WaveDNA updates Liquid Rhythm to v1.4.3

WaveDNA Liquid Rhythm

WaveDNA has announced version 1.4.2 of Liquid Rhythm, introducing a number of improvements and fixes to the beat creation software for Windows and Mac.

Most notably, Liquid Rhythm is now fully supported on OS X Yosemite, and features a snazzy new single-click installer. With these improvements, WaveDNA brings you the most intuitive, imaginative, and effortless workflow possible, further establishing Liquid Rhythm as the premier beat creation software.

Additionally, WaveDNA showcased Liquid Rhythm alongside a flying drum machine, pushing the boundaries of both beat production and gravity. In a video posted to YouTube, the mad scientists at WaveDNA demonstrated a touch-sensitive flying quadcopter powered by the Linux driven robot operating system (ROS). The quadcopter wirelessly translated and transmitted MIDI information to a computer running Liquid Rhythm, Ableton Live Suite, and Max for Live—thereby sculpting a beat with attitude and altitude.

Liquid Rhythm is available for purchase for $129 USD.

More information: WaveDNA

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Plugin Boutique 12 Days of Christmas – 50% off Liquid Notes

Plugin Boutique has launched a 24-hour sale on Liquid Notes, offering a 50% discount on the intelligent songwriting assistant software by ReCompose.

50% off Liquid Notes

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.

Without difficulty, Liquid Notes makes the theory of harmony accessible, pretty much without restriction. And you just use that knowledge in any way you want. The software will not interfere with your style, handwriting, or emotional message. It simply lets you try out new ideas for your compositions within the vast framework of chords and scales. Liquid Notes delivers suggestions, the final outcome is completely up to you.

Liquid Notes is available at 40% off from Plugin Boutique on December 22nd, 2014.

More information: Plugin Boutique / Liquid Notes

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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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