Music Production

Live 10 – coming February 6

From February 6, Live 10 will be available at Ableton.com, or from retail stores worldwide.<p>The tenth version of Live brings new devices, improved …

Ample Sound AG12 Review

<b>AG12</b> is a sample-based acoustic guitar virtual instrument, developed and released by Ample Sound. It features the sounds of a Taylor 956ce 12-string …

Guitar

Homegrown Sounds Releases Free Singularity Lite For NI Kontakt

Homegrown Sounds has announced the release of <b>Singularity Lite</b>, a freeware virtual synthesizer library for Native Instruments Kontakt (full version …

Singularity

Krotos Reformer Pro Review

Reformer Pro ($238) is the most interesting effects plugin I’ve ever tried. Sure, there are plenty of plugins which can mangle a sound in …

Guitar

Pluginboutique Scaler Review (One FREE Copy Inside!)

Pluginboutique’s <b>Scaler</b> is a MIDI utility plugin which, to be blunt, understands the music theory of chord progressions so you don’t have to. Is that …

Guitar

Hi-Rez Expo Recap

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Podcasting

HY-Plugins Releases Free HY-TP2 Tremolo/Pan VST/AU Plugin

HY-Plugins has released <b>HY-TP2</b>, a freeware tremolo and auto-pan effect in VST and AU plugin formats for 32-bit and 64-bit digital audio workstations …

Trends

Plug-In Aims To Revolutionize Sound Design

<b>BOOM Library's Turbine for Mac and Windows creates sounds with virtual engines</b> 10/01/18<p>Buying Choices<p><b>Boom Library</b> has introduced their first audio …

Turbines

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS and Mac music production. This week, we are getting a new flagship wavetable synth for Mac, more Behringer hardware clone teases ahead of …

Katie Gately: Sampling Her World

“Plain beauty is a good thing, but life is not that simple.” So says Katie Gately when discussing the individual sounds she builds her tracks from. …

Happy New Year – FREE Synth Magic Library For BPB Readers!

BPB and Synth Magic wish you a Happy New Year! Download a free NI Kontakt sample library by Synth Magic and make some great music in 2018! Our …

Synthesizers

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The Best FREE VST Plugins Of 2017 (Top 50)

These are the <b>best free VST plugins</b> released in 2017! We went through every news article we posted this year, analyzed your comments, and compiled a …

Tips to improve your track mixing

Everyone gets a dull ear when mixing their own tracks for too long sometimes. If your tracks are coming out lifeless, dull, or just short of the …

Guitar

Embertone Releases Free "Ancient Voices" Male Choir Library

Embertone has released <b>Ancient Voices</b>, a freely downloadable all-male chamber choir sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt.<p>Ancient Voices is a …

Pro Series EQ By Positive Grid Is FREE For A Limited Time!

Positive Grid is giving away the <b>Pro Series EQ</b> ($49 value) collection as a completely free download for a limited time only (expiration date not …

Audio Assault Druminator Is FREE @ BPB (Merry Christmas!)

BPB and Audio Assault wish you a Merry Christmas! As a special gift for our readers, we’re giving away the excellent <b>Druminator</b> ($75 value) virtual …

Trends

Get AIR Music Technology Vacuum Pro For $1 @ Pluginboutique!

Pluginboutique is running a no-brainer deal on the <b>Vacuum Pro</b> ($129.99 value) virtual analog synthesizer by AIR Music Technology, dropping the price …

Music Technology

RS-MET Releases "ToolChain" FREE Multi-Functional VST/AU Plugin

RS-MET has announced the release of <b>ToolChain</b>, a freeware multi-functional tool in VST and AU plugin formats for 64-bit digital audio workstations on …

Graphics

U-He Repro Review

When U-He first unleashed their analog modeled software emulation of the coveted Sequential Circuits Pro One monophonic synthesizer, analog purist …

Guitar

Wave Alchemy Evolution Plug-in Delivers a Powerful Drum Programming & Layering Engine

Powered by an enormous sampled library, Evolution's modular macros, intuitive interface, programming/effects sequencer, and deep editing wake up your …

Sound Design

HoRNet Releases Free “Angle” Tilt Equalizer VST/AU Plugin

HoRNet has announced the release of Angle, a freeware (Facebook or Twitter account required) tilt equalizer and saturation plugin in VST, VST3, AAX, …

Neat

Improve Your Mix With Our 6 Top Tips

<b>Having trouble with your mixes? Are they dull and lifeless and not sounding as good as your favourite artists’ tracks? If the answer to either of</b> …

Guitar

ComBear Is A Free Sausage Fattener Alternative By W. A. Production

W. A. Production has released <b>ComBear</b>, a freeware parallel compressor effect in VST, VST3, and AU plugin formats for compatible digital audio …

Software

Insights and inspiration: Six of our favorites from 2017

Over the past twelve months on the Ableton blog, we tried to provide you with a diverse range of perspectives, inspirations, sounds and strategies to …

Kushview Element Is A FREE Modular VST/AU Plugin Host

Kushview has released <b>Element</b>, a freeware standalone VST/AU plugin host application for PC and Mac. The optional Pro ($99 price tag, currently on sale …

Software

Tutorial: Analog Four/Keys Sound Design - 10 features that will make your synth jealous

Published on Dec 18, 2017 loopop<p>"The Elektron Analog Four MK1, MK2 and Keys have some of the most interesting and powerful features found in an …

Sound Design

Native Instruments Phasis VST/AU Plugin (FREE Download)

Native Instruments has announced the release of <b>Phasis</b>, a freeware phaser effect in VST, AU, and AAX plugin formats for PC and Mac. The company is …

Red Room Audio Releases Free Snaps Claps Slaps Stomps & Shouts

Red Room Audio has released Snaps Claps Slaps Stomps & Shouts, a free sample library for the full version of Native Instruments Kontakt. Snaps Claps …

Audio Assault's Transient+ VST/AU Plugin FREE For A Limited Time

Audio Assault is giving away the <b>Transient+</b> ($10 value) transient shaper effect in VST/VST3/AU/AAX/RTAS plugin formats as a free download for a …

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