MELVILLE, N.Y. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Today, Korg announced their virtual instrument Legacy Collection is finally available in 64-bit. The collection is a complete software recreation of five legendary KORG Synthesizers – the MS-20, Polysix, Mono/Poly, M1 and WAVESTATION – complemented by the included MDE-X Effects Suite, which boasts 19 different effects algorithms. Although previously [...]
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PORTLAND, Ore. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Today, Audinate shared the news that they have updated their Dante Virtual Soundcard software for Windows, with version 3.2.0. According to the company announcement, “The Dante Virtual Soundcard allows your PC or Mac to connect your favorite audio application directly to a Dante audio network. Dante Virtual Soundcard uses [...]
Music Industry Newswire NEWS: Today, Akai Pro has announced updated MPC Software with a “completely redesigned plugin architecture,” now with support for multi-timbral VST and AU plugins, and access to the same plugin across multiple sequences. Also notable is the SP1200 Ring, offering an all-new “Vintage Mode” with a classic SP1200 trick to give you [...]
KV331 Audio updates SynthMaster Virtual Instrument to v188.8.131.52, plus new sound bank from Nori Ubukata
Music Industry Newswire NEWS: The folks at KV331 have recently announced their latest update to SynthMaster 2.5. As the virtual instrument continues to evolve, KV331 has done a remarkable job of quashing bugs while at the same time adding and enhancing features such as stereo panning for stereo SFZ oscillators, and multiple user preset folders. As per usual the major update is free of charge to registered owners.
Audinate updates Dante Controller – New Controller software supports Yamaha HA Remote and Mac OS 10.8
PORTLAND, Ore. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Audinate, the inventors of the award winning, patented, digital media networking solution Dante(TM), are pleased to announce that Dante Controller v184.108.40.206 has been released for both Windows and Mac. This update now supports Yamaha HA Remote mode toggling for supported devices and also supports Mac OS X 10.8 for [...]
WALTHAM, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Announced today by Kurzweil Music Systems, the new Kurzweil KORE 64(TM) ROM option represents a complete expansion and reimagining of the PC3 and PC3K’s sonic potential. Pushing the limits of V.A.S.T. synthesis for both realistic and experimental electronic sounds, KORE 64 adds over 300 new programs, including stunning new [...]
BERLIN, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — SKYLIFE has announced an updated cross platform version of their premier sampling suite, now available for both Mac OSX and for Windows OS. SampleRobot Pro and Multi-X are now upated to version 4.25 with optimized cross-platform support for Mac OS X and Windows 7. Furthermore an updated operation manual [...]
Native Instruments releases TRAKTOR PRO 2.5 – introduces the innovative Remix Decks with 64 Loop Slots
BERLIN, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Today, Native Instruments announced the availability of TRAKTOR PRO 2.5. This latest version introduces the innovative Remix Decks, giving access to a powerful loop suite made up of 64 slots, each able to hold loops, one-shot samples or even tracks. DJs can control up to four Remix Decks at [...]
PARIS, France /Music Industry Newswire/ — Ohm Force this week announced the release of new 64-bit versions of classic plugins such as Ohmicide (multi-band distortion), OhmBoyz (multi-tap delay), Quad Frohmage (filter bank), Predatohm (multi-band distortion), Symptohm (synth), Mobilohm (phaser), Hematohm (frequency shifter), Ohmygod! (comb filter), Frohmage (filter), and Symptohm PE (synth). Additionally, a 10 percent [...]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Haken Audio has announced a new firmware and software update for the Continuum Fingerboard. The new version 5.01 includes additions to the innovative programmable synthesizer in the Continuum Fingerboard, the EaganMatrix. The EaganMatrix design was inspired by classical modular matrix patching synthesizers such as the ARP 2500 and the [...]
BERLIN, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments has announced a free update to GUITAR RIG 5 PRO which provides various new features, fixes and improvements (as you might expect from an update!); now known as version 5.1. This update provides the following new features, fixes and improvements: 1. Mid/Side Splitter: Split the signal into [...]
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Kurzweil Music and American Music and Sound today announced version 2.10 of the operating system (OS) for the PC3 and PC3K line of music keyboards. The upgrade is free to all PC3/K owners through the Kurzweil website. Kurzweil PC3K/PC3 2.10 Feature Highlights for March 2012: ENHANCED LIVE PERFORMANCE [...]
GRENOBLE, France /Music Industry Newswire/ — Arturia this week announced some important updates, including 64-bit support for the CS-80V and Prophet-V virtual instruments, bringing both versions to v2.5. The updates include several bug fixes, as might be expected, and some technical improvements. Additionally, version 1.4 of Spark was released.
Risskov, Denmark /Music Industry Newswire/ — P2 Stays Ahead of the Curve – TC Electronic Releases Free Software Update for P2 Level Pilot. TC’s P2 5-band loudness controller and limiter becomes fully compliant with ITU BS.1770-2, EBU R128, ATSC A/85 and TR-B32.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ — iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, announces the release of Ozone 5 and Ozone 5 Advanced. Ozone 5 is an update to iZotope’s critically acclaimed software mastering suite. Ozone 5 Advanced is a professional mastering suite that expands Ozone’s feature set with individual component plug-ins, [...]
Universal Audio UAD Powered Plug-ins Version 6 adds Enhanced Pro Tools Compatibility and Mac OS X Lion Support
Scotts Valley, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Universal Audio (UA), a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio recording hardware and UAD software, is pleased to announce enhanced Pro Tools compatibility and Mac OS X Lion compatibility with their newest software release, UAD Powered Plug-Ins v6.0. Now available as a free download on the UA website for [...]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — EastWest announced this week the long-awaited update to their PLAY engine, which powers their current line-up of sample-based instruments. Notably the new update, version 3.0.15, released on July 12, offers 64-bit Mac OS support, more voices, and fast-disk mode.
Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released MASCHINE 1.6, a major free update for its acclaimed groove production studio. With the addition of plug-in hosting for instruments and effects, the new version significantly expands the scope and functionality of the system. MASCHINE 1.6 also includes a free download of the new KOMPLETE [...]
Waltham, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Kurzweil Music Systems recently introduced a major system overhaul that adds a number of exciting new features to the LE. Version 2.01 is the latest, following up with further improvements. With the recent system overhaul, the PC3LE now gives users access to the entire VAST synthesis engine, with nearly [...]
Israel /Music Industry Newswire/ — Musicrow updates golden Ensembles to v2.35. All the ensembles are now fully compatible with Reaktor 5.5. The new update for Golden Ensembles also includes a new reaktor ensemble: DigiFreak. DigiFreak is a unique synthesizer that takes the Lo-Fi sound to new extremes! This powerful synthesizer combines digital wave-shaping, special sound [...]
/Music Industry Newswire/ — Korg announced this week that, as of November 17th 2010, the components of all KORG Legacy Collection series will now be offered for sale as individual virtual instruments including: “MS-20″, “Polysix”, “Mono/Poly”, “M1″, “WAVESTATION”, “MDE-X.” Also available is the new “KORG Legacy Collection – Special Bundle”, which is the complete bundle [...]
Champaign, Ill. /Music Industry Newswire – Exclusive/ — Haken Audio has announced a new update to the unique MIDI controller and virtual instrument developed by Lippold Haken. The new v 4.10 firmware adds new features, including a new internal sound model, “Mouth String” (for the models with the built-in sound feature). Specifically, in the new [...]
Pfinztal, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — VirSyn announced today that iVoxel 1.3 is available now. iVoxel is not only an amazingly sounding vocoder for iPhone/iPod and iPad – the unique concept of iVoxel turns this vocoder into a singing machine going far beyond the capabilities of traditional and software vocoders on any platform. iVoxel lets [...]
Miami Beach, Fla. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Safta Consulting has announced the latest update to their Gigastudio/Gigasampler sound file player, G-Player 1.2.4, is now available. For those not familiar with the product, G-Player was created to emulate the Gigastudio sound as close as possible. According to the company, “When other samplers can only improve their [...]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Haken Audio announced today that Version 4.07 firmware is now available for download for Continuum Fingerboards with built-in sounds. This release adds these new internal sounds: Slide Wind, Metal Bar, Pluck Tine, and a Feedback String. According to the creator, Lippold Haken, “These new sounds are all specifically designed [...]
COLUMN: — Open Labs yesterday announced and demonstrated their new software application, a ground up reboot of their Open RiFF, now at version 2.0. This new version of RiFF introduced last year brings a huge number of enhancements for hands-on music making with all Open Labs hardware products, most notably a new built-in sequencer and [...]
MEYLAN, France /Music Industry Newswire/ — Arturia has announced today their latest release version of Brass. Version 2.05 makes this unique and highly regarded software even better, according to the company. The update features various bug fixes and enhancements, as you might expect with a dot revision. Updated: * MIDI control : redesigned to show [...]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Made exclusively for the Roland’s Fantom-G Series Workstations, this FREE “FG Connects Live” download emphasizes the powerful live performance potential of your Fantom-G, adding new patches, live sets, rhythm patterns, and more. FG Connects Live Update Includes: Hundreds of new dance, pop and hip-hop oriented patches; New orchestral [...]
BURBANK, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Originally announced at Musikmesse 2010 where Eric Persing demonstrated some of the new features, Spectrasonics this weekend announced that the latest v1.3 update for Omnisphere and Trilian are now available for download. Notable to these updates is likely enhanced support for some issues with Pro Tools 8 LE on [...]
BERLIN, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released MASCHINE 1.5, a major free update that significantly increases the functionality and creative potential of the acclaimed computer-based music production system. With more classic drum machine features, improved host integration, new sampling functions, an extended sound library, and even more efficient workflow, the 1.5 software [...]
Meylan, France /Music Industry Newswire/ — Version 2.5 of Arturia Analog Factory now includes new interface, MIDI control center, presets finally responds to aftertouch (!), and improved compatibility with Vista/Windows 7. Analog Factory is a powerful, yet extremely easy to use virtual instrument. Loaded with 3500 legendary sounds (instead of 2000 in the first version) [...]
Worcestershire, UK /Music Industry Newswire/ — Camel Audio announces the release of Alchemy version 1.12, which includes 150 free presets and 1.6GB of new samples. This free update comes with new features and bug fixes including playback position indicators, improved Cameleon preset import, enhanced key switching between remix snapshots and numerous other improvements. The new [...]
Adelaide SA /Music Industry Newswire/ — Crysonic today released Version 3.5 of their flagship product Spectralive NXT and is available in Native Mac OSX AU,VST (PPC /Intel Mac) and PC VST formats. Spectralive NXT V3.5 is offering an even greater number of enhanced features with much improved performance and quality including the ability to completely [...]
NAMM 2010 /Music Industry Newswire/ — At the 2010 NAMM show in Anaheim, Spectrasonics announced new v1.2 updates for OmnisphereÂ® and TrilianÂ® – bringing full 64-bit cross-platform support for the complete line of their award-winning virtual instruments. With the new updates, Omnisphere and Trilian will join Stylus RMXÂ® as fully Mac and Windows native 64-bit [...]
NAMM 2010 /Music Industry Newswire/ — Waldorf has announced the latest version of their LARGO virtual instrument, which is built on the legacy of groundbreaking products like the PPG Wave, Waldorf Q, and the more recent Blofeld. Largo V1.5 comes with almost 500 new sounds. Together with the sounds shipping with earlier versions of Largo, [...]
Recklinghausen, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — With TIOS4, the next operating system for the entire Access Virus TI series of synthesizers, your chances to need additional effects are becoming slim. Six meticulously modeled overdrive stomp boxes greatly complement with the existing arsenal of distortion algorithms in the effect section. The new speaker cabinet emulation is [...]
NAMM: Los Angeles /Music Industry Newswire/ — Roland is pleased to announce the V-PianoÂ® Evolution System Program Update, which adds two new stunning Vintage and Vanguard piano models to enhance the sonic possibilities for the groundbreaking V-Piano. Since its release one year ago, the Roland V-Piano has taken the music world by storm. Soaring beyond [...]
COLUMN: — Avid/Digidesign announced this week the latest update to their DAW application, Pro Tools, with a notable update in version 8.03. This new version supports Apple Snow Leopard (OS X), and has a public “beta” for Windows 7 32-bit AND 64-bit support. Also, notably, this new version no longer supports Avid’s oldest hardware interfaces [...]
Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released MASCHINE 1.1, a free software update for its innovative groove production studio. The new version further optimizes the workflow and increases the creative potential of MASCHINE through new MIDI I/O capabilities, support for the REX loop format, enhanced controller interaction, and more. To allow producers [...]
/Music Industry Newswire/ — Wusik Station V5.8.6 Released – Both Full and Demo versions – New Extra Skin. The updater now features 3 skins: New White, Limeflavour and Old Blue. It will show a preview of all 3 skins and ask which one should be the Default skin (it installs all 3 skin files) . [...]
Sweden /Music Industry Newswire/ — Toontrack Music is very pleased to present the most significant update for Superior DrummerÂ® 2 to date. Version 2.2 includes features that radically take users workflow to the next level. The refined controls over the instruments response and creative possibilities provided by the new MIDI nodes feature, as well as [...]
Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments recently released TRAKTOR PRO 1.2, a free software update for the latest generation of its digital DJ products including the DUO and LE versions. The update brings many improvements that make the latest TRAKTOR generation even more powerful and convenient, including extended performance effects, state-of-the-art keylock quality, [...]
COLUMN: Sonic Charge announced this week the update to their nifty “organic” virtual synth, Synplant. Version 1.0.1 fixes some minor things, including Cakewalk Sonar support (a problem I experienced, and which held up my review, which will appear here around Labor Day weekend). According to the company, “The version number is 1.0.1 and it will [...]
Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today introduced the new KONTAKT PLAYER, a free software instrument based on the industry-leading KONTAKT 3 sampler. It provides universal playback functionality for the vast range of available KONTAKT libraries, and is also the basis for a new category of “KONTAKT-Powered” instruments that establishes a unique price-performance [...]
Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released KORE 2.1, a free update for its innovative software workstation. The new version adds a powerful MIDI Control Mode that makes the KORE controller double as a versatile and completely customizable MIDI control surface. With its eight touch-sensitive knobs and practical control layout, the KORE [...]
Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released KONTAKT 3.5, a major free update for its leading software sampler. The new version fully utilizes the capabilities of today’s computer systems to overcome existing performance barriers, and includes many improvements that make KONTAKT even more powerful and convenient. At the heart of KONTAKT 3.5 [...]
Boston, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ â€” Cakewalk, the world’s leading developer of powerful and easy to use products for music creation and recording, today announces a unique promotion, where users who purchase or upgrade to SONAR 8 Producer or SONAR 8 Studio will receive the next paid update to SONAR as a free download when [...]
PFINZTAL, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — VirSyn’s REFLECT – The Algorithmic Reverb updated. Native or Hardware? Version 2.0 of REFLECT comes with a new RealIR Engine using direct convolution of the critical early reflections without compromising the flexibility of the algorithmic reverb tail generation. The resulting density and smoothness rivals those of the most expensive [...]
Haifa, Israel /Music Industry Newswire/ — Musicrow updates Vintage Strings MkIII to version 1.1. The new update includes the following bug fixes: The spring reverb bug was fixed. The chorus noise problem that occurred with some hosts was fixed. Automation problem was fixed. The interface graphic problem with Reaper was fixed. Vintage Strings MkIII is [...]
Sweden /Music Industry Newswire/ — Superior Drummer 2.1.1 is now available from the Software Updates section of all registered Toontrack user accounts. This update contains a number of bug fixes. It is recommended for all users and is essential for full Metal Foundry SDX support. An update to EZplayer Pro was also releases June 9. [...]
Boston, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ â€” Cakewalk, the world’s leading developer of powerful and easy to use products for music creation and recording, today announces Guitar Tracks Pro Version 4 and Guitar Tracks Pro USB, a new version and look-and-feel for the leading software designed for the recording guitarist and singer/songwriter, plus a new, complete [...]
Recklinghausen, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Access Music announced today the OS3 official release for the Virus Ti line of synthesizers. OS3 has been released for the entire Virus TI range of products after some month of public beta testing. The new operating system features many new effects including a tape delay, a phlethora of [...]
Sweden /Music Industry Newswire/ — This major update to Toontrack’s Superior Drummer 2 contains many bug fixes as well as features significantly improving the user experience. It is recommended for all users and is essential for SDX (NY Vol2) support. It can be downloaded immediately from the “software updates” section of the Toontrack site by [...]
Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released TRAKTOR PRO 1.1, a free software update for the latest generation of its digital DJ products. The update brings a new “Advanced Relative Mode” for TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO with many advantages for time-code control, a new high-quality time-stretching algorithm, high-resolution MIDI support, a convenient hardware [...]
High Wycombe, U.K. /Music Industry Newswire/ — When Novation first launched Automap Software Control in 2005, it signalled a fundamental change in the way DAWs and plug-ins could be controlled. NAMM 2009 sees the launch of Automap 3 Pro, the latest incarnation of this intelligent software system. Automap is unique to Novationâ€™s MIDI controllers, and [...]
BERLIN, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released GUITAR RIG 3.2, a free software update for its acclaimed digital guitar studio. The update brings full Windows Vista 64 compatibility to all flavors of GUITAR RIG 3 including its XE and LE versions, and includes 64bit drivers for the RIG KONTROL and SESSION I/O [...]
LONDON, England — FXpansion Audio UK Ltd. has announced an updat to BFD 2, their highly regarded drum sample system. Version 220.127.116.11 is now available, and is “strongly recommended” by the company for all users of BFD2. Improvements include long sample tails choking, out of memory warning dialog popping up x-number of times, and some [...]
MEYLAN, France — New Features in the updated Arturia ANALOG FACTORY 2.21 include: Better management of the key parameters: 4 LCDs now displays the parameter controlled by the â€œKey parameterâ€ knobs. New set of performance parameters: Some new parameters are accessible for each sound, the pitch-bend range, the polyphony number, the polyphony mode (Mono, unison, [...]
PARIS, France — Eiosis updates the EÂ²Transienter to version 1.05. The EÂ²Transienter version 1.05 brings ergonomic and display improvements: Mirror EQ on non attack option is now displayed and can be switched from the main interface. This option allows applying the same EQ on attacks and non-attacks, with an opposite gain. Additional upgrades: Process filtered [...]
Buena Park, Calif. — Â Steinberg North America is pleased to announce a new update to its Nuendo 4 Advanced Audio and Post Production System. Nuendo 4.2 and NEK 4.2 are available now as a download for all registered customers from steinberg.net. “We’re very excited to offer full support for our recently released hardware products, [...]
Hamburg, Germany — Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH is pleased to announce the availability of a new update to its Cubase 4 and Cubase Studio 4 Music Production Systems. New update now available with Advanced Integration with MR816 CSX/X and CC121, 1.6 GB Content, Sequel 2 compatibility and more. The 4.5 update offers many new integrative [...]
Buena Park, Calif. — Steinberg North America today announced the shipping of Sequel 2, a new version of Steinberg’s successful music creation and live performance software. Sequel 2 introduces new features, including a hardware Controller Learn mode, Track Freeze, a virtual keyboard, Track Icons and many more. “This new release builds on the successful launch [...]
BUENA PARK, Calif. — Yamaha Corporation of America has released new drivers and firmware updates for their GO46 Mobile FireWire Audio Interface, MOTIF XS Synthesizer Workstation, and n Series FireWire Digital Mixing Studios.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Korg is pleased to announce the release of system version 1.3 for Korg’s flagship OASYS synthesizer, delivering the next level of the sound-creating and performance potential of this acclaimed instrument. In addition to new features and enhancements, version 1.3 includes a new version of KARMA (2.1), and makes available two more optional expansions: the MOD-7 Waveshaping VPM Synthesizer, and the EXs-3 Brass & Woodwinds Expansion sample library.
GRENOBLE, France — Arturia announced today that they will soon publish a major upgrade to Analog Factory, to be called Analog Factory 2.0, and which will be free to curreny registered users. Most notable is inclusion of Jupiter-8V presets and nearly twice the sound “patches.”
LONDON, U.K. — Version 1.5 of GURU, FXpansion’s creative beat box workstation, has over 50 new features and an additional 3GB of exclusive, original audio content covering styles such as hip hop, grime, tech house, and electronica.
GERMANY — Access Music Electronics GmbH has announced a new update for users of the Access Virus TI line of keyboards. The new version features RTAS for Digidesign Pro Tools M-Powerered, LE and TDM users as well as optimisations for Imageline FL Studio 7 and Ableton Live.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Native Instruments has just released TRAKTOR SCRATCH 1.1, a free update for its new high-performance digital DJ system. The update includes additional functionality and a wide range of further refinements to various areas of the software, resulting in increased creative potential and optimized handling of the system.
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