Monthly Archives: June 2014

Positive Grid Announces BIAS Desktop

Positive Grid Announces BIAS Desktop

Positive Grid announces BIAS Desktop, a groundbreaking guitar-amp designer and modeler plug-in for both Mac OS X and Windows. Available in VST, Audio Units, RTAS and AAX formats, BIAS Desktop features the most realistic modeler engine, Amp Matching (a pioneering first for DAW plug-ins), BIAS Expansion Packs and the ToneCloud preset-sharing platform.

DJTechtools MIDIFighter – Gearjunkies review

DJTechtools MIDIFighter – Gearjunkies review

Working with electronic music can be a very static experience, whether you are a dj or a producer. During performances it can be very difficult for the spectator how tracks are created and what the performer is actually doing. With the Midi Fighter 3D a live performance dimension is possible, comparable of that of a guitar. Next to the live aspect, the MidiFighter 3D is also a valuable midi controller within your studio.

New Sounds and Samples on Sample Saturday #204

New Sounds and Samples on Sample Saturday #204

Below are some of the new releases we have encountered this week on the Loops and Samples front. Just like the quality of the audio software we use these days the quality of the content we use (loops and samples) equally matches the high standards of this software. Below is this weeks selection. You also might want to search for previous sample Saturdays since price reductions may still apply for most sites.

Fiedler Audio releases AD 480 Reverb for iPad

Fiedler Audio releases AD 480 Reverb for iPad

Fiedler Audio launched the AD 480 Reverb Version 1.26, the latest professional reverb effect for iOS devices. Now that legendary, big machine, dense and warm reverb sound that makes great records and epic live sound is available for iPad and iPhone. The AD 480 Reverb algorithm is inspired by the sound of the sought after studio reverb units that were only available for the big budget recording studios and major touring acts.

Monkey Banana Turbo 5 Red Active Digital Monitor Speakers – Gearjunkies Review

Monkey Banana Turbo 5 Red Active Digital Monitor Speakers – Gearjunkies Review

The amount of near field monitors is vastly overwhelming for anyone who’s looking for a set of monitors. Especially in the price range of these Turbo 5 there are various different brands and models out there. Lately there seems to be an up rise of the models that are esthetically pleasing to the eye. To that regard the Turbo 5 stands out by its not typical square shape and availability to have them in yellow, red or black colors. Somehow these red ones remind me of not standing out on the set of the Barbarella movie with their 70-ies look. The logo that lights up when powered on does look a bit odd though.

Unity Audio is shipping the new Audio Boulder MK II studio monitor

Unity Audio is shipping the new Audio Boulder MK II studio monitor

Unity Audio will be shipping the new Unity Audio Boulder MK II at the end of June. The active  3 way active monitor will retain all the great attributes of the original MK I, for example the same Baltic Birch sealed plywood cabinet, albeit larger to accommodate the two new 8″ SEAS woofers, the original ELAC coaxial 5″ midrange with 50kHz folded ribbon tweeter, and the same custom E.A.R Class A/B amplifiers and crossover