EQuivocate is a 26 band equalizer on the Mel Scale and linear phase developed by Newfangled Audio. The great news is that it is offered as a free download until October 31; just open a free iLok account at www.ilok.com, installing the iLok License Manager without need for a USB dongle.
It is available in VST / AU / AAX for Windows and Mac to 32 and 64-bit.
The interface allows us to draw the EQ curve freely, dragging the mouse, then fine tune more by hand if desired, adjusting the bands. It also offers the “Match EQ” tool, to “copy” equalization of another audio signal.
AfroDJMac has announced the release of MELT Factor, a freely downloadable pitch-drifting effect rack for Ableton Live.
MELT Factor emulates the tone instability of old analogue synthesizers, VHS tapes and vinyl records, ideal for those looking to bring a vintage style to their productions. It offers two LFOs with quantity and speed parameters, 2 pitch-drifting effects, bitcrusher and noise generator with three different types.
Sprike is an open source virtual synthesizer (Tunefish4 source code) in 32-bit plug-in and 64-bit VST / AU formats for Windows and Mac OS.
Sprike is an enhanced version of Tunefish4, with several interface settings and additional features that increase compatibility with modern DAWs. Sprike adds four modulation sources, a rearranged preset system that now conforms to MIDI standards and a slightly changed GUI design with a virtual keyboard at the bottom.
Mexico City based- Venezuelan Dj and producer Tropikore, head of the latino bass label “Le Ronca Records” presents ‘Tropic Bass’ an exclusive mix for Optikal Dubs, with a selection of never-before-heard dubplates and remixes from De Oro, Goodzie, Chooky, Ras Dub and many more. Also some of his brand moombahton-meets-cumbia tracks we’ve all love as a variety of fresh tropikal aggressive bass sounds that will slam the dancefloor after the beat drops.
Blue Lab Audiointroduces Gain12, a completely free gain plugin in 32-bit and 64-bit VST / VST3 / AU / AAX formats for PC and Mac.
Gain12, is a simple plugin of a single knob, that allows to increase or to attenuate the gain of the channel. You can cut up to -12dB / +12dB, also it offer up to one tenth of a dB, which makes it an alternative to get the right gain in your DAW.
This very simple plugin enables the possibility to make volume automation without locking the faders, for the host software wherein relative volume automation (volume trim) is not available.
The work is totally influenced by the sound of dub music, stepper, rocker beat, dancehall, even dubstep and dub-techno, a look at the “bass culture” of Jamaican and British sound systems. The lyrical content of Ras Neftali ranges from personal and spiritual experiences to social issues such as injustice and racial claims.
Free Download Version (Mp3 128kbps) available here:
SaschArt introduced MultiCrusher, a freeware multi-mode distortion effect in 32-bit and 64-bit VST / AU plugin formats for both PC and Mac.
MultiCrusher is a distortion effect with five different algorithms. The plugin comes with two distortion slots, the first with fat, overdrive, overdrive weak and decimator algorithms, and the second with clip and foldback. The first three algorithms come with the quantity control parameter, while the foldback / clipper algorithm offers gain, threshold, and multiply settings.
The lower part of the interface has anti-aliasing, round, pan and mix control parameters.
It is currently available as a VST and AU plug-in for 32- and 64-bit host applications on Windows and Mac.
For jungle lovers, we are bringing “Jungle Mix” mixed by Dj Hooch. We will be to enjoy 26 tracks that range from original dubplates to hits tunes created by Run Tingz Cru, Isaac Maya, ZoundColector, Ricky Ruff, Benny Page, Marcus Visionary, 4 Corners Crew and many more!
Dj Hooch is one of the best known Venezuelan faces in the music scene “Jungle DnB”. He also has other side projects like Malajunta – with Dj Elerreme -; Jahkogba and 2Diaz.
Jungle Mix is completely free. Enjoy it!!
1. Hooch Ft Chichman Klau & Big Ele – Hornocity junglist (rancid records dub)
2. Substance – Homeboyz (Serum Remix)
3. Substance – Damn Right (Saxxon and Jinx Remix)
4. Onechot – Maquina (ZoundColector Remix)
5. Ricky Ruff – One more time – Spliff Dubs
6. 4 Corners Crew – mad dem feat general levy
7. True Spirit – Jah Loving
8. David Boomah – Hot Girls (Aries Remix)
9. Version – Mirror bass
10. Isaac Maya & Daddy Freddy – Top On The Mic (Dirty Skank Beats Remix)
11. Marcus Visionary & bandit emcee – Sound Dead Tonight
12. Dreadsquad & Natalie Storm – Beat that chest (J Bostron rmx)
13. Savage Rehab – Outpost
14. Benny Page – Number one
15. Serum – Energy
16. Run Tingz Cru – Born Inna Babylon feat_YT -Serial Killaz remix)
17. Isaac Maya & Daddy Freddy – Move your body
18. B.I.A & Ricky Tuff – Longtime
19. Congo Natty – Jah Warriors (Benny Page Remix)
20. True Spirit – Run Tingz
21. Mr. Vegas feat. Burro Banton, Carl Meeks, Lukie D & Fuzzy Jones – Sound –
22. ZoundColector Ft. Blanquito Man & Candice Cannabis – Spiritual Thing (Jungle Mix)
23. Comand Strange – Disco Ball
24. Hooch – Deja las Loqueras (Walstep Rmx)
25. Hooch – Deja Las Loqueras (Original Mix)
26. Mcklopedia Ft. Apache – Como somos – (Hooch Rmx)
Now it offers two color LED displays for editing samples, notes, mixing processes and navigation. Now all pads are larger, with a four-way push encoder for navigation and a touch strip to effects, pitch-bending and strumming notes. The equipment has an integrated audio interface with line outputs and inputs to connect monitors, it will also make it easier to sample audio outside of the studio.
Check promo below.
According to NI, the new Maschine was developed in tandem with its new Komplete Kontrol keyboards(available in 49 and 61-key versions) to help make music production “as fun, intuitive, and hands-on as possible.”
It will be available from October 5, and now can be pre-ordered from NI.
Price: $ 599 / € 599 / £ 479
Integrated hardware/software system includes sampler, arranger, mixer, FX, and more
8 GB MASCHINE library with samples, one-shots, sliced loops, sampled instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs
Includes 25 GB KOMPLETE 11 SELECT library
25 pro-quality studio and creative FX including filter, EQ, delay, reverb, and compressor
2 high-resolution RGB color displays for precision sample slicing, sound tweaking, note editing, mixing, browsing, and more
16 large, ultra-sensitive pads make two-handed drumming easy
Pro-grade, 96kHz / 24-bit audio interface with 2 x ¼” TRS line outputs, 2 x ¼” TRS line inputs, ¼” dynamic mic input, stereo headphone output, 1 x MIDI In, 1 x MIDI out, and 1 x Footswitch
Touch sensitive knobs for parameter tweaking
Smart Strip for strumming notes, pitch bending sounds, performing with FX, and more
Four-directional push encoder for browsing, navigating, and adjusting levels and balance
Powered via USB 2.0 or with the included power supply unit
Seamless integration with KOMPLETE
Classic groovebox features including 16 velocity levels, swing, pad link, note repeat, step sequencer, and vintage MPC 60/SP-1200 sampling emulation
Compatible with all major DAWs (including Ableton Live, Logic Pro, and FL Studio) as a VST or Audio Units plug-in, with full multi-core support