Monthly Archives: July 2010

Open Labs – Another victim to the economic downfall?

Open Labs – Another victim to the economic downfall?

This is one of those posts we rather wouldn’t have to write, but sadly we got some information that another gear company went into bankrupcy. According to the Austin, TX news paper the Statesman, on august 4 2010, all assets of Open Labs, Inc. consisting primarily of the patents, trademarks, copyrights, and other IP associated with the most Open Labs products will be sold at a public foreclosure sale.

Sugarbytes announces Guitar Software Plugin

Sugarbytes announces Guitar Software Plugin

Sugarbytes announce the most complete guitar software of all times. Absolutely convincing guitar riffs, combined with amps, wah pedals and effects. The actual guitar player has been transformed into a step sequencer system that allows control about playing styles, chord progressions and song structures. Guitarist can be played live as well, with just two fingers you can combine chords and patterns easily. You can choose from factory chords or just create your own chords on the fingerboard. The Action Section allows you to tweak the sequence in realtime and apply timestretch, looper or other crazy effects. Guitar players, keyboarders, producers, Guitarist is the new solution when guitar tracks are needed.

Battery-Powered Studio To Go – Boss BR-800

Battery-Powered Studio To Go – Boss BR-800

BOSS continues its top-selling tradition of portable, affordable multi-trackers with the new BR-800 Digital Recorder (www.BossUS.com/Gear/BR-800), a battery-powered studio to go. The sleek new design is made possible by touch-sensor switches and SD-card recording media. Up to four tracks can be recorded or eight tracks played back simultaneously, plus an additional stereo track dedicated to the built-in rhythm generator.

Vestax Spin & djay Software Beginner Tutorial – Video

Vestax Spin & djay Software Beginner Tutorial – Video

This is a beginners tutorial on setting up your Vestax Spin for scratching. Vestax Spin is a midi controller that requires a software called djay on Macintosh. Spin is an all-in-one bundle of digital DJ hardware and software, offering total control to mix, scratch, and play music as a DJ would right at your fingertips. The included software, djay seamlessly integrates with your iTunes library and transforms your Mac into a full-blown DJ system.

Native Instruments announces KOMPLETE 7 ELEMENTS

Native Instruments announces KOMPLETE 7 ELEMENTS

Native Instruments today announced KOMPLETE 7 ELEMENTS, a software bundle that provides musicians and producers with an especially affordable arsenal of professional instruments and effects. Based on the acclaimed technology of KONTAKT, KORE, REAKTOR and GUITAR RIG, the bundle includes over 2,000 production-ready sounds and 12 GByte of studio-grade sample material, covering a wide range of sound aesthetics and musical styles.

NI Reaktor made easy with Reaktor Player

NI Reaktor made easy with Reaktor Player

REAKTOR 5 PLAYER is your free entry point to the award-winning and avant-garde audio world of REAKTOR 5 – the super-powerful modular sound studio that made Native Instruments famous. REAKTOR 5 PLAYER offers you an easy to use interface and gives you access to the high-end, professional sound of REAKTOR. REAKTOR 5 PLAYER can be used with the free FACTORY SELECTION, featuring three unique instruments with over 200 sounds. Users can also expand their arsenal with the growing range of KOMPLETE Instruments & Effects powered by REAKTOR. Simply load an instrument and start playing!

Native Instruments introduces KOMPLETE 7

Native Instruments introduces KOMPLETE 7

KOMPLETE 7 is the latest version of the ultimate software collection from Native Instruments. Now bigger and better and featuring 24 KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects, this 90 GB package is bursting with more than 10,000 production-ready sounds for all styles and genres. KOMPLETE 7 features renowned flagship products like KONTAKT, GUITAR RIG and the redesigned REAKTOR 5.5 plus all-new instruments and effects from Native Instruments and brands like Abbey Road and Scarbee. 

Alchemy Factory Bonus 3 Released

Alchemy Factory Bonus 3 Released

 

Alchemy Factory Presets & Samples Bonus 3 offers over a gigabyte of new samples. Acoustic instruments are a major feature of this latest collection, including a grand piano, baroque lute, cimbalom, autoharp, and hammered dulcimer, plus delicate meditation bowls and crystal glasses. There are also loads of dramatic one-shot hits, sweeps, and crashes, war drums, tabla loops, and bowed cymbal effects.