Spitfire Audio launches Trinz – Colours PST sample library

Spitfire Audio has announced the release of Colours PST by Trinz, a collection of tempo-mapped loops created from multi-layered guitar, keys, synths, sax performances, split into stems across a color-mapped keyboard. The pack also includes drum loops and kits, deep sub-basses, old-school wavey synth pads, melodic instruments and visceral textures...
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Guitar World Magazine

Dream Theater's John Myung teams up with Ashdown for new signature Double Drive pedal

Just last year, John Myung teamed up with Ernie Ball to unveil a signature bass guitar, the spec'd-to-the-hills Bongo 6. Now, the Dream Theater low-end ranger has himself his first signature pedal, the John Myung Double Drive. A collaboration between Myung and Ashdown Engineering, the Double Drive features two individual...
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Get 72% OFF Signum Audio’s Bute Limiter 2 @ VSTBuzz

VSTBuzz has launched a new deal on Bute Limiter 2 by Signum Audio. With this offer, you can get the plugin for just €19, instead of the usual €69 (a whopping 72% discount)!. This is a limited-time deal that only lasts till November 4th, so get your hands on it...

Fisher Style FL Studio Template – Change (Tech House)

Fisher Style FL Studio Template – Change (Tech House) A Professional grade Tech House Fl Studio Template, inspired by Fisher, a great producer recognized worldwide, with many hit songs we all enjoy. Recreating his Music Producing Techniques. This template song is more focused on big drops, build-ups, horns, many synths, and automations, with much to learn about transitions, song structure, and much more.

Top 4 DAWs for Afrobeat Music Production: Music Tech 💻

With the rise in popularity of Afrobeat Music, Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) for Afrobeat music production, have also increased in demand. There are many DAWs available today to choose from, but those who are dedicated to Afrobeat music production deserve the best of the best. This short article will outline...

Waves Complete Plugins v13 [WIN & macOS]

Native M1 Compatibility with ARM Silicon computers. See full list of supported DAWs. Compatibility for all DAWs providing Windows 11 support. Scheps Omni Channel, Abbey Road RS124 and Kaleidoscopes now with ultra-sharp HiDPI GUIs. New: ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENTS. Ongoing improvements, bug fixes, and additional updates. See full list of updates. Release...
Sonic State

Spitfire Audio Branches Out Into Drill Music

Trinz Colours PST is designed for creating drill, grime or hip hop tracks 21/10/21. Spitfire Audio has released a new library that they say is the first release from a brand new creative division within Spitfire Audio - Quality Music Freak (QMF). They tell us that Trinz Colours PST offers fresh sounds, loops and textures from the heart of the UK drill scene. Here's the details direct from Spitfire Audio....

What Equipment Is Necessary for Building a Home Studio?

To sign up for our daily email newsletter, CLICK HERE. Building your own recording studio at home is no easy feat. It requires a lot of work, from planning the design to going over the pieces of equipment you’ll need to get things going. You can visit the website of Groove Box Studios to find out how to navigate the ins and outs of setting up a home studio.

F9 Origins Beats Classic House Beats KONTAKT

Are you looking to inject the boom, crunch, crack, and power of the legendary SP1200, 909, 707, 727 808, MPC3000, and friends into your contemporary productions?. This exceptional retro-edged pack was designed to bring home the sound and mojo of these beyond-classic machines ( and more ) alongside the programming and feel of classic house music.

Soniccouture Toy Pianos v1.0 KONTAKT

DDR Toy Piano: Found at Berlin’s Mauerpark fleamarket, it has a wonderfully clanky, bell like tone with very loud, distinctive key-off sounds as the keys disengage. It was recorded with a spaced stereo pair of vintage Neumann mics. Grand Toy Piano: The Kawai 1106 Mini Grand Piano has 25 keys...

Sound On Sound UK – November 2021 PDF

Sound On Sound is the world’s best recording technology magazine, packed full of in-depth, independent product tests, including music software, studio hardware, keyboards and live sound (PA) gear. Every issue also includes SOS’s unique step-by-step tutorial and technique columns on all the leading DAW programs, as well as insightful interviews with leading producers, engineers and musicians.

Science Fiction for November 2021

Every month provides new and exciting Fantasy and Science fiction, even November. Nnedi Okorafor provides a strange future Nigeria where the creation of many windmills, Noor (hard from DAW) has created an unlivable area filled with deathly winds. Anwuli Okwudili because of birth devects, has become a cyborg. Attacked by strangers for being different, she kills her attackers and flees toward the desolate area. There she meets Fulani herdsman named DNA whose people had all been killed. He was being hunted because he defended himself. Together the two of them have to fight drones and somehow survive the impossible. Recommended.
Attack Magazine

Ambient Sound Design With Moog Grandmother And Ableton Live

The Moog Grandmother is surprisingly flexible for a two-oscillator monosynth. We use a Dark Series edition Grandmother to create a Boards Of Canada-style ambient track in Ableton Live. We don’t often think of monosynths as being flexible. They’re great for bass and leads and the occasional whooshy effect but for...

What Do I Need For A Home Studio?

Having a home recording studio is something that is now becoming quite common among music producers, artists, and even hobbyists. The thing about the modern recording studio today is that it really doesn't take much to start producing music. Recording professional music from the comfort of your home is now...

What’s next in music tech? Midemlab names 20 finalists

Global music industry conference Midem has named the 20 finalists in this year’s Midemlab music tech startup competition. Winners will be announced during this year’s free Midem Digital Edition being held November 16-19. OUR PICKS: Nominees Ristband, Enjoy, and LAIFE led the list of promising music tech startups that we’re...

How to Record Using Your DAW's Flanger and Phaser Plug-Ins

Hello and welcome to another Dojo. This time I'll discuss the differences between phasing and flanging and offer some advice on how better to use these effects in your recording and mixes. First, what is flanging? Flanging gets its name from the glory days of tape machines. More specifically, the...

How to choose a DAW that works for you?

It takes a lot of time and effort to the high-quality processing of any music track, so the sound director is assisted by an arsenal of instruments combined in a digital audio workstation (DAW for short). Today we will try to figure out the choice of DAW for successful online music mixing and mastering at home so that the final result is no worse than that of a real pro!