Synthmob has announced a sweepstakes in celebration of the launch of its sound design community.
The Novation MiniNova is amongst the prizes to be won in the sweepstakes.
Synthmob is a digital sound design community where members can share presets and patches for audio plugins.
To celebrate our official launch, we are running a sweepstakes with loads of cool prizes to win. The grand prize is a Novation MiniNova! Other prizes include Native Instruments Massive, discoDSP Discovery, Subsonic Labs Wolfram and more!
Producertech has launched the Guy J Remix Contest, a chance to remix a track from Guy J’s Transitions EP and win a Novation MiniNova.
Producertech are excited to offer you the opportunity to remix a track from Loopmaster’s new Producer Sample Pack, the Guy J Transitions EP. This sample pack is a brand new concept, containing the mastered tracks from an EP, along with all the content used to make them – all the loops, hits and stems, as well as Rex files and Sampler patches.
Entrants to the competition are provided with most of the audio and presets from one of the EP tracks ‘Transitions’, free of charge, which can be downloaded here.
Guy J Remix Contest Prizes
First place winner: Novation MiniNova, 2 Producertech Courses and 5 Loopmasters sample packs of your choice. In addition to this, the track will potentially be released on Guy’s label Lost and Found in February 2013.
Second, third and fourth place winner: 1 Producertech Course and 2 Loopmasters sample packs of their choice.
The deadline for submitting your entry is December 10th, 2012. The winning track will selected by Guy J.
Loopmasters is offering a 25% discount on the full Guy J Transitions EP sample pack. Use coupon code GUY25 at checkout to take advantage of this offer.
Novation has announced that its MiniNova hardware synthesizer is now available.
MiniNova has the same incredibly powerful sound engine and synth effects as the Novation UltraNova which means it is capable of creating dirty-fat bass synth sounds, soaring leads, lush pads and vintage synth sounds.
MiniNova is a compact, super-cool studio and live synth with the same sound engine as its big brother; UltraNova.
It comes with 256 incredible onboard sounds that you can tweak with five knobs, or totally warp with eight ‘animate’ buttons. It has up to 18 voices with as many as five synth effects on each sound.
MiniNova also has an onboard VocalTune™ effect as well as a classic vocoder so you can recreate iconic vocal sounds from hip hop, urban and electronic music.
Hugely powerful micro synth with UltraNova’s sound engine.
Brand new VocalTune™ and classic vocoder effects.
Live synth: tweak and warp your sounds in realtime.
Audio Mind Project has announced the release of its Virtual Reality soundset for the V-Station software synthesizer by Novation.
The set contains 144 sounds mostly suited for various kinds of electronic dance music, but also usable in other genres.
Juicy leads, gritty basses, both aggressive and soft synths as well as some more dreamy keyboards and pads, various arps and plucks are all included in this bank, capturing the distinct flavour of V-Station. Modwheel and aftertouch are assigned to shape the sound.
The soundset is available to purchase for the introductory price of $8.99 USD until the end of October, 2012 (regular $14.99 USD). The soundset is also included free of cost with a purchase of any other soundset or bundle during the promo period.
Novation has released version 2.0 of the V-Station virtual analogue synthesizer plug-in for Windows and Mac.
The V-Station is a polyphonic soft-synth for Mac and PC. It has the same real 3-oscillator flexibility as the award winning K-Station, with powerful filters, 8-voice polyphony, simultaneous Novation FX.
Programming V-Station is simple. All the primary controls are on the main screen. Recall a named factory preset, tweak it and instantly save it in any of the 400 program locations. You’ll find additional functions and controls on three further tabs.
Changes in V-Station v2.0
Mountain Lion Compatible.
64-Bit Plug-In types.
Multi Plug-In type installer.
New authorization procedure.
V-Station is now available for 32- and 64-bit Windows (XP/7) and Mac OS X (10.6/10.7/10.8) in VST 2.4, VST 3, AU and RTAS plug-in formats.
Our friends at Novation have kindly given us a Novation Impulse Controller with Automap 4 as a prize for one lucky member of the community.
To enter, simply click on the Impulse banner on the right of the page, watch the video of Harry Coade putting the Novation Impulse controller keyboard through it’s paces, then tell us (using the form below) which audio interface is shown several times during the video?
Novation has introduced its new MiniNova synthesizer.
MiniNova is a compact, super-cool studio and live synth with the same sound engine as its big brother; UltraNova. It comes with 256 incredible onboard sounds that you can tweak with five knobs, or totally warp with eight ‘animate’ buttons. It has up to 18 voices with as many as five synth effects on each sound. MiniNova also has an onboard VocalTune™ effect as well as a classic vocoder so you can recreate iconic vocal sounds from hip hop, urban and electronic music.
Novation’s MiniNova is the latest in the ‘nova’ range of synths dating back to the legendary Supernova series. It has the same incredibly powerful sound engine and synth effects as the Novation UltraNova.
Hugely powerful micro synth with UltraNova’s sound engine MiniNova has Novation’s signature Nova-series synth-engine onboard, capable of creating and editing massive sounds with up to 18 voices and powerful effects.
Brand new VocalTune™ and classic vocoder effects The VocalTune function can recreate iconic urban and hip hop vocal sounds, as well as classic house and techno voice effects with the onboard vocoder.
Live synth: tweak and warp your sounds in realtime 8 animate buttons enable you to warp and twist sounds in realtime alongside a dedicated filter knob, 4 further editing knobs and oversized pitch and modulation wheels.
256 awesome onboards sounds – instantly searchable Instantly find the sound you need by type or musical genre, from bass to pad, hip hop to house. Save and store another 128 of your own sounds too.
Layer up to 5 effects per voice MiniNova can add up to 5 effects to each voice including distortion, reverb, chorus/phase, delay, compressor, EQ and Novation’s own gator ‘stutter’ effect.
Comes with editing software and a software patch librarian A free software editor allows full editing of the synth and effects, the Patch Librarian enables storage of as many of your own sounds – or the free soundpacks – as you want.
Run guitars and other instruments though the vocoder, VocalTune and effects There is a line input into which you can plug a guitar, bass or any other instrument which can then be routed through the effects engine or the vocal effects.
Free soundpacks including vintage synth and bass synth sounds Download free soundpacks for MiniNova and UltraNova which have been created by eminent artists and sound designers including Chuckie, Daniel Fisher and more…
37 key controller keyboard with MIDI I/O MiniNova is also a great compact desktop keyboard for triggering software instruments. It has physical MIDI i/o ports for triggering other external sound modules – or connecting to a larger keyboard.
The MiniNova is available to pre-order at selected stores, priced £299.99 GBP inc VAT.