Feelyoursound updates Sundog Scale Studio MIDI composition software to v1.4.0

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Feelyoursound has released version 1.4.0 of its Sundog Scale Studio MIDI composition software for Windows and Mac.

Sundog is a specialized MIDI sequencer that helps to create harmonious songs faster by providing quick access to scale notes, chords, and chord progressions.

Changes in Sundog Scale Studio v1.4.0

  • Work as MIDI Clock slave.
  • Sequencer: Up to 24 notes up or down instead of 9.
  • Octave +1, +2, -1, -2 (right click: go down).
  • MIDI Panic button: Press “P”.
  • Tighter MIDI clock for MIDI master mode.
  • Accessibility-Fix (create file core/accessibility.txt).
  • Mute instruments in instrument selector panel without changing the current instrument (click on the playback indicator dot to mute an instrument).
  • Chords View: Show “chord column number” in chord progression bar.
  • Chords View: Underline inversions and other chords that share exactly the same notes as the current chord.
  • Copy and Paste: Input sequences, chords, chord progressions, melodic patterns.
  • Edit menu with actions like “Set all patterns to triplets”.
  • Clear chord in Chords View with keypress: Delete (Windows) or backspace (Mac OS X).
  • Triplet support.

Sundog Scale Studio for Windows and Mac is available for purchase for $39 USD / 29 EUR.

More information: Feelyoursound / Sundog Scale Studio

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FeelYourSound updates Sundog Scale Studio MIDI composition software to v1.3.0

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FeelYourSound has announced version 1.3.0 of Sundog Scale Studio, a MIDI composition software for Windows and Mac.

Sundog Scale Studio

Get rid of writer’s block once and for all. Experiment with new scales, harmonies, and melodies easily.

Use Sundog to play around with chords and basenotes like a breeze. Go from calm, smooth, chill out styles to energetic upbeat tunes in a matter of seconds. Promised.

Changes in Sundog Scale Studio v1.3.0

  • Velocity for instruments and steps.
  • Select instruments by their GM names.
  • Select fixed notes by their GM drum names.
  • Easier value selection by clicking.
  • Songs with upto 16 bars.
  • Change basenote and scale in Chords View.
  • Change basenote and scale in Jam View.
  • Remove already played notes by holding down the right mouse button during recording-playback.
  • Step numbers above pattern steps.
  • Songs load faster.
  • Ask before Exit (you can turn this off in the settings).
  • Replay from current position in Chords View (Ctrl + Play, or right mouse click on position-field).
  • Better polyphonic note support.
  • Patterns with upto 64 steps.
  • Faster MIDI drag and drop.

Sundog Scale Studio is available for Windows and Mac OS X, priced at $39 USD/29 EUR.

More information: FeelYourSound / Sundog Scale Studio

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PreSonus releases Progression 3 composing software

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PreSonus has announced it is shipping Progression 3, a major upgrade to its popular composing software for guitar, bass, and drums.

PreSonus Progression 3

This new version makes it easier than ever to write your ideas quickly and includes an enhanced chord library, new effects from PreSonus Studio One®, a Capo feature, and many notation and publishing improvements. Progression and its sibling product Notion are the only composing and notation applications that let you create and edit with, and exchange files between, Mac, Windows, and iPad.

This is the first update since Progression joined the PreSonus family, and it shows. The user interface has been redesigned to more resemble Studio One and other PreSonus software, and Progression 3 adds PreSonus Native Effects™ Limiter, Compressor, and EQ plug-ins.

New in Progression 3

  • PreSonus plug-ins: Includes three PreSonus Native Effects™ plug-ins from Studio One®: Limiter, Compressor, EQ.
  • Notation and tab: Many notation and tablature improvements make Progression the fastest and easiest composition software on the planet, including new enharmonic spelling tool, cross-staff notation, layout improvements, and new shortcut sets. There’s a new Capo feature, too!.
  • Chords: An enhanced chord library provides more library chords, user created chords, and Recent Chord Recall.
  • Look and feel: The user interface has been redesigned to be more consistent with PreSonus’ award-winning Studio One DAW.
  • International localization: Available in English (U.S. and UK), French, German, Japanese, and Latin American Spanish.
  • Display: Mac Retina display and Windows 8 touchscreen optimization.

Progression 3 has an expected MAP/street price of $49 USD.

More information: PreSonus / Progression 3

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Feelyoursound updates Sundog Scale Studio to v1.2.0

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Feelyoursound has released version 1.2.0 of Sundog Scale Studio, which features better chord progression support for the MIDI composition software for Windows and Mac.

Feelyoursound Sundog Scale Studio (chords page)

Get rid of writer’s block once and for all. Experiment with new scales, harmonies, and melodies easily.

Use Sundog to play around with chords and basenotes like a breeze. Go from calm, smooth, chill out styles to energetic upbeat tunes in a matter of seconds. Promised.

Changes in Sundog Scale Studio v1.2.0

  • Completely new Chords View.
  • Create chord progressions with triads, four note chords, and powerchords.
  • Better detection of roman numerals.
  • Chord progression export as MIDI file – also via drag and drop.
  • Trigger triads and four note chords with a MIDI keyboard or computer keyboard.
  • New shortcuts for common tasks in the “Tools” menu:
    • “Follow the chords on this channel”: The current instrument will play back the new chord instantly as soon as a chord change happens.
    • “Follow the chord notes on this channel”: The current instrument will follow the chord progression by applying the current step sequencer pattern to the active chord notes (this is the same as setting the mode to “Chord Notes”, setting the pattern to “Off”, and recording the base note without any additional movements for one full take).
    • “Fill channel with basic sequence”: This is the same as recording the base note without any additional movements for one full take. The current mode will be used.
  • New instrument mode “Full Chords+”: The same as “Full Chords”, but with an additional note one octave below the chord root note.
  • Working update checker.

Sundog Scale Studio for Windows and Mac is available for purchase for $39 USD / 29 EUR.

More information: Feelyoursound / Sundog Scale Studio

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Liquid Notes by Re-Compose 60% off at Plugin Boutique

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Plugin Boutique has announced a Flash Friday Sale on Liquid Notes, the intelligent songwriting assistant software by Re-Compose.

Re-Compose Liquid Notes 60% off

Have a piece analyzed harmonically, at any stage of the composition process. And then rearrange it by substituting chords, altering their function, adding tension, building chord progressions, playing melody lines, improvising, and more. Altogether, this kind of sophisticated deep-level variation and diversification will definitely boost the effect of your music.

Liquid Notes features

  • Multi-track control over chord types, functions, and tensions.
  • Intelligent harmony progression management.
  • LN Live corrects wrong notes as you are playing them.
  • Growing selection of music templates in various styles.
  • Plays through the software instruments of your preferred sequencer.
  • Built-in synthesizers for sequencer-independent operation.
  • Standalone application (stay independent from operating system and sequencer type): No VST, AU or RTAS required.
  • Works on Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Connects to any sequencer (Cubase, Logic, Live **, Pro Tools, Sonar, etc.).
  • Supports live performance.

Liquid Notes for Windows and Mac is available from Plugin Boutique at a 60% discount until August 18th, 2014.

More information: Plugin Boutique / Liquid Notes

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