo-fi-dictaphone-recording-and-use-it-in-your-daw




Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #212

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #212

In this digest – Orba, Make Me Scream, Bright Trumpet.

HARD

Artiphon releases Orba – Palm-Sized Touch and Motion-Sensitive Synth, Looper, and MIDI Controller:
https://artiphon.com/pages/orba-by-artiphon

SOFT

Nembrini Audio releases Cali Dual Three Channels Guitar Amplifier:
https://www.nembriniaudio.com/products/cali-dual-three-channel-guitar-amplifier
Tonsturm releases Windmaschine – Wind Design Instrument:
https://tonsturm.com/software/windmaschine/
Xhun Audio releases ShineVerb Creative Reverb Processor:
https://www.xhun-audio.com/site/xhun.php?page=shineverb
Cmusic Production releases Bright Trumpet for Kontakt:
https://www.cmusic.pro/product-cat/bright/bright-trumpet/
Sampleson releases Klavee – Rare Czech Electric Piano Plugin:
https://sampleson.com/klavee.html
W. A. Production releases “Make Me Scream” – Saturation Plugin:
https://www.waproduction.com/plugins/view/make-me-scream
KINDZAudio releases MentalV 2.0:
https://kindza.net/?p=266

STUDY

10 ways for electronic music producers to create better arrangements:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/10-ways-for-electronic-music-producers-to-create-better-arrangements

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #211

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #211

In this digest – pedal 3 Series, TriceraChorus, Neoverb.

HARD

JHS pedals launch pedal 3 Series:
https://www.jhspedals.info/3-series-chorus
Sequential reintroduces the Prophet 5:
https://www.sequential.com/product/prophet-5/

SOFT

iZotope releases Neoverb – Intelligent Reverb Plug-in:
https://www.izotope.com/en/shop/neoverb.html
Eventide releases TriceraChorus Classic-Inspired Chorus Effect:
https://www.eventideaudio.com/products/effects/chorus-plugin/tricerachorus
Native Instruments releases Komplete 13 including Guitar Rig 6 Pro, Cremona Quartet, Maschine 2.12:
https://www.native-instruments.com/en/specials/komplete/komplete-13/?sscid=a1k4_7cuy4
Rhythmic Robot return with new instruments – RoadRacer for Kontakt:
https://www.rhythmicrobot.com/product/roadracer-electronic-piano-kontakt-instrument
Cherry Audio releases DCO-106 Virtual Polyphonic Synthesizer – VST, AU & AAX:
https://cherryaudio.com/instruments/dco-106
Thenatan releases Underwater FX Plugin:
https://www.thenatan.store/p/underwater-fx-plugin/

STUDY

10 ways to add width and depth to your mixes in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/10-ways-to-add-width-and-depth-to-your-mixes-in-your-daw

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #210

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #210

In this digest – TF11, Motif, Fundamental Bass.

HARD

Telefunken TF11 mic announced:
https://www.telefunken-elektroakustik.com/microphones/tf11

SOFT

Ample Sound releases AMR Finger library:
https://www.amplesound.net/en/pro-pd.asp?id=18
W. A. Production releases “Fundamental Bass” Plugin:
https://www.waproduction.com/plugins/view/fundamental-bass
Rast Sound releases “Motif” Music Generator for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/motif/
Wavelet Audio releases Ashen Scoring Cello for Kontakt:
https://wavelet-audio.com/ashen-scoring-cello/
Soundiron releases Breaker 2.0 for Kontakt:
https://soundiron.com/products/breaker
Samples From Mars releases “Modular Drum Loops From Mars”:
https://samplesfrommars.com/products/modular-drum-loops-from-mars

STUDY

10 ways to get better vocal recordings in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/10-ways-to-get-better-vocal-recordings-in-your-daw

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #209

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #209

In this digest – GPA-100, Nu Compressor, Chaos.

HARD

Harley Benton released GPA-100 – a solid-state power amp:
https://harleybenton.com/product/gpa-100/

SOFT

Replika Sound releases RSSD03 Dark Bass for Kontakt:
http://www.replikasound.co.uk/rssd03_dark_bass.html
ProSoundz releases “Chaos Kontakt Library”:
https://prosoundz.com/chaos-kontakt-library
A.O.M. releases Nu Compressor:
https://aom-factory.jp/products/nu-compressor/
beatassist.eu releases Akkord – Chordal VST synth for Windows:
https://www.beatassist.eu/
STL Tones and Ignite Amps release STL Ignite – AmpHub Guitar Platform:
https://www.stltones.com/products/stl-amphub
Nils Schneider releases free Nils’ K1v Kawai K1 emulation for macOS and Linux:
https://www.nilsschneider.de/wp/nils-k1v/

STUDY

10 ways to write better melodies and harmonies in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/10-ways-to-write-better-melodies-and-harmonies-in-your-daw

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #208

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #208

In this digest – Blackhole, Cello Ibrida, Classic Rock EBX.

HARD
Eventide releases Blackhole Reverb Pedal:
https://www.eventideaudio.com/products/stompboxes/reverb-pedal/blackhole-pedal

SOFT

IK releases MixBox – Virtual Channel Strip Plug-in With 70 Effects:
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/mixbox/?utm_source=forum&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=mixbox
Toontrack releases “Classic Rock EBX” for EZbass:
https://www.toontrack.com/product/classic-rock-ebx/
Soundiron releases “Hopkin Instrumentarium – Miago Trod” for Kontakt:
https://soundiron.com/products/hopkin-instrumentarium-miago-trod
LetiMix releases GainMatch – Tool for Quick Level Matching:
https://letimix.com/products/gainmatch
Riot Audio releases Digital Analog Clouds – Hybrid Morphing Pads for Kontakt:
https://riotaudio.com/product/digital-analog-clouds/
PulseSetter-Sounds releases “Cello Ibrida” for Kontakt:
https://pulsesetter-sounds.com/product/cello-ibrida/
Rast Sound releases Slavic Vocals for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/slavic-vocals/

STUDY

10 questions you need to ask yourself before you set up a home studio:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/10-questions-you-need-to-ask-yourself-before-you-set-up-a-home-studio

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #207

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #207

In this digest – FRFR, Legacy of Rock, Bioscape.

HARD

Harley Benton released new modeller-friendly FRFR active guitar cab:
https://www.thomann.de/de/harley_benton_g212a_fr_active_cabinet.htm

SOFT

iZotope releases RX 8:
https://www.izotope.com/en/products/rx.html
Untited Plugins introduces Transmutator:
https://unitedplugins.com/Transmutator/
Sub51 releases Partial Structures for Kontakt:
https://www.sub51.co.uk/product-page/partial-structures-ni-kontakt
Luftrum releases Bioscape – Found Sound Cinematics for Kontakt:
https://www.luftrum.com/bioscape/
Dark Silence Sound Design releases “Dark Tongue Drum LE”:
https://www.darksilencesounddesign.com/dark-tongue-drum-le
Toontrack releases “Legacy of Rock” – SDX Expansion for Superior Drummer:
https://www.toontrack.com/product/legacy-of-rock-sdx/
Eventide releases “Generate” – Polysynth plugin:
https://www.eventideaudio.com/products/third-party-plug-ins/chaotic-synth/generate

STUDY

10 simple sound design tricks to try in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/10-simple-sound-design-tricks-to-try-in-your-daw

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #206

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #206

In this digest – El Guapo, Guitar Strum, Optored.

HARD

Jackson Audio released El Guapo:
https://jackson.audio/products/elguapo

SOFT

Nembrini Audio releases BST100 V2 Super Overdrive Guitar Amplifier:
https://www.nembriniaudio.com/products/bst100-v2-super-overdrive-guitar-amplifier
Splash Sound releases Guitar Strum library for Kontakt:
https://www.splashsound.org/guitarstrum.html
Native Instruments announces Komplete 13 with Guitar Rig 6 Pro:
https://www.native-instruments.com/en/products/komplete/guitar/guitar-rig-6-pro/?sscid=91k4_27iex
Tone Empire releases Optored – Optical Compressor Plugin:
https://tone-empire.com/shop/optored/
Full Bucket Music releases Fury-800 v2.0.1:
https://www.fullbucket.de/music/fury800.html
Sound Magic releases China Qin Trio:
https://neovst.com/product/china-qin-trio/

STUDY

How to make polyrhythms using two drum machines:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-make-polyrhythms-using-two-drum-machines

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #205

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #205

In this digest – Microtubes B7K Ultra, Hype, Kimba.

HARD

Darkglass Electronics released Microtubes B7K Ultra:
https://www.darkglass.com/

SOFT

Soundiron releases Voice of Wind – Kimba for Kontakt:
https://soundiron.com/products/voice-of-wind-kimba
Syntheway releases Spherator FM – Frequency Modulation Synthesizer:
https://syntheway.com/Spherator-FM.htm
ujam releases Beatmaker Hype:
https://www.ujam.com/hype/
Quiet Art releases Defaulter v2 with LKFS option:
https://quietart.co.nz/defaulter/
Hypersamples releases Stratos for Kontakt:
https://www.hypersamples.com/products/stratos

STUDY

How to keep your remix in key:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-keep-your-remix-in-key

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #204

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #204

In this digest – Naga Viper, Fretless, Hybrid Harp.

HARD

Catalinbread released Naga Viper Treble Booster:
https://catalinbread.com/index.php?category=all

SOFT

Toontrack releases EZkeys Hybrid Harp:
https://www.toontrack.com/product/ezkeys-hybrid-harp/
Krotos releases “Simple Concept”:
https://www.krotosaudio.com/simple-concept/
Rast Sound releases Fretless for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/fretless/
Sound Magic releases Yangqin – Chinese Hammered Dulcimer:
https://neovst.com/product/yangqin/
Exonic UK releases MegaHertz – High Resolution Semi-Modular Synthesizer for Mac & Win:
https://www.exonicuk.com/product-page/megahertz-1
W. A. Production releases “Mutant Bundle”:
https://www.waproduction.com/bundles/view/mutant-bundle
Puremagnetik releases Parsec | 3D Perception Creature:
https://puremagnetik.com/products/3d-perception-creature-with-binaural-panning

STUDY

How to program MIDI drums that sound like they were played by a real drummer:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-program-drums-that-sound-like-they-were-played-by-a-real-drummer