LANDR – the music services company that started out as one of the first AI mastering platforms – has announced a new suite of plugins to join its All Access Pass subscription plan. The plugins are made up of five single-knob tools, similar to Waves’ OneKnob series. They include Acoustic, Electric, Beats, Bass and Voice. Each plugin has a single ‘Blend’ knob and input and output controls, with all the processing happening behind the scenes.
Point Blank are back with another deconstruction, this time with their composition for film and TV lecturer, Claude Ruelle, breaking down the main theme behind the Disney+ show The Mandalorian. If you’re new here and not familiar with what a deconstruction entails, it’s where Point Blank take a well-known track, break it down to its core elements and recreate it before your very eyes.
Waves have introduced a rent-to-own system for their mixing plugins. The new infastructure called Flex allows Waves users and wannabe users to pay $19.99 a month to 'rent' 10 plugins from the mixing giants. For a limited time you can also add three more plugins to your package, taking the total to 13. After 24 months of renting the plugs, they are then yours to own and users can unsubscribe, or add more plugins to their package and continue renting.
There are hundreds, if not thousands of VSTs out there, all with different shapes, sounds and price tags. Luckily for those on a budget, there are just as many free alternatives but like their paid-for pals, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and end up with a hard drive full of instruments and FX that you never use. We’re here to help with our round up of the best free synths you can download right now that will give any VST – free or otherwise – a solid run for their money.
Get the whole of SSL's plugin suite for only $14.99 a month via Gobbler. The new subscription model was announced yesterday and includes the SSL Channel Strip, Buss Compressor, DrumStrip, VocalStrip, X-Comp, X-EQ and more. The plugins were previously available directly through SSL at a price of £849, so it's a significantly less entry level point, though if you do want to own the plugins outright, they're still available as buy-to-own.
WaveDNA’s Liquid Rhythm is a MIDI sequencer and beat generator with a difference, in that it allows users to access the building blocks of an almost limitless number of rhythmic patterns to create their very own grooves.
Users can import pre-existing MIDI tracks created using their DAW of choice, and search Liquid Rhythm’s library of loops and kits to quickly invent new dynamic rhythm tracks.
As Sebjak continues to make his mark on the electronic scene across the globe, the Swedish producer and DJ gives DJ Mag a peek at his studio essentials.