Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of Predator 1.6.4, the latest update to its killer ‘phat’-sounding soft synth. Rob’s soft synths have always defined cutting-edge contemporary music production: powerful virtual instruments and plug-ins that intermix innovative design, uncompromising sound quality, and musical, production-grade presets designed to make tracks truly shine, whatever the musical genre.
Rob Papen, friend of Gearjunkies, is a Dutch sound designer whose sounds and virtual synthesizers like Blade and Predator are used by a lot of producers all over the world, has completed his 4 Element Synth book and DVD. He told us that he originally planned just one DVD with a bookled inside. Now, over five years and many hours of script writing, filming and editing later, he is finished and all the content is not on one but on four DVDs with over 10 hours of material and a book with over 200 pages of content.
The complete Rob Papen Synth and FX collection ‘eXplorer II’ is a set of multi-award winning, high quality software plug-ins, which have become essential tools for many of the world’s leading music producers.
Now you clould take control over the powerful Predator from Rob Papen with the use of your own iPad and the Lemur app. Predator is DawControl‘s the most advanced Lemur template to date. It is created with the same care and understanding of user needs as all their templates but it just “feels” like there is more to it. They believe that it has something to do with the sound, Predator just sounds awesome!
This video is an artist testimonial by Rob Fabrie aka Waxweazle, aka Headbanger. Rob is since the late 80s and early 90’s a producer of electronic music in mainly the ‘harder’ genres like hardstyle and hardcore, but has ventured in other genres like trance and clubmusic as well. He talks about the use of various Rob Papen plugins and let’s us see how he utilizes Robs plugins in a ‘haunting‘ hardcore track.
Loopmasters is giving you the opportunity to show your sound design skills. If you like to show what you got there is a catch however. You have to hurry as the deadline of the Loopmasters Patchworx Competition is the 30th of november. And that’s next week already!
Rob Papen has just released two updates for the Predator synth and the RP-Verb FX plugin. Predator has been updated to version 1.6., where the RP-Verb plugin was updated to version 1.5. Together with these updates Rob has released the much anticipated RP-Delay FX plugin. The good news is that registered users of the RP-Verb plugin receive RP-Delay for free!
As many Time+Space regulars will know, Dutch Trance/Techno/Electro/House genius Sander van Doorn is a self-confessed Rob Papen fan. In a Time+Space interview with the man himself last year, Sander revealed he uses Predator in his productions ‘almost always’ and, in a studio feature with Future Music magazine, he proclaimed it was one of his favourite synths.
Charles Scott is the resident ‘music guy’ at bad Robot Productions. In the video below he is taking us on a tour of the various Rob Papen softsynths he is using at Bad Robot.
This tutorial shows us how to create a popular electro bass sound from scratch using a simple synth. In this case the Rob Papen Predator VSTi. This video is a must see for budding electro house producers. The Wideboys consist of the dynamic duo Eddie Craig & Jim Sullivan. The boys won “Best Dance Act” at The Urban Music Awards 2008 beating off stiff competition from Basement Jaxx, Booty Luv, Donaeo & DJ Q.