Reveal Sound updates Spire synth plugin to v1.0.19 + Version 1.1 coming in May

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Reveal Sound has released version 1.0.19 of Spire, a synthesizer instrument plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Reveal Sound Spire

Spire is a software polyphonic synthesizer that combines powerful sound engine modulation and flexible architecture, a graphical interface provides unparalleled usability. Spire is the embodiment of the best opportunities, both software and hardware synthesizers.

Changes in Spire v1.0.19

  • Add: Release AAX version for Avid Pro Tools 11 Win.
  • Fixed: AAX crash issues.
  • Fixed: Improve stability.
  • Fixed: Improve GUI performance and fix issues.

Spire for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX) is available for purchase for $189 USD/139 EUR incl. VAT.

Furthermore, Reveal Sound has announced the upcoming version 1.1 on its Facebook page.

Reveal Sound Spire 1.1

During last year we have worked on new version of Spire and we are pleased to announce Spire 1.1 which will be available on May 2015.

Spire v1.1 features

  • Major Core features:
    • New SSE optimized DSP engine with less CPU usage.
    • Memory optimization. Unused sections are no longer consume RAM.
    • Add Modulation Buses, Sources and Targets.
  • GUI Improvements
    • Design Upgrade.
    • 150%, 200% Scale modes.
    • Pitch and Mod Wheels.
    • Five Extra Mod Knobs (Macroses).
    • Global Pitch Shift.
    • Microtuning section.
    • Shift buttons in Arp.

Spire 1.1 will be available for Windows and Mac in VST/AU/AAX formats.

Reveal Sound has also announced some long-term plans, including:

  • Extended preset browser.
  • Custom wave loading.
  • Granular sampler OSC mode.
  • Vowel OSC mode.
  • New reverberator’s types.
  • New shaper’s types.
  • Filter with Drive Parameter.

Development of the RE format for Reason will also continue.

More information: Reveal Sound

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Producertech releases Remixing Techniques in Ableton Live by Rob Jones

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Producertech has introduced Remixing Techniques in Ableton Live by Rob Jones, a new video tutorial on remixing in Ableton Live.

Producertech Remixing Techniques in Ableton Live

From Producertech Course Director Rob Jones comes this comprehensive course, which will take you through the whole process of creating a Remix in Ableton Live. It begins with the initial importing of stems and ends with detailed editing of the arrangement, showing how the individual elements of the original folk track are skilfully combined into evolving Deep House.

In the two hours of movies, Rob covers all manner of techniques and remixing concepts, including working out the tempo and key signature, creating catchy basslines and hooks, sampling and resequencing parts, mixing and automating, making epic breakdowns and satisfying drops, and much more.

Accompanying the lessons is a download pack that contains over 50MB of bonus samples, as well as the Live set from the course. All of the lessons and downloads are available immediately after purchase and ready for streaming 24/7/365.

The video tutorial is available from Loopmasters for £22.95 GBP.

More information: Producertech / Remixing Techniques in Ableton Live

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Push Button Bang releases Deep Futurist

Push Button Bang has launched Deep Futurist, a soundset for the Massive synthesizer instrument.

Push Button Bang Deep Futurist

Take a trip to the deep side of Massive with “Deep Futurist”, the perfect pack to fuel your sonic excursions into ambient & abstract forms of house, garage, chill out and cinematic electronica.

This rich and elegant sound palette features 100 lovingly crafted massive presets, providing a broad sonic landscape of cutting edge tones, futuristic chill modulations, and new twists on classic genre sounds.

You’ll find evolving ambiances, warm analogue style keys, subtle cinematic sequences, old and nu-school bass, mysterious plucks, groove modulations, huge leads, wide, beautiful pads and much more.

Deep Futurist for Massive is available for purchase for £14.95 GBP. An Ableton Live pack is also available.

More information: Push Button Bang / Deep Futurist

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Niche Audio releases Planet 808 sample pack

Niche Audio has released Planet 808, a sampled, edited, and processed TR808 expansion pack that has been deeply processed for Maschine 2 and Ableton Live.

Niche Audio Planet 808

Planet 808 is much more than a drum sample pack. This is a modern, punchy sound set using very high quality processed and non processed TR808 sounds expertly sculpted in to highly inspiring Maschine and Ableton Live kits.

Ultimately this pack screams character and authenticity. Its a collection of producer ready 808 kits and sounds which which will become a go to valuable asset in the library of any producer fro years to come.

The pack is available for purchase for £24.95 GBP.

More information: Niche Audio / Planet 808

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ADSR releases Future/Deep House for NI Massive

ADSR Sounds has launched Future/Deep House, a soundset by Echo Sound Works featuring 115 presets for the Massive synthesizer from Native Instruments.

Echo Sound Works Future/Deep House

Future/Deep House from the top selling ADSR label Echo Sound Works is back with a new pack to kick off 2015.

Loaded with 115 professional sounding presets for NI Massive, creating Deep House or Future House has never been easier.

It’s not just a soundset for NI Massive, it comes loaded with a lot of bonus products so it’s your one stop shop for your next Deep or Future House production.

Future/Deep House features

  • 115 Massive Presets, all 8 Macros active (except for FX and Drum patches)
  • Includes 56 Bass Presets, 11 CHRD Presets, 9 Drum Presets, 3 FX Presets, 10 Key Presets, 10 Leads, 5 Pads, 6 Plucks, 5 Synth Presets.
  • 175 WAV Drum Samples/Loops.
  • 35 MIDI Files Royalty Free.
  • 3 Custom Kontakt Pianos for Deep House Genres.
  • 1 Logic Template to from the demo for learning purposes.

The soundset is on sale for $15 USD (regular $20 USD).

More information: ADSR Sounds / Future/Deep House

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