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Audio News - July 2010.
Hi there !
A small post to give you fresh audio news.
To start I found a very interesting article about audio revenues made on the web. It can be relatively instructing for most of us. You will see a comparative draw of of much do music artists earn online.
For composers, some new virtual instruments updates are available this month :
- a new version of UVI worstation is now available (version 1.1.7)
- a new version of Play East West virtual instrument (version 2.0.18), the one I currently use (tested and approved on MacPro 2x2.3 GHz 10.5.8 14 GB Ram, with Protools 8.0.3)
- new versions of the Spectrasonics virtual instruments (Omnisphere, Trillian, Stylus RMX / tested and approved on the configuration above)
Among other good audio news, for sound engineers, some updates are also available :
- A new version of Mulab, a free audio / MIDI sequencer for Mac and Windows
A summer special offer @ Arturia !
Arturia is announcing a huge summer sale! From screaming leads to massive basses, the distinct Arturia sound is a must have in any studio. So check out the two limited time offers you won't want to miss out on! This Summer, Arturia is offering a two for one deal on all of their software instruments. That means when you buy any single Arturia software title, you can choose another one, absolutely free!
Some useful music tools for Ipad & Iphone are there too !
Following a previous post about production tools on Iphone & Ipad I found some other brands that make good stuff. I picked this real time audio analyzer for Ipad that seems pretty usable and accurate. 4pockets makes other interesting music production apps for Iphone & Ipad. take a look.
GuitarConnect Cable @ Griffin Technology
Guitarists have now their portable guitare rig for Ipad, Iphone & Ipod Touch !
Free vintage Cheetah SpecDrum drum sampler Kontakt kit @ Pethu.
Free vintage "Cheetah SpecDrum" Kontakt library have been released from Pethu. Give a try, it's nice !
Well, that's all this month for the audio news. I need vacations, I might be off until the end of August...
I wish all of you a very good summer.
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