Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 4th & final video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus uses the powerful Virtual Instrument - Waves Codex in order to find a complimentary Lead Synth sound to fit the song. In addition, he also uses some other Waves plug-ins including Enigma, S1 Imager, and H-Reverb to finalize the sound.
Brought to you with the support of Waves, In this 3rd video of a 4 part free mini-series, Marcus turns to the Waves Element Virtual Instrument in order to craft his bass tone for the song. After coming up with the right sound to fit the track, he then begins to add additional processing using additional Waves plug-ins such as CLA BASS, and OneKnob Filter.
In this free video tutorial with the support of the good people at Waves, Marcus demonstrates how to use the Waves Codex Wavetable Synth plug-in to create a custom riser transition in a hip-hop/trap song.
Stephen has just been at Knobcon 2017, an event for synth lovers and he managed to get some exclusive looks at some great new gear including the new Roland D-05, Korg Continental, the new Novation Circuit Mono Station and more!
As far as giveaways go, you cant get much better than this if you're a big synth fan. Courtesy of the good folks at Novation, and our newest sister site Synth Expert - here's the chance for a lucky person to win Novation's flagship hardware synthesizer, PEAK.
In this video review, Justin Bryant takes a close look at the latest virtual synth instrument by UVI - the UVS-3200.
In this video, Marcus demonstrates how Waves Center can be used to augment the stereo image and frequency spectrum of a synth pad in PreSonus Studio One.
In this video review Pro Tools Expert team member Dan Cooper takes a look at VocalSynth, a new vocal effects engine by iZotope. Watch the video to hear how it performs on a lead vocal and to hear what Dan thinks.
In this video review Michael shows us the Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S61 in PreSonus Studio One 3.
In this video review Michael shows us Element 2.0 virtual analog synth from Waves in PreSonus Studio One 3.
In this review Dan Cooper from Pro Tools Expert takes a look SynthMaster, a very powerful soft synth for the synth enthusiast by KV331 Audio. This is also a great synth to try if you are new to synthesis as it is very easy to get around and will offer a deeper amount of creative controllability upon getting more familiar with it.
Our friends at FXpansion has announced the release of Strobe2, a new version of the software polysynth which puts diverse new sounds effortlessly within your reach.
We got our hands on a pre-release copy and we have to say it sounds very nice - very like some of the original analogue synths.
The team at Plogue, makers of Bidule, have announced a free real-time singing synthesizer called Alter/Ego.
Alter/Ego is based on the award winning technology featured in chipspeech but instead of targeting Vintage voice technology, it focuses on more ‘modern’ (1990+) singing synthesis algorithms and research.
Friend of the blog Michael Pearson Adams offers this in-depth tutorial, you will learn new ways to use the Waves H-Delay plugin in order to enhance your EDM bass, synth, and pad tracks.
If you've never used Pro Tools then you won't have ever used perhaps 3 of the best included instruments they made. Now AIR Mini Grand, DB33 and Xpand!2 are available to use in Studio One both in VST and AU format. You can buy them as the AIR Creative Collection or individually with special pricing for owners of Pro Tools 11/12 or AIEP. So if you've made the switch to Studio One then you can use them again!
We got a great demonstration of the new Reface line of keyboards from Yamaha while at NAMM. They small and have tiny keys, but the sound is huge and the features seem to offset the size of these keyboards. Check out our video to see for yourself.