Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #237

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #237

In this digest – UltraTap Pedal, Things – Tilt, Pianoforte.

HARD

Eventide releases UltraTap Pedal – Multiverse of Tone:
https://www.eventideaudio.com/products/stompboxes/tap-delay-pedal/ultratap-pedal
Klark Teknik releases – DN100 DIBox:
https://www.klarkteknik.com/klarkteknik/product?modelCode=P0E3F

SOFT

MusicLab releases RealEight 5.0:
https://www.musiclab.com/products/realeight/info.html
Fuse Audio Labs releases Dozer-Drive Dual Drivology Pedal:
https://fuseaudiolabs.com/#/pages/product?id=301007283
AudioThing releases “Things – Tilt” – Tilt EQ Plugin:
https://www.audiothing.net/effects/things-tilt/?AVGAFFILIATE=3305&__c=1
Versilian Studios releases Musicmakers Vol. 1 for Kontakt:
https://vis.versilstudios.com/musicmakers-1.html
Soundiron release Vintage Keys – Jewel Empire II for Kontakt:
https://www.kvraudio.com/product/jewel-empire-ii-by-soundiron
Klevgränd releases Slammer – Drum Instrument Plug-in:
https://klevgrand.se/products/slammer
Audio Brewers releases Pianoforte for Kontakt:
https://www.kvraudio.com/product/pianoforte-by-audio-brewers

STUDY

Music theory you can use – how to find the right chords for a melody:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/the-easy-guide-to-music-theory-how-to-find-the-right-chords-to-fit-a-melody

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #236

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #236

In this digest – UltraLite-mk5, Epic Percussion 3, Zebra Spiegel.

HARD

MOTU released  5th-generation UltraLite-mk5:
http://motu.com/products/gen5/ultralite-mk5

SOFT

2MGT/Metamusic Generative Tools has released EVOX, an Experimental Soundscape Synthesizer:
https://2mgt.st8.ru/EVOX.html
Momo releases Novation Peak and Summit Editor – VST, AU and Standalone:
https://peak-summit-editor.jimdofree.com/
Splash Sound releases Epic Percussion 3 library for Kontakt:
https://splashsound.org/epicpercussion3.html
Igor Vasiliev releases BeatCutter – Rhythm slicing and recombining app for iOS:
https://apps.apple.com/app/beatcutter/id1536114453
The Very Loud Indeed Co. releases Zebra Spiegel and Zebra + HZ Spiegel:
https://www.veryloudindeed.com/products/zebra-spiegel
Xhun Audio releases FilterCult – Analogue Modeled Transistor Ladder Filter:
https://www.xhun-audio.com/site/xhun.php?page=filtercult

STUDY

Upcycle’ a drum loop in your DAW and turn it into something new:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-upcycle-a-drum-loop-in-your-daw-and-turn-it-into-something-new

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #234

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #234

In this digest – P-47 SS, Litbit, Things – Motor.

HARD

Peluso have just released a new microphone P-47 SS:
https://www.pelusomicrophonelab.com/microphones/P-47SS.html

SOFT

MusicLab releases RealRick 5.0:
https://www.musiclab.com/products/realrick/info.html
Cherry Audio releases “Eight Voice” Synthesizer:
https://cherryaudio.com/instruments/eight-voice
Xhun Audio announces FilterCult Analogue Modeled Filter:
https://www.xhun-audio.com/site/xhun.php?page=products
AudioThing releases “Things – Motor” – Morphing Rotor Effect:
https://www.audiothing.net/effects/things-motor/?AVGAFFILIATE=3305&__c=1
Syntheway releases Saxophus – soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone for Windows and macOS:
https://syntheway.com/Saxophus-Soprano-Alto-Tenor-Baritone-Saxophone.htm
Audio Nebula releases Aurora FM v1.0:
http://www.audionebula.ca/
Faded Instruments releases Litbit – Breathing Bit Crushing for Win VST / Mac AU:
https://fadedinstruments.com/litbit/

STUDY

Songwriting basics – how to turn a 4-bar loop into a complete track:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/songwriting-basics-how-to-turn-a-4-bar-loop-into-a-complete-track

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #233

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #233

In this digest –  Ultrawave, Gospel EBX, Terracotta.

HARD

Source Audio releases Ultrawave Multiband Processor pedals:
http://www.sourceaudio.net/

SOFT

Steinberg releases WaveLab Cast for Podcasting and Social Media:
https://new.steinberg.net/wavelab/cast/
Toontrack releases Gospel EBX for EZbass:
https://www.toontrack.com/product/gospel-ebx/
Nembrini Audio releases Voice DC30 Custom Valve Guitar Amplifier:
https://www.nembriniaudio.com/products/voice-dc30-guitar-amplifier
Bremmers Audio Design releases MultitrackStudio 10:
https://www.multitrackstudio.com/
FrozenPlain release Terracotta: Mirage – Vibrant Tonal-Percussion VST/AU:
https://frozenplain.com/product/terracotta-mirage/
Rast Sound releases Calm PRO for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/calm-pro/

STUDY

What’s the difference between MPE and MIDI 2.0?
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/whats-the-difference-between-mpe-and-midi-20

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 #231

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #231

In this digest – Raw Dawg, Mini Saron, Balkan Vocals.

HARD

MXR released Raw Dawg overdrive pedal:
https://www.guitarworld.com/news/eric-gales-partners-with-mxr-for-signature-raw-dawg-overdrive-pedal

SOFT

Soundiron releases Mini Saron for Kontakt:
https://soundiron.com/products/mini-saron
denise releases Dragon Fire – Compressor Plug-in:
https://www.denise.io/store/denise/DragonFire
Soniccouture releases Orchestral Chimes Collection for Kontakt:
https://www.soniccouture.com/en/products/26-percussion/g71-orchestral-chimes-collection/
Majetone releases ‘Kensal Drums’ for Kontakt & One Shot Samples:
https://www.majetone.com/shop/p/kensal-drums
Rast Sound releases Balkan Vocals v2.0 for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/balkan-vocals/
ujam releases “Beatmaker Nemesis”:
https://www.ujam.com/nemesis/
Signum Audio releases BUTE Loudness Suite 2 Metering & Limiting Toolkit:
https://signumaudio.com/bute-loudness-suite

STUDY

Get more from your drum machine – 9 key techniques:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/drum-machine-tips

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 #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 #227

Hard, Soft and Music Industry Digest #227

In this digest – RO-140, Premium Stompboxes, Brass Boutique.

HARD

Universal Audio announces new line of Premium Stompboxes:
https://www.uaudio.com/uafx/effects-pedals.html

SOFT

Black Rooster Audio releases RO-140 – Vintage Plate Reverb:
https://blackroosteraudio.com/en/landing/ro-140
Synchro Arts releases VocAlign Ultra:
https://www.synchroarts.com/products/vocalign-ultra/overview?utm_source=KvR&utm_medium=news&utm_campaign=ultra-launch-2021
Spitfire Audio releases Contemporary Drama Toolkit for Kontakt:
https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/contemporary-drama-toolkit/
Rast Sound releases ‘Brass Boutique’ for Kontakt:
https://rastsound.com/downloads/brass-boutique/
Plugin Alliance releases Lindell Audio 50 Series:
https://www.plugin-alliance.com/en/products/lindell_50_series.html
MAAT releases thEQblue v3.0 with FiDef Digital Audio Process:
https://www.maat.digital/theqblue/

STUDY

How to make a chord progression fit a melody in your DAW:
https://www.musicradar.com/how-to/how-to-make-a-chord-progression-fit-a-melody-in-your-daw

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