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 #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 #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

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 #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 #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