Monthly Archives: January 2014

Something For The Weekend: A Brief History Of Sampling

Something For The Weekend: A Brief History Of Sampling

This week we have selected a video from Eclectic Method. In about three minutes he shows us some classic samples and the tracks they’re used in over the years. Eclectic Method (aka Jonny Wilson) started out as a digital outlaw who spliced together music, TV and film and set it to high-energy dance beats. When he started Eclectic Method, he created a project so progressive that the simple tag of VJ would never do.

Zoom, zoom … blazing speed with the TAC-2 Thunderbolt Interface

Zoom, zoom … blazing speed with the TAC-2 Thunderbolt Interface

In today’s world, speed is everything. The blazingly fast Zoom TAC-2 interface uses the latest Thunderbolt™ technology for ultra-low latency and the ultimate in high-quality audio, up to 24-bit/192kHz. Lightweight and portable, yet rugged enough for the road, the TAC-2 is also easy to use, with a single large rotary knob controlling all parameters. Whether using it in your home studio or on the road, you can rely on your TAC-2 to deliver pristine audio.

Studio Electronics introduce two new Boomstar Synth Modules

Studio Electronics introduce two new Boomstar Synth Modules

Driven by rapid fire hardware envelope snap, and near modular sound flexibility (at the flip of any of its 20 toggle switches), the STUDIO ELECTRONICS BOOMSTAR desktop* synth is a performer and sound designer’s waking dream. At the recent NAMM they introduced two new Boomstar modules: Boomstar SE80 features the filter from the Yamaha CS80 and the Boomstar 700 has the Korg 700s style filter.

Novation MiniNova Synth – Gearjunkies review

Novation MiniNova Synth – Gearjunkies review

Novation is a brand every producer, from bedroom to mastering studio, has heard of or used equipment from. They make absolute outstanding synthesizers, both as hardware or software solutions. Recently they released a few new hardware machines, like the Bass station II, which we reviewed earlier. Novation also released the Mininova synthesizer. A synth that grabbed our interest and we were happy to take a closer look at. Novation Mininova, is it mini or is it big?

Version 2 of Sony Sound Forge Mac Now Available

Version 2 of Sony Sound Forge Mac Now Available

Sony have introduced the newest version of their Mac-based audio editing application, Sound Forge Pro Mac 2. New features include in-depth metering utilities, top-tier vocal processing, and the freestanding Convrt™ Batch Processing Automation Tool. Seamless integration with SpectraLayers™ Pro 2 provides the finishing touch, delivering the ultimate in waveform and spectral editing program integration.