Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #232

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #232

In this digest –  Aviator Cub, Clockworks Bundle, Nameless Grand.

HARD

Quilter Amplification released Aviator Cub combo:
https://www.quilterlabs.com/index.php/product/aviator-cub/

SOFT

Soundiron releases Elektronik 25 for Kontakt:
https://soundiron.com/products/elektronik-25
United Plugins releases QuickBass by Instant Audio – Bass Guitar Mixing Plugin:
https://unitedplugins.com/QuickBass/
G-Sonique releases Correct Key/Scale plug-in instrument and melody helper for MacOS & Windows VST & AU:
https://www.g-sonique.com/correctkey-scale-musickey-vst-au-plugin-assistant.html
Muletone Audio releases “Upright Piano” for Kontakt:
https://muletoneaudio.com/upright-piano/
Eventide releases Clockworks Bundle:
https://www.eventideaudio.com/products/plugins/clockworks-bundle/clockworks-bundle
Sound Magic releases Nameless Grand:
https://neovst.com/product/nameless-grand/
Toontrack releases Gospel EZX for EZdrummer 2 and Superior Drummer 3:
https://www.toontrack.com/product/gospel-ezx/

STUDY

Remove harshness from a mix using EQ and de-essing:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-use-a-de-esser-plugin-and-EQ-to-remove-harshness

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #230

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #230

In this digest – iRig Pre 2, Biggifier by Aden, Autoharp 3.

HARD

IK Multimedia released iRig Pre 2:
https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irigpre2/

SOFT

SKnote releases DualR – High-Gain Guitar Amplifier and Cabinet Modeller Plug-in:
https://www.sknoteaudio.com/wp/index.php/2021/02/15/dualr-high-gain-guitar-amplifier-and-cabinet-modeller/
Pulsar Audio releases Pulsar 1178 – Emulated FET Compressor:
https://pulsar.audio/comp-1178
Cinematique Instruments releases Autoharp 3 for Kontakt:
https://www.cinematique-instruments.com/pages_instr/inst_autoharp3.php
W. A. Production releases “Biggifier by Aden” Plugin:
https://www.waproduction.com/plugins/view/biggifier
GSi releases EQuity – 6-band visual equalizer with spectrum analyzer:
https://www.kvraudio.com/product/equity-by-gsi
Majetone releases ‘The Yard’ for Kontakt:
https://www.majetone.com/shop/p/the-yard

STUDY

How to vary your beats with MIDI probability in Ableton Live 11:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-vary-your-beats-with-midi-probability-in-ableton-live-11

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #229

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #229

In this digest – A131 & A133, Electronic Edge EZX, Klerhaim N1.

HARD

Audix A131 & A133 now available:
https://audixusa.com/product-categories/instrument-microphones/

SOFT

beatassist.eu releases MeeGuita – plugin synth inspired by the electric guitar sound:
https://www.beatassist.eu/meeguita.htm
Syntheway releases Stepattern – Step Sequencer Synthesizer:
https://syntheway.com/Stepattern-Step-Sequencer.htm
Toontrack releases Electronic Edge EZX:
https://www.toontrack.com/product/electronic-edge-ezx/
Eplex7 releases Klerhaim N1 – Analog Synthesizer Plugin for Windows:
https://eplex7.com/klerhaim-n1-analog-vst-plugin-synthesizer/
United Plugins releases Orbitron by JMG Sound:
https://unitedplugins.com/Orbitron/
PechenegFX releases AutoTremWah VST3:
http://pechenegfx.org/plugins/autotremwah-filter-modulation-by-lfo-and-input-signal/
Toontrack releases Electronic Beats MIDI pack:
https://www.toontrack.com/product/electronic-beats-midi/

STUDY

10 bassline house production tips and tricks:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/bassline-house-production-tips

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #228

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #228

In this digest – Flavours, 8-Bit Synth, Cinematic Atmosphere.

HARD

Tierra released Flavours – In-line preamps:
https://tierra.audio/flavours-preamps/

SOFT

UVI release 8-Bit Synth – Authentic sounds of vintage game systems:
https://www.uvi.net/8bit-synth
VSL releases Bösendorfer 280VC concert grand:
https://www.vsl.co.at/en/Bosendorfer_280VC
Cherry Audio releases Polymode Synthesizer Plugin:
https://cherryaudio.com/instruments/polymode-synthesizer
AudioThing releases Alborosie Dub Station Plug-in:
https://www.audiothing.net/effects/alborosie-dub-station/?AVGAFFILIATE=3305&__c=1
Wavelet Audio releases Trailer Box for Kontakt:
https://wavelet-audio.com/trailer-box/
Nembrini Audio releases Quinta Pitch Machine pitch shifter:
https://www.nembriniaudio.com/products/quinta-pitch-machine
Frozen Plain and Glitchedtones release Cinematic Atmosphere Toolkit:
https://frozenplain.com/product/cinematic-atmosphere-toolkit/

STUDY

Major and minor triad chord charts-root positions and inversions on a piano or MIDI keyboard:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/major-and-minor-triad-chord-charts-root-positions-and-inversions-on-a-piano-or-midi-keyboard

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #226

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #226

In this digest – Booster and Phaser, PX Memories, Tyrolean Harp.

HARD

Ibanez expands its Mini pedal range with a new Booster and Phaser:
https://www.ibanez.com/eu/products/detail/phmini_01.html

SOFT

UVI release PX Memories – new instrument based on the LAMM Analog Synthesizer:
https://www.uvi.net/px-memories
Sonimus releases SonEQ 2 RC1:
https://sonimus.com/products/soneq2
VGTrumpet releases “VG Tenor Saxophone Jazz & Subtone” for Kontakt:
https://vgtrumpet.com/product/vg-tenor-sax/
weyrerTon releases Tyrolean Harp – Kontakt Library of a Wooden Harp:
https://www.weyrerton.com/tyrolean-harp-kontakt-library
G-Sonique releases “EDM / Bigroom Ammunition” Plug-in instrument:
https://www.g-sonique.com/edm-bigroom-ammunition-vst-au-audiounit-plugin.html
sonicLAB releases Cosmosf M31 and MBot:
http://www.sonic-lab.com/cosmosfm31/

STUDY

40 basic music theory terms you need to know:
https://www.musicradar.com/tuition/tech/40-basic-music-theory-terms-explained

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #223

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #223

In this digest –  Memphis vibrato, Spaced Out, Arcane Delay.

HARD

Crazy Tubes Circuits has released new stompbox , the Memphis vibrato:
https://crazytubecircuits.com/memphis

SOFT

Vejo – soft releases Arcane Delay VST 3 Plugin for Windows:
https://vejosoft.com/Software/arcane-delay
BABY Audio releases Spaced Out:
https://babyaud.io/spaced-out-plugin
KINDZAudio releases DDKick – flexible kick drum synthesizer with twist:
https://kindza.net/?p=377
Sampletrip releases RP-86 – Resynthesized Digital Piano for Kontakt:
https://www.kvraudio.com/product/rp-86-by-sampletrip
Tek’it Audio releases “DubSiren 2” Siren Synthesizer Plug-in:
https://tekit-audio.com/products/instruments/dubsiren/
Cobber Media releases free Music Box DLX sample library for Kontakt:
http://www.cobbermedia.com/product/music-box-dlx/

STUDY

12 quick and dirty music theory tips you can use today:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/quick-and-dirty-music-theory-tips-you-can-use

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #222

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #222

In this digest – Hell Horse, 2B Shaped, Vocal Limiter.

HARD

Haunted Labs and Dirty Haggard Audio released Hell Horse Fuzz/Delay:
https://www.hauntedlabs.com/listing/haunted-labs-hell-horse-fuzz-delay/37731570

SOFT

W. A. Production releases “Vocal Limiter”:
https://www.waproduction.com/plugins/view/vocal-limiter
Orchestra Tools releases Berlin Symphonic Strings:
https://www.orchestraltools.com/store/collections/berlin-symphonic-strings
Sonica Instruments release Sanshin Virtuoso Japanese Series for Kontakt:
https://www.sonica.jp/instruments/index.php/en/products/sanshin
Crumar releases Performer – software replica of the famous string machine from 1979:
https://www.crumar.it/
2B Played Music releases 2B Shaped:
https://2bplayed.com/product/2b-shaped/
Majetone releases ‘Truck Drums’ for Kontakt:
https://www.majetone.com/shop/p/2k4nnjdooinrs1r5zv6zmorl9ya9cz

STUDY

10 tell-tale signs of an amateur mix (and how to make yours sound pro):
https://www.musicradar.com/tuition/tech/10-tell-tale-signs-of-an-amateur-mix-make-yours-pro

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #221

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #221

In this digest – Animalizzer, Blues Blues, VPRE-31A.

HARD

Tone Electronix released Animalizzer – multi-drive and fuzz pedal:
https://txpedals.weebly.com/

SOFT

NUGEN Audio releases Paragon – Convolution Reverb Plug-in:
https://nugenaudio.com/paragon/?src=parala_ad_kvr_ftnws
Fanan team releases Majoris – synth based arranger organ:
https://www.fananteampro.com/majoris
Rast Sound releases ‘Blues Blues’ for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/blues-blues/
MeldaProduction releases MDrumReplacer:
https://www.meldaproduction.com/MDrumReplacer
Fuse Audio Labs releases VPRE-31A Vintage Germanium Preamp Emulation:
https://fuseaudiolabs.com/#/pages/product?id=300998431
Klevgränd releases Pipa – Expressive Vocal Synthesizer:
https://klevgrand.se/products/pipa

STUDY

Guitar skills – learn 7 jazzy extended chords and use them in our lesson:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/guitar-skills-learn-7-jazzy-extended-chords-and-use-them-in-our-lesson

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #219

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #219

In this digest – Eddy, Ritual Vocals, Wildebeat.

HARD

Electro-Harmonix unveils Eddy – chorus / vibrato pedal:
https://www.ehx.com/products/eddy

SOFT

Rast Sound releases ‘Ritual Vocals’ for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/ceremonial-vocals/
Ample Sound releases Ample China Zheng:
https://www.amplesound.net/en/pro-pd.asp?id=35
Rigid Audio releases Angus Wavetable-Based Synth for Kontakt:
https://www.kvraudio.com/product/angus-by-rigid-audio
Man Makes Noise releases “Wildebeat” Natural Raw and Designed Found Sound Drums and Percussion for Kontakt:
https://www.manmakesnoise.com/wildebeat
DDMF releases Comprezzore for Mac & Win VST, AU & AAX:
https://ddmf.eu/comprezzore/
TBProAudio releases gEQ12 v4.0:
https://www.tb-software.com/TBProAudio/geq12V4.html
Tom Wolfe releases Premier Collection – Cinematic Synth Toolkit for Omnisphere, Pigments and Zebra:
https://www.tomwolfe.co.uk/product/premier-collection/?utm_source=KVR&utm_medium=KVR-News&utm_campaign=premier-launch

STUDY

10 essential EQ and dynamics processing tips:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/10-essential-eq-and-dynamics-processing-tips

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #218

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #218

In this digest – WURHM HM-2, Kickforge, Brain Intelligent Synth.

HARD

KMA Machines reveals limited edition WURHM HM-2 tribute distortion pedal:
https://kma-machines.com/

SOFT

2getheraudio releases OpZilla – FM Synthesizer VST, AU, AAX Plug-in for Mac & Win:
https://www.2getheraudio.com/instruments/opzilla/
Soundiron releases Musique Box 2.0 for Kontakt:
https://soundiron.com/products/the-musique-box
Boz Digital Labs releases El Clapo Handclap Generator for Mac & Win VST, AU & AAX:
https://www.bozdigitallabs.com/el-clapo-launch-sale/
Drumforge releases Kickforge Virtual Instrument Plugin – VST, AU & AAX:
https://drumforge.com/products/kickforge
Karoryfer releases “Torgbe” Male Choir:
https://shop.karoryfer.com/torgbe
Thenatan releases “Brain Intelligent Synth” for Mac & PC:
https://www.thenatan.store/p/brain-intelligent-synth-vst/

STUDY

How to program a great ‘real’ or synth bassline in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-program-a-great-real-or-synth-bassline-in-your-daw