Two massive updates are on the horizon from Propellerhead Software with the release of Reason 5 and Record 1.5. However, rather than unleash all of the news at once, the company has decided to tease all of us with five incremental feature unveilings, each of which will take place on a different day this week.
Image-Line has announced the release of FL Studio 9.1, which includes a number of bugfixes and additional features. Registered users of the online version of FL Studio receive free lifetime updates, so a new registration code is not required.
Ecken gives a demo of how to control Apple Logic using an iPad and the TouchOSC application. 16 sample drum pad, 26 & 34 key MIDI keyboard… very nice. [DJ Trends via LSB]
Herbie Hancock sits down with Native Instruments engineer Annie Mincielli to demo the company’s latest product release, Alicia’s Keys. The musician and engineer preview a portion of the sound set, which was sampled directly from Alicia Keys’s own Yamaha ™ C3 Neo grand piano.
You’ve been playing with the beta release long enough. Serato has announced the release of Scratch Live 2.0. The highly anticipated update delivers over a number of new features and improvements, including support for three decks with the Rane SL 3, Smart Crates, Serato Playlists, various library views, and new file management options. Read the … Read more
Producer Chaka Blackmon (Christina Aguilera, Will Smith) explains experience with Propellerhead Record, Reason, and mixing DAW’s with hardware such as Akai’s MPC and EM-U’s SP1200. Chaka also gives a walk-through with his favorite techniques and talks about keeping his workflow moving.
Today Avid announced its Pro Tools Expansion Pack, a collections of virtual instruments including Structure, Strike, Velvet, Transfuser, and Hybrid. The complete pack is available for $499 and features the below instruments. Structure – Professional Sampler Workstation Strike – The Ultimate Virtual Drummer Velvet – Vintage Electric Pianos Transfuser – The Ultimate Groove Creator Hybrid … Read more
Get it while it’s hot. Today Apple released its Logic Pro 9.1 update, which includes a number of bug fixes, enhancements, and stability improvements. Read the complete Logic Pro 9.1 release notes.
Propellerhead Software starts the New Year by offering producers and other music makers a new, lower price on Reason 4 and, as a direct result, the Record Reason Duo. With Reason 4 and the Record Reason Duo available for $349 and $449 respectively, there may be no better time for an upgrade or new product … Read more
Yes, Dream On Pro is a spoof based on trends in music production technology, but are software tools that require no musical talent or skill really that far from reality? Certainly a software suite containing such tools as Unfunky Drummer, Make Music Like, and Creative Difference Engine would become an instant bestseller. [David Kusek via … Read more