Sunday, June 25, 2017

MUSIC NEWS

Spitfire Audio Bernard Herrmann

Spitfire Audio Scares Up New Bernard Herrmann Composer Toolkit with Classic Sounds for Orchestration

MUSIC GEAR: Spitfire Audio has announced a new virtual orchestra sound sample library that brings to life the classic and iconic vibe of composer Bernard Herrmann, known for "Psycho," "Vertigo," and many other classic films. This is Spitfire’s first dry scoring stage ensemble library and the company worked closely with the Herrmann estate to examine his most famous scores and understand what makes his work so special.
4ms Spectral Multiband Resonator

4ms Spectral Multiband Resonator (SMR) for Softube Modular System offers Six Filter Channels

MUSIC TECH: Softube recently announced the new 4ms SMR for Modular plugin, which "can process audio like a classic filter bank, ring like a marimba when plucked/struck, vocode, re-mix tracks, harmonize, output spectral data, quantize other oscillators to scales and much more. It’s deep, versatile and infinitely expands what is possible to achieve with Modular."

GEAR REVIEWS

Arturia brings the awesome sauce with their new Matrix-12 Virtual Instrument

REVIEW of Matrix 12V: When Arturia recently announced and then released their latest V-Collection 4 of virtual instruments, and announced one of the new products would be a recreation of the venerable Oberheim Matrix-12, I was both overjoyed and impressed they had actually tackled this beast.

Wobble Wobble Woo! REVIEW: SONiVOX Dubstep Destruction Tools Software Bundle

REVIEW: It’s not uncommon for software publishers to, at some point, bundle together various previously released products into a newly birthed bundle-of-joy, and SONiVOX...

MUSIC MAKERS

John Preston singer

New Album ‘Battle Cry: Songs of America’s Heroes’ to Help Veterans

NEW MUSIC: I feel as if we live in a society these days where most people are looking out for themselves with some out to make an easy buck. As a former professional singer music will always be a part of me, a passion. Many say music is the only universal language.
Dallas Artist OG Bobby Billions BANDS

Texas Hip Hop Heads for Big Money with Dallas Artist OG Bobby Billions

NEW MUSIC: Dallas artist OG Bobby Billions (OGB) recently released what, according to him, "might be one of the greatest debuts from a new talent, and it’s only the beginning." On Dec. 9, 2016 OGB will be releasing a more in-depth visual to the already buzzing “Bands” single.

MUSIC BOOKS

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