A couple of days ago, iLok.com announced the release of their new License Manager software. But do NOT sync your licenses yet unless you want to temporarily lose them, or have them converted to time-limited, as many people are reporting.
8Dio Adagio Violins Volume 1 claims to break new ground for deep sampled orchestral string libraries. But does it deliver?
We take a look at this first library in the Adagio Strings series to see if Adagio Violins is worthy of a place in your collection.
Studio business is made or killed in first impressions. Even the first few seconds of a phone call can mean the difference between a busy session, or a weekend watching re-runs. I hope to shed some light on a few things you can do to keep the potential client interested in visiting, and eventually booking time.
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.
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.
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.