Monthly Archives: January 2013

Waves IR-Live reverb plugin for live sound released

Waves IR-Live reverb plugin for live sound released

Waves IR-Live is an impulse response-based convolution reverb designed with the live sound engineer in mind, but sure to find a home in the studio as well. IR-Live delivers quick results with easy access to mission critical controls, and includes presets by leading Front-of-House engineers, providing the go-to reverb sounds they’ve developed over their years of professional experience. Fully compatible with the Waves IR1 impulse response library, IR-Live brings the world’s greatest venues and hardware straight to you, all with real-time, low-latency performance.

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 – Gearjunkies Review

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 – Gearjunkies Review

Last year gave us a lot of new gear from Native Instruments, who have been introducing new controllers as well as releasing a major new version of their Traktor DJ software. Think Maschine Mk2, Kontrol F1 and Traktor 2.6, that introduced Flux Modus. The release of the latest Traktor software was combined with the introduction of Native Instruments’ DJ mixer, the Kontrol Z2. After absorbing the specs and the rumors, we were pretty curious about the Z2. After we received the Z2 in our lab we took it through some extensive testing. We wanted to find out, is the Kontrol Z2 more than just a 2-channel mixer?

Flux  Elixir and BitterSweet Version 3 available now

Flux Elixir and BitterSweet Version 3 available now

Flux finally have started to release the AAX (Native & DSP) and 64-bit compatible versions of our software, built on our latest 64-bit version 3 framework, hereafter called v3. First out is the FREE BitterSweet v3 Transient Designer, and the Elixir v3 True Peak Limiter, and now when we have the framework ready, we are aiming at having all our software ported and available within Q1 this year. 

Rob Papen RP-Dock free plugin host introduced

Rob Papen RP-Dock free plugin host introduced

Rob Papen has introduced a free plugin host for all registered Rob Papen instruments users. RP-Dock let’s you load any Rob Papen instruments and effects and play them stand alone, so without a DAW or other host application. It is even possible to record any performance with the on-board recorder of Dock. Rob estimates that Dock will be a availbale in March.

Cakewalk CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier Announced

Cakewalk CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier Announced

Cakewalk, the world’s leading developer of powerful and easy to use products for music creation and recording, today announced the CA-2A T-Type Leveling Amplifier, with support for VST, Audio Units, and SONAR X2 Producer’s ProChannel. This legendary vintage electro-optical tube compressor has been meticulously modeled and crafted by Cakewalk’s expert developers to deliver the classic, highly desirable sound heard on countless platinum recordings.