After a period on preorder, UJAM’s Virtual Bassist instruments are available for purchase priced at $129 each. You can produce professional guitar, bass and drum tracks without playing an instrument. See how to use these instruments and hear how they sound.
UVI’s latest instrument Drum Designer is smart by providing users with two workflows within the instrument. Users can either load an entire kit (containing kick, snare, claps and cymbals only) and program their grooves within the built-in sequencer using global effects or they can use an instance of Drum Designers on individual kit pieces and tracks within their DAWs.
In this article we list a number of plug-in developers who offer more than one plug-in activation per license along with their license policy statements. Did you know one brand offers up to 10 activations?
This list is by no means complete, but at Production Expert we feel that these 30 virtual instruments and sample libraries represent the latest and greatest piano libraries currently available.
The release of three new Beatmaker virtual drummer instruments from UJAM might point the way to a future trend in plug-ins. We’ve had genre-specific plug-ins for a while but doesn’t it make sense to have subgenre specific plug-ins too?
e-instruments, makers of high-quality sample libraries, has announced Session Strings Pro 2, a mid-sized contemporary string ensemble – meticulously sampled down to the last detail with an extensive range of articulations for expressive playing.
In April 2018, in collaboration with our friends at Wave Alchemy we ran a competition to win one of five copies of Wave Alchemy's excellent Evolution Drum Instrument. The five copies have been won by the following lucky people:
I often come across some universal issues with virtual instruments that I want to highlight in this article. What really bugs me about Virtual Instruments are the hotter than hell output levels they produce right out of the box. I'm not going to point my finger at any particular Virtual Instrument or developer as I feel this is an issue with many, not all, virtual instruments on the market.