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on Jun 20, 2013
Waves has announced Genesis, a bundle of 4 effect plug-ins for live sound.
Waves Genesis is a collection of four must-have plugins for live sound. Perfect for venues of all sizes, Genesis is Native, TDM and SoundGrid® compatible, and covers all your essential processing needs.
Genesis includes the C4 Multiband Compressor for dynamic equalization and tone-shaping; Renaissance DeEsser to control sibilant “ess” and “shh” sounds; Renaissance Reverb for space and atmosphere; and H-Delay to create depth and movement.
Together, these four plugins form the basis of an expandable, forward-thinking performance system that is ready to grow and evolve with you and your needs.
The bundle is available to purchase for $499 USD.
More information: Waves / Genesis
Propellerhead Software has launched Thor for iPad, a synthesizer app based on the flagship synthesizer in Reason.
Thor for iPad puts the mighty Thor synthesizer at your fingertips. Reason’s legendary flagship synth delivers a thunderous sound, god-like sound sculpting capabilities and an innovative, lighting-fast keyboard designed for iPad.
Thor is a synthesis playground, a flexible sonic workhorse, but above all, an expressive musical instrument for the iPad.
On the iPad, Thor comes with a specially designed interface that’s optimized for touch control and the iPad screen.
Thor for iPad features
- Play Reason’s Thor Polysonic Synthesizer on the iPad.
- Load any of the 1000+ expertly crafted synth patches, or create your own from scratch.
- Create your sounds using a palette of multiple oscillator and filter types.
- Play Thor using an expressive touch interface keyboard with aftertouch and strumming.
- Collapse the keyboard to a key and scale of your choice, just like in Figure.
- Move your favourite patches from the iPad to your computer and use them with Thor in Reason.
Thor for iPad is now available to purchase for $14.99 USD / 13.99 EUR.
More information: Propellerhead / Thor for iPad
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, Positive Grid
Posted in news
on Jun 20, 2013
Positive Grid has updated its JamUp guitar and bass multi-fx processor app for iOS to version 2.4.
Turns your iPad or iPhone into a professional grade Guitar and Bass Multi-Effects System.
Offers 60 industry-acclaimed amp models and effects, iTunes Jam player, phrase sampler, tone sharing and more.
Changes in JamUp v2.4
- New Metal Signature Pack – a collaboration with three metal masters – guitarists Jeff Loomis (Nevermore), Ola Englund (Six Feet Under, Feared) and Keith Merrow. Now you can rock Jeff, Ola and Keith’s six signature amp models and six signature guitar pedals right in JamUp—from ultra clean to trash metal; delay, chorus, four-band parametric EQ to distortion and overdrive! All are certified and carefully developed by both the artists and Positive Grid.
- New Bass Pack II: JamUp adds extra juice to fuel your bass engine with all-new historic bass amp models and effects. Includes four new legendary bass amp models and two highly sought-after bass pedals based on *Acoustic® 360, *Orange® AD-200, *Gallien-Krueger® 700RB II, *Fender® Super Bassman, *EBS® OctaBass and HPF Pro.
- New Pitch Shifter: JamUp adds a real-time pitch shifter/harmony effect (via in-app purchase), simply controlled by your expression pedal. Using StompBox or MIDI footswitch with expression pedal , you can turn your JamUp into a real whammy pedal.
- ToneSharing: JamUp offers world’s the first and only cloud based ToneSharing platform. The new redesigned interface (iPad 2 and newer device required) allows you to browse thousand of presets by simply looking at their effects chains and amp settings. With the power of our fast-growing JamUp tone community, now you can explore, like, comment, share and download over 5,000 artists and users presets.
- Live View: Assigning your custom amp setups and effects chains in JamUp is easy and immediate. And now, JamUp adds convenient and elegant “Live View” displays—a fully assignable control interface with an ultra-clear format that gigging guitarists will appreciate, turning JamUp into a truly live friendly multi-effect system.
- Increased Preset Slots: Store up to 128 presets for all your favorite sounds at the touch of a button!
JamUp XT for iOS is a free download at the iTunes App Store. The expansion packs are available as $9.99 USD in-app purchases.
More information: Positive Grid
Electronisounds has announced its Laid Back Chilled Funk MIDI sound library.
This library is not just another construction kits set – this is truly an amazing pallete of lush new sounds, loops, grooves, beats and samples to help you in building your own ORIGINAL music from the ground up! Everything is included for composing finished tracks in many genres – from chillout, trip hop and acid jazz, to slow breaks, big-beats and swaggering soundtracks!
This is a complete audio sample library. There are a total of 100 WAV format melodic loops and 100 MIDI files of those loops. Also included are programmed acoustic and electric drumbeats in WAV and REX2 format, giving you full flexibility over track tempo and beat customization.
To round off this thick collection, also included is an assortment of all-new one shot samples for you to program your own beats, breaks, grooves, melodies and turn-arounds from scratch!
With MIDI, REX2 and one-shot sounds, your options are limitless! ALL samples 24-bit.
The pack is available at Producer Loops for $21.60 USD.
More information: Laid Back Chilled Funk MIDI
The Producers Choice is offering its Industry Standard sample pack free of charge in exchange for a link to its website.
This kit has been used by producers across the world – and is a great addition to any studio!
So – do you want to get a $29 kit for $0?
It’s easy to take us up on this offer – Place a link to our website on your own website or blog and the kit is yours – as a free gift from us to you!
You can a link to us on your blogroll – links section – or write us a blog post including a link back to The Producers Choice – the choice is yours.
More information: Producers Choice / Free Industry Standard Pack
HISS and a ROAR has announced the release of Chains, a new sound effects sample library.
This new library features over 10GB of 24bit 192khz recordings of 32 different chains, ranging from exterior recordings of very heavy, high tensile chains ex fishing boats through to studio performances with chains in various sizes, ages, states of decay and tensile strengths.
Drops and pickups on wood, metal, concrete & carpet are included along with scrapes and moves on each of those surfaces, and rattles and moves with each chain hanging freely. Whether for use as literal sound effects or as elements in more complex design work, check out the new library!
The sample library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $66 USD until June 22nd, 2013 (regular $99 USD).
More information: HISS and a ROAR / Chains