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Sound Magic releases Neo MasterTool plugin

Sound Magic has announced Neo MasterTool, an effect plug-in for mastering.

Neo MasterTool is a multi-bands, multi process mastering system, which provides different effect processing for mastering within one plugin.

By obtaining Neo MasterTool, you can get all weapons needed for mastering in one plugin.

Sound Magic  Neo MasterTool

Neo MasterTool features

  • Flexible 5 band fully parametric EQ.
  • Multi-Bands Compressor/Expander.
  • Bass and High Dynamic Enhancer.
  • Bass and High Psychoacoustic Harmonic Enhancer.
  • Custom designed quad mode, multi-band Spatial Enhancer.
  • Brickwall limiter.
  • Different processing mode includes Stereo Mode and M/S Mode.
  • Comprehensive metering system.

The plug-in is available to purchase for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) for 119 EUR / $149 USD / £109 GBP.

More information: Sound Magic / Neo MasterTool

Sample Magic releases Paul White’s Producer’s Manual – iPad Edition

Sample Magic Paul White's Producer's Manual

Sample Magic has announced a fully interactive iPad Edition of Paul White’s Producer’s Manual, an essential recording and production resource.

First published in 2011, Sound On Sound editor-in-chief Paul White’s Producer’s Manual became an instant best-seller.
Now the team behind the book present this all-new and expanded iPad edition featuring all of the original content across 320+ immersive pages alongside over an hour’s worth of video walkthroughs direct from Paul’s studio, fully enlargeable photos, diagrams and an expansive glossary.

Every paragraph from the original book has been ported into this beautiful looking, easy to use app, a scrollable reference manual that covers all aspects of recording and production music, including:

  • all you need to get great recordings, from vocals and drums to guitars and bands,
  • in-depth guides to dynamics, reverb, studio acoustics, monitoring and more,
  • taking your mix to the next level. Essential jargon-free theory backed by practical insights on everything from EQ through mixdown approaches to classic hardware, and
  • how to master your own material when the budget doesn’t stretch to professional mastering.

The Producer’s Manual iPad Edition is available to download for £14.90 GBP from Apple Store.

More information: Sample Magic / Producer’s Manual iPad Edition

Voxengo updates Soniformer effect plugin to v3.4

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Voxengo Soniformer

Voxengo has announced version 3.4 of its Soniformer spectral mastering dynamics processor plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Every parameter in Soniformer is defined by means of a graphic envelope which is freely-modifiable and which may contain unlimited number of control points. Beside usual threshold, attack, release and compression/expander ratio parameters Soniformer offers you control over “stereo width” and “panning” parameters making Soniformer an effective tool for stereo field adjustments.

Changes in Soniformer v3.4

  • VST3 support added.
  • CPU load decreased by 10%.

Soniformer for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available to purchase for $89.95 USD.

More information: Voxengo / Soniformer

Steinberg releases WaveLab v8.0.3 maintenance update

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Steinberg WaveLab 8

Steinberg has announced the release of WaveLab 8.0.3, a maintenance update for its WaveLab 8 and WaveLab Elements 8 mastering solutions.

The new update provides many improvements in areas such as loudness measurement, audio montage, plug-ins, user interface and key commands.

The update also adds compatibilty to cocoa-based plug-ins and includes an updated version of Voxengo CurveEQ.

The update is available as a free download from the Steinberg support website.

More information: Steinberg / WaveLab

Hal Leonard ships Power Tools for Cubase 7

Hal Leonard Power Tools for Cubase 7

Hal Leonard Books has announced it is shipping Power Tools for Cubase 7, a book by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth.

Cubase is a program that transforms your computer into a complete recording studio, providing every button, knob, switch, and fader found in a hardware-based studio, plus a few extra controls that don’t normally exist in that realm. Cubase 7 offers practically unlimited tracks for musicians, producers, and music enthusiasts alike, limited only by the power of the host computer. With so many options, the processes of composing, recording, editing, mixing, and mastering can be challenging, but Power Tools for Cubase 7 will help the reader easily and efficiently take advantage of all that creative power and flexibility.

Power Tools for Cubase 7 was written with the new user in mind. First, you’ll learn the process of installation and proper studio configuration. Then, you’ll learn the foundations of rudimentary Cubase operations; how to avoid common mistakes; how to properly record and edit MIDI instrument and audio tracks, and how to use techniques that produce smoothly polished and powerful results. Finally, you’ll learn how to add mastering treatments for a professional-sounding, competitive, punchy, shiny, and loud mix!

The included DVD-ROM contains valuable supporting material and actual Cubase session files that add to the in-depth learning experience provided by Power Tools for Cubase 7.

The book is available to purchase for $39.99 USD.

More information: Hal Leonard / Power Tools for Cubase 7

Minimal System offers 50% off Mixing & Mastering plugins

Minimal System Mixing and Mastering Plugins sale

Minimal System has announced that its mixing and mastering effect plug-ins for Windows are available to purchase at a 50% discount for a limited time.

The Minimal System Group have developed a comprehensive range of both mixing and mastering plugins to help producers of all skill levels (From novice to professional mastering engineer) achieve the best sound possible.

Our complete suite of plugins is everything a producer would need to mix down and master a tracks to a very high standard (Knowledge of the mixing and mastering process is required to use these plugins effectively).

From EQ’s to Compressors, Gates to Channel Strips The Minimal System Group have a plugin to tackle any rogue frequency and push your music to its limit.

More information: Minimal System

Minimal System intros Mastering Presets for the Ableton Live 9 Glue Compressor

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Minimal System Mastering Presets for The Glue in Ableton Live

Minimal System has released Mastering Presets for the Ableton Live 9 Glue Compressor.

Glue Compressor: Mastering Presets is the follow up to our hugely popular Glue Compressor: Drum Mixing presets. These presets have been produced for Ableton Live 9, more specifically the fantastic Glue Compressor. This plugin is designed to, as the name suggests “glue” your buss or master mixes together to create a more uniform sound much like the famous SSL Buss Compressor.

This second preset pack in the series is designed for use on the master buss only and includes presets crafted by our in house mixing and mastering expert. These presets are perfect for all forms of electronic music.

The presets pack costs £2.50 GBP. Requires Ableton Live 9.

More information: Minimal System / Mastering Presets for Glue

IK Multimedia intros 3 new T-RackS collections + Group Buy

IK Multimedia has announced a group buy for its new British Studio Series, Vintage Compressors Bundle, and Multiband Series of T-RackS collection.

IK Multimedia T-RackS Group Buy

We are proud to introduce three T-RackS processor collections that are available both in the IK Store and Custom Shop.

  • T-RackS British Studio Series – Three classic British console-based processors and channel strips.
  • T-RackS Vintage Compressors Bundle – A collection of vintage dynamics modules with four timeless processors.
  • T-RackS Multiband Series – Four high-precision multiband processors.

These brand new collections, each priced at $149.99 / €119.99, let you add the sound of some all-time famous consoles and hardware processors to your studio.

To celebrate the new collections we’re pleased to announce our brand spanking new Group Buy program, and this time it’s a huge auditory feast for your ears! Now you’ll save big on these special bundles of T-RackS Processors.

To join the group buy simply purchase one of the eligible products and when the group buy reaches 250 participants, you will get one of the eligible products of your choice for free. The group buy ends November 8th, 2013.

More information: IK Multimedia / T-RackS Group Buy