Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #201

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #201

In this digest –  Pulse, Boost, MasterTool.

HARD

Dawner Prince Electronics released Pulse – an open cabinet revolving speaker emulator:
https://dawnerprince.com/products/pulse

SOFT

VGTrumpet releases “VG Trumpet Growl WaWa” for Kontakt:
https://vgtrumpet.com/product/vg-trumpet-growl-wawa/
UrsaDSP releases Boost (VST/AU/AAX) – No-clip maximizer with an upward focus:
https://deviousmachines.com/boost/
2getheraudio releases SPACE DUCK – Ducking delay and reverb processor with built-in filters and effects:
https://www.2getheraudio.com/effects/space-duck/
HoRNet releases MasterTool, mastering robot:
https://www.hornetplugins.com/plugins/hornet-mastertool/
ujam launches Virtual Bassist DANDY With Intro Deal:
https://www.ujam.com/dandy/?utm_source=kvr&utm_medium=article&utm_campaign=20200728-news
Sound Magic releases Guqin – Plucked Seven-String Chinese Musical Instrument:
https://neovst.com/product/guqin/
Sound Dust releases Dulcitonium for Kontakt:
https://www.sound-dust.com/dulcitonium

STUDY

How to create a minimal kick/bass pattern in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-create-a-minimal-kickbass-pattern-in-your-daw

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #200

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #200

In this digest – 1440 Stereo, The King 2, Sounds of Mesopotamia.

HARD

Electro-Harmonix announces the 1440 Stereo Looper pedal:
https://www.ehx.com/products/1440-stereo-looper

SOFT

W. A. Production releases “The King 2” Plugin:
https://www.waproduction.com/plugins/view/the-king
Bela D Media releases Paravox X – Ambient Vocal Design for Kontakt:
https://www.beladmedia.com/paravox-x/
Heptode releases Amplosion – Guitar Amp Simulator VST3 Plug-in for Windows:
https://www.heptode.com/amplosion.php
Rast Sound releases Sounds of Mesopotamia:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/sounds-of-mesopotamia/
Tritik releases Irid – Shimmer Reverb Plugin:
https://www.tritik.com/products/Irid/
IK releases T-RackS Space Delay:
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/trspacedelay/?utm_source=forum&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=trspacedelay
SampleScience releases VHS Dreamwaves:
https://www.samplescience.ca/2020/07/vhs-dreamwaves.html

STUDY

The easy way to program a simple synth bass sound:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/the-easy-way-to-program-a-simple-synth-bass-sound

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #199

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #199

In this digest – Flux Echo, ShapeShifter, The Famous E Electric Piano.

HARD

Horizon Devices released Flux Echo delay pedal:
https://horizondevices.com/products/flux-echo

SOFT

Signum Audio releases BUTE Limiter 2:
https://signumaudio.com/bute-limiter
Vienna Symphonic Library releases Synchron Percussion II:
https://www.vsl.co.at/en/Synchron_Series/Synchron_Percussion_II
Orange Tree Samples releases “The Famous E Electric Piano” for Kontakt:
https://www.orangetreesamples.com/products/the-famous-e-electric-piano
Aberrant DSP releases ShapeShifter for Mac & Win VST:
https://aberrantdsp.com/plugins/shapeshifter/
apulSoft releases apUnmask – Uncover Hidden Audio Plugin:
https://apulsoft.ch/apunmask/
IK Multimedia releases AmpliTube Joe Satriani:
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/satriani/?utm_source=forum&utm_medium=kvr&utm_campaign=kvr
Sound Magic releases Cadenza Strings – a full string section virtual instrument with modeling technology:
https://neovst.com/product/cadenza-strings/

STUDY

37 heavyweight bass production tips: recording, programming, arranging, mixing and more:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/37-essential-bass-production-tips-recording-programming-arranging-mixing-and-more

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #198

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #198

In this digest – V4 The Duchess, ElectroNylon, Luminabells.

HARD

Victory amps released V4 The Duchess – pedal guitar amp:
https://www.victoryamps.com/v4-the-duchess-amplifier

SOFT

Soundiron release the new Luminabells 2.0:
https://soundiron.com/products/luminabells
Sampleson releases ElectroNylon – Nylon Electric Piano:
https://sampleson.com/electronylon.html
Sound Magic releases Bamboo Dreams v2.0 – 7 Chinese Woodwind Instruments:
https://neovst.com/product/bamboo-dreams/
Replika Sound releases RSCI03 Muralis Rise & Ping with Audition Player for Kontakt:
http://www.replikasound.co.uk/audition_muralis.html
Vejo-soft releases Aeco A1 Dynamic Processor:
https://www.vejosoft.com/Software/aeco-a1
Sample Logic releases Symphonic AI – Animated Intelligence for Kontakt:
https://www.samplelogic.com/products/symphonic-ai/
PreSonus has upgraded Studio One to 5.0:
https://www.presonus.com/products/studio-one/

STUDY

How to use Logic Pro X’s new step sequencer to make a beat:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-logic-pro-xs-new-step-sequencer-to-make-a-beat

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #197

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #197

In this digest – Z-TONE, Orchid, Viego.

HARD

IK released Z-TONE DI and Z-TONE Buffer Boost:
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/ztonebufferboost/
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/ztonedi/

SOFT

2Rule releases TwoRuleFilter for Windows and macOS:
https://akyuz5.wixsite.com/mysite
Rigid Audio releases Viego for Kontakt:
http://rigid-audio.com/products_viego.html
Audiofier releases Riffendium 6 and Riffendium Bass for Kontakt:
http://www.audiofier.com/riffendium-6/
http://www.audiofier.com/riffendium-bass/
W. A. Production releases “Orchid” – chorus plugin:
https://www.waproduction.com/plugins/view/orchid
Synapse Audio releases Obsession VST/AU/AAX for Mac & Win:
https://www.synapse-audio.com/obsession.html

STUDY

How to use Serum’s effects to boost a bass sound:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-serums-effects-to-boost-a-bass-sound

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #196

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #196

In this digest – 312 mic preamp, Strings Boutique, KH-COMP1.

HARD

API reissue 312 mic preamp:
https://apiaudio.com/product.php?id=158

SOFT

Sound Magic releases Neo Reverb Standard v2.1:
https://neovst.com/product/neo-reverb/
Oblivion Sound Lab releases OSL Side Effects Mid/Side processing plug-in:
https://oblivionsoundlab.com/product/osl-side-effects/
Nova Sound releases “Percussion Caribbean” AU & VST Instrument Plug-In:
https://www.novasoundwav.com/products/nova-drum-unit-percussion-caribbean
Black Rooster Audio releases “KH-COMP1” Signature Plug-in:
https://blackroosteraudio.com/en/products/kh-comp1
Rast Sound releases Strings Boutique for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/strings-boutique/
Eplex7 DSP releases “Glassy hitech darkpsy psycore FX 1” plug-in instrument:
https://eplex7.com/eplex7dsp/glassy-hitech-darkpsy-psycore-fx-1-plug-in-instrument/
iZotope launches Stutter Edit 2 – Collaboration with electronic musician BT:
https://www.izotope.com/en/products/stutter-edit.html

STUDY

How to write a hit: structure – ABABCBB and beyond:
https://www.musicradar.com/tuition/tech/how-to-write-a-hit-structure

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #195

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #195

In this digest – VPB-Bundle, Ignition, C705.

HARD

Josephson microphone C705 now shipping:
http://josephson.com/

SOFT

sonicLAB launches “Fundamental” – Sound Synthesis Tool:
https://www.sonic-lab.com/fundamental/
Fuse Audio Labs releases VPB-Bundle Virtual Pedal Board Bundle:
https://fuseaudiolabs.com/#/pages/product?id=300982337
Nembrini Audio releases Sound Master Custom Tube Guitar Amplifier:
https://www.nembriniaudio.com/products/sound-master-custom-tube-guitar-amplifier
LiquidSonics releases Cinematic Rooms Reverb Audio Plug-in:
https://www.liquidsonics.com/software/cinematic-rooms
Zero-G releases Ignition – Science Fiction Sounds for Kontakt:
https://zero-g.co.uk/products/ignition-science-fiction-sounds
PulseSetter-Sounds releases “Re:Coil” for Omnisphere 2.5:
https://pulsesetter-sounds.com/product/recoil-omnisphere-2-5-soundset/
AudioThing releases Speakers – Microphone and Speaker Simulator Virtual Effect Plugin:
https://www.audiothing.net/effects/speakers/

STUDY

4 inspirational extreme plugin effect pairings:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/4-extra-special-extreme-plugin-effect-pairings

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #194

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #194

In this digest – Logan Desert, Rytmik, Drone.

HARD

KMA Audio Machines reveal the Logan Desert ltd ed Transcend Drive pedal:
https://kma-machines.com/m_logan.html

SOFT

Soundiron releases Hopkin Instrumentarium – Rumba Boxes for Kontakt:
https://soundiron.com/products/hopkin-instrumentarium-rumba-boxes
Softrave releases Waldorf Pulse Fat Bass for  Kontakt:
http://tikov.com/softrave/waldorf-pulse-fat-bass-polyphonic-kontakt-sample-library-instrument/
Cinematique Instruments releases Rytmik for Kontakt:
https://cinematique-instruments.com/pages_instr/inst_rytmik.php
UVI releases Drone:
https://www.uvi.net/drone
Initial Audio releases Boost X Dynamic Saturation for Win & MacOS:
https://initialaudio.com/product/boost-x-dynamic-saturation/
Sound Magic releases “Acoustic Guitar” for Mac & Win VST & AU:
https://neovst.com/product/acoustic-guitar/
Fanan Team releases Boo boom arp 2 – Drum Machine VSTi for Windows:
https://www.fananteampro.com/booboomarp2

STUDY

How to program dancehall drum patterns:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-program-dancehall-drum-patterns

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #193

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #193

In this digest – Ages, Cadenza Solo Strings, Cinematic Piano.

HARD

Walrus Audio released Ages – a Five-State versatile overdrive:
https://www.walrusaudio.com/products/ages-five-state-overdrive?variant=31870355439662

SOFT

VSL releases new Bösendorfer Imperial:
https://www.vsl.co.at/en/Bosendorfer_Imperial
Ample Sound releases Vintage Cherry and Electric Guitars v3.1:
https://www.amplesound.net/en/pro-pd.asp?id=34
SampleScience releases Cinematic Piano:
https://www.samplescience.ca/2020/06/cinematic-piano.html
Soniccouture releases All Saints Organ for Kontakt:
http://www.soniccouture.com/en/products/g67-all-saints-organ/
Raising Jake Studios releases DRP2a Stereo Dynamic Range Processor:
https://www.raisingjakestudios.com/plugins.html
Faded Instruments releases Slimer FM Synth for Mac & Win:
https://fadedinstruments.com/slimer-fm/
Soundmagic released Cadenza Solo Strings:
https://neovst.com/product/cadenza-solo-strings/
The Unfinished releases Omnisphere Colossus IV:
https://www.theunfinished.co.uk/shop/omnisphere-colossus-iv/

STUDY

How to design a multi-layered drum & bass snare sound in Serum:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-design-a-multi-layered-drum-and-bass-snare-in-serum




Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #192

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #192

In this digest – Torpedo Captor X, Drum Replacer, Backbone.

HARD

The Two Notes released Torpedo Captor X – load box and cab sim:
https://www.two-notes.com/torpedo-captorx

SOFT

Steinberg releases Backbone Drum Re-synthesizer:
https://new.steinberg.net/backbone/
Celemony releases Melodyne 5:
https://www.celemony.com/en/melodyne/new-in-melodyne-5
Rigid Audio releases Acoustic Isolation:
http://www.rigid-audio.com/products_acoustic_isolation.html
Sugar Audio releases Sawrizor – All-Round Saw Synthesizer:
http://www.sugaraudio.com/sawrizor-synthesizer/
UVI releases Drum Replacer:
https://www.uvi.net/drum-replacer
112dB releases Mikron Chorus:
https://www.112db.com/plugins/mikron/chorus/
UJAM releases Finisher Voodoo:
https://www.ujam.com/voodoo/

STUDY

Modulation for beginners – get to grips with LFOs, envelopes and more:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/LFOs-and-modulation-for-beginners