HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Realitone has announced their new flagship sample library, NIGHTFALL – hybrid organic strings toolkit, is now shipping. A collection of unique sustains, drones, textures, soundscapes, shorts, signatures, sound design effects, repetitions, pulses and loops, combined with our flexible 2-layer blending system and intuitive effects controls makes NIGHTFALL a versatile instrument to give you an original sonic advantage.
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LONDON /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Spitfire Audio has announced availability of ABBEY ROAD ORCHESTRA: LOW PERCUSSION, part of the company’s brand-new flagship Professional Composer Series and which they describe as “the most detailed sample library that we have ever created.” Featuring cinematic percussion performed by British world-class percussionist Joby Burgess (“Black Panther,” and “Mission: Impossible”) in Abbey Road Studios’ world-famous Studio One.
MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire — UVI has announced release of “Mission 6,” a new virtual synthesizer instrument inspired by the most audacious 16-voice analog synthesizer, the venerable Alesis Andromeda keyboard. The late-great Andromeda had 16 voices with 16-part multitimbrality, both SEM and Ladder-style filters per voice, and an expansive mod matrix and built-in effects.
Spitfire Audio releases RESONATE with premier solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie – a cinematic percussion library that really resonates
LONDON /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Spitfire Audio releases RESONATE – a collaborative project with premier solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie described as a cinematic percussion library that really resonates like no other. RESONATE unlocks the other-worldly mystery, magic, and tension of orchestral percussion’s power of resonance.
New UVI Augmented Orchestra pushes deep into the creative world of hybrid instrument design, carving out new realms of twisted symphonic technique
PARIS /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Discover UVI Augmented Orchestra, a bold new hybrid orchestral instrument. Melding a world-class orchestra with processed and synthetic sounds, Augmented Orchestra delivers imaginative timbres and breathtaking soundscapes. Sporting a powerful new engine and an exclusive library including hundreds of expertly designed instrument layers, discover an expansive sonic playground ready to inspire!
Arturia Announces V Collection 9 suite of professional software music instruments, with 4 new and 4 updated, 33 in total
Grenoble, France /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Arturia today has announced their new V Collection 9. They describe it as a “premium suite of professional software instruments ranging from modern hybrid synth engines to emulations of the most evocative instruments ever made, enhanced for today’s production workflow.” The latest iteration includes four entirely new instruments, and ground up reinventions of four of their most popular and complex virtual synthesizer instruments.
LONDON, U.K. /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Spitfire Audio has announced the launch of “FINK – SIGNATURES,” an acoustic guitar toolkit sample libarary presented in Spitfire Audio’s award-winning, dedicated plugin — compatible with any DAW. The library is based on performances and playing by Fin Greenall, aka “FINK,” who started as a DJ and producer before developing his signature guitar-based folk and blues inspired sound.
NSW, Australia /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Topten Software has recently announced Cantabile 4, the Electronic Music Performer Platform, is out of BETA and now available. Notable enhancements are primarily for Cantible Performer. Cantabile is a powerful and flexible VST host designed for live performing stage musicians who want to perform better.
Spitfire Audio releases ABBEY ROAD ONE: THEMATIC TRUMPETS as part of its series of smaller standalone orchestral libraries
LONDON, UK /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Spitfire Audio has announced availability of ABBEY ROAD ONE: THEMATIC TRUMPETS — taking another step further forward in its ongoing ABBEY ROAD ONE: FILM SCORING SELECTIONS series of smaller standalone orchestral libraries capturing the iconic sound of cinema in one of the finest acoustic spaces in the world. Featuring London’s first-call session players, Thematic Trumpets is both a riveting asset as well as an enduring addition to the Abbey Road
Synthesizer Junkies Rejoice: UVI releases Vintage Vault 4, now including the sounds of 255 hardware machines
PARIS /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — UVI releases Vintage Vault 4, a massive update to their premier vintage synth collection, now including the sounds of 255 hardware machines. New virtual instruments in the collection include: Bit Zone, Hybrid 6000, prime8+, Emulation II+, Sunbox, Super-7, PX Memories, and Program 24.
Spitfire Audio announces ORIGINALS CINEMATIC FROZEN STRINGS ideal for scoring icy Scandinavian style film and TV drama
LONDON /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Innovative sound instrument company, Spitfire Audio, has put out a new library of ‘chill’ instruments for their Originals Series, as CINEMATIC FROZEN STRINGS. Recorded using “Super Close” and additional mic techniques to provide detailed and precise “next-level detail and definition.”
AUSTIN, Texas /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Coffeeshopped Patch Base synth editor has been updated with support for Waldorf Micro Q, Chadwick Wood, company founder, announced today. Patch Base for Mac (v1.17) and iPad (v3.23) now include editors and librarians for the Waldorf Micro Q virtual analog synthesizer.
UVI release ‘Quadra – Metal and Wood’ a creative 4-part instrument and sequence designer focused on resonant wood and metallic sounds
PARIS /Music Industry Newswire/ — UVI have announced their new virtual instrument: ‘Quadra – Metal and Wood,’ a creative 4-part instrument and sequence designer focused on resonant wood and metallic sounds. Designed to be immediately creative, Quadra series instruments deliver 4 completely customizable instrument layers with mappable keyzones, XY and dynamics morphing.
Enhancia has announced PLUME, a VST Host with inspiring sounds specifically designed for Neova MIDI ring controller
/Music Industry Newswire/ — Enhancia SAS has announced PLUME, a VST Host that comes with a selection of inspiring sounds specifically designed for its Neova MIDI ring controller. Every gesture has already been assigned for you so you will not waste your time creating configurations. By simply scrolling presets, you can explore the richness of numerous sounds while focusing on your creative workflow.
W.A. Production launches MultiBender plugin with tempo-synced creative delay and multi-band processing
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC /Music Industry Newswire/ — W.A. Production, producers of high-end professional samples, instrument and effect plug-ins, DAW templates, and more, recently announced its MultiBender plugin — producing “tempo-synced solution creative delay processing like no other, thanks to delicious-sounding multi-band processing and four simultaneous delay modules making for truly epic effects.”
LONDON, UK /Music Industry Newswire/ — Spitfire Audio has announced availability of TRINZ – COLOURS PST — as the first sample library thanks to its bespoke range of inbuilt sound-sculpting controls and effects despite its roots being firmly planted in the UK drill scene, successfully curated by distinctive-sounding drill producer Trinz for beat-makers and producers creating drill, grime, or hip-hop tracks.
PSP Audioware announces new audio plugin, PSP Saturator to bring more heat to your music productions
POLAND /Music Industry Newswire/ — PSP Audioware has announced their new audio plugin, PSP Saturator, designed to bring more heat to your music productions. According to the company, PSP Saturator brings its refined algorithms and pushes the quality of saturation to a new level and can virtually heat up your production.
Coffeeshopped Announces update to PATCH BASE, Supporting Classic KORG Prophecy Physical Modeling Synthesizer
AUSTIN, Texas /Music Industry Newswire/ — Chadwick Wood of Coffeeshopped announced this week an update to PATCH BASE, supporting the classic “KORG Prophecy” Physical Modeling Synthesizer. Patch Base for Mac (v1.15) and iPad (v3.21) now include editors and librarians for the Korg Prophecy, a virtual analog lead/monophonic synth released in 1995.
Expressive E and AAS have announced a new virtual music instrument, IMAGINE, to create imaginary acoustic landscapes
France /Music Industry Newswire/ — Expressive E and Applied Acoustic Systems (AAS) have announced a new virtual music instrument, IMAGINE, offering hundreds of instrument layers, meticulously modeled to bring their very own character. Each preset combines two of these instrument layers to offer unprecedented acoustic timbres.
/Music Industry Newswire/ — G-Sonique’s new Mid-Side: Creative Stereo-Phase filter+ is a VST effect unit that offers new creative ways of stereophonic sound modulation. It creates special 3D modulation effects with phasing / filtering and the illusion of effected sound that will fly around your head while the center (mid) of the sound stays untouched. From weird psychedelic modulation to side phase and filter effects. The possibilities are immense.
/Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released “SESSION GUITARIST — PICKED NYLON,” the latest addition to their range of KONTAKT sample-based instruments, created in collaboration with Drumasonic. Ideal for composers and musicians wanting classical and Latin style sounds.
Grenoble, France /Music Industry Newswire/ — Today, digital music instrument company ARTURIA, announced a free update to its V Collection 8 (8.1), with updated sound engines, enhanced accessibility features, broader compatibility, and a myriad of brand new music instrument sound presets.
PARIS /Music Industry Newswire/ — Highly respected virtual instrument company, UVI, today announced “PX SunBox,” a new instrument inspired by the JOMOX SunSyn, an 8-voice analog-digital hybrid synthesizer with analog-domain modular routing and morphable 4-pole filters.
PARIS, France /Music Industry Newswire/ — From the makers of Meteor, UVI, comes a new tool, Asteroid, “for creating epic cinematic percussions, massive drums, evolving effects, and more.” Asteroid delivers 7 deeply-customizable tracks with advanced mixing, multi-fx, and an incredible library of samples and sequences.
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC /Music Industry Newswire/ — United Plugins has announced “Electrum” — available as an all-in-one single-screen guitar amp and pedalboard plug-in from development partner Muramasa Audio, itself inspired by bygone masterworks of a famous Japanese swordsmith.
LONDON, UK /Music Industry Newswire/ — Spitfire Audio has announced availability of ALBION SOLSTICE, which starting recorded life in Scotland’s celebrated Castlesound Studios outside of Edinburgh, exploring the visionary artistry from modern, folk, and heritage instruments as “a celebration of un-noted traditions.”
UVI release Super-7, ‘80s analog toolbox instrument, based on the venerable Roland MKS-7 Super Quartet
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — UVI today announced the release of Super-7, a vintage-inspired 6-part analog toolbox and groove designer, including bassline, drum machines, polysynths and more. Explore over 260 ensemble presets multi-sampled from the 8-voice rackmount MKS-7, a generous selection of vintage drum machine sounds, drum patterns, arpeggiator and phrase sequences, and part-specific presets.
Arturia introduces Pigments 3 – new version of its cutting-edge ‘polychrome’ software synthesizer instrument
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — Arturia’s new Pigments 3 is a state-of-the-art software instrument that gives you the power of every shade of synthesis. With colorful sound engines, effortless modulation, professional utilities, and studio-grade FX, explore an infinite spectrum of sound. The polychrome synthesizer has evolved into a state-of-the-art instrument that spans every shade of synthesis.
/MUSEWIRE — Music News/ — This week, Native Instruments (NI) announced their newest expansion: “NEO BOOGIE,” which, according to NI, “blends the essence of the original funk movement with shiny, space-age production. Guitar licks, energetic beats, and eclectic loops combine with vintage synths and retro-futurist sounds for free wheeling feel-good vibes.” NEO BOOGIE was created by Divided Souls.
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — Spitfire Audio is proud to announce availability of its attractively-priced ABBEY ROAD ONE: SPARKLING WOODWINDS and ABBEY ROAD ONE: LEGENDARY LOW STRINGS siblings — smaller libraries captured in that same iconic studio, this time inspired by classic films and offering pre-orchestrated themes to focus on accomplishing certain performance elements.
Spitfire Audio drums up new DRUMLINE sound library, working with world champion The Blue Devils drum corps to create cinematic ingredients
/MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — British music tech company Spitfire Audio has announced availability of DRUMLINE — the eighth release in its ongoing ORIGINALS series of instant library tools. These are offered with the same outstanding recording quality as the ‘full-blown’ scoring professional libraries with which it has built its reputation.
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — UVI recently announced a major update to their virtual instrument library for all classic synth lovers, Synth Anthology 3. The all-new version delivers the pure and powerful sounds of 132 hardware synthesizers, gently processed to taste with the best hardware processors on the market. You’ll find everything from classic analogs like the Oberheim SEM and ARP 2600 to digital powerhouses like the Synclavier and FS1R.
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — KV331 Audio has announced that, “After months of heavy work + internal testing + user testing from our Facebook users group and KVR Audio users, we are proud to announce the release of SynthMaster v2.9.9 (Rev 10287).” Registered users can download this update now inside SynthMaster by checking for updates.
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — Audified is proud to take experienced mastering/mixing engineer, musician, and programmer Martin Linda’s namesake Linda Audio under its wing with Linda RockStack — realizing a long-held dream of creating a virtual guitar amp sim suited to a wide range of rock and metal sub-genres as a chorus and delay effects-equipped three-channel amplifier and cabinet plug-in.
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — FabFilter recently announced the introduction of Apple Silicon compatibility across its entire catalogue. Every effect and instrument in the range — from the Pro-Q 3 equalizer, Pro-L 2 true peak limiter, and Pro-C 2 compressor to the Pro-R reverb, Saturn 2 multiband distortion, Twin analogue synth, and beyond — now loads natively in macOS Big Sur running on Apple Silicon (or as a Universal Binary on Intel Macs), in VST2, VST3, and AU formats.
Spitfire Audio partners with Abbey Road Studios, showcasing film scoring sound of Studio One on namesake library
/MUSEWIRE – MUSIC NEWS/ — Spitfire Audio today announced a partnership with world-famous Abbey Road Studios, showcasing the foundational film scoring sound of Studio One on ABBEY ROAD ONE: ORCHESTRAL FOUNDATIONS — carefully capturing a full, symphony-sized (90-plus-piece) orchestra inside the world’s largest purpose-built recording studio.
/MUSEWIRE – MUSIC NEWS/ — UVI releases World Suite 2, a significant update to their world music instrument collection, delivering 369 instruments, 10,000+ loops and phrases, vocals, and more, from every corner of the globe. Version 2 adds 48 new instruments, new Georgian vocals phrases (including male and female voices), and a brand new and exclusive Oriental String Ensemble.
Butch Vig Drums, with sounds produced by the rock legend, is the first in a run of collaborations with major artists for Native’s Play Series instruments
/MUSEWIRE – MUSIC NEWS/ — Native Instruments today released Butch Vig Drums – a collaboration with renowned drummer and producer Butch Vig, best known as co-founding member of the alternative rock band Garbage and the producer of the seminal albums including Nirvana’s “Nevermind,” Smashing Pumpkins’ “Siamese Dream,” and Green Day’s “21st Century Breakdown.”
/MUSEWIRE – MUSIC TECH/ — French music hardware and software creators Arturia are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, and hosting an exciting competition to promote their new direction as “Sound Explorers.” Arturia’s “Your Experience, Your Sound” tagline has now been updated to “The Sound Explorers,” marking the company’s new focus and new direction that has developed over the years.
SYNTH NEWS: The Coffeeshopped Patch Base synth editor for iPad/iOS was recently updated to an all-new version, with new interface and subscription model pricing. Additionally, Patch Base 3 now offers an editor/librarian for the Yamaha TG33 desktop synthesizer.
NEWS: UVI has released “Walker,” a comprehensive and flexible footstep foley designer for film, games and post production, offering a customizable engine including 6 shoe types, 14 ground surfaces with adjustable texture layers, 8 clothing materials, and intelligent automation tools to help accelerate common production tasks.
MUSIC PLUG-IN NEWS: UVI’s all-new ‘Plate’ plug-in a custom-shop electro-mechanical reverb with fully-configurable design. A realtime physically-modeled simulation, Plate allows you to control each aspect of the design including metal type, plate size and aspect, input and output position – and more.