Most people have heard of the term "pan law", but many people don't fully understand what it is or why it matters to them. But it's an important thing to understand while mixing in a stereo space. So we're here to define pan law in detail.
"Over The Limit" is probably the most popular article in ProRec history. Used in everything from audio school curriculums to being republished by Wired.com, this is THE seminal article blasting the modern mastering industry for singlehandly destroying a generation of great music.
The guys at Ample Sound have created several plugins over the past year designed to give you realistic acoustic and electric guitar sounds. And if you've been looking to get your hands on the libraries to test, you're in luck. They announced today the first FREE version of one of their libraries, the Ample Guitar M Lite.
Scarbee has always been known for it's top quality sample libraries, whether it be bass guitar, electric pianos and more. A while back, Thomas Scarbee(spelled Skarbye in real life) entered into an exclusive creation and distribution agreement with Native Instruments. That has now changed.
Color me a bit excited to see that Digital Performer for Windows is now officially a reality. Several months ago, MOTU announced Windows compatibility, but they only released a Mac version of this long-time composer's favorite audio and MIDI host. But today, out of seemingly nowhere, MOTU have announced that the Windows version is now available.
You've probably heard of Volcano - the versatile multi-filter by FabFilter. You might even be using it. As a filter plug-in, it's pretty deep - four simultaneous multimode filters with eleven different algorithms, multiple routing options, and crazy modulation possibilities. You might think to yourself that there's enough exploration and inspiration in there for at least a few albums, and you'd be right...
A while back, I started looking into the idea of an automated way to transfer articles from our old platforms to this new platform. We used to use not only a different coding language and database for the backend, but a completely different content management system. So I was hoping to find an easier solution.
Most new Kontakt libraries on the market strive for ever higher gigabyte counts and loads of articulations, but Cyclone weighs in at a mere 3GB for well over 300 patches.
Find out more inside. Maybe this is a successful venture into using Kontakt as a synth, not just a sample player?
Quality sample libraries are difficult to make. They require a lot of time, energy and money to bring to fruition. So it's no wonder that most libraries don't allow you to take their samples, process them, and then SELL those samples in your own library. But the DNR Collaborative Sound Repository is different. Here's a sampling of what you'll find.