Orchestral Tools and Berklee College of Music Launch Free Educational Series on YouTube

Sample library developer Orchestral Tools and top music school Berklee College of Music are about to deepen their ongoing collaboration with a brand new Virtual Orchestration channel on YouTube.… Read More Orchestral Tools and Berklee College of Music Launch Free Educational Series on YouTube

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A modal filter that’s almost a synth: Polyverse Music’s Supermodal

Supermodal is a cutting edge filtering tool with a huge collection of presets. Supermodal uses hundreds of narrow filter bands working together to emulate the resonating qualities of acoustic bodies, both real and imagined. The results are astonishing, even if you only scratch the surface.… Read More A modal filter that’s almost a synth: Polyverse Music’s Supermodal

Playing a full symphonic orchestra with a MIDI keyboard: Orchestral Tools Metropolis Ark Ø

Since early December, film music makers have a new sample set to add to their collection: Metropolis Ark Ø, a collection of three by Orchestral Tools. Metropolis Ark Ø concentrates on large orchestral movements that go hand in glove with majestic scenes, but it can be surprisingly subtle as well.… Read More Playing a full symphonic orchestra with a MIDI keyboard: Orchestral Tools Metropolis Ark Ø

iZotope AudioLens captures and manages reference audio for Ozone 10 and Neutron 4

For a limited time, iZotope is offering its new AudioLens app for free. AudioLens is a very specific little app that does but one thing: it lets you create and manage audio references used by the Assistants in the latest versions of Neutron and Ozone. AudioLens is the surefire way to analyse them and populate the Assistants with references collected from any resource your Mac has access to, bar external audio.… Read More iZotope AudioLens captures and manages reference audio for Ozone 10 and Neutron 4

sE Electronics DM3 is a DI Box that’s actually cylindrical and performs brilliantly

The sE Electronics DM3 is a phantom powered DI box with features that put it in the expensive range, but costs only €119 EUR. A “direct box” is a small connection box for instruments and line signal equipment. Cheap DI boxes have a 1/4in input to connect an instrument such as a guitar and an XLR output that send the signal to the mixer, console or audio input. Somewhat more expensive models have a ground lift switch to correct ground loop noise and/or a pad switch to accommodate different signal source levels. Expensive DI boxes have more features, such as a preamp and they’re powered.… Read More sE Electronics DM3 is a DI Box that’s actually cylindrical and performs brilliantly