Computer Music magazine has launched its 214th issue, “Ultimate Freeware 2015″.
In our cover feature, we’ll show you the free software to use if you’re looking for professional results without splashing ANY cash. We’ve trawled the internet for gratis plugins and come back with only the cream of the crop. Find out where to find them and how to use them across 15 pages and 23 videos.
You’ll get the lowdown on:
The best free synths out there right now, how they sound and how to use them – Datsounds OBDX, Green Oak Crystal, u-he Triple Cheese, TAL NoiseMarker and more;
34 free mixing effects, from classic EQs and compressors, through modern stereo and pitch manipulation tools, and many more;
Free tools that can take your sound and your workflow to the next level;
Where to find 36 new creative effects for your plugins folder. Whether you’re into glitching, pitching, phase, delays, or any other sound-skewing tools, we’ll give you the goss on the best stuff out there;
How to get the best of Linux as a free software studio – our video will take you on a tour of the best Linux-based tools and noisemakers
…And a lot more
The new issue is available for purchase at Apple Newsstand, Google Play, Zinio, and in print.
Club events, beach parties, birthdays or weddings: The DJ is the main actor and guarantees for good music and feelings. Thus, a successful career start as DJ has never been so easy.
The latest edition of the Beat Workzone series contains all software tools you need to start a career as DJ, performer or producer. 42 full versions support your start on Windows or OS X , numerous workshops in the booklet will accompany you during the first steps and get you ready for the big show.
To name a few: Algoriddim djay 4.2, One DJ Start, pcdj DEX 2 LE, Virtual DJ Home 7, Magix Music Maker 2014 Silver, Mixxx, MJ Studio, 8Kut, Digijay and Jajuk DJ.
The DJ & Producer Starter Kit is available for purchase for 9.90 Euro from Falkemedia.
Humanoid Sound Systems has announced that a free copy of ENZYME CM is available in the latest issue of Computer Music magazine.
The current issue of Computer Music Magazine (issue 202) has ENZYME CM featured on the cover disk. This is a free version of ENZYME, specially developed for CM magazine readers, which contains 50 presets, full ENZYME synthesis engine and a free bonus bank available if you pop on over and ‘like’ us on Facebook!
AND that’s not all……. there is also a special discount code for CM readers to use when purchasing the full version of ENZYME!
Ready to grab your copy of the mag? It’s available in both paper and digital formats and some of the options even let you have it for free……Can your day get any better?
So…… follow the linky links, Grab your copy of the magazine, download your free version and get creating……Simples!
Computer Music 202 is now available to purchase from Apple Newsstand, Google Play, Zinio, and as a print edition.
ModeAudio has announced the launch of its new website, offering a collection of sample packs and soundsets.
ModeAudio is a brand new loop, sample and synth preset provider specialising in audio packs that are versatile, work straight out of the box and, of course, sound incredible!
Our loop and sample packs are created specifically for the best DAWs available, featuring extra production tools to get you making music faster. Ableton Drum Racks, FL Studio DirectWave patches, Reason Combinator presets, Logic channel strips, Maschine kits and more – we’ve pulled out all the stops!
From Dubstep to Ambient, EDM to Minimal, our sound libraries are developed firstly for dance Producers/DJs but we’ve made sure that those working in other genres will find sonic inspiration on our site too.
Product types include loops & samples packs, hits & patches packs, synth presets packs and field recording packs.
All loop and preset packs contain MIDI loops; loop packs also contain DAW template projects.
Supported formats include Ableton Live, Reason, FL Studio, Logic, Native Instruments (Massive, FM8, Maschine, Kontakt, Battery), Acid WAV, Apple Loops, REX2 and MIDI.
ModeAudio Magazine features DAW tutorials, production tips, music tech news and more.
In celebration of the website launch and the coming new year, ModeAudio is offering a 25% discount on its entire catalogue for a limited time.
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