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.
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Moog Music has announced Mavis: a powerful, low-cost ($349 USD), build-it-yourself semi-modular analog synthesizer that invites creatives to begin their journey into the Moog ecosystem or expand their existing synth setup. With the legendary Moog sound and quality, Mavis delivers serious value in the form of an affordable, compact musical machine. Now shipping worldwide.
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.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — ‘Future Coast’ modular synth-maker Qu-Bit Electronix has announced AURORA — a powerful spectral reverb capable of a wide palette of sounds: from lush caverns and whale songs, to alien textures, according to the company.
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.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Online music school Soundfly has teamed up with dynamic producer Seth Haley, more popularly known as Com Truise, to release a new course on creating sci-fi-inspired electronic music. “Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk” is available today as part of Soundfly’s premium course subscription program, where students get unlimited access to a full library of creative music courses.
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
LOWELL, Mass. /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra and Universal Edition have partnered to give composers an unusual opportunity to promote their works in print. The orchestra recently announced its second call-for-scores in order to stimulate the creation of new works for chamber orchestra.
Rhythm Music Producer Jerrilynn Patton, who performs as Jlin, releases new course on creativity with online music school Soundfly
BROOKLYN, N.Y., /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Music education platform Soundfly and experimental producer and composer Jlin have teamed up to launch an online course covering Jlin’s artistic process and approach to creating groundbreaking rhythmic music. Jerrilynn Patton, who performs as Jlin, came up through the Midwest’s footwork scene, and has evolved into one of the most innovative electronic producers working today.
/MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Music instrument innovator, Lippold Haken, inventor of the Continuum Fingerboard and its various child incarnations, announced this week his latest product, the Haken Audio EaganMatrix Module, a eurorack format hardware synthesizer has started shipping. The EaganMatrix is a modular digital synthesizer invented by Edmund Eagan, utilizing a DSP engine designed by Lippold Haken.
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.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Independent record label tHinc. Records is excited to announce the release of the latest album from The Hesh Inc., “Soul In Exile Redux.” The Hesh Inc. is a NJ/NY–based act led by singer-songwriter Heshy Rosenwasser (best known by his online moniker Hesh Meister), performing songs about exile, redemption, beach towns in the off season, and finding one’s place in the world. (MUSIC VIDEO)
1010music Announce nanobox desktop synthesis modules, including lemondrop Polyphonic Granular Mini Synth
LOS ANGELES /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — California-based 1010music has announced two new desktop mini synthesizers, including their new lemondrop, a Polyphonic Granular Mini Synth in shocking yellow livery, and the nanobox fireball Polyphonic Wavetable Mini Synth in a fiery red case. These polyphonic mini synthesizers offer intuitive touchscreen control, 4 voice polyphony and built in effects (FX).
/MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire / — Behringer’s new BRAINS eurorack module, a high-resolution multi-engine oscillator module for Eurorack with 20 synthesis engines, 96 kHz sound quality and OLED oscilloscope is now shipping. The Behringer BRAINS is an amazingly versatile digital sound source for creating percussion sounds, leads and basses, as well as drones and soundscapes.
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.”
Erica Synths announces series of educational DIY kits to teach people to design analog synthesizer circuits from scratch
Latvia /MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — Erica Synths and Moritz Klein have developed a series of educational DIY kits under the brand name “mki x es.EDU” with one specific goal in mind: to teach people with little-to-no prior experience how to design analog synthesizer circuits from scratch.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) celebrates its 15th anniversary with a 2021 year in review video. 2021 marked Bob Moog Foundation’s 15th year, and after 15 years, this endeavor has reached people from over 50 countries, and the impact is worldwide. We are ready to take on the next 15 with the same type of creativity and determination that guided Bob through his life and legacy.
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.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Chuck D and Flavor Flav of Public Enemy, Coolio, Kid Frost and the Dogg Pound’s Kurupt are just a few of the hip hop pioneer veterans who responded when bass player / music producer Clint “Payback” Sands reached out to his friends, inviting them to sound the alarm and participate in the “Check Your Risk” awareness campaign, an initiative of Preventive Lifestyle Assistance Network (PLAN).
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces their Return to the Stage with the “Holiday POPS Spectacular” on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8pm in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale with a festive performance of timeless holiday film music, traditional favorites, special guests, and snow!
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.
The Lowell Chamber Orchestra in Massachusetts awarded third place in The American Prize Competition for the Performing Arts
LOWELL, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra has been awarded third place in The American Prize Competition for the Performing Arts. The orchestra was recognized for their performances in its inaugural season, in a division that appraises professional orchestras around the United States.
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.
Ashun Sound Machines announces flagship synthesizer keyboard, the HYDRASYNTH DELUXE with Polyphonic Aftertouch
LOS ANGELES and HONG KONG /Music Industry Newswire/ — Ashun Sound Machines (ASM) has announced their latest flagship synthesizer keyboard, the HYDRASYNTH DELUXE, offering a dual sound engine setup and the largest ASM PolyTouch polyphonic aftertouch keybed to date. The user interface is designed with the utmost attention to detail and offers a rapid workflow.
SOMA laboratory recently released an innovative electronic music synthesizer instrument, ENNER, using the human body as ‘patch cables’
/Music Industry Newswire/ — In July 2021, SOMA laboratory released the unique instrument — ENNER. Controlled by ‘human patch cables,’ ENNER = combination of words Inner + Energy. The main concept was to create an instrument that’s closely connected to the performer’s emotional state, our inner energy. This idea belongs to the founder of SOMA Vlad Kreimer and Dalin Waldo, the designer of the instrument.
/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.
Music Education Nonprofit, The Bob Moog Foundation, announces 15th Anniversary Charity Raffle for Signed Minimoog Synthesizer
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Music Education Nonprofit, The Bob Moog Foundation, has announced its 15th Anniversary Charity Raffle for 2021 featuring a vintage Minimoog Model D synthesizer, serial number 6572, signed by the late Bob Moog himself.
VANCOUVER, Canada /Music Industry Newswire/ — Boutique pedal company McGregor Pedals has launched its third pedal: The Cozmic Fuzzball. It follows on the heels of the McGregor’s previous pedals, the Crunch Transparent Overdrive, a single-channel, low-gain overdrive pedal for guitar and bass, released in December 2019 and the Crunch Plus Overdrive, a medium-gain version for guitar and bass released in December 2020.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Instrumental hip-hop producer RJD2 has launched his first online course, made in partnership with music education platform Soundfly. This in-depth course guides students through RJD2’s unique approach to chopping and flipping records, and how he arranges samples into fully realized songs.
CHICAGO, Ill. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Boutique audio company Black Lion Audio has announced its new PG-P Portable Power Conditioner — a studio-class power conditioner complete with proprietary PG-P PORTABLE FILTERING TECHNOLOGY to provide the same noise filtering found in the majority of rack-mount power conditioners, despite looking like a run-of-the-mill surge protector.
LOWELL, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra is one of the finalists for The American Prize in the orchestral performance competition, professional divisions. While the competition is still ongoing, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra is being recognized for superb past performances during its three years of existence.
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.
SoulFest, the Premier Christian Music Festival, Returns to New Hampshire Aug 2021, Celebrating Faith Through Music
GILFORD, N.H. /Music Industry Newswire/ — New Sound Concerts, Inc., a New England based promoter and festival producer, is hosting their 23rd annual Christian music festival, at the Best of NH award-winning Gunstock Mountain Resort. After canceling the 2020 festival due to the pandemic, thousands are ready to gather and celebrate through “Music, Love & Action.”
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.”
DALLAS, Texas /Music Industry Newswire/ — After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor – the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist – in partnership with Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) Meadows School of the Arts.
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.
NEW MUSIC: The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra releases ‘Bridge’ – first of 3 Unlikely Albums created during a Global Pandemic
SAVANNAH, Ga. /MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — A global pandemic may have cancelled all of the shows, but nothing could cancel The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra’s creativity and desire to make music. With a newly unexpected empty calendar, The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra focused its attention on recording.
/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.
L.A. Singer-songwriter Emma Negrete, Previews Debut EP with Release of New Single ‘Lost In Translation’
/MUSEWIRE – Music News/ — Business Records LLC has announced that soulful-pop singer-songwriter and Des Moines native, Emma Negrete, teases her debut EP “Algorithms,” with the release of the first single, “Lost In Translation.”
Get Savvy with ABLETON LIVE: Innovative Online Music School Soundfly Launches Class-leading Ableton Live Course
/MUSEWIRE – Music Industry Newswire/ — As musicians around the world await the imminent release of Ableton Live’s latest version, Live 11, Brooklyn-based music education platform Soundfly today launches one of the first and most comprehensive online courses on making music with Ableton Live, exploring the cutting-edge features that will be available in the upcoming Live update.
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.