Arturia Pigments 2 – Limited Offer from €49
Arturia have just updated their brilliant soft-synth Pigments to version 2. New features include a new sample engine, synth mode, sequencer and filter & delay. Check out Nu-Trix The Synth Guy‘s brilliant review here: For a limited period, Arturia are offering it at a 50% discount of €99 but owners of any other Arturia product
Ascension VST Synth Stuck In Demo Mode – Solved
A while back, I purchased the Ascension synth from Plugin Boutique. It’s listed there as a W.A Production product but the licensing is done via Cubic Audio and I’ve seen elsewhere that it’s a DanceMidiSamples.com product so I’m not sure! I had an initial play with it in demo mode but came back to it
Native Instruments Holiday Gifts 2019 – RAUM Reverb Free
Native Instruments have another great giveaway this year. Not only are they giving away a new reverb plugin, RAUM, you also get a 25,00€ voucher to spend in store. The voucher code is HOHOHOLIDAYS and must be redeemed by 31st December. RAUM can “do everything from abstract echoes to spacetime-bending ambience in one swift move.
SynthMaster Player Free Until November 1st
KV331 Audio are offering their entry level synth, SynthMaster Player, free of charge for a limited period. Usually $29, you can grab it for nothing until 1st November 2019. SynthMaster Player is a simplied version of SynthMaster with limited editing capabilities. It is targeted towards users who prefer to use presets rather than designing their
Updates This Week: Reason 11 and Ultra Analog VA-3
A quick update this week, I’ve been busy messing with 2 fantastic new upgrades; namely Reason 11 and Ultra Analog VA-3. Propellerheads are now Reason Studios and Reason is now on version 11. The main feature I was interested in was being able to use the Reason Rack as a standalone Plug-In in my main
VST Instruments Not Opening In Cubase – Obvious, Not So Obvious Fix!
Last week I was testing a new VST in Cubase. I’d opened it, had a quick scan through the presets and instantly found a great sound to work with. After a few tweaks, I thought, “Ok, lets build on this with some drums…” I added Maschine 2 on a new track and clicked the button
Save 50% On Native Instruments Upgrades – Summer of Sound 2019 Sale
Until June 30th 2019, NI users can save 50% on all upgrades and updates. The offer includes all Komplete bundles and upgradable instruments as well as Traktor Pro 3 updates. There are also some cracking hardware/software combo deals. Full details at the Native Instruments Summer of Sound 2019 page.
Loopmasters end relationship with Splice Sounds after 4 successful years
Loopmasters and the 40+ exclusive labels that they represent have left Splice Sounds on 9th May. Matt Pelling, founder and owner of Loopmasters, thanked Splice for their collaboration and said: “Ever since the launch of Splice Sounds over four years ago, we have enjoyed an excellent working relationship together. Now it’s time for us –
Celebrate 30 Years Of Cubase With Huge Discounts
My love affair with Cubase began with an early version on an Atari ST with a cheap 4 part multi-timbral Casio keyboard and a Casio CZ101 synth. The ability to have all 5 sounds playing in sync with midi data recorded and playing back to the devices blew my mind. I had an actual recording
Wave Alchemy – Revolution Drums – Kontakt Instrument
One of my favourite electronic drums VSTis is the brilliant Revolution by Wave Alchemy. This runs in Kontakt 5+ (Free Player or Full version) and is an emulation of 14 classic electronic drum machines. As well as the standard Roland 606, 808 and 909 etc, you get the Linndrum, Drumtraks, Drumulator, OB-DX and more besides!